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Roxane F. Reardon
 

Roxane F. Reardon

Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Roxane Reardon is Co-Head of the Global Capital Markets Practice. She is lauded by Chambers as “a highly accomplished practitioner whose clients seek her advice on all aspects of debt and equity transactions.” For more than two decades, Roxane has represented issuers and investment banks engaged in IPOs, de-SPACs and other offerings and private placements of equity, equity-linked and debt securities. Roxane has a particular specialization in offerings of equity-linked securities, such as optional and mandatory convertible and exchangeable debt and preferred stock. Roxane was recently honored as a “Notable Woman in Law” for 2022 by Crain’s New York Business for her skills and accomplishments in her practice area, as well as her leadership and impact across the legal industry. She was also named in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021 and  2022 editions, which feature prominent female lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets for working on complex deals and holding leadership roles within their firms and practices, and Law360 named Roxane an “MVP” in Capital Markets for 2020. She has also been recognized by Euromoney Legal Media Group as a recipient of the Americas Women in Business Law Award for “Best in Capital Markets” in 2016 and 2018. Before joining the Firm, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Charles Wiggins of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Work Highlights

Represented the issuer or underwriters/initial purchasers in the following offerings:

EVs and alternative energy:

  • Hertz re-IPO, Lucid convertible note offering; Rockwood; Tesla convertible note offerings
Healthcare: 
  • Colfax common stock offerings; Syneos Health common stock offerings; Boston Scientific common stock, mandatory convertible preferred stock and notes offerings; Teleflex notes offerings; CVS notes offerings and debt tender offers; UnitedHealth notes offerings; CONMED convertible note offering; K2M convertible notes offerings; Dynamics Specialty Purpose Corp IPO

Technology, Media and Telecomm:

  •  DoubleVerify IPO and secondary offering; IHS Holding Ltd. IPO; TechTarget convertible note offerings; Progress Software convertible note offerings; KLDiscovery IPO (pending); Supernova in its de-SPAC with Offerpad; Verint Systems convertible note offering; NICE exchangeable note offering; Carbonite notes offerings; Unisys convertible notes offering; Compass Digital Acquisition Corp. IPO
Industrials, Specialty Products and Utilities:
  • GCP Applied Technologies corporate matters; Versum Materials corporate matters and sale; MACOM Technology convertible notes offering; Ashton Woods notes offerings; Essential Utilities common stock, tangible equity units and notes offerings; US Steel common stock , convertible note and notes offerings; Aspen Aerogels IPO; Amphenol notes offerings; Waste Connections notes offerings; Avery Dennison notes offerings; Oil States International convertible notes offering; EQT convertible notes offering

Consumer/Retail and Related Offerings:

  •  Mattress Firm IPO (pending); Milan Laser IPO (pending); The Cheesecake Factory common stock and convertible notes offering; Carnival common stock, convertible notes and secured and unsecured notes offerings; The Container Store IPO and secondary offering; Acushnet IPO and secondary offering; Mondelez notes offerings; Cinemark convertible notes offering; Marriott Vacations exchangeable note offerings
Financial Services:
  • TradeStation in its de-SPAC (pending); REPAY in its de-SPAC; Charles Schwab notes and preferred stock offerings; Ameriprise notes offering; Broadridge notes offering; Hope Bancorp convertible notes offering
Education
  • Duke University School of Law, 1993 J.D.
    With Honors; Law & Contemporary Problems Journal, Member (1993–1994)
  • Harvard University, 1989 A.B.
    cum laude
Clerkships
  • Honorable Charles E. Wiggins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1993–1994
Admissions
  • New York 1995

Roxane Reardon is Co-Head of the Global Capital Markets Practice. She is lauded by Chambers as “a highly accomplished practitioner whose clients seek her advice on all aspects of debt and equity transactions.”    

She principally represents issuers and investment banks engaged in IPOs, de-SPACs and other offerings and private placements of equity, equity-linked and debt securities.

Roxane has a particular specialization in offerings of equity-linked securities, such as optional and mandatory convertible and exchangeable debt and preferred stock.

She regularly advises issuers on ongoing securities laws matters and corporate governance issues. 

Roxane was recently named in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021 edition that features prominent female lawyers with outstanding reputations within their markets for working on complex deals and holding leadership roles within their firms and practices, and Law360 named Roxane an “MVP” in Capital Markets for 2020. She has also been recognized by Euromoney Legal Media Group as a recipient of the Americas Women in Business Law Award for “Best in Capital Markets” in 2016 and 2018.

Work Highlights include:

  • Supernova Partners Acquisition Company, a SPAC, in its proposed business combination with Offerpad 
  • REPAY in its IPO by way of merger with Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd., a SPAC, and synthetic secondary sales by Corsair Capital 
  • Underwriters in three SPAC IPOs (each confidentially submitted), targeting leisure and experience spending, digital transformation and life sciences
  • Underwriters in the IPO of DoubleVerify and placement agents in pre-IPO financing round 
  • Underwriters in ten offerings by Carnival Cruises, in aggregate over $15 billion, of common stock in follow-on offerings and ATM programs and notes
  • Underwriters or initial purchasers in equity offerings by healthcare companies Colfax and Syneos Health, debt offerings by UnitedHealth Group and Boston Scientific and convertible senior notes offerings by CONMED 
  • Essential Utilities in multiple offerings of common stock, tangible equity units, and senior notes, as well as corporate governance and disclosure matters
  • Investor in a PIPE transaction in Afterpay
  • Underwriters in the public offering of $40 billion of senior notes by CVS Health, the third-largest corporate bond sale on record
  • Medical device provider Teleflex, in multiple convertible and straight debt offerings
  • Medical device company K2M in two convertible notes offerings
  • Carbonite, Inc., a data protection platform, in its $143.8 million convertible senior notes offering
  • Acushnet Holdings Corp., owner of Titleist and FootJoy golf brands, in its IPO and follow-on secondary offering
  • Underwriters in the IPO of The Container Store Group
  • Underwriters in the IPO of Aspen Aerogels, Inc., an energy technology company
  • Rockwood Holdings, a specialty chemicals company, in its $6.2 billion merger with Albemarle Corporation, as well as multiple offerings of common stock and senior notes and ongoing corporate governance
  • CNO Financial Group in a recapitalization including a $275 million secured senior notes offering, a redemption of outstanding secured senior notes and a privately negotiated repurchase of $200 million convertible notes
  • Placement agents in the private offering of $1.8 billion of convertible preference shares by Alibaba Group Holding Limited
  • FXCM in its $172.5 million offering of convertible senior notes, the first such offering by an Up-C issuer
  • Underwriters in the inaugural $660 million convertible senior notes offering by Tesla Motors, which earned the Firm a “highly commended” recognition in the Financial Times’ 2013 U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report, as well as its subsequent offering of $2 billion convertible notes
  • Genesee & Wyoming in its registered offering of $230 million of tangible equity units
  • Underwriters in a convertible senior notes offering by U.S. Steel and related privately negotiated repurchase of outstanding convertible notes
  • Cogeco Cable, a Canadian corporation, in its inaugural U.S. offering of senior notes 

Roxane serves on the Business Development, Counsel/Senior Counsel, Diversity and Women’s Committees of the Firm.

Roxane received her A.B., cum laude, from Harvard College in 1989 and her J.D., with honors, from Duke University School of Law in 1993. She was a member of the journal Law & Contemporary Problems. After serving as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Charles E. Wiggins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Roxane joined the Firm in 1994. She is admitted to practice in New York.

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