Herman H. Raspé - Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
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Herman H. Raspé

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 212-336-2301

Herman Raspé is an internationally renowned authority in the field of cross-border debt and equity transactions, particularly American Depositary Receipts matters.  Mr. Raspé, Chair of the firm's Corporate Department, has concentrated his practice on cross-border capital markets and M&A transactions.  Mr. Raspé is a frequent lecturer on the subject of American Depositary Receipts and the regulatory implications on foreign companies who access the U.S. capital markets and has authored a number of articles and advisory memoranda on the same subject.  Mr. Raspé heads the firm’s cross-border transactions team consisting of lawyers focusing on cross-border capital markets and M&A transactions.

Mr. Raspé represents U.S. financial institutions and non-U.S. companies in a myriad of cross-border transactions, and including in capital markets transactions supporting cross-border mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, spin-offs and capital restructurings.  Mr. Raspé is frequently called upon to advise non-U.S. companies on the subject of U.S. securities law implications on cross-border restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and dispositions.

Additional Information

Representative Matters

Financial Institution
Representation of financial institution in the development depositary interests representing sovereign debt.

Financial Institution
Representation of financial institution in cross-border debt and equity transactions relating to American depositary receipts.

U.K. Pension Plan
Representation of U.K. pension plan in connection with the acquisition and subsequent disposition in the U.S. of a significant equity interest in a Dutch company listed on a U.S. exchange.

Barbados Company
Representation of Barbados holding company in international senior secured note offerings.

Italian Company
Representation of Italian media company active in connection with a disposition of operating assets and subsequent going-private transaction.

Russian Company
Representation of Russian telecommunications company in connection with the U.S. securities law aspects of a regional restructuring of existing subsidiaries.

Italian Company
Representation of Italian energy company in connection with delisting and deregistration of U.S. securities.

Republic of China Company
Representation of Republic of China (Taiwan) technology company in connection with the securities law aspects of an acquisition.

Italian Company
Representation of court-appointed bankruptcy administrator of an Italian company in connection with the U.S. securities law aspects of a reorganization under Italian bankruptcy law.

Marquette UniversityBA Vanderbilt University School of LawJ.D.
New Jersey State Bar AssociationNew York State Bar Association

Office Location

1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
United States


Practice Areas

International Trade and Finance Law