Recognized as a Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group, Brad Brasser has more than 17 years of experience advising clients on complex capital markets and M&A transactions. He regularly represents clients on acquisition financings, public and private equity and debt offerings, and in-court and out-of court restructurings. Brad also counsels public companies and their boards on a variety of corporate governance and compliance matters.
Brad recently represented Procter & Gamble in the $12.5 billion sale of its beauty brands in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction, Peabody Energy in its successful chapter 11 reorganization, Conagra Brands in the tax-exempt spin-off of its Lamb Weston business, Foresight Reserves in connection with the out-of-court restructuring of Foresight Energy's capital structure, and Goldman Sachs in its underwritten public offering of notes issued by First Midwest Bancorp. He also works closely with Macquarie Capital, Marathon Petroleum, MPLX, The Riverside Company, USG, Verint Systems, and Xcel Energy, among other clients.
Brad is a member of the ABA (Business Law Section), the Illinois State Bar Association, and The Chicago Bar Association. In 2015, he completed a three-year term on the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission. Brad regularly publishes materials regarding developments in the areas of securities law and corporate governance.
SEC Approves NYSE Rule Changes and NASDAQ Proposes Rule Changes to Permit Capital Raising in Direct Listings
- May 2, 2019
The New M&A Paradigm: Guiding Your Company in Today's Global Environment - International Trade Regulation
- Augus 2014
CPE SEC Conference 2014 - Preparing for the SEC Staff Commence Process
- Indiana University (J.D. magna cum laude 2000; Order of the Coif; Law Review); Northwestern University (B.A. 1997)
BTI Consulting Group "Client Service All-Star" (2017)
Recommended as a capital markets lawyer in The Legal 500 US 2015 rankings