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Capital Markets and Securities

Represented Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. in connection with its $147 million offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Jefferies & Company.
Represented Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. in connection with its $163 million initial public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Sterns & Co.
Represented Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. in connection with the $243 million secondary offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Sterns & Co.
Represented Aries Maritime Transport Limited in connection with its $153 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Jefferies & Company and Credit Suisse.
Represented Diana Shipping Inc. in connection with its $210 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Stearns & Co.
Represented Diana Shipping Inc. in connection with its $78.75 million secondary offering of common stock, with underwriting by Bear Stearns & Co. and Wachovia.
Represented Diana Shipping Inc. in connection with its $67.5 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Stearns & Co.
Represented Diana Shipping Inc. in connection with its $66.5 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Stearns & Co.
Represented Diana Shipping Inc. in connection with its $101 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriters UBS Investment Bank.
Represented DryShips Inc. in connection with its $234 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Represented DryShips Inc. in connection with its controlled equity “at-the-market” offering through Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Represented DryShips Inc. in connection with its ATM Equity Offering Sales Agreement with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
Represented Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. in connection with its $201.6 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by UBS Investment Bank.
Represented Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. in connection with its $79.8 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by UBS Investment Bank.
Represented Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. in connection with a $100 millions “at-the-market” equity offering through UBS Securities LLC.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. in connection with the merger of its subsidiary with Cove Apparel Inc., a shell company listed on the OTCBB, including the SEC registration of Euroseas shares issued in the merger and the listing of Euroseas shares on the OTCBB.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. in connection with its $400 million universal shelf registration statement and $200 million universal registration statement.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. in connection with its $108 million follow-on offering and secondary offering for certain selling shareholders, with underwriting syndicate led by Wachovia and Oppenheimer & Co.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. in connection with its $78 million follow-on offering, with underwriting syndicate led by Oppenheimer & Co.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. in connection with its $47 million follow-on offering and U.S. listing of its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market, with underwriting syndicate led by Oppenheimer & Co.
Represented Excel Maritime Carriers Limited in connection with its $156 million follow-on offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Cantor Fitzgerald & Co
Represented Excel Maritime Carriers Limited in connection with its $45 million PIPE offering of Class A common shares and warrants to purchase Class A common shares.
Represented Excel Maritime Carriers Limited in connection with its $32.1 million offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Represented Excel Maritime Carriers Limited in connection with its $150 million offering of 1.875% Convertible Senior Notes.
Represented Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd., a major publicly traded shipping company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, in connection with a $150 million Rule 144A offering of 1.875% convertible senior notes that was underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities as sole book-running manager.  The deal won the "Equity-Linked Award" category in the Marine Money 2007 Deal of the Year Awards.
Counsel to Frontline Ltd. in connection with the organization of Ship Finance International Ltd. (“SFL”), SFL’s offering of high yield notes, and the partial spin-off of SFL and listing of SFL’s common shares on the NYSE.
Represented Genco Shipping and Trading Limited in connection with its $247 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Jefferies & Company and Morgan Stanley.
Represented Goldenport Holdings Inc. as general outside counsel and Marshall Islands counsel in connection with its £60 million initial public offering of ordinary shares and listing on the London Stock Exchange, with underwriting led by HSBC Bank plc.
Represented underwriters Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with its $70 million follow-on offering of the common stock of Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.
Represented underwriting syndicated led by Merrill Lynch & Co. and Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with the $81.6 million initial public offering of common stock of TBS International Ltd.
Represented Knightsbridge Tankers Limited in connection with its $264 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Represented underwriters Merrill Lynch & Co. and UBS Investment Bank in connection with the $80 million follow-public offering of common stock of Double Hull Tankers.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $120 million initial public offering and US listing of warrants, with underwriter Lazard Frères & Co. LLC.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $97.5 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Morgan Stanley.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $160.3 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Morgan Stanley and Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $124.5 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear, Sterns & Co. and Morgan Stanley.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $160 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear, Sterns & Co., Morgan Stanley, DnB NOR Markets, Inc., Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, and Scotia Capital.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $106.9 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear, Sterns & Co., UBS Investment Bank and DnB NOR Markets, Inc.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $173.3 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Stearns & Co., UBS Investment Bank and DnB Nor.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $107 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Bear Stearns & Co., UBS Investment Bank DnB Nor.
Represented Nordic American Tanker Shipping Limited in connection with its $135.2 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Morgan Stanley and DnB NOR Markets, Inc.
Represented OceanFreight Inc. in connection with its $204.3 million initial public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Banc of America Securities LLC, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Oppenheimer & Co., Ferris, Baker Watts Incorporated and Fortis Securities LLC.
Represented OceanFreight Inc. in connection with its Controlled Equity Offering Sales Agreement with Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. as sales agent, which raised $50.9 million in net proceeds.
Represented OceanFreight Inc. in connection with its Standby Equity Purchase Agreement with YA Global Master SPV Ltd., which raised $110 million in net proceeds.
Represented Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc. in connection with its $204 million global initial public offering and dual US/Singapore listing of common stock of Omega Navigation Enterprises, Inc., underwriting syndicate led by Jefferies & Company and JPMorgan.
Represented Paragon Shipping Inc. in connection with its $93 million Rule 144A offering of Class A Common Shares and Warranties to purchase Class A Common Shares.
Represented Paragon Shipping Inc. in connection with its $154 million initial public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by UBS Investment Bank, Morgan Stanley, Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Dahlman Rose & Company.
Represented Paragon Shipping Inc. in connection with its controlled equity “at-the-market” offering through Cantor Fitzgerald & Co for the offering of an aggregate of 10 million shares.
