James-Paul Cumming

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

James-Paul Cumming is an associate in the Capital Markets group in New York. JP advises clients with public and private securities offerings. JP also advises issuers and underwriters on the initial public offerings of special purpose acquisition companies.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Duke University School of Law
BA
Pomona College
Languages
English

Experience

  • Representation of Jefferies LLC as the sole underwriter in Research Alliance Corp. II's US$149.5 million initial public offering of Class A common stock (including the issuance of 1,950,000 shares of Class A common stock as a result of the underwriter's full exercise of its option to purchase additional units). The Company's shares of Class A common stock are listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol RACB. The Company is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a business combination with one or more businesses in the healthcare industry.
  • Representation of Jefferies LLC as the sole underwriter in Tailwind Two Acquisition Corp.'s US$345 million initial public offering of units (including the issuance of 4,500,000 units as a result of the underwriter's full exercise of its option to purchase additional units). The Company's units are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TWNT.U. Tailwind Two Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the high-growth technology and direct-to-consumer sectors.
  • Representation of ION Acquisition Corp 2 Ltd. in its US$253 million initial public offering and listing on the NYSE. ION Acquisition 2 is a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) incorporated for the purpose of effecting a merger, asset acquisition or similar business combination. While ION Acquisition may pursue a business combination target in any business or industry, it intends to focus on the rapidly growing universe of Israeli companies and entrepreneurs that apply technology and innovation to everyday lives.