Peter E.Devlin

Partner

New York + 1.212.326.3978

For more than 10 years, Peter Devlin has advised clients in connection with transformative financing transactions and day-to-day disclosure and corporate governance matters.

Peter advises companies and financial institutions across a wide range of public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings (both primary and secondary); investment-grade, convertible, and high yield debt offerings; and exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations. He has significant experience advising domestic and international clients on securities laws, corporate governance matters, SEC reporting requirements, and stock exchange rules and regulations. Peter often counsels emerging companies on the legal and practical aspects of the public offering process in the United States.

Peter has worked with many types of issuers, ranging from emerging companies to multinational corporations, on transactions across many different industries, including agricultural technology, biotechnology, financial technology, financial services, insurance, transportation, shipping, consumer products, telecommunications, and education.

Peter is an advisory board member of the School of Science at Manhattan College.

Experience

  • KeyBanc Capital Markets-led syndicate completes $1.2 billion Senior Notes offering, including issuance of SOFR Senior Notes, by KeyBankJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.; RBC Capital Markets, LLC; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC; and the other agents, in connection with KeyBank National Association’s offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of Fixed-to-Floating Compound SOFR Senior Bank Notes due June 14, 2024 and $400 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Compound SOFR Senior Bank Notes due June 14, 2024 in a transaction exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • Wabtec completes €500 million Green Bonds offeringJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp., one of the world’s largest providers of value-added, technology-based equipment, systems and services for the global transit and freight rail industries, in connection with the SEC-registered offering by Wabtec Transportation Netherlands B.V., its wholly-owned subsidiary, of €500 million aggregate principal amount of 1.250% Senior Notes due 2027.
  • EDAP completes follow-on offering of American Depositary SharesJones Day represented EDAP TMS, a global leader in robotic energy-based therapies, in connection with its follow-on offering of 4,150,000 American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the Nasdaq Global Market.
  • PureCycle Technologies combines with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day advised PureCycle Technologies LLC ("PureCycle") in its business combination with Roth CH Acquisition I Co. ("Roth SPAC"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation backed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group, and Roth CH Acquisition I Co. Parent Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Roth CH ("Holdings"), among others.
  • PureCycle Technologies completes $60 million Convertible Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented PureCycle Technologies LLC ("PureCycle") in connection with its initial issuance of $48 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Initial Notes") and an add-on issuance of $12 million aggregate principal amount of 5.875% Convertible Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the "Second Tranche Notes" and together with the Initial Notes, the "Convertible Notes").
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets-led syndicate completes $1.1 billion Senior Notes offering, including inaugural issuance of SOFR Senior Notes, by KeyBankJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets LLC, and the other agents, in connection with KeyBank National Association’s (“KeyBank”) offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of Fixed-to-Floating SOFR Senior Bank Notes due January 3, 2024 and $350 million aggregate principal amount Floating SOFR Senior Bank Notes due January 3, 2024 in a transaction exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • Nanobiotix completes $113.3 million IPO on NasdaqJones Day represented Nanobiotix S.A., a French clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering new approaches to the treatment of cancer, in connection with its $113.3 million initial public offering in the United States and listing on Nasdaq.
  • Calyxt completes registered direct offering of Common StockJones Day advised Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, in connection with its registered direct offering of 3,750,000 shares of Common Stock.
  • Global systemically important bank (GSIB) conducts risk assessment to determine impact of LIBOR transition on enterprise-wide portfoliosJones Day is advising a GSIB with respect to enterprise-wide portfolios impacted by the LIBOR transition, including conducting portfolio-wide risk impact assessments, analyzing various consumer products, and developing litigation contingency plans.
  • Goldman Sachs and KeyBanc Capital Markets act as lead agents on update to KeyCorp's Medium-Term Note ProgramJones Day represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., as lead agents, in connection with an update to KeyCorp's Medium-Term Note Program, under which KeyCorp may issue, from time to time, Senior Medium-Term Notes, Series Q and Subordinated Medium-Term Notes, Series R.
  • KeyBank issues $700 million of Senior Bank NotesJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and the other agents, in connection with KeyBank National Association’s ("KeyBank") offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 1.250% Senior Bank Notes due March 10, 2023 in a transaction exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets-led syndicate completes $800 million offering of 2.250% Senior NotesJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., as lead-left book-running manager, together with the other underwriters, in KeyCorp's public offering of $800 million of 2.250% Senior Notes due April 2027 under KeyCorp's Medium-Term Notes Program.
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets-led syndicate completes $750 million offering of 2.550% Senior NotesJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., as lead-left book-running manager, together with the other underwriters, in KeyCorp's public offering of $750 million of 2.550% Senior Notes due October 2029 under KeyCorp's Medium-Term Notes Program.
  • Wabtec completes $1.5 billion secondary offering of Common StockJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation ("Wabtec") in connection with a $1.5 billion secondary public offering of Common Stock by a selling stockholder.
  • Corporate trustees seek advice relating to LIBOR transitionJones Day is advising two U.S.-based corporate trustees with respect to portfolios impacted by LIBOR transition and COFI cessation, including conducting portfolio-wide risk impact assessments, analyzing various consumer products, and developing litigation contingency plans.
  • Wabtec completes $1.9 billion secondary offering of Common StockJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”) in connection with a $1.9 billion secondary public offering of Common Stock by a selling stockholder.
  • Morgan Stanley-led syndicate completes $450 million public offering of Depositary SharesJones Day represented Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., and the other underwriters in connection with KeyCorp’s $450 million public offering of 18,000,000 Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th ownership interest in a share of Fixed Rate Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series G (included as Tier 1 regulatory capital).
  • KeyBank issues $350 million of Subordinated Bank NotesJones Day represented KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and the other agents, in connection with KeyBank National Association’s offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.900% Subordinated Bank Notes due April 13, 2029 in a transaction exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • IBM seeks advice on blockchain and smart contracts in global projectsJones Day is advising International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM") on various global projects involving blockchain/digital currencies and smart contracts.
  • Wabtec and GE Transportation merge in $11.1 billion transactionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in a Reverse Morris Trust merger with GE Transportation, valued at $11.1 billion.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • May 10, 2018
      Blockchain for Lawyers, The New York City Bar Association
    • October 15, 2018
      Virtual Token Issuance and Management, panelist, IBM IT Services Legal Summit
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