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Ms. Wilson’s practice focuses on representing private and public companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, representing publicly traded companies in connection with securities and corporate governance matters, and representing investment funds and emerging growth companies in growth capital transactions.

Ms. Wilson earned her J.D. from the University of Iowa, College of Law in 2009 where she served as Managing Editor of the Iowa Law Review.

Practices

Representative Experience

  • Advised the Broadmark family of companies in their merger with Trinity Merger Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, to form Broadmark Realty Capital Inc. (NYSE: BRMK), a $1.5 billion market capitalization internally managed mortgage REIT.
  • Advised American Megatrends Inc., a global provider of BIOS and UEFI firmware, remote management and data storage solutions, in its restructuring and strategic investment by HGGC, a private equity firm.
  • Advised Privet Fund Management LLC in its acquisition of Hardinge Inc. (Nasdaq: HDNG), a publicly traded manufacturer of high precision, computer-controlled machine tooling solutions, in an insider going private transaction.
  • Advised Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CFG) on its purchase of the assets of Trinity Capital LLC, a Los Angeles based advisory firm that provides a range of financial services to commercial clients, including financial advice on debt restructuring, leveraged and management buyouts and private placements of debt and equity.
  • Advised a publicly traded real estate investment trust in the healthcare industry in its $2 billion acquisition of a publicly traded healthcare company and its $500 million acquisition of skilled nursing facilities.
  • Advised a publicly traded consumer goods company in its spin-off of a significant business segment as an independent public company.
  • Advised a publicly traded Fortune 1000 financial services company in connection with various acquisitions of wealth management businesses.
  • Advised a publicly traded medical device company in securities and corporate governance matters, a modified Dutch auction self tender offer, and ultimately in its $70 million sale to a private equity firm.
  • Advised a publicly traded company in the water infrastructure industry on its divestiture of a significant business segment to a private equity firm.
  • Advised an activist investor hedge fund on investments in and initiatives to drive value for small capitalization companies.
  • Advised an educational software company in its sale to a private equity firm.
  • Advised five crane and rigging companies in a $100 million sale of their operating businesses to a private equity firm.
  • Advised institutional investors and private companies in venture and growth equity transactions in various industries.