Erica (Eiwon) Yoon

Biography

Erica Yoon
Erica Yoon is an associate in Weil’s Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Erica participates in advising issuers, underwriters and private equity sponsors in connection with public and private offerings of securities and other capital markets transactions. She has been involved in investment grade and high yield debt offerings as well as secondary equity offerings.

Erica has been part of the teams advising:

  • A financial institution, as representative of the dealer managers, in a $3.1 billion tender offer for, and consent solicitations relating to, certain outstanding fixed and floating rate senior notes of multiple series of Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
  • Aethon United BR LP (a subsidiary of Aethon United (a joint venture of Aethon Energy, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and Redbird Capital Partners)) in a $750 million 144A/Reg S offering of senior unsecured notes to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Blackboard Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners) in its $250 million offering of second lien 144A notes to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Cannae Holdings, Inc. in its $474 million follow-on offering of 11 million common shares primarily to fund future acquisitions.
  • Fortress Capital Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Capital Acquisition Sponsor LLC, in its $400 million initial public offering.
  • Fortress Investment Group, on behalf of certain affiliated selling shareholders, in a $242 million secondary offering of MP Materials Corp.
  • Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group, in its $345 million initial public offering.
  • Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. III, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group, in its $230 million initial public offering.
  • Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. IV, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group, in its $600 million initial public offering.
  • Goldman Sachs and the other managers in a $1.5 billion Rule 144A private offering of senior unsecured notes guaranteed by Great-West Lifeco Inc., to finance in part the acquisition by its subsidiary, Empower Retirement, of the retirement services business of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.
  • Gores Guggenheim, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of The Gores Group and Guggenheim Capital, in its pending $20 billion business combination with Polestar Performance AB.
  • The Gores Group in the $750 million initial public offering of Gores Guggenheim, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by sponsored by affiliates of Gores and Guggenheim Capital.
  • Gores Holdings V, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $525 million initial public offering.
  • Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, Inc.
  • Gores Metropoulos II, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by Gores Metropoulos Sponsor LLC (an affiliate of The Gores Group and Dean Metropoulos), in its $450 million initial public offering.
  • Gores Technology Partners, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $275 million initial public offering.
  • Gores Technology Partners II, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $460 million initial public offering.
  • Morgan Stanley and the other managers in a $500 million Rule 144A private offering of senior unsecured notes by Great-West Lifeco Inc. to finance in part the $1 billion acquisition of Personal Capital Corporation by its subsidiary, Empower Retirement LLC.

Erica received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, where she served as an Executive Articles Editor of the Journal of International Law and Business, and her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

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