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Alain Kuyumjian

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Advises clients on public and private capital markets debt and equity transactions. Also provides general corporate advice to U.S. and Latin American companies.

Alain advises clients on public and private capital markets debt and equity transactions, including initial public offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, sovereign debt offerings and liability management transactions. His work spans a range of industries, including financial services, biotech, industrials and consumer products.

He also advises corporate clients, primarily based in the United States and Latin America, on general corporate matters, including corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Languages
Armenian
French
Spanish
Languages
Armenian
French
Spanish

Experience highlights

Alain’s representative transactions include:

  • Banco Santander's concurrent exchange offers in the United States and Mexico to acquire up to 25% of Santander Mexico
  • The initial public offerings of Applied Therapeutics, ATAI Life Sciences, Biodesix, CureVac, Cynapsus Therapeutics, Graña y Montero, Kala Pharmaceuticals and RE/MAX
  • CMPC’s sustainability-linked notes offering and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile’s green bonds
  • Rights offerings by Enersis, Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile and Itaú Corpbanca
  • Entel, Euronet Worldwide and Industrias Peñoles debt offerings
  • Alsea’s equity follow-on financing for the Vips acquisition
  • Santander Mexico's global offering and listing on the NYSE and Tier 2 subordinated capital notes offering
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Credentials

Recognition

Latinvex – "Latin America's Rising Legal Stars," 2015

Education
LL.M., Harvard Law School
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, Faculty of Law
  • with great distinction
  • Editor, McGill Law Journal
B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, McGill University
Clerkships
Law Clerk, Hon. Louise Otis, Quebec Court of Appeals, 2000-2001
Professional history
  • Counsel, Davis Polk, 2014-2016 and 2018-present
  • Partner, Lintstock, 2016-2018
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2006-2008 and 2010-2014
  • Editor, Thomson Reuters | Practical Law, 2008-2010
  • Graduate Fellow, Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School, 2005-2006
  • Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, 2002-2004
Qualifications and admissions
  • Province of Ontario
  • State of New York
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