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Christopher C. Paci

DLA Piper LLP (US)

New York, NY, USA

Chris Paci has substantial experience representing investment banks and US and foreign issuers in a broad range of capital markets transactions. These include registered offerings and private placements of equity, equity-linked, high-yield debt and investment-grade debt securities; and exchange offers, tender offers and consent solicitations. He also has significant experience in merger and acquisition transactions and debt restructurings.

Mr. Paci has worked with companies in many industries, including aerospace/defense, consumer/retail, health care/life sciences, manufacturing, mining and natural resources, technology and telecommunications, often in connection with leveraged acquisitions or recapitalizations. The transactions in which he has been engaged have involved issuers in Europe, Latin America and Asia, as well as in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Paci regularly advises company clients regarding SEC reporting and disclosure requirements and corporate governance matters.

The respected publication Legal 500 cites Mr. Paci in two practice areas – Capital Markets: Debt Offerings and Capital Markets: Equity Offerings – and hails him for his “longstanding experience” He has also been named a New York Super Lawyer. Mr. Paci speaks regularly on securities law topics at the Practising Law Institute, Knowledge Congress and other venues.

Before joining DLA Piper, Mr. Paci was a partner in the corporate finance group at King & Spalding LLP and, prior to that, the capital markets group of Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York.


J.D., Stanford Law School 1989
   Fulbright Fellow, Universities of Rome and Perugia 1986
B.A., Yale University 1982 magna cum laude


New York

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