Ryan Lynch advises clients on a range of strategic corporate transactions, including public and private M&A matters and capital markets offerings.

Mr. Lynch regularly represents companies in domestic and cross-border transactions and advises foreign private issuers on accessing the US capital markets. Specifically, he guides clients on:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including SPAC business combinations
  • IPOs and follow-on equity offerings
  • Debt offerings
  • Corporate governance, periodic reporting, and other matters relating to public company status

A versatile corporate lawyer, Mr. Lynch crafts company narratives that are compelling to investors and drives transformative transactions to successful close.

Mr. Lynch’s experience includes representing:

SPAC Business Combinations

  • Desktop Metal, a 3D printing technology company, in its US$2.5 billion merger with Trine Acquisition Corp.
  • Hub Cyber Security, an Israel-based confidential computing solution provider, in its pending US$1.28 billion merger with Mount Rainier Acquisition Corp.
  • Hyundai Motor Company, as a shareholder in London-based electric vehicle company Arrival, in Arrival’s US$5.4 billion merger with CIIG Merger 
  • Innoviz, an Israel-based manufacturer of solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software, in its US$1.4 billion merger with Collective Growth Corporation
  • Kin Insurance, an insurance technology company, in its pending US$1 billion merger with Omnichannel Acquisition
  • Nogin, a commerce-as-a-service platform, in its pending US$646 million business combination with Software Acquisition Group III
  • Otonomo Technologies, an Israel-based automotive data services platform, in its US$1.4 billion merger with Software Acquisition Group
  • USHG Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company, in its pending merger with Panera Brands

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • TotalEnergies in its US$1.6 billion acquisition of half of GIP’s interest in Clearway Group
  • Sprague Resource’s Conflicts Committee in its pending merger with Hartree Partners
  • Enagás S.A. in its equity investment in Tallgrass Energy 
  • Equitrans Midstream in its US$1.8 billion acquisition of EQM Midstream Partners
  • Falcon Minerals in its pending US$1.9 billion merger with Desert Peak Minerals
  • FMC Technologies in its US$13 billion merger-of-equals transaction with Technip S.A.
  • PAO TMK in its US$1.2 billion sale of IPSCO Tubulars to Tenaris S.A.
  • Shell Midstream Partners’ Conflicts Committee in a US$4 billion dropdown and simplification transaction
  • Total S.A., as SunPower’s majority shareholder, in SunPower’s spin-off of Maxeon Solar Technologies
  • VTTI in its US$1 billion acquisition of VTTI Energy Partners

Equity Capital Markets

  • Antero Midstream GP in its US$875 million IPO
  • EQM Midstream Partners in its US$1.2 billion convertible preferred unit offering
  • JP Energy Partners in its US$275 million IPO
  • Lux Health Tech Acquisition in its US$396 million IPO 
  • Smart Sand in its US$98 million follow-on offering
  • VTTI Energy Partners in its US$422 million IPO
  • Weatherford International in follow-on offerings totaling more than US$1 billion

Debt Capital Markets

  • Bruin E&P Partners in its US$600 million unregistered notes offering
  • Kimco Realty Corporation in its US$500 million registered green notes offering
  • Total S.A. in its subsidiaries’ registered notes offerings, totaling more than US$9 billion
  • Venator Materials in its US$225 million unregistered secured notes offering
  • Waste Connections in registered notes offerings totaling US$2.1 billion
  • Western Midstream in its US$3.5 billion registered notes offering

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2013
    cum laude, Dean's List
  • BA, Georgetown University, 2010
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa