Partner

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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York

Jurisdictions:

New York
United States

Practice areas:

Capital markets
Capital markets : Derivatives
Capital markets : Equity
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

Industry sectors:

Investment management


As a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, Mr. Brandow heads the firm’s Derivatives and Structured Products Group, which includes over 35 securities and tax lawyers. He advises a wide variety of market participants – commercial and investment banks, issuers, hedge funds and institutional and individual holders of equity positions – on a complex array of equity-related transactions. 

Mr. Brandow has been actively involved in the design of exchangeable securities containing imbedded options or forward contracts on the underlying equities, the development of mandatory and optional convertible securities that are issued in tax- or accounting-driven capital-raising transactions, and the structuring of public and private hedging transactions using collars and variable prepaid forward contracts.