Josh Van Kirk


Joshua Van Kirk
Josh Van Kirk is an associate in Weil’s Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Mr. Van Kirk participates in advising both issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private offerings of securities and other capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, investment grade and high yield debt offerings and tender and exchange offers.

Mr. Van Kirk has been part of the teams advising:

  • Advent International in a $650 million senior secured notes offering
  • Advent International in its $1.2 billion 144 sale of 10 million common shares of lululemon athletica inc., 3.3 million shares of which were repurchased by the issuer
  • Eli Lilly and Company in the $1.7 billion initial public offering of its subsidiary Elanco Animal Health Incorporated and Elanco’s related issuance of $2 billion of senior unsecured notes
  • J.P. Morgan, Citi and another major financial institution, as representatives of the underwriters, in the $2.375 billion offering of senior unsecured notes by Hasbro, Inc. to finance in part its approximately $4 billion acquisition of Entertainment One Ltd.
  • TE Connectivity Ltd. in a $350 million senior floating rate notes offering
  • A major financial institution, as representative of the initial purchasers, in a $500 million senior unsecured 144A notes offering by OUTFRONT Media, Inc. to refinance existing indebtedness

Mr. Van Kirk received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, his M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his B.A. from the University of Vermont. Prior to law school, Mr. Van Kirk taught in the Baltimore and New York City public schools and served as a college access and success counselor to high school and college students from New York City.

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