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Business Development Companies


Speaker(s): Brian D. Hirshberg, Larry M. Herman, Remmelt A. Reigersman
Recorded on: Mar. 3, 2020
PLI Program #: 295696

Larry Herman joined Raymond James in 2012 as part of the merger with Morgan Keegan. Prior to joining Morgan Keegan, he was in the investment banking groups of CIBC World Markets and Alex. Brown and was head of corporate development for Radiant Systems, Inc. Mr. Herman received a BBA with high honors in finance from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA with honors from the Olin School of Business at Washington University.


Brian Hirshberg is counsel in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the Capital Markets practice. He focuses on representing issuer, sponsor and investment bank clients in registered and unregistered securities offerings. He has led a variety of transactions, including public equity and debt offerings; Rule 144A offerings; tender and exchange offerings; preferred stock offerings; and debt offerings for companies in various industries, including specialty finance, real estate and real estate investment trusts, business development, life science, healthcare and aviation. Additionally, he assists public company clients with ongoing securities law compliance requirements, including stock exchange obligations, shareholder-related disputes and corporate governance matters.


Remmelt Reigersman is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Palo Alto office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. He concentrates his practice on federal and international tax matters. Remmelt advises on a wide variety of sophisticated capital markets transactions and represents issuers, investment banks/financial institutions and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity, debt and hybrid securities, as well as structured products. Remmelt's areas of experience also include restructurings (both in and out of bankruptcy), debt and equity workouts, domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures.