Rachel J. Silverman

Associate, Chicago

Biography

Overview

Rachel J. Silverman is an associate in the Firm's Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group. She is based in the Chicago office. Rachel's practice focuses on real estate transactions, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions and sale-and-leaseback transactions.

Bars and Courts
Illinois State Bar
Education
JD
Vanderbilt University Law School
Certificate of Specialization in Law and Business
Vanderbilt University
BA
University of Michigan
Languages
English

Experience

Representative matters include the representation of:

VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings III, Inc. (NYSE: VPCC), a SPAC sponsored by Victory Park Capital, in its US$4 billion business combination with Dave Inc., a financial platform.

Landcadia Holdings III, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCY), a SPAC, in its US$2.642 billion acquisition of HMAN Group Holdings Inc., the parent company of The Hillman Group, Inc., a leading distributor of hardware and home improvement products, personal protective equipment and robotic kiosk technologies, from CCMP Capital Advisors, LP.

Altria Group, Inc. in the US$1.2 billion sale by its subsidiary, UST LLC, of its Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (Ste. Michelle) business to Sycamore Partners Management, L.P.

Anthem, Inc. in the 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.

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and Uniti Group Inc. (NASDAQ: UNIT) in connection with 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 in connection with the acquisition of Uniti Group Inc.'s Midwest fiber business, comprising an approximately 2,500-mile fiber network in Illinois.

Grupo Verzatec in its pending US$360 million acquisition of the engineered materials business of Crane Co.

A large institutional investor in the purchase of four Marriott-flagged hotels, having a value in excess of US$250 million.

I Squared Capital Advisors (US) LLC in its acquisition of Star Leasing, a leading trailer lessor in the United States.