“Rachel is an incredible lawyer.” “When it comes to debt capital markets, she is capable and knowledgeable.”
Chambers USA 2022
“She is very smart, very practical and a good adviser to her clients.”
Chambers USA 2022
Top Women in Dealmaking
The Deal 2020
Rachel Sheridan, a partner in the Washington, D.C. and New York offices, focuses on capital markets transactions, including public and private securities offerings, securities regulation, company representation, and general corporate matters.
Ms. Sheridan has extensive experience representing issuers in public and private securities offerings of both equity and debt securities and regularly represents private equity funds and portfolio companies in buyout, acquisition and exit financing transactions and targets and sponsors in SPAC transactions. She also regularly represents investment banks in public equity offerings and high yield debt offerings and counsels public companies regarding their public reporting obligations, corporate governance matters, and other issues related to public company status.
Ms. Sheridan currently serves as Chair of Latham’s Income Partner and Counsel Committee.
Representative clients include:
The Carlyle Group
One Rock Capital Partners
Bank of America
Grosvenor Capital Management
Recent SPAC transactions include:
Ginkgo Bioworks in its US$16.7 billion merger with Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
Embark Trucks in its US$4.25 billion merger with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC
Virgin Orbit in US$3.2 billion merger with NextGen Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC
Bird Rides in its US$2.3 billion merger with Switchback II Corporation, a SPAC
Aspiration Partners in its pending US$2.3 billion merger with InterPrivate III Financial Partners Inc., a SPAC
Starry in its US$1.66 billion merger with FirstMark Horizon Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
Talkspace in its US1.4 billion merger with Hudson Executive Investment Corp., a SPAC
Transfix in its pending US$1.1 billion merger with G Squared Ascend I, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of G Squared
Opendoor in its US$4.8 billion merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II, a SPAC
Grosvenor Capital Management in its US$2 billion merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald
Clarivate Analytics in its US$4.3 billion merger with Churchill Capital, a SPAC
KLDiscovery in its US$800 million combination with Pivotal Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
Capitol Investment Corp. V, a SPAC, in its pending US$3 billion merger with Doma, formerly known as States Title
Capitol Investment Corp. IV, a SPAC, in its US$1.1 billion merger with Nesco Holdings
Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, a SPAC, in its US$2.4 billion merger with Cision
Recent IPO experience includes:
AZEK Building Products
SIG Combibloc Group AG
Emerald Expositions Events, Inc.
Surgery Partners, Inc.
PRA Health Sciences, Inc.
K2M Group Holdings, Inc.
Auris Medical Holdings AG
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc.
Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc.
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation
Named a Recommended Lawyer for Capital Markets by The Legal 500 US 2018
Named as a Corporate/M&A & Private equity leading lawyer.
Clients “enjoy working with Rachel Sheridan and say she is ‘well prepared and market-savvy.’” Chambers USA 2013-2015
The Deal honors Alex Kelly, Caroline Reckler, and Rachel Sheridan for their exceptional professional achievements in M&A, restructuring, and private equity while maintaining strong client relationships and leadership in and out of the boardroom.
The Deal recognizes Alex Kelly, Rachel Sheridan, and Caroline Reckler for their exceptional professional achievements in M&A, private equity, and restructuring and commitment to mentorship, advancing gender diversity, and thought leadership.
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