John Sabl is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group in the Chicago office of Sidley Austin LLP. He represents client in a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, hedge funds, insurance transactions, restructurings and corporate counseling assignments. His experience spans a number of industries, such as insurance, investment management and other financial servies, communications and media, agribusiness, retailing, information services, affordable housing, food, manufacturing and real estate. From 1997 until 2000 he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CNO Financial, Inc., a life and health insurer. At CNO he handled a diverse set of legal matters, including merger and financing transactions, litigation, venture capital investments, regulatory issues an government relations.