Bob Lehner

Counsel, Chicago

Biography

Overview

Bob Lehner is counsel in the Firm's Capital Markets group, based in Chicago. Bob's capital markets experience includes advising companies and investment banks on both equity and debt offerings and ongoing reporting obligations, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, accelerated bookbuild offerings and SPAC transactions.

Bars and Courts
Illinois State Bar
New York State Bar
Education
Juris Doctor
University of Michigan
Master of Arts, Linguistics
University of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts
Linguistics
University of Chicago
Languages
English

Experience

Represented the joint bookrunners on the £163 million placing of 888 Holdings plc, to fund in part the reverse takeover of the international business of William Hill.

Represented the underwriters in connection with the £186 million initial public offering of W.A.G payment solutions plc on the London Stock Exchange.

Advised Íslandsbanki hf. as issuer and ISFI, on behalf of the Icelandic state, as selling shareholder on the ISK 55.3 billion (approx. US$457 million) IPO of Íslandsbanki on Nasdaq Iceland.

Advised on the SPAC IPOs of Pegasus Entrepreneurial Acquisition Company Europe B.V., Hambro Perks Acquisition Company Limited, VAM Investments SPAC B.V., Energy Transition Partners B.V., Crystal Peak Acquisition, Pegasus Acquisition Company Europe B.V., Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp., Edify Acquisition Corp., Dune Acquisition Corporation, Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II, Genesis Park Acquisition Corp. and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings and on PIPE transactions for FS Development Corp., dMY Technology Group, Inc. II, Deerfield Healthcare Technology Acquisitions Corp., Ion Acquisition Corp. 1 Ltd., Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp. and Pegasus Entrepreneurial Acquisition Company Europe B.V.

Advised the joint bookrunners on the £151 million rights issue of C&C Group plc.

Represented the joint bookrunners on the £201 million rights issue of Mitie Group plc, to fund in part the acquisition of Interserve Facilities Management.

Represented the underwriters on the firm placing and placing and open offer by De La Rue plc and the placings by SSP Group plc, DFS Furniture plc and Diploma plc.

Represented the Joint Lead Managers on the issuance by ASG Finance Designated Activity Company (guaranteed by Avia Solutions Group Plc) of US$300,000,000 7.875% Guaranteed Notes due 2024.

Represented the African Export Import Bank on the update of its US$5,000,000,000 Global Medium Term Note Programme and its subsequent debut Rule 144A issuance of US$750,000,000 3.994% Notes due 2029.

Represented the underwriters in connection with the £306 million (approx. US$400 million) initial public offering of Finablr PLC on the London Stock Exchange.

Represented Kaupthing ehf. as selling shareholder and Arion Banki hf. (Arion Bank) as issuer in connection with the ISK 33,938 million (approx. US$319 million) initial public offering of Arion Bank and listing of its ordinary shares on NASDAQ Iceland and Swedish depository receipts representing its ordinary shares on NASDAQ Stockholm.

Represented Energean Oil & Gas plc in connection with its £330 million IPO on the London Stock Exchange.