Harald Halbhuber

Harald Halbhuber


Harald focuses on complex corporate finance transactions, representing issuers and investment banks in debt and equity offerings, high yield financings, debt restructurings and equity derivatives. 

He also advises clients on critical disclosure and financial reporting matters, an area on which he has authored several publications.

Harald is also an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law, where he teaches a course on Capital Markets Transactions.


Representative matters

Placement agent to Lotus Technology Inc. to L Catterton Asia Acquisition Corp. (LCAA) in connection with the business combination between Lotus Tech and LCAA. 

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. in connection with its $13.1 billion merger with Black Knight, Inc. 

The underwriters in connection with the $143.75 million follow-on offering of common stock by Caribou Biosciences, Inc. 

Valvoline Inc. on corporate finance matters in connection with the $2.65 billion sale of its Global Products business to Aramco.

Published Work

  • Halbhuber, H. (2020) “Forced Debt for Equity Exchange Outside Bankruptcy Impairs Bondholder Payment Rights”, Twenty Eagle
  • Halbhuber, H. (2017) “Debt Restructuring and the Trust Indenture Act, 25”, American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review 
  • Halbhuber, H. (2016) “A Financial Statement Guide Through the Seasons”, Insights—The Corporate and Securities Law Advisor
  • Halbhuber, H. (2016) “Financial Statements Triggered by Acquisitions—What You Need”, Insights—The Corporate and Securities Law Advisor

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Research Fellow, NYU School of Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance, 2021
  • Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2010
  • Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law



New York, 1999


LL.M., Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1997
J.D., University of Vienna
S.J.D., summa cum laude, University of Vienna

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.