Mercedez Taitt-Harmon

Mercedez Taitt-Harmon
Mercedez Taitt-Harmon is an associate in Weil’s Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Mercedez 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.

Mercedez has been part of the teams advising:

  • AltC Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by AltC Sponsor LLC (an affiliate of M. Klein and Company, LLC), in its $500 million initial public offering.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. in its $428 million at-the-market offering of 43 million common shares to be sold from time to time and its $587 million at-the-market offering of 11.55 million common shares to be sold from time to time.
  • AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. in its $230.5 million issuance of 8.5 million common shares to Mudrick Capital Management, to pursue acquisitions of theatre assets and leases make investments in its theatres and explore deleveraging opportunities.
  • Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (a public company backed by an investor consortium led by THL Partners, Cannae Holdings, Black Knight and CC Capital) in a $460 million senior unsecured 144A / Reg S notes offering by its subsidiary, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, to redeem in full certain of its senior first lien notes.
  • First Light Acquisition Group, Inc., a SPAC sponsored indirectly by FLAG Sponsor Manager, LLC, in its $230 million initial public offering.
  • J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley, as representatives of the underwriters, in the $998 million initial public offering of Fluence Energy, Inc. (a joint venture of Siemens AG and AES Energy Storage).
  • Portillo’s, Inc. (a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners) in its $466 million initial public offering.

Prior to joining Weil, Mercedez was a Corporate associate at another international law firm.

Mercedez received her J.D. from Cornell Law School, where she was a recipient of the CALI Award for Capital Markets and served as a Note Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal, and her B.S., cum laude, from St. John’s University.