Andy Hickey helps clients to maximize the return on their lending activities across a range of industries and products. He is highly experienced in private placements of mezzanine and second lien debt and equity co-investments in leveraged buy-out transactions. He also represents issuers in tender offers and equity financings.
Andy is a member of Choate’s eight person Executive Committee.
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers
$850 million of second lien and mezzanine debt with equity co-investment during last four years in over 25 transactions (represented institutional investors).
Represented underwriters in over $2 billion in public and private debt offerings over the past two years.
Over $4 billion in debt and equity transactions for public utility company during past four years (represented issuer).
$95 million sale of social security disability insurance services business to public company (represented seller).
$90 million sale of Medicare set-aside services business to public company (represented founders).
$40 million public company acquisition of foreign public target (represented company).
$85 million follow-on public offering of common stock by arts and crafts retail chain (represented underwriters).
$100 million in two separate follow-on public offerings of common stock by manufacturer of high temperature superconductor materials (represented underwriters).
$1.15 billion sale of privately held fire and security company to publicly held international conglomerate (represented seller).
Professional and Community Involvement
- Member of the Firm’s Executive Committee
- Member of the Boston Bar Association
- Member of the American Bar Association
- Member of the American College of Investment Counsel
- Member of the Honorary Board for Family Services of Greater Boston
- The Wounded Warrior Disabled Sports Project
Education & Credentials
- Suffolk University Law School
- JD, 1998, cum laude
- Lead Articles Editor and Member, Suffolk University Law Review
- Syracuse University
- BA, 1994, cum laude
Choate represented the underwriters in a $400,000,000 public offering of First and Refunding Mortgage Bonds by The Connecticut Light and Power Company, doing business as Eversource Energy.
Choate recently represented the underwriters, led by Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. in a $150,000,000 public offering of first mortgage bonds by Public Service Company of New Hampshire, doing business as Eversource Energy.
A Choate team led by Andy Hickey and Dan Riley recently represented the underwriters in a $1,200,000,000 public offering of senior notes by Eversource Energy.
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Choate recently represented the underwriters, led by Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC, in a $400M public offering of green debentures by NSTAR Electric Company, doing business as Eversource Energy.
Choate recently represented the underwriters, led by Mizuho Securities USA LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, in a $300,000,000 public offering reopening a series of first mortgage bonds by The Connecticut Light & Power Company, doing business as Eversource Energy.