Charlotte Lan is an associate in the Capital Markets Group and is a resident of the New York office. Charlotte focuses her practice on equity and debt securities transactions. She also advises public companies on disclosure issues, ongoing reporting and corporate governance practices.
Prior to joining the firm, Charlotte served as a law clerk at the California Public Utilities Commission Administrative Law Judge Division. During law school, she was an Executive Editor of the New York University Law Review.
Representation of Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc., Banco BTG Pactual S.A.—Cayman Branch, BofA Securities, Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Banco Bradesco BBI S.A. in an SEC-registered follow-on offering of US$331.9 million Class A common shares of Arco Platform Ltd. (NASDAQ: ARCE), a company that provides a complete pedagogical system with technology-enabled features to deliver educational content to private primary and secondary schools in Brazil.
Representation of Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM), the world’s leading gold company and the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index, in (i) its acquisition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG) in a stock-for-stock transaction valuing Goldcorp's equity at approximately US$10 billion, (ii) an A/B exchange offer of approximately US$1.7 billion, and (iii) an SEC-registered public offering of US$700 million senior notes.
Representation of Seaspan Corporation (NYSE: SSW), a leading independent charter owner and operator of containerships with industry leading ship management services, in (i) its issuance of US$250 million senior notes and US$250 million warrants, and (ii) an A/B exchange offer of US$250 million.
Representation of Jefferies LLC as initial purchaser on the sale by HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC) of US$470 million senior secured notes and US$55 million convertible senior notes. HC2 is a publicly traded holding company with operating subsidiaries across various segments, including manufacturing, marine services, insurance, telecommunications, utilities and life sciences.
Representation of Investindustrial, a leading European private equity firm, in its acquisition of Jacuzzi® brands, from investment funds affiliated with each of Apollo Global Management, LLC, Ares Management Corporation, and Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Representation of Dominus Capital L.P. in its acquisition of BluSky Restoration Holdings LLC, a provider of commercial, industrial, governmental, residential and multifamily restoration, renovation, environmental and roofing services in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Representation of Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, in its majority investment in ICR, LLC, a leading strategic communications and advisory company.
Roark Capital Group and Inspire Brands
Representation of Roark Capital Group and Inspire Brands, Inc., owner of the Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant chains, on Inspire Brands' US$450 million repurchase of The Wendy's Company's (NASDAQ: WEN) remaining 12 percent ownership interest in Inspire Brands.
Roark Capital Group
Representation of Roark Capital Group and its portfolio company Arby's Restaurant Group, in Arby's US$2.9 billion acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD), an established international owner, operator and franchisor of quick-service restaurants.