Education

George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2012

George Washington University School of Business, B.B.A., International Business and Finance, 2006

Admitted

Illinois

Memberships

American College of Investment Counsel

  • Communications Committee

George Washington University Law School Business and Finance Advisory Council

Community

Chicago Humanities Festival

  • Board of Directors 

 SPARK–Chicago

  • Executive Board

Charles Calloway is an associate in Chapman and Cutler’s Corporate Finance Department. Charles’s practice includes representation of financial institutions and other businesses in connection with domestic and international direct placements of senior and subordinated debt in secured and unsecured financings including real estate, public utilities, sports finance, and general corporate financings. In these recent financings, issuers and guarantors and entities providing credit support included domestic entities as well as entities from Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, the United Kingdom. Investors included entities from the United States, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Sports League and Team Representative Transactions
  • Represented institutional investors in purchasing in excess of approximately $2 billion in senior term notes of the Major League Baseball Trust as part of a structured finance program established by Major League Baseball to facilitate the financing of member clubs
  • Represented investors in the purchase of numerous issuances of debt securities collateralized by MLB stadium revenues
  • Represented investors in the purchase of secured notes in connection with refinancing NFL stadium financings
  • Represented investors in the purchasing of senior notes of the various NFL teams backed by the stadium and team assets
  • Represented investors in the purchasing in excess of approximately $3.5 billion in trust certificates backed by both NFL league-wide revenues
Cross-Border and Domestic Private Placement Representative Transactions
  • Represented institutional investors in more than 75 transactions involving the purchase of senior notes and mandatory redeemable preferred shares of various 1940 Act investment company closed end funds
  • Represented institutional investors in private placement transactions totaling approximately over $8 billion of senior notes issued to major real estate development companies around the world
  • Represented investors in the purchase of €360 million unsecured notes a multinational materials company based in Belgium
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of £1.2 billion of senior notes of an Austrian multinational alimentation chain
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of £200 million of senior notes of a British multinational hotel and restaurant company
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of $360 million of senior notes of a leading US based heavy sour crude refining company
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of £280 million of guaranteed unsecured notes of a UK based property estate
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of €142.5 million senior notes of a US based leading manufacturer of household cleaning supplies and other chemicals
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase senior secured notes of an Australian based global markets leader in plastic solutions and masterbatches
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of first mortgage bonds of large Alaskan based natural gas and hydroelectric plant utility company
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of unsecured senior notes of a Texas based operator of transmission and distribution facilities
  • Represented institutional investors in multiple restructuring and forbearance agreements including engagement of financial advisors, addition of collateral guarantees, multi-party collateral agency agreement, note exchange and eventual pay off at full make-whole amount
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of unsecured notes of a UK based multinational automotive distribution, retail and services company
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of $250 million secured notes of a multi-state transmission utility based in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with short term waiver and ultimate pay off at make-whole amount
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of senior notes of a UK based property investment and development company
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the purchase of $405 million of unsecured senior notes of a French based international pharmaceutical group
  • Represented institutional investors in the purchase of $350 million secured notes of the large transmission and electricity distribution company
  • Represented institutional investors in the purchase of $232 million secured notes of a Canadian asset manager used to finance the acquisition of domestic and cross-border wireless telecommunication assets and renewable energy assets

Presentations

  • Panelist, “Firm Sponsorship Programs,” MetLife LADC Diversity Roundtable 2019. March 28, 2019.
  • Moderator, “What’s New with the Securities Valuation Office of the NAIC,” 2017 American College of Investment Counsel’s Fall Meeting and Education Conference. October 19–20, 2017.

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient of Chapman and Cutler's 2013 Pro Bono and Volunteer Achievement Award, honoring his work with SPARK–Chicago
  • Chapman and Cutler's Pro Bono Honor Roll 2013–2017