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Peter Castellon is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Capital Markets Group.

His practice is focused on representing issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in connection with offerings of equity securities, including the following:

  • IPOs
  • follow-on and secondary offerings
  • block trades
  • rights offerings and offerings of convertible and exchangeable bonds.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Peter was Deputy General Counsel for Citi and advised the Equity Capital Markets Division and Investment Banking Division.

Representative transactions at Proskauer include the following:

  • Representing Cairn Homes, the Irish home builder, in connection with its 440 million euro IPO.
  • Representing the underwriters (led by Citi and Jefferies) in connection with the $110 million London IPO of Georgia Healthcare Group.
  • Representing Burda Media in connection with a block trade of shares in Zooplus, a German pet supply company.

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.

Peter is active in bar association activities and has served as an officer of several committees, including the IBA Capital Markets Forum, 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.

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