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Patrick O’Brien

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Patrick O’Brien is co-head of the firm’s securities and public companies practice. He concentrates his practice on the life science, healthcare and technology practice areas representing public and private companies, underwriters and investors. Patrick has extensive experience representing life science, healthcare, technology companies and underwriters in connection with public and private equity and debt offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He also focuses on assisting companies and universities with licensing, sales of royalty streams, and the negotiation of joint ventures. - See more at: https://www.ropesgray.com/biographies/o/patrick-obrien.aspx?AK=o#sthash.xM3T1xMS.dpuf


United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

The ‘outstanding’ capital markets team at Ropes & Gray LLP is regarded by many as ‘a go-to practice for private equity funds’ - its client base also encompasses corporate issuers and investment banks. Jointly led from Boston by Patrick O’Brien and Paul Kinsella, the large national group also includes key practitioners in San Francisco and New York. In a major coup, San Francisco’s Thomas Holden advised Canada Goose Holdings, as the issuer, and Bain Capital, as a selling shareholder, on both Canada Goose’s C$340m IPO and its $259m follow-on offering. In another cross-border highlight, O’Brien, together with the firm’s Shanghai and Hong Kong offices, advised China-based biotechnology company Zai Lab on its $172.5m IPO. Boston partners David Fine and Craig Marcus advised Planet Fitness on three separate follow-on offerings worth $306m, $326m and $348m respectively.

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