Byron B. Rooney
Represents corporate and financial institution clients across a broad range of capital markets transactions. Ranked by Chambers for capital markets and fintech.
Byron’s practice focuses on advising U.S. and foreign companies on capital-raising transactions, as well as general corporate matters, public company disclosure and governance matters. Byron represents both corporate and financial institution clients across a broad range of transactions, including IPOs, direct listings, SPAC mergers, private placements and other equity offerings, and investment-grade, high-yield and convertible debt offerings.
He is ranked by Chambers for his work in capital markets and fintech. Byron is described by clients as "an absolutely incredible, fantastic lawyer," possessing “strong relationship skills and excellent abilities in problem solving.” Another source says, “He understands how his legal recommendations impact the rest of the process, and that is super helpful.”
He has experience across a variety of sectors, including fintech, tech, e-commerce, consumer retail, financials and energy.
IPOs, Public Listings & Other Equity Offerings
SPAC Transactions & Equity Offerings
- Fiserv $2 billion senior notes offering
- Mastercard $1.3 billion notes offering, with its first sustainability bonds
- EnVen Energy $300 million high-yield notes offering and credit facility amendment
- PL Developments $415 million senior secured notes offering
- Kosmos Energy $450 million senior notes offering
- Pactiv Evergreen $1 billion high-yield notes offering, $1.5 billion refinancing
Chambers FinTech – FinTech Legal: Corporate, Securities & Financing, USA, Band 1
Chambers USA – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Eastern United States
IFLR 1000 – Capital Markets (Debt, Equity), United States
Euromoney Legal Media Group – Americas Rising Star Awards, "Best in Capital Markets," 2019
Law360 – “Rising Star: Capital Markets,” 2016, 2018
- first-class honours
- Partner, 2014-present
- Davis Polk since 2006
Qualifications and admissions
- State of New York