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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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John Evangelakos

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Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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John Evangelakos is a partner in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group, and co-head of the Firm’s Cybersecurity Group and the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group. Mr. Evangelakos has led transactions in a wide variety of industries, including in the technology and cybersecurity sectors and in the financial services sector.


ABA, International Bar Association


New York University School of Law, J.D., 1985; Harvard University, A.B., 1981. Clerkship: The Honorable Jerre S. Williams, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1985-1986.

United States: Finance

Capital markets: equity offerings

Within: Capital markets: equity offerings

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s New York-headquartered group acted on a steady flow of equity matters through 2016, and significantly its issuer-side practice set the pace for the department - historically it has been stronger on the manager side. Among the group’s recent highlights, deputy capital markets head Catherine Clarkin and Mitchell Eitel advised First Hawaiian Bank on its $557.7m IPO and spinoff from BNP Paribas, and John Evangelakos assisted Intercontinental exchange with its $1.3bn follow-on offering. In the Palo Alto office, John Savva and Sarah Payne advised SoftBank on the $10bn monetization of a portion of its Alibaba stake, including a $3.4bn private placement. On the underwriter side, Robert Downes acted for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Securities in Regency Centers’ $406.4m follow-on offering. The highly regarded Robert Buckholz coordinates the firm’s corporate and finance department.

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