Barbra J. Broudy

Biography

Barbra J. Broudy

Barbra Broudy is a partner in Weil’s Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Barbra advises both issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private offerings of securities and other capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary equity offerings, and investment grade and high yield debt offerings. She also has experience in acquisition finance.

Barbra is recognized as a “Rising Star” for Capital Markets: Debt & Equity in the U.S. by IFLR1000.

Experience

Initial Public Offerings

  • Atlantic Avenue Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of MC Credit Partners, in its $250 million initial public offering.
  • Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. (Cayman Islands), a SPAC that is an affiliate of Avista Acquisition Corporation, in its $310 million initial public offering and simultaneous $8 million offering of private placement warrants.
  • Churchill Capital Corp VII, a SPAC sponsored by Churchill Capital Group, in its $1.38 billion initial public offering.
  • Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. in its $100 million initial public offering. 
  • Deep Lake Capital Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by Deep Lake Capital Sponsor LP, in its $207 million initial public offering.
  • Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (a public company backed by an investor consortium led by THL Partners, Cannae Holdings, Black Knight and CC Capital) in its $1.98 billion initial public offering and $400 million concurrent private placement.
  • Generac Holdings (a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors) in its $270 million initial public offering.
  • Genstar Capital, as sponsor, in the $97 million initial public offering of Palomar Holdings, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs and another financial institution, as representatives of the underwriters, in the $424 million initial public offering of Agiliti, Inc. (f/k/a Agiliti Health, Inc.).
  • Goldman Sachs, Citi, Credit Suisse, RBC and Tudor, Pickering, as underwriters, in the $314 million initial public offering of Switchback Energy Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC sponsored by NGP Natural Resources.
  • Gores Holdings II, a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $400 million initial public offering.
  • Investment funds affiliated with WL Ross & Co, as selling stockholders, in the $900 million initial public offering of BankUnited.
  • Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (a portfolio company of Avista Capital Partners) in its initial public offering.
  • Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse, as representatives of the underwriters, in the $1.6 billion initial public offering, via American Depositary Shares, of Oatly Group AB (a portfolio company of a joint venture between China Resources and Verlinvest).
  • STR Holdings Inc. (a portfolio company of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners) in its $123 million initial public offering.
  • Vantiv, Inc. (a joint venture of Advent International and Fifth Third Bank) in its $575 million initial public offering.

Other Equity & Debt Offerings

  • C. R. Bard, Inc. in its $500 million investment grade notes offering.
  • Ceridian Corporation (a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners) in its $475 million senior exchangeable notes offering.
  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in eight investment grade notes offerings totaling $6.9 billion.
  • Fidelity National Financial, Inc. in a $450 million senior notes offering in a private placement and subsequent A/B exchange offer.
  • Financial institutions, as lead dealer managers, in offers by Microsoft Corporation to exchange an aggregate of $10 billion of certain series of investment grade notes for new notes plus a cash payment, to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Generac Holdings (a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors) in over $1 billion of secondary offerings of common stock.
  • Genstar Capital, as principal selling stockholder, in over $500 million of secondary offerings and Rule 144 sales of common stock of Palomar Holdings, Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs, as underwriter, in approximately $2.4 billion of secondary offerings via block trade of 85 million shares of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. by Maple Holdings B.V.
  • Iron Mountain Incorporated in its $617 million follow-on offering of common shares to finance in part its up to $1.375 billion acquisition of the U.S. operations of IO Data Centers LLC.
  • Johnson & Johnson in its $7.5 billion multi-tranche senior notes offering.
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., as selling shareholder, in the $1.1 billion secondary public offering of 7.9 million common shares of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. and in the $875 million secondary public offering of 15 million common shares of Equity Residential.
  • Mastercard Inc. in its $2 billion multi-tranche senior notes offering.
  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. in its $500 million offering of senior notes.
  • Morgan Stanley, as underwriter, in an approximately $1.1 billion secondary offering via block trade of 40 million shares of Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. by Maple Holdings B.V. 
  • TPG Pace Holdings Corp., a SPAC sponsored by TPG Pace Group, in its $48 million private placement of common shares to finance its acquisition of Accel Entertainment, Inc.
  • Designated underwriters’ counsel in over $40 billion of investment grade notes and €4.0 billion investment grade senior notes offerings for Microsoft Corporation including, most recently, J.P. Morgan, Wells Fargo, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, U.S. Bancorp and another major financial institution, as representatives of the underwriters, in a $19.75 billion offering of investment grade senior notes by Microsoft Corporation to finance, among other uses, its acquisition of LinkedIn Corporation – Microsoft’s largest bond offering to date.
  • Vantiv, Inc. (a joint venture of Advent International and Fifth Third Bank) in over $3.7 billion of secondary offerings of common stock (including a simultaneous secondary and stock repurchase).
  • WPX Energy in its $1 billion senior notes offering, $303 million common stock offering and $350 million mandatory convertible preferred stock offering to finance its acquisition of RKI Exploration & Production.
  • WPX Energy, Inc., in its $670 million common stock offering to finance its acquisition of certain oil and gas assets in the Delaware Basin in Texas from Panther Energy Company II, LLC (a portfolio company of Kayne Anderson Energy Funds) and CP2 Operating, LLC (a portfolio company of Carrier Energy Partners, an industry partner of Riverstone Holdings).

Other Transactions

  • Gores Holdings III, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, in its $1.55 billion business combination with Pacific Architects and Engineers, Inc. (PAE) (a portfolio company of Platinum Equity).
  • Gores Holdings IV, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, in its $16.1 billion business combination with United Wholesale Mortgage, LLC (UWM).
  • Gores Holdings V, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $8.5 billion business combination with Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A.
  • Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, Inc.
  • Gores Metropoulos, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of The Gores Group and Metropoulos & Co., in its $3.4 billion merger with Luminar Technologies, Inc.
  • GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, in its $2.6 billion business combination with Mirion Technologies, Inc. (at the time, a portfolio company of Charterhouse Capital Partners).
  • Irving Place Capital Management and Agiliti Holdco, Inc. in Agliti’s combination with Federal Street Acquisition Corp. (FSAC) in a new holding company formed by FSAC named Agiliti Health, Inc. (n/k/a Agiliti, Inc.), having an implied enterprise value of approximately $1.74 billion.
  • Silver Run Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC sponsored by Riverstone Holdings, in its $1.7 billion acquisition of a controlling stake in Centennial Resource Production, LLC from NGP Energy Capital Management.
  • Software Luxembourg Holding S.A. in its $1.3 billion merger with and into Churchill Capital Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by the Churchill Capital Group.

Barbra received her J.D. from Rutgers University and her B.A. from the University of Montana.

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