Hailey Bair

Associate, New York



Hailey Bair is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group and resident in the New York office. Ms. Bair focuses her practice on the representation of domestic and international buyers and sellers in private and public domestic, cross-border and global mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private investments across a broad range of industries.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Northwestern University School of Law
The George Washington University


  • Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: SRNG), a SPAC, in its US$15 billion business combination with Ginkgo Bioworks, Inc., a synthetic biology company, which uses technology to program cells for a potentially wide variety of uses, including fragrances and sweeteners, as well as mRNA vaccines and animal-free proteins.
  • Calpine Corporation in its sale of:
    • Freeport Energy Center, a 260 MW combined heat and power facility located in Freeport, Texas.
    • Two gas-fired power plants, Garrison Energy Center, a 325 MW combined cycle plant located in Delaware, and RockGen Energy Center, a 503 MW peaker located in Wisconsin, to Starwood Energy.
  • Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) in its acquisition of a 50 percent cash equity stake from EDF Renewables, Inc., in a clean-energy portfolio with total capacity of approximately 1.6 GWs, making it one of the largest acquisitions of renewable assets in 2020 in North America.
  • FS Development Corp. (NASDAQ: FSDC), a SPAC, in its US$216 million business combination with Gemini Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage precision medicine company developing treatments for genetically defined age-related macular degeneration.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. in its sale of Bayonne Energy Center, a power generation facility in New Jersey.
  • Brookfield Asset Management in its CAD$4.3 billion acquisition of Enercare Inc., one of North America's largest home and commercial services companies.
  • GSO Capital Partners LP in its acquisition of a minority interest in iAero Group Holdco LLC and the subsequent acquisitions by iAero Group of Miami Tech Aircraft Maintenance, Inc., the AeroThrust group of companies, and New Swift Air Holdings, L.L.C.
  • Brookfield Asset Management in its CAD$4.3 billion acquisition of Enercare Inc., one of North America's largest home and commercial services companies.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and Uniti Group Inc. (Nasdaq: UNIT) with respect to the acquisition of Bluebird Network, LLC, the owner of an approximately 5,200-mile fiber network in Missouri and Illinois, and the concurrent representation of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners with respect to the acquisition of Uniti Group Inc.'s Midwest fiber business (UFMW), comprising an approximately 2,500-mile fiber network in Illinois.
  • Roivant Sciences, Inc. in its US$1.1 billion equity financing from SoftBank Vision Fund.
  • Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in:
    • Its pending acquisition of America's 1st Choice, a privately-held for-profit Medicare Advantage organization.
    • Its acquisition of InnovaCare Health, L.P.'s Puerto Rico-based subsidiaries, including MMM Holdings, LLC (MMM) and its Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, MMM Healthcare, LLC, as well as affiliated companies and Medicaid plan. MMM is Puerto Rico's largest MA plan and one of the fastest-growing vertically integrated healthcare organizations in the United States.
  • Dynegy Inc. and Energy Capital Partners III, LLC as finance counsel in the $3.3 billion acquisition of GDF Suez Energy North America, Inc., the U.S. fossil fuel portfolio of Engie S.A., a French utility company.
  • bolttech Holdings Ltd., an international insurtech company, in its US$180 million series A equity financing round, which values bolttech at more than US$1 billion - giving bolttech unicorn status only one year after its launch in 2020. Activant Capital Group acted as lead investor in the eqiuty financing round.
  • Dominus Capital LLC in connection with its acquisitions of Nevco Sports, LLC and EMPG Holding Company.