Hilton Grand Vacations Completes $300 Million Term Securitization
Alston & Bird client Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has closed a $300 million securitization of vacation ownership loans through Hilton Grand Vacations Trust 2019-A.
Press ReleaseAugust 12, 2019
The First Bancshares to Acquire First Florida Bancorp for $85 Million
Alston & Bird client The First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for The First, A National Banking Association, announced that it plans to acquire First Florida Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of First Florida Bank, for approximately $85 million.
Press ReleaseAugust 5, 2019
West Texas State Bank to Merge with South Plains Financial in $76 Million Deal
Alston & Bird client West Texas State Bank (WTSB) has entered into a definitive merger agreement with South Plains Financial, Inc. (SPFI), the parent company of City Bank, in an all- cash transaction valued at $76.1 million.
Press ReleaseAugust 5, 2019
Alston & Bird Represents Underwriters in $400 Million Public Investment-Grade Notes Offering by Essex Portfolio
Alston & Bird acted as counsel to the underwriters in connection with an SEC-registered investment-grade notes offering totaling $400 million issued by Essex Portfolio L.P., the operating partnership of Essex Property Trust Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment trust that invests in multifamily residential properties on the U.S. West Coast.
Press ReleaseJuly 26, 2019
Alston & Bird Relocates and Continues to Build Silicon Valley Office
The new office gives Alston & Bird a more efficient space plan for interactions among clients and attorneys, reflecting how 21st-century legal work actually happens.
Press ReleaseJuly 24, 2019
Alston & Bird Recognized among the “50 Companies That Care” by People Magazine
Alston & Bird has once again been honored by People magazine as one of the nation’s top companies who win by giving back to their communities.
Press ReleaseJuly 22, 2019
Jason Cooper Named a “World-Leading IP Strategist” for Third Consecutive Year
Alston & Bird’s Jason Cooper, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice, has been named one of the world’s foremost intellectual property (IP) strategists for the third year in a row.
Press ReleasesJuly 18, 2019
Alston & Bird Honored as a “Best Workplace” in New York by Fortune
Alston & Bird has been named one of the top places to work in New York by Fortune magazine.
Press ReleaseJuly 16, 2019
Synovus Financial Completes $350 Million Preferred Stock Offering
Alston & Bird client Synovus Financial Corp., a full-service financial company, has closed its public offering of 14 million shares of 5.875% Series E Fixed-Rate Reset Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock at $25.00 per share.
Press ReleaseJuly 10, 2019
Alston & Bird Named a Fortune Best Workplace for Millennials
Alston & Bird has been honored by Fortune magazine as one of the top employers for millennials, the second time in three years the firm has earned this recognition.
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