Bacastow, Daniel J.

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Updated: 09/09/2015


Dan Bacastow has assisted hospitals, hospital systems, and universities and their underwriters and conduit issuers in successfully structuring and implementing major tax-exempt financings for their capital needs for more than 27 years. He has served as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, bank counsel, and borrower's counsel in financings and related transactions and has structured, negotiated, drafted, and implemented innovative fixed rate, variable rate, multimodal, and put bond...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Health Care
  • Finance/Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care Finance & Financial Products
  • Banking & Finance
  • Projects & Infrastructure

Representative Cases

  • Citigroup Global and Morgan Stanley underwrite bonds for Iowa Health System
  • J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Banc of America Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Brokerage Services, LLC underwrite Iowa Health System bonds , (2009)
  • J.P. Morgan Securities offers revenue bonds to National Healthcare Research and Education Finance Corporation
  • J.P. Morgan Securities underwrites $150,000,000 Series 2008A revenue bonds , (2009)
  • J.P. Morgan Securities underwrites bonds for building construction on Cleveland Clinic campus
  • J.P. Morgan Securities, Banc of America Securities and Wells Fargo Brokerage Services underwrite Iowa Health System Bonds
  • JP Morgan underwrites $50,000,000 Iowa Health System Bonds, Reoffers , (2009)
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank negotiates credit with Northwestern University
  • Memorial Health System issued $25,000,000 for new medical office building
  • Memorial Health System remodels its facilities
  • Merrill Lynch and Morgan Keegan underwrite Georgia Tech revenue bonds
  • Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan Securities underwrite $125,000,000 Illinois Finance Authority Adjustable Rate Revenue Bonds, Northwestern University, Series 2008 , (2009)
  • Morgan Stanley to underwrite bonds for Northwestern University
  • Northern Trust Company delivers LOC to Northwestern University
  • Piper Jaffray and Goldman Sachs underwrite $234,195,000 bonds for Essentia Health
  • Piper Jaffray underwrites bonds for Benedictine Health and St. Mary's Duluth Clinic
  • Piper Jaffray underwrites bonds for Trinity , (2009)
  • Piper Jaffray underwrites bonds to refinance Trinity Health System debt
  • Piper Jaffray and Goldman Sachs underwrite Essentia Health bonds
  • Providence Services receives tax-exempt bonds
  • South Dakota Health and Education Facilities Authority issues $72,755,000 revenue bonds to Sanford Health
  • South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority bonds finance inpatient surgery tower and acute care facility
  • South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority issued tax-exempt bonds for behavioral health hospital
  • South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority issues $70,565,000 Revenue Bonds, Series 2009 (Sanford Health)
  • South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities Authority issues auction rate securities
  • South Dakota Health and Educational Facilities issues $251,020,000 variable rate demand and fixed rate revenue bonds, Series 2008A-C (Avera Health Issue) , (2009)
  • UBS Financial and JP Morgan Securities jointly underwrite bonds for Northwestern University


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1982
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Journal: Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Editorial Board
  • Pomona College, 1979
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Economics


Published Works

  • Form 990 Disclosure Requirements Challenge Hospitals, Provide Opportunities, The Health Lawyer / ABA Health Law Section, 2009
  • Proposed Regulations Modify Arbitrage Regulations, 2007
  • IRS Mandates Heightened Transparency in Redesigned Form 990, Health Lawyers News, Volume 11, Number 8, 2007

Office Information


77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692


  • (312) 782-8585


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