Dennis M. Myers

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Dennis M. Myers

Dennis M. Myers

Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Corporate partner Dennis Myers is a senior member of the Capital Markets Group and focuses his practice on representing both public and private companies, including portfolio companies of private equity funds, and investment banks in a wide variety of capital markets transactions involving the sale of securities. Dennis has significant experience in the following types of transactions: (i) public equity offerings, including initial public offerings; (ii) high-yield debt offerings in connection with leveraged buy-outs and/or significant acquisitions by portfolio companies of private equity clients; and (iii) other securities-related transactions, including private placements of a wide variety of securities and exchange offers and related transactions in connection with out-of-court restructurings. Dennis also provides on-going corporate counseling to publicly traded companies and their private equity sponsors regarding corporate governance matters, Section 13 and 16 reporting obligations, preparation of annual disclosure documents, stock option and other incentive plans, insider trading and corporate compliance policies, general disclosure obligations and matters relating to the public sale of restricted securities.

Dennis has been repeatedly recognized for his Capital Markets and Securities Law work. He has been recognized in every edition of The Legal 500 U.S. since 2007 for Capital Markets. He has also been recognized in every edition of The Best Lawyers in America since 2006 for his work in the area of Securities Law and was named 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Chicago in Securities.

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Secretary, Senior Vice President-Human Resources & General Counsel at VWR Funding, Inc.

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Capital Markets Group is a private company headquartered in Dallas, TX, that engages selling companies, financing, management buyouts, raising capital for owners of privately-held companies. The firm was founded by W. Dean Waters.

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2008

Columbia College Chicago is an international leader and recognized pioneer in arts and media education. With over 120 years of deep experience teaching creative students to develop authentic voices and meaningful skills, Columbia graduates are fully prepared to launch sustainable careers in the visual, performing, media and communication arts. Their educational philosophy is rooted in the essential wedding of theory with practice. Their students are immersed in a creative learning environment designed to give them ample opportunity to test and perfect their art, craft or practice, while grounding them in a rigorous academic curriculum that provides broad context and the intellectual, analytical and creative capacity to succeed in their chosen fields.

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$2,500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,000
2011

Senator from New Jersey

$500
2010

Representative from Alabama's 7th Congressional District

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Infinera Corp. purchases Coriant GmbH & Co. KG from Marlin Management Co. LLC, Oaktree Capital Management (Private Equity)

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Sempra Energy purchases Energy Future Holdings Corp. from Trilantic Capital Management LP, TPG Capital, LP, AlpInvest Partners BV, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, Stockwell Capital LLC, Quintana Capital Group, Solebury Capital, NB Alternatives Advisers LLC, Lexington Partners LP, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP

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Bain Capital Private Equity LP purchases Surgery Partners, Inc. from H.I.G. Capital LLC (Private Equity), Bayside Capital, Inc.

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Dennis M. Myers is affiliated with Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Capital Markets Group

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