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Kevin Manz is a counsel in King & Spalding’s Capital Markets practice.

Kevin represents public and private companies in a variety of capital markets and corporate matters spanning a broad range of industries. He has extensive experience advising clients on public and private offerings of both equity and debt securities, including IPOs, secondary offerings, liability management transactions and securities issued in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

In addition, Kevin regularly advises clients on Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure requirements, governance issues and other corporate and securities matters, including investments in and divestitures of public company securities. He has also represented public companies in various acquisitions and divestitures from both the seller and buyer perspective.

Kevin also regularly advises clients on Employment and Executive Compensation matters, including compensation regime design, disclosure, tax and governance issues.

Credentials

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, magna cum laude & Order of the Coif

B.S. Business Administration, Georgetown University

New York

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Matters

Americold Realty Trust in connection with its $900 million public offering and forward sale.

Representing initial purchasers in whole business securitizations of franchise royalties of brands such as Taco BellArby’sTGI Friday’sAuntie Anne’sCarvelCinnabonMcAlister’s DeliMoe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime in connection with a $200.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer

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Americold Realty Trust in connection with its $900 million public offering and forward sale.

Representing initial purchasers in whole business securitizations of franchise royalties of brands such as Taco BellArby’sTGI Friday’sAuntie Anne’sCarvelCinnabonMcAlister’s DeliMoe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime in connection with a $200.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer

Brandywine Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, in connection with a $300.0 million investment grade notes offering and concurrent tender offer.

Unisys Corporation in connection with a $440.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer.

Certain shareholders of SITO Mobile, Ltd. in connection with a shareholder activist campaign resulting the in replacement of the entire board of directors of SITO Mobile, Ltd.

SITO Mobile, Ltd., in connection with a direct registered offering of common stock.

Special Committee of Independent Directors of Hostess Bakeries, Inc., in connection with a registered offering of common stock.

Securities counsel to NYSE companies, including Gamestop, Brandywine Realty Trust, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, Verso Paper Corp., Virtu Financial, Inc. and Intelsat S.A. and to NASDAQ companies, including, Collegium Pharmaceuticals and SITO Mobile, Ltd.

Intelsat S.A. in its initial public offering

Large agribusiness, in connection with a proposed initial public offering

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in its $1.4 billion common stock offering on behalf of selling stockholder, Pershing Square LP

Virtu Financial, in its “synthetic” secondary offering of common stock

Intelsat S.A. in its offering of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes; its offering of $3.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes; and various tender offers or and consent solicitations with respect to senior notes.

Verso Paper Corp., in connection with its distressed refinancing of secured notes.

JW Aluminum in its $200.0 million offering of senior secured notes

Taylor Morrison, in its “synthetic” secondary offering of common stock

Exchange Act filings and selling stockholder representation of various private equity funds including General Atlantic, Oaktree Capital, Aisling Capital, Oak Hill Capital Partners, Marcato Capital Management, and Tencent Limited.

Walter Energy, in connection with its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Guggenheim Partners, in connection with its role as underwriters for securitized noted.

Apollo Capital Management, in connection with offerings of securitized notes.

Foresight Energy, in connection with its out-of-court debt restructuring.

Major satellite manufacturer in connection with an internal tax restructuring.

JW Aluminum Company, in connection with its refinancing and out-of-court restructuring

Preferred Sands Corporation, in connection with its secured debt refinancing.

Guggenheim Partners, in its role as underwriters for Dunkin Donuts whole-business securitization. 

Dana Automotive, in connection with offering of senior secured notes

Jupiter Resources, Inc., in connection with an offering of secured notes to finance its separation from Encana.

Barclays Capital, in its role as underwriters for Miramax portfolio securitization.

Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. in connection with its acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev  

Pentair, Inc. in connection with its combination with Tyco’s Flow Control business   

Delphi Financial Group, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.       

International Business Machines in connection with several strategic acquisitions.

Johnson & Johnson in connection with their disposition of DePuy Orthapedics.

J. Crew Group, Inc. in connection with their leveraged buy-out.

Ashland Inc., in connection with their acquisition of International Specialty Products Inc.

