Jenna Gascoyne represents issuers, including foreign private issuers, and underwriters on the full spectrum of equity capital markets transactions.

Ms. Gascoyne advises clients across wide range of industries on capital markets transactions and ongoing representation, including:

  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • Secondary and follow-on offerings
  • Private placements
  • Public company representation, including ongoing Exchange Act reporting
  • Corporate governance matters

Drawing on her experience practicing in both the United States and Europe, Ms. Gascoyne devises pragmatic solutions for issuers who seek access to the US markets.

She regularly helps clients navigate the complex, cross-border issues that arise for non-US entities in US-registered offerings.

Ms. Gascoyne previously practiced in the firm’s Chicago office. In law school, she was a member of the Texas International Law Journal.

Ms. Gascoyne’s experience includes advising:

Issuers

  • Abcam on its US$180 million IPO of 10,287,000 American depositary shares on Nasdaq
  • atai Life Sciences in its US$258 million upsized IPO of 15 million common shares
  • Farfetch on its:
  • US$1 billion IPO of 50,880,311 Class A ordinary shares on the New York Stock Exchange
  • Global strategic partnership with Alibaba Group and Richemont to provide luxury brands with enhanced access to the China market and accelerate industry digitization
  • US$350 million convertible senior notes offering
  • Fiverr International on its:
    • US$111 million IPO of 5,263,158 ordinary shares on the New York Stock Exchange
    • US$460 million offering of private convertible senior notes
  • A global hotel search platform in connection with its US$330 million IPO of 30,026,635 American depositary shares representing Class A shares listed on Nasdaq
  • HeadHunter Group on:
    • Its US$253 million IPO of American depositary shares on Nasdaq
    • A shareholder’s US$101.3 million public offering of American depositary shares
  • IHS Towers on its US$378 million IPO of 18 million ordinary shares being offered by IHS Towers
  • Oatly Group on its US$1.6 billion IPO and Nasdaq listing

Underwriters

  • The sole underwriter and the sole placement agent on Yandex’s US$1 billion public offering and concurrent private placement
  • The underwriters on the IPO of MYT Netherlands Parent B.V., parent company of the Mytheresa Group and a leading global luxury fashion e-commerce retailer, on the New York Stock Exchange
  • The underwriters on the US$1.1 billion IPO and Nasdaq listing of Ozon Holdings, a leading Russian e-commerce platform
  • Joint global coordinators Morgan Stanley, Citigroup Global Markets, and Berenberg Capital Markets and the joint bookrunners in connection with Jumia’s US$280 million IPO on the New York Stock Exchange
  • JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley, as joint bookrunners, in La Quinta Holdings’ US$460 million follow-on offering of common stock by Blackstone
  • Credit Suisse and another underwriter, as joint bookrunners, in the US$350 million IPO of common stock by Performance Food Group and certain selling stockholders
  • Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, as joint bookrunners, in SeaWorld Entertainment’s US$540 million follow-on offering of common stock by Blackstone
  • William Blair, Baird, Raymond James, and BMO Capital Markets, as joint bookrunners, in connection with Duluth Holdings’ US$85 million IPO of Class B common stock 
  • Piper Jaffray, William Blair, and Cantor Fitzgerald, as joint bookrunners, in Eagle Pharmaceuticals’ US$57 million IPO of common stock

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)
  • Illinois

Education

  • JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2013
  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English