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Peter represents issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in connection with offerings of securities, including the following:

  • IPOs
  • Follow-on and secondary offerings

  • Block trades

  • Rights offerings and offerings of convertible and exchangeable bonds

Representative transactions at Proskauer include the following:

  • Representing the underwriters (led by Citi and Jefferies) in connection with the $110m London IPO of Georgia Healthcare Group.
  • Representing Cairn Homes, the Irish home builder, in connection with its 440m euro IPO.

  • Representing Burda Media in connection with a 105m euro block trade in shares of Zooplus, a German pet supply company.

Peter is active in bar association activities and has served as an officer of several committees, including the IBA Capital Markets Forum, the International Affairs Subcommittee of the ABA Committee on the Federal Regulation of Securities and the ABA International Securities & Capital Markets Committee.

Peter has written several articles on securities law topics, including the following:

  • US Private Placements: When Rule 144A is unavailable, PLC, July, 2015.
  • SAS 72 letters: Seeking comfort, PLC, May, 2013.

  • Another way in, IFLR, March, 2012.

Peter also hosts regular seminars on key legal updates in capital markets. Previous seminar topics have included the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended; three exemptions from the U.S. registration requirements; and specific challenges in applying the Volker rule in connection with equity capital markets transactions. Please to receive future invites to the First Thursday Seminar Series.

Before joining Proskauer, Peter was Deputy General Counsel for Citi and advised the Equity Capital Markets Division and Investment Banking Division. While at Citi, Peter worked on most of Citi’s ECM transactions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including the following:

  • the IPO of Debenhams
  • the IPO of Halfords

  • the rights offering of Allianz.

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