Bradley C.Brasser (Brad)

Partner

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Brad Brasser has more than 23 years of experience advising clients on complex capital markets and M&A transactions. He regularly represents clients on shareholder activism, acquisition financings, public and private equity and debt offerings, liability management transactions, and in-court and out-of court restructurings. Brad also counsels public companies and their boards on a variety of periodic reporting, corporate governance, and compliance matters.

Some of the companies with whom Brad has recently worked closely include ANSYS, APi Group, Diebold Nixdorf, Ecolab, FirstEnergy, Maxeon Solar, Owens Corning, Procter & Gamble, Verint Systems, and Xcel Energy.

Brad is admitted to practice in Minnesota and Illinois. 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.

Experiencia

  • Northern States Power completes $400 million public offering of First Mortgage BondsJones Day represented Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin Corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its underwritten public offering of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.65% First Mortgage Bonds, Series due June 15, 2054.
  • Reneo Pharmaceuticals announces reverse merger with OnKureJones Day is representing Reneo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPHM) in an all-stock reverse merger between Reneo and OnKure, Inc., a privately-held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company valued at $170 million that is focused on the development of novel precision medicines in oncology.
  • UL Standards & Engagement Board receives governance adviceJones Day acted as counsel to the Board of Directors of UL Standards & Engagement on fiduciary duties in the context of a potential sale or IPO of its largest asset and, following the decision to proceed with an IPO, with respect to the post-IPO governance structure as a majority shareholder.
  • Public Service Company of Colorado completes $1.2 billion public offering of First Mortgage Bonds, including $750 million of Green BondsJones Day represented Public Service Company of Colorado, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its underwritten public offering of $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of first mortgage bonds comprised of $450 million aggregate principal amount of 5.35% First Mortgage Bonds, Series No. 41 due May 15, 2034 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% First Mortgage Bonds, Series No. 42 due May 15, 2054 (Green Bonds).
  • Northern States Power completes $700 million public offering of Green BondsJones Day represented Northern States Power Company, a Minnesota Corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its underwritten public green bond offering of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.40% First Mortgage Bonds, Series due March 15, 2054.
  • Xcel Energy completes $800 million public offering of 5.50% Senior NotesJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of $800 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.50% Senior Notes, Series due March 15, 2034.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $200 million super-priority senior secured revolving credit facilityJones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated, a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, and certain of its domestic subsidiaries in obtaining a $200 million super-priority senior secured revolving credit facility.
  • Spark Networks' German StaRUG plan confirmed in first-ever cross-border restructuring under German StaRUG and U.S. chapter 15Jones Day is representing Spark Networks SE in the first-ever cross-border restructuring under the recently enacted German restructuring law ("StaRUG") and chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code involving over $100 million of funded debt issued by a U.S.-based credit fund and guaranteed by other German and U.S. entities.
  • Xcel Energy establishes $2.5 billion at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc. in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market equity program for the sale of up to $2.5 billion of its shares of Common Stock.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured exit credit facilityJones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated, a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, in connection with a new $1.25 billion senior secured term loan facility as part of it’s emergence from chapter 11 bankruptcy and other domestic and foreign court-supervised restructuring proceedings.
  • Diebold Nixdorf successfully restructures over $2.7 billion in funded debt and completes the first-ever dual proceeding under the U.S. bankruptcy code and Dutch restructuring law in 71 daysIn the first-ever cross border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement (the "Dutch Scheme") under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord ("WHOA")), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan (the "WHOA Plan"), Jones Day represented Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated ("Diebold") and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries (the "Debtors") in connection with (i) the prepackaged chapter 11 cases of In re Diebold Holding Company, LLC, et al., (Case No. 23-90602-DRJ) commenced on June 1, 2023, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the "Bankruptcy Court"); (ii) the Dutch Scheme, commenced on June 1, 2023 by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the "Dutch Issuer") in the District Court of Amsterdam (the "Dutch Court"), and (iii) the chapter 15 proceedings before the Bankruptcy Court commenced by the foreign representative of the Dutch Issuer, wherein the Bankruptcy Court recognized the Dutch Scheme proceeding as a foreign main proceeding and recognized and extended comity to the WHOA Plan that was sanctioned by the Dutch Court.
  • Xcel Energy completes $800 million public offering of 5.45% Senior NotesJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of $800 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.45% Senior Notes, Series due August 15, 2033.
  • Northern States Power completes $125 million private placement of First Mortgage BondsJones Day represented Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin corporation), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its private placement of $125 million aggregate principal amount of 5.30% First Mortgage Bonds due 2053.
  • Diebold Nixdorf obtains $1.25 billion senior secured superpriority DIP credit facilityJones Day is representing Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (the “Company”), a multinational financial and retail technology company that specializes in the sale, manufacture, installation, and service of self-service transaction systems (such as ATMs and currency processing systems), point-of-sale terminals, physical security products, and software and related services for global financial, retail, and commercial markets, and certain of its domestic and foreign subsidiaries (collectively, the “Debtors”) in (i) a pre-packaged chapter 11 proceeding in front of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas (the “Bankruptcy Court”), (ii) a scheme of arrangement by Diebold Nixdorf Dutch Holding B.V. (the “Dutch Issuer”) and the related voluntary proceeding in front of the District Court of Amsterdam under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord), and (iii) an anticipated proceeding commenced by the Dutch Issuer under chapter 15 in the Bankruptcy Court, seeking recognition of such scheme of arrangement.
  • Maxeon Solar Technologies completes public offering of $241.2 million of Ordinary Shares and concurrent private placement of $42 million of Ordinary SharesJones Day represented Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd., one of the world’s leading global manufacturers and marketers of premium solar power technology, in a public offering of 8,613,500 Ordinary Shares, consisting of 5,620,000 Ordinary Shares offered by Maxeon and 2,993,500 Ordinary Shares offered by an affiliate of TotalEnergies SE, one of Maxeon’s existing shareholders.
  • Citigroup Global Markets and Scotiabank-led syndicate purchases 117,049,735 CBFIs in global offering by FIBRA PrologisJones Day represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., as representatives of the several initial purchasers, as U.S. securities counsel in connection with the global offering by FIBRA Prologis of 117,049,735 real estate trust certificates (certificados bursátiles fiduciarios inmobiliarios, or “CBFIs”).
  • Northern States Power completes $800 million public offering of First Mortgage BondsJones Day represented Northern States Power Company, a Minnesota Corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its underwritten public offering of $800 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.10% First Mortgage Bonds, Series due May 15, 2053.
  • FirstEnergy completes $1.5 billion Convertible Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented FirstEnergy Corp., a diversified energy holding company, in connection with its Rule 144A offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2026.
  • Public Service Company of Colorado completes $850 million public offering of First Mortgage BondsJones Day represented Public Service Company of Colorado, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc., in connection with its underwritten public offering of $850 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% First Mortgage Bonds, Series No. 40 due April 1, 2053.
  • Ecolab completes $500 million public offering of NotesJones Day represented Ecolab Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.250% Notes due 2028.
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      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