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Eric Rice advises financial institutions, public companies, and buy-side firms on equity derivatives and equity-linked products.
Mr. Rice leverages his commercial perspective and pragmatism to structure and negotiate:
- Hedging and monetization transactions, including more than US$50 billion notional amount in forward sale transactions
- Margin loans and other equity-based financing transactions
- Convertible notes and related derivative overlays
- Structured acquisition and share repurchase transactions
He helps clients navigate the intersection of securities law, regulation, insolvency, and credit support concerns to advance their objectives. Mr. Rice also advises on derivatives-related litigation.
Mr. Rice has served on the firm’s Recruiting Committee and maintains an active pro bono practice, including immigration work.
Mr. Rice also served as a law clerk to Judge David J. Barron on the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.