Emma D. McBride


Emma McBride is an associate in Weil's Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Emma 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 primary and secondary equity offerings.

Emma has been part of the teams advising:

  • Acacia Research Corporation in a $79.1 million rights offering and in a $150 million recapitalization of 41,151,299 shares of common stock held by Starboard Value LP
  • Advent International and Batak LLC, as selling shareholders, in a $201.3 million secondary offering of shares of Sovos Brands.
  • Advent International, as selling shareholder, in a $137 million secondary sale of 9.8 million shares of common stock of Sovos Brands.
  • AYR Wellness Inc. in the issuance of $243 million of senior secured notes due 2026, subordinate voting shares and warrants to purchase subordinate voting shares
  • ChargePoint Holdings, Inc. in a $324 million underwritten secondary offering of 13.8 million shares of ChargePoint common stock.
  • Citi, as the sole book-running manager, in the $309 million initial public offering of DHC Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by DHC Sponsor, LLC.
  • Citi, as sole underwriter, in the $305 million initial public offering of Kernel Group Holdings, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by Kernel Capital Holdings, LLC.
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust in a $941 million offering of zero coupon senior secured notes due 2026
  • The dealer managers in a $3.65 billion exchange offer by Microsoft Corporation of new 144A / RegS unsecured senior notes and cash for unsecured notes of Activision Blizzard
  • Goldman Sachs, as representative of the initial purchasers, in a $555 million senior secured notes offering by Dye & Durham Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson in its $4 billion registered offering of U.S. Dollar-denominated notes and an aggregate $2.7 billion registered offering of Euro-denominated notes to fund the acquisition of Shockwave
  • JP Morgan, as lead placement agent, in its $300 million offering of 9.25% convertible senior payment-in-kind notes due 2028 of Oatly Group AB
  • Morgan Stanley, as underwriter, in the $563 million secondary offering of 12.3 million common shares of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. by Engaged Capital, 1.7 million shares of which were repurchased by Hain Celestial for $76.5 million.
  • Office Properties Income Trust in its $300 million 144A/Reg S offering of 9.000% senior secured notes due 2029
  • Sovos Brands (a portfolio company of Advent International) in its $322 million initial public offering.
  • TPG Inc. in its $1.1 billion initial public offering, its $647 million secondary offering of Class A common stock; its $400 million junior subordinated notes offering; and its $600 million senior unsecured notes offering

Emma received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she was an Articles Editor for the Boston College Law Review, and her B.A. from Earlham College.

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