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Austin Whan is an associate in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding and is a member of the Corporate, Finance and Investments Practice Group.  Austin represents public and private companies, as well as private equity funds, in a wide range of M&A and general corporate matters.

Austin received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was an Articles Editor for the Florida Law Review, graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Prior to law school, Austin graduated summa cum laude and received Bachelor of Science degrees in both Economics and Political Science from Texas Christian University.

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J.D., University of Florida, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.S. Economics, Texas Christian University, summa cum laude

B.S. Political Science, Texas Christian University, summa cum laude

Georgia

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Cases & Deals

December 1, 2020
Aaron's Completes Spin-Off Transaction

Cases & Deals

October 16, 2020
Tellus Acquired by Netsmart Technologies

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Advised Resurgens Technology Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in EnergyCAP

Represented MeridianLink in its acquisition of Tazworks

Advised Novelis, Inc. as it entered into a definitive agreement with American Industrial Partners to divest a portion of its recently acquired rolled aluminum products manufacturing business for an enterprise value of $330 million

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Advised Resurgens Technology Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in EnergyCAP

Represented MeridianLink in its acquisition of Tazworks

Advised Novelis, Inc. as it entered into a definitive agreement with American Industrial Partners to divest a portion of its recently acquired rolled aluminum products manufacturing business for an enterprise value of $330 million

Represented Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) in its $1.2 billion spin-off of The Aaron’s Company, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) and the $3.8 billion creation of PROG Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRG)

Advised Jernigan Capital (NYSE: JCAP) in its $900 million going-private sale to NexPoint Advisors, L.P.

Represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of a controlling stake in USALCO, LLC

News

Cases & Deals

December 1, 2020
Aaron's Completes Spin-Off Transaction

Cases & Deals

October 16, 2020
Tellus Acquired by Netsmart Technologies

View all

Matters

Advised Resurgens Technology Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in EnergyCAP

Represented MeridianLink in its acquisition of Tazworks

Advised Novelis, Inc. as it entered into a definitive agreement with American Industrial Partners to divest a portion of its recently acquired rolled aluminum products manufacturing business for an enterprise value of $330 million

See more
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Close

Matters

Advised Resurgens Technology Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in EnergyCAP

Represented MeridianLink in its acquisition of Tazworks

Advised Novelis, Inc. as it entered into a definitive agreement with American Industrial Partners to divest a portion of its recently acquired rolled aluminum products manufacturing business for an enterprise value of $330 million

Represented Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) in its $1.2 billion spin-off of The Aaron’s Company, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) and the $3.8 billion creation of PROG Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRG)

Advised Jernigan Capital (NYSE: JCAP) in its $900 million going-private sale to NexPoint Advisors, L.P.

Represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of a controlling stake in USALCO, LLC

News

Cases & Deals

December 1, 2020
Aaron's Completes Spin-Off Transaction

Cases & Deals

October 16, 2020
Tellus Acquired by Netsmart Technologies

View all

Credentials

J.D., University of Florida, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

B.S. Economics, Texas Christian University, summa cum laude

B.S. Political Science, Texas Christian University, summa cum laude

Georgia