Sandy Kugbei

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
 
 

Sandy Kugbei is a corporate associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Capital Markets Practice.

Mr. Kugbei primarily handles capital markets, general securities, and corporate matters. He has experience advising and representing issuers and investment banking firms on a broad range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including initial public offerings, direct listings, follow-on equity offerings, and investment grade and high-yield debt offerings. Mr. Kugbei’s experience also includes providing general corporate and US securities law advice.

Mr. Kugbei was previously seconded to BofA Securities, where he advised on a broad array of equity and equity-linked capital markets transactions.

Mr. Kugbei currently serves as a member of the firm’s Associates Committee and formerly served on the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee and as local leader of the Black Lawyers Group in New York.

Mr. Kugbei's experience includes advising:

  • EngageSmart in its US$435 million initial public offering
  • Kaltura in its US$173 million initial public offering
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$450 million initial public offering of Compass
  • Oscar Health in its US$1.44 billion initial public offering
  • GoHealth in its US$913 million initial public offering
  • Casper Sleep in its US$100 miilion initial public offering
  • Spotify in its US$7.3 billion direct listing
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$202 million and US$115 million offerings of common stock of Intellia Therapeutics
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$201 million offering of common stock of Spirit Airlines
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$89 million and US$45 million offerings of common stock of Vapotherm
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals in its US$259 million offering of common stock
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$152 million offering of common stock of EVO Payments
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$2 billion senior notes offering of Cummins
  • The initial purchasers in connection with the US$400 million convertible senior notes offering of Copa Holdings
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$175 million convertible senior notes offering of Spirit Airlines
  • Resorts World Las Vegas in its US$1 billion senior notes offering
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$345 million senior notes offering of Trident TPI Holdings
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$70 million convertible senior notes offering of Inovio Pharmaceuticals
 
  • Bar Qualification
    • New York
    Education
    • JD, Washington University School of Law, 2017
      cum laude
    • BA, University of Miami, 2012
      summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Practices
 
 
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