Robert Wann Jr. | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Robert Wann Jr.

Counsel, New York

T +1 212 819 8510

E robert.wann@whitecase.com

Overview

Robert Wann, Jr. practices corporate law with a focus on advising leading investment banks, commercial banks and public and private corporations in a variety of finance transactions - including high-yield and investment-grade bonds, syndicated institutional loans, club loans and tender offers.  Robert works on both the bank and bond sides of investment-grade and high-yield acquisition financings and refinancings and has represented investment banks in equity offers and exchange offers.

Robert has experience representing investment banks and commercial banks in a variety of industries including financial services, media, energy, hospitality, healthcare, retail and manufacturing.

Robert has represented investment banks in a number of notable transactions, including Norwegian Cruise Line's bond acquisition financing for Prestige Cruises and initial public offering; Ally Financial, Inc.'s various bond offerings in excess of $14 billion and initial public offering; Constellation Brands, Inc.'s bank acquisition financing for Grupo Modelo's U.S. business; EP Energy LLC's bond acquisition financing for EP Energy Corporation (named 2012 "Private Equity Deal of the Year" by IFLR); Spectrum Brands, Inc.'s bond acquisition financing for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.'s Hardware & Home Improvement Group; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's various bond offerings; and GMAC LLC's  (n/k/a Ally Financial Inc.) and Residential Capital, LLC's $28 billion exchange offer.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • BS, University at Albany
  • JD, St. John's University School of Law

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin

Experience

Awards & Recognition

International Financial Law Review, 2012

"Private Equity Deal of the Year" for representing financing sources in the acquisition of El Paso Corporation (Prior to joining White & Case LLP)