Michael Heinz




Mike is a partner in Sidley's Chicago office with over 15 years of experience representing companies in corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters. Mike regularly represents issuers, underwriters and investors in a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including public and private offerings of high-yield and investment grade debt securities, initial public offerings (IPOs), block trades, tender offers and exchange offers, PIPE transactions and transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Mike has a broad-based corporate practice representing clients in a number of industries, including healthcare/life sciences, financial services, industrials and consumer products, with an emphasis on public company representation.


12:20 PM - 12:40 PM

Thursday June 16, 2022

Navigating a Challenging PIPE Market and Alternative De-SPAC Financing Structures

  • Trends in De-SPAC PIPEs, including increased use of convertible debt and convertible preferred equity
  • Forward purchases
  • Backstop agreements
  • Sponsor participation in PIPEs and backstop
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