Erica (Eiwon) Yoon

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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gores Holdings V, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $525 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.
  • Cannae Holdings, Inc. in its $474 million follow-on offering of 11 million common shares primarily to fund future acquisitions.
  • 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.
  • Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group, in its $345 million initial public offering.
  • Blackboard Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners) in its $250 million offering of second lien 144A notes to refinance existing indebtedness.
  • Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. III, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group, in its $230 million initial public offering.

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.