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. He has also represented clients in connection with numerous acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions throughout North America, as well as in Europe, Asia and South America.  Mr. Kaye also 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. His clients have included companies in a broad range of industries with concentrations in financial services, manufacturing, retail, mining and travel & hospitality.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • College Bound, Board Member, Current Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee and Former Board Secretary
    • Missouri Appleseed, Founding Board Member and Board Vice Chair
    • Salem Methodist Preschool, Former Board Chair
    • Missouri Appleseed, Founding Board Member and Board Vice Chair
    • Salem Methodist Preschool, Former Board Chair
    • Salem Methodist Preschool, Former Board Chair
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Professional Affiliations

    • American Bar Association
    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
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Representative Experience

  • ASV Holdings, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering on The Nasdaq Capital Market.
  • Manitex International, Inc. in connection with multiple registered common stock offerings.
  • Manitex International, Inc. in connection with numerous corporate transactions, including the divestitures of its Liftking, Inc. and Load King, LLC subsidiaries.
  • Stifel Financial Corp. in connection with multiple registered equity and debt offerings for aggregate proceeds of several hundred million dollars.
  • Stifel Financial Corp. in connection with numerous corporate transactions, including its acquisitions of Sterne Agee Group, Inc., City Financial Corporation, Ryan Beck Holdings, Inc., Butler, Wick & Co., Inc., 55 branches from the UBS Wealth Management Americas branch network, Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. and KBW, Inc.
  • Clearent Holdings, LLC in connection with multiple financing and acquisition transactions.
  • General Moly, Inc. in connection with multiple financing and transactional matters.
  • Stereotaxis, Inc. in connection with multiple securities offerings, including private placements and registered offerings of various securities, including notes, warrants, common stock and rights.
  • Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. in connection its approximately $18 billion merger with IMS Health Holdings, Inc.
  • Centene Corporation in connection with multiple securities offerings, including registered offerings, a Rule 144A offerings and an exchange offer.
  • Emerson Electric Co. in connection with multiple offerings of an aggregate of over $1 billion of debt securities.
  • Ralcorp in connection with its approximately $2.6 billion acquisition of the Post cereals business from Kraft Foods Inc, as well as a Rule 144A offering of $300 million of senior notes.
  • Richardson Electronics, Ltd. in connection with the issuance of $25 million of convertible senior subordinated notes, 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.