Consistently recommended by The Legal 500 US as a top attorney in Capital Markets for Debt Offerings, High-Yield Debt Offerings, Equity Offerings, and Global Offerings.

Recommended for his transactional work in the telecom and broadcast industry.
The Legal 500 US 2015

Patrick H. Shannon

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
 
 

Patrick Shannon is a partner in the Corporate Department of the Washington, D.C. office and former Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Private Equity Finance Practices.

Mr. Shannon has significant experience in:

  • Leveraged buy-out financing

  • Public and private securities offerings and block trades

  • Public company representation

Mr. Shannon represents private equity sponsors, their portfolio companies, investment banks, and public and private companies in a variety of capital markets transactions. He also counsels public companies regarding matters related to their public company status.

Mr. Shannon's representative experience includes the representation of:

  • The Carlyle Group in numerous acquisition financings and securities offerings, including in connection with: the acquisition of Atotech, Novolex, Veritas, Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Axalta, Multi Packaging Systems, CommScope, Sequa, Open Solutions, SS&C, and Standard Aero; the sale of the JMC Steel Group and Vought Aircraft Industries; investment exits; and trades of shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, CommScope Holding Company, Kinder Morgan, Hertz Global Holdings, Dunkin’ Brands, Triumph Group, and SS&C
  • Platinum Equity in connection with the acquisition of BWAY, Blue Line Rental, Nesco, and American Commercial Lines and related acquisition financing and other debt offerings
  • Apollo in connection with the acquisition of Taminco Global Chemical Corporation
  • KKR in connection with the acquisition of Capital Safety
  • Hellman & Friedman and The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of Pharmaceutical Product Development and debt offerings and recapitalizations
  • Onex and CPPIB in connection with the acquisition of Tomkins plc
  • Riverstone in connection with: the acquisition of Gibson Energy; debt offerings for Niska Gas Storage and Hudson Products; and block trades of shares of Cobalt Energy
  • GTCR in connection with the acquisition of Protection One
  • Energy Transfer Equity in connection with the acquisition of Southern Union Company
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in connection with Access Midstream Partners’ acquisition of Chesapeake Midstream
  • Axalta Coating Systems in its IPO and listing on the NYSE and public and private follow on equity offerings and debt financings
  • Multi Packaging Solutions in its IPO and listing on the NYSE and public follow on equity offerings and debt financings
  • CommScope in its IPO and listing on Nasdaq and numerous public and public follow on equity offerings and debt financings
  • CoreSite Realty Corporation in its IPO and listing on the NYSE and public follow on equity offerings and debt financings
  • Pattern Energy in its IPO and listing on Nasdaq
  • The underwriters in the IPO of NRG Yield and its listing on the NYSE and follow on equity offerings
  • Cogent Communications its IPO and public equity offerings and debt financings
  • Gibson Energy in its IPO and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Nordic Capital’s Convatec in debt recapitalizations including in connection with its IPO on the London Stock Exchange
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of an interest in Natural Gas Partners
  • The Carlyle Group’s PQ Corp in connection with its debt recapitalization
 
 
 
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