Ashland Inc., in connection with their disposition of their chemical distribution business.

Ecolab, Inc. in connection with its merger with Nalco Holding Company.

Terra Industries Inc. in connection with their merger with CF Industries.

Matters

Americold Realty Trust in connection with its $900 million public offering and forward sale.

Representing initial purchasers in whole business securitizations of franchise royalties of brands such as Taco BellArby’sTGI Friday’sAuntie Anne’sCarvelCinnabonMcAlister’s DeliMoe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime in connection with a $200.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer

See more
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Matters

Americold Realty Trust in connection with its $900 million public offering and forward sale.

Representing initial purchasers in whole business securitizations of franchise royalties of brands such as Taco BellArby’sTGI Friday’sAuntie Anne’sCarvelCinnabonMcAlister’s DeliMoe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s.

New Enterprise Stone and Lime in connection with a $200.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer

Brandywine Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, in connection with a $300.0 million investment grade notes offering and concurrent tender offer.

Unisys Corporation in connection with a $440.0 million high yield notes offering and concurrent tender offer.

Certain shareholders of SITO Mobile, Ltd. in connection with a shareholder activist campaign resulting the in replacement of the entire board of directors of SITO Mobile, Ltd.

SITO Mobile, Ltd., in connection with a direct registered offering of common stock.

Special Committee of Independent Directors of Hostess Bakeries, Inc., in connection with a registered offering of common stock.

Securities counsel to NYSE companies, including Gamestop, Brandywine Realty Trust, Taylor Morrison Home Corporation, Verso Paper Corp., Virtu Financial, Inc. and Intelsat S.A. and to NASDAQ companies, including, Collegium Pharmaceuticals and SITO Mobile, Ltd.

Intelsat S.A. in its initial public offering

Large agribusiness, in connection with a proposed initial public offering

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in its $1.4 billion common stock offering on behalf of selling stockholder, Pershing Square LP

Virtu Financial, in its “synthetic” secondary offering of common stock

Intelsat S.A. in its offering of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes; its offering of $3.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes; and various tender offers or and consent solicitations with respect to senior notes.

Verso Paper Corp., in connection with its distressed refinancing of secured notes.

JW Aluminum in its $200.0 million offering of senior secured notes

Taylor Morrison, in its “synthetic” secondary offering of common stock

Exchange Act filings and selling stockholder representation of various private equity funds including General Atlantic, Oaktree Capital, Aisling Capital, Oak Hill Capital Partners, Marcato Capital Management, and Tencent Limited.

Walter Energy, in connection with its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Guggenheim Partners, in connection with its role as underwriters for securitized noted.

Apollo Capital Management, in connection with offerings of securitized notes.

Foresight Energy, in connection with its out-of-court debt restructuring.

Major satellite manufacturer in connection with an internal tax restructuring.

JW Aluminum Company, in connection with its refinancing and out-of-court restructuring

Preferred Sands Corporation, in connection with its secured debt refinancing.

Guggenheim Partners, in its role as underwriters for Dunkin Donuts whole-business securitization. 

Dana Automotive, in connection with offering of senior secured notes

Jupiter Resources, Inc., in connection with an offering of secured notes to finance its separation from Encana.

Barclays Capital, in its role as underwriters for Miramax portfolio securitization.

Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. in connection with its acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev  

Pentair, Inc. in connection with its combination with Tyco’s Flow Control business   

Delphi Financial Group, Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.       

International Business Machines in connection with several strategic acquisitions.

Johnson & Johnson in connection with their disposition of DePuy Orthapedics.

J. Crew Group, Inc. in connection with their leveraged buy-out.

Ashland Inc., in connection with their acquisition of International Specialty Products Inc.

Ashland Inc., in connection with their disposition of their chemical distribution business.

Ecolab, Inc. in connection with its merger with Nalco Holding Company.

Terra Industries Inc. in connection with their merger with CF Industries.

Credentials

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, magna cum laude & Order of the Coif

B.S. Business Administration, Georgetown University

New York

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