Frank Lopez is a Partner in the Corporate Department and co-head of the Global Capital Markets Group. His primary focus is on capital markets transactions, whereby he represents investment banks, sponsors and issuers in public and private debt and equity offerings, often in the context of domestic and cross-border leveraged buyouts, refinancings and restructurings. Frank’s practice also includes corporate finance and general securities and corporate matters covering a broad array of industries.
Since joining the firm, Frank has been instrumental in the development of its Capital Markets Group, with a particular focus on high-yield bonds and IPOs. He has represented various underwriters, initial purchasers, dealer managers and placement agents, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, CRT Capital, Global Hunter Securities, Goldman Sachs, Imperial Capital, Jefferies, JMP Securities, JP Morgan, Lazard, Raymond James and UBS.
Chambers USA has lauded Frank for being "innovative in putting structures together and aggressive in getting deals done" and combining “exceptional technical expertise with a focus on business solutions." US Legal 500 has singled out Frank as “one of the sharpest corporate lawyers on Wall Street” and “one of the best capital markets attorneys in the nation with a wide ranging skill set in corporate finance, including initial public offerings, convertible bonds and high yield bonds.”