Fundamental PIPEs Typical Structures and Transactions
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Since the inception of the PIPE marketplace, the number of different structures and the complexity of financial products have continued to grow. Today there are countless structures ranging from simple common stock private placements to more complex self-liquidating, convertible, and exchangeable products with equity kickers. Depending on one’s definition, some of these structures could technically not be considered PIPEs, as they do not involve a private placement (such as registered direct offerings and equity lines). Furthermore, the line between the public convertible market (such as Rule 144A offerings) and traditional PIPEs has continued ...