Mecaila Chapman

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Mecaila Chapman is an associate in White & Case's Mergers & Acquisitions group, based in New York. Her practice focuses on the representation of corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries. Prior to joining White & Case, she worked as a senior associate at a leading Australian law firm where her practice focused on private mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and securities law.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
New South Wales, Australia
High Court of Australia
Education
LLB
Queensland University of Technology
Bachelor of Business (International Business)
Queensland University of Technology
Languages
English

Experience

Recent transactions include the representation of:

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners Inc., in its partnership with Netrality's management team in their acquisition of Netrality Data Centers from funds managed by Abrams Capital Management. 

Avon Rubber p.l.c., a UK-listed innovative technology group, specialising in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) and respiratory protection systems, on its strategic acquisition of 3M's ballistic-protection business in the United States.

CVC Capital Partners, in the acquisition of Vitech Systems Group, a leading provider of cloud-based financial administration solutions.

Mubadala Investment Company in the sale of XOJET, the leading on-demand private aviation services platform in the US, to Vista Global Holding Limited.

Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE), a Brazilian mining company and the largest producer of iron ore and nickel in the world, in its US$550 million acquisition of Ferrous Resources Limited, a mid-sized iron ore company in Brazil.

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; and in its acquisition of EMPG Holding Company, a procurement and marketing services group for dealers of foodservice equipment and supplies.

Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, in the acquisition of Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity division of Leidos.

Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America, and its shareholders, the Haslam Family, in the investment in a significant minority stake by Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway.

Beal Bank in the acquisition, through its subsidiary CXA La Paloma, LLC, of all right, title and interest in a natural gas-fired, combined cycle electric generating facility consisting of four identical power blocks, located on an approximately 400-acre site in McKittrick, California, with a nameplate generating capacity of 1,200 MWC from La Paloma Generating Company, LLC, and CEP La Paloma Operating Company, LLC.

Harvest Partners in the acquisition of PRO Unlimited, a provider of contingent workforce management services and software.

Nature's Trees, Inc., a leading provider of quality tree, shrub and lawn care services, in connection with a majority equity investment in SavATree by an affiliate of CI Capital Partners.

Elliott Management Corporation and Franklin Mutual Advisers as noteholders of three outstanding series of notes of Affinion Group Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Affinion Group, Inc. and Affinion Investments, LLC.

VisioCap, LLC in its acquisition of a controlling interest in in Nature's Logic™, a premium, all natural pet food company based in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Roivant Sciences Ltd., a biopharmaceutical drug development company, in its US$116.4 million investment of convertible series A preferred shares in Arbutus Biopharma Corporation, an industry leading hepatitis B virus therapeutic solutions company.