Todd Kaye’s practice focuses on securities law, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He has represented issuers and underwriters in a variety of debt and equity offerings and exchange offers and assisted in large and small private placements of securities and other corporate finance transactions. Mr. Kaye regularly counsels SEC-reporting companies with respect to securities law matters and related corporate governance issues, including the review and preparation of periodic reports and proxy materials. He has also represented clients in connection with numerous acquisition and divestiture transactions throughout North America, as well as in Europe, Asia and South America. His clients have included companies in a broad range of industries with concentrations in financial services, consumer goods, manufacturing, retail and health care.
Transactions handled by Mr. Kaye include:
Stifel Financial Corp. in connection with four separate common stock offerings of an aggregate of almost 7 million shares sold for an aggregate of over $300 million.
Stifel Financial Corp. in connection with numerous corporate transactions, including its acquisitions of Ryan Beck Holdings, Inc., Butler, Wick & Co., Inc., 55 branches from the UBS Wealth Management Americas branch network and Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc.
Emerson Electric Co. in connection with multiple offerings of an aggregate of over $1 billion of notes.
Ralcorp in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $300 million of senior notes.
Ralcorp in connection with its approximately $2.6 billion acquisition of the Post cereals business from Kraft Foods Inc.
A privately-held manufacturing company in connection with a private equity investment and subsequent partial redemption of such investment.
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. in connection with the issuance of $25 million of convertible senior subordinated notes.
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. in connection with the $210 million divestiture of its RF, Wireless and Power Division and the $80 million divestiture of its Security Systems Division.
Windstream Corporation in connection with its approximately $782 million acquisition of Q-Comm Corporation.
Centene Corporation in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $175 million of senior notes.
Bar and Court Admissions
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Washington University, J.D., 2003
Washington University, M.B.A., 2003
Miami University, B.S., 1999
- American Bar Association
- Missouri Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
Civic Involvement and Honors
College Bound, Board Member
Salem Methodist Preschool, Former Board Chair