Represented Quintana Maritime Limited as special maritime and Marshall Islands counsel in connection with its $192 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Citigroup and Morgan Stanley.
Represented Star Bulk Carriers Corp. in connection with its acquisition of a fleet of drybulk carriers and public merger with its parent, Star Maritime Acquisition Corp., a U.S.-listed special purpose acquisition corp. (SPAC).
Represented Stelmar Shipping Ltd. in connection with its $89 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Alpha Finance U.S. Corporation.
Represented Stelmar Shipping Ltd. in connection with its sale to Overseas Shipholding Group.
Represented Top Ships Inc. in connection with its $230 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Represented Top Ships Inc. in connection with its controlled equity “at-the-market” offering through Cantor Fitzgerald & Co.
Represented Top Ships Inc. in connection with controlled equity “at-the-market” offering through Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Represented Top Ships Inc. in connection with a $60 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Represented Top Ships Inc. in connection with its $50 million PIPE offering of its common stock.
Represented Torm A/S in connection with the establishment of its Sponsored ADR program and listing of the ADRs on the Nasdaq National Market.
Represented Trinity Partners Acquisition Company Inc., a SPAC listed on the OTCBB, in connection with its merger with FreeSeas Inc., including the proxy solicitation and SEC registration of FreeSeas shares issued in the merger and the listing of FreeSeas shares on the NASDAQ Global Market.
Represented underwriters UBS Investment Bank in connection with the $37 million follow-public offering of common stock of DHT Maritime.
Represented underwriting syndicated led by UBS Investment Bank and Jefferies & Company in connection with the $229 million initial public offering of common stock of Arlington Tankers Ltd.
Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited in connection with its $137.5 million initial public offering and US listing of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by UBS Investment Bank.
Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited in connection with its $92 million follow-on public offering of common stock, with underwriting syndicate led by UBS Investment Bank.
Represented Cenargo International PLC in connection with its $175 million offering of 93/4% First Priority Ship Mortgage Notes due 2008.
Represented Enterprises Shipholding Corporation, in connection with its $175 million offering of 87/8% Senior Notes due 2008.
Represented General Maritime Corporation in connection with its $250 million offering of 10% Senior Notes due 2013.
Represented Pacific & Atlantic (Holdings) Inc. in connection with its $128 million offering of 111/2% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes Due 2008.
Represented Ship Finance International Limited in connection with its $580 million offering of 81/2% Senior Notes due 2013.
Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited in connection with its $135 million offering of 101/2% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2008.
Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited in connection with a tender offer and consent solicitation relating to its 101/2% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2008.
Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited in connection with its $180 million offering of 9% First Preferred Ship Mortgage Notes due 2014.
Represented Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG), a provider of marine transportation of petroleum products worldwide, in connection with its merger with Navig8 Product Tankers Inc (NOTC: EIGHT).
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Represented Borr Drilling Limited (NOTC:BORR) in connection with its $1.35 billion acquisition of Transocean Inc.’s entire fleet of jack-up oil rigs.
Represented oil tanker company Frontline Ltd. (NYSE/OSE/LSE:FRO) in connection with its merger with Frontline 2012 Ltd. (NOTC:FRNT). 
Represented crude oil tanker company Navig8 Crude Tankers Inc. in connection with its merger with General Maritime Corporation to form Gener8 Maritime (NYSE:GNRT). 
Represented Athens, Greece-based Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) in connection with its $634.91 million acquisition of 34 operating drybulk carriers from Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd.
Represented Athens, Greece-based Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) in connection with its $653 million merger with Oceanbulk Shipping and Oceanbulk Carriers, creating the largest U.S. listed drybulk shipping company.
Represented Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (Nasdaq: VLCCF), an international shipowning company, in connection with its $360 million acquisition of six Capesize bulk carrier newbuildings from Frontline 2012 Ltd. and Karpasia Shipping Inc.
Represented Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA) in connection with the sale of approximately 11.2 million shares of common stock to an institutional investor
Represented Valinor Management, as lead investor, in connection with the $44.1 million PIPE offering of Series B Convertible Preferred Stock and Secured Convertible Notes by dELiA*s, Inc. NasdaqGM:DLIA).
Represented Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESEA) in connection with the sale of Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Shares
Represented TOP Ships Inc. (Nasdaq:TOPS), an international maritime shipping company, in connection with the sale of its six vessel fleet to AMCI Poseidon Fund for approximately $173 million (less assumed debt of approximately $135 million).
Represented Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII) as US counsel in connection with its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Toronto, Canada-based Sprott Resource Lending Corp. (TSX:SIL; NYSE MKT:SILU), a natural resource lender focused on providing financing to mining and oil and gas companies, in a transaction valuing SRLC at approximately C$243,000,000.
Represented Scan-Trans Holding A/S, a Danish-based international shipping organization, in connection with its merger with Intermarine, LLC.
Represented OceanFreight Inc. (NASDAQ: OCNF), an owner and operator of drybulk vessels that operate worldwide, and the Special Committee of its Board of Directors in connection with its merger agreement with DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), for per share consideration consisting of $11.25 in cash and .52326 shares of common stock of DryShips’ subsidiary Ocean Rig UDW Inc, an international offshore drilling contractor, representing a total enterprise value for OceanFreight of approximately $239 million.
Represented Aries Maritime Transport Limited (Nasdaq: RAMS) in connection with transaction whereby Grandunion Inc. contributed three vessels to Aries in exchange for 18,977,778 common shares and in connection with the related bank refinancing and issuance of $145 million of Aries convertible notes.
Member of the defense team for a financial institution in the Enron securities class action and related litigations.