Elodie Gal

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Elodie Gal is a member of the Capital Markets Practice and focuses on securities offerings. Elodie represents U.S. and non-U.S. issuers and underwriters in U.S. registered offerings and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings.

Elodie also assists with the preparation and filing of Exchange Act reports and compliance with ongoing disclosure obligations under the U.S. federal securities laws, including requirements under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, and corporate governance standards. She also focuses on restructurings and business acquisitions, including cross-border public tender offers, exchange offers and mergers.

Elodie also advises issuers and underwriters with respect to investment company status issues arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
LLM
Duke University School of Law
DESS
Post-Graduate Degree in Space Technology and Telecommunication Law
Université de Paris XI
Master's Degree
International and European Law
Université de Paris XI
Languages
English
French
Hebrew
Spanish

Experience

Newmont Mining, a NYSE-listed Fortune 500 gold producer with operations around the world, in its acquisition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG) in a stock-for-stock transaction valuing Goldcorp's equity at approximately US$10 billion and in connection with its US$1.3 billion public offering of common stock

Hess Corporation, a leading global independent energy company, on SEC-registered offerings of common stock and depositary shares, the latter representing interests in convertible preferred stock of the company, in aggregate value of approximately US$1.8 billion, in connection with its US$1.25 billion Notes offering and its US$750 million Notes offering and tender offer and its US$458.4 million acquisition of NYSE-AMEX listed American Oil & Gas

Zynga Inc., a social game developer, on its agreement to acquire 80 percent of mobile game developer Small Giant Games for US$560 million

Ad hoc group of holders of secured debt of Concordia International Corp. in its corporate restructuring

Toyota Industries Corp. in connection with its US$760 million acquisition of Cascade Corporation

Aviation Capital Group Corp. in connection with its US$600 million Notes offering, the first Rule 144A notes offering by ACG, in a transaction selected as "2010 Deal of the Year: North America" by Airfinance Journal, and its subsequent 144A offerings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch and other syndicate underwriters in connection with the US$360 million Notes offering issued for the lease purchase of the 774 MW Southaven Combined Cycle generating facility in Mississippi secured by rental payments by the Tennessee Valley Authority

Algonquin Power Income Fund in connection with its business combination with Hydrogenics Corporation

Invitel Holdings in connection with the tender offer by Mid Europa Partners for all of Invitel's outstanding ADSs

Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. in connection with its US$2.45 billion acquisition of Quintana Maritime Limited, an international provider of dry bulk cargo marine transportation services