ALEXANDER HIRSHFELD is counsel in the firm’s Capital Markets group and is based in the Chicago office. Mr. Hirshfeld’s practice primarily encompasses private placements of debt, equity and hybrid securities, including Rule 144A, Regulation D, Regulation S offerings, 4(a)(2) private placements, initial public offerings and cross-border M&A transactions. He has experience in representing issuers, borrowers, lenders, trustees, investment banks, hedge funds and private equity funds.
Prior to joining Sidley, Mr. Hirshfeld worked for a major international law firm in London, where his practice focused on securities, corporate finance, M&A and general corporate matters. Mr. Hirshfeld has experience with multiple jurisdictions, including the United States and Canada, Australia, Eastern and Western Europe, Africa (including South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria and Ethiopia), the Middle East, Asia and India.
Mr. Hirshfeld is fluent in French.