Katarina Varriale

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Katarina Varriale is an associate in the Technology Transactions Practice, within the Firm's Global M&A and IP Groups. Katarina focuses on transactional matters involving the development, acquisition, transfer, and licensing of intellectual property and information technology in a variety of sectors.

Prior to joining White & Case, Katarina worked for another international law firm.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Fordham University School of Law
BS
Fordham University
Languages
English

Experience

Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOG) and the Special Committee of its Board of Directors in the US$1.56 billion acquisition of GNOG by DraftKings Inc., a leading digital sports entertainment and gaming company.

Dominus Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of Seaga Midco, Inc., a leading vending machine manufacturer based in Illinois.

WestCap Management, LLC on its investment as lead investor in the US$400 million Series B equity financing round of Celsius Network Ltd., a UK-based cryptocurrency lending blockchain company focused on providing a blockchain-based, fee-free platform that provides access to curated, decentralized financial services that are not available through traditional financial institutions.

ExxonMobil Chemical Company in its US$156 million acquisition of all shares of Materia, Inc., a company focused on manufacturing advanced materials.

BVCF Management Ltd., China's first US dollar fund that focuses on life sciences and healthcare, in its US$15 million investment in Cellenkos Inc., a US-based early stage clinical biotechnology company that focuses on umbilical cord blood derived T-regulatory cellular therapies for treating autoimmune diseases and inflammatory disorders.

Zalando SE on its US$1.5 million investment in the Series A financing round of Ambercycle Inc., a US-based textile recycling company & operator.