Kristin VanderPas' practice focuses on public and private security offerings. She has represented both issuers and investment banks in a variety of equity and debt transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings of common stock and convertible note offerings. Kristin is also a market leader in SPAC M&A transactions, representing both target companies and investors in the de-SPAC process in transactions ranging in value up to $5 billion.

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  • Grindr Agrees to Merge With SPAC Tiga Acquisition Corp. 

  • IGM Biosciences – $230 Million Follow-On Offering 

  • Global Blood Therapeutics – $345 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering 

  • Lulu’s – $92 Million IPO 

  • PROCEPT BioRobotics – $188.5 Million IPO 

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  • University of Southern California Law School
    JD, 2009

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    BSBA , Business Administration

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Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Up and Coming – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (California and Nationwide – Western United States) (2021)

    Daily Journal: Top 40 Under 40 (2019)