Janeane Ferrari

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Janeane Menaldino
Janeane Ferrari is an associate in Weil’s Capital Markets practice. Ms. Ferrari has experience in all aspects of advising and representing both issuers (including U.S. and non-U.S. companies) and underwriters (including global investment banks and multinational financial institutions), as well as private equity companies/sponsors, in connection with a wide range of public and private offerings of securities and other capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, investment grade and high yield debt offerings, consent solicitations and tender and exchange offers. Ms. Ferrari is also involved in advising companies with respect to SEC filing and reporting obligations corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Ms. Ferrari has been part of Weil teams advising and representing clients on a range of transactions including, more recently:

  • Willis Towers Watson (f/k/a Willis Group Holdings) in its $1 billion senior notes offering, as well as its subsequent €540 million senior notes offering.
  • H&R Block, Inc. in a $1 billion senior notes offering by its wholly owned subsidiary, Block Financial LLC, to finance in part H&R Block's simultaneous tender offer for shares of its common stock.
  • J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and the other underwriters in the $180 million initial public offering of Teladoc, Inc.
  • AK Steel Corporation in its approximately $263 million offering of shares of its common stock.
  • Advent International and Goldman Sachs, as selling stockholders in the approximately $1 billion initial public offering, and in over $1 billion of secondary offerings of common shares of TransUnion.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, J.P. Morgan Partners and CCMP Capital Advisors LLC, as selling shareholders, in over $3.9 billion of secondary offerings of common shares of Aramark Corporation.
  • Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (a portfolio company of Lee Equity Partners) in its $64 million initial public offering, as well as follow on offerings of common shares of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.
  • Barclays, as underwriter, in over $500 million of secondary offerings of limited liability company interests of Macquarie Infrastructure Company.
  • AK Steel Corporation in its $430 million senior notes offering and $360 million common stock offering to finance its acquisition of integrated steelmaking assets from Severstal North America.
  • J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs in a £610 million senior notes offering to finance the acquisition of PizzaExpress by Hony Capital.
  • J.P. Morgan in the $750 million senior notes offering by Frontier Communications and its concurrent cash tender offer to purchase up to $900 million of its shorter maturity senior notes.
  • J.P. Morgan, Citi, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, and RBS, as underwriters, in the $1.55 billion offering of senior notes by Frontier Communications Corporation to finance its acquisition of the wireline properties of AT&T in Connecticut.
  • Ceridian LLC (a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Fidelity National Financial) and its subsidiary, Comdata Inc., in an $855 million offering of senior notes to finance their simultaneous $855 million tender offer for certain senior notes.
  • Blackboard, Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners) in its $365 million senior notes offering.

Ms. Ferrari has also handled a number of pro bono matters, including matters for Human Rights First and the Joyful Heart Foundation, as well as representations of pro bono clients in asylum matters.

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