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Dan Gibbons


Advises corporate and financial institution clients on all forms of capital markets transactions.

Dan represents corporate and financial institution clients in a wide variety of public and private capital-raising transactions, with a particular focus on initial public offerings, investment-grade and high-yield debt issuance, and other leveraged finance transactions. He also counsels clients on general corporate matters, including strategic transactions, corporate governance, SEC reporting and securities law compliance, and advises on the securities law aspects of numerous digital asset matters.

Dan’s transactional practice spans a broad spectrum of industries, including fintech and digital assets, consumer products and retail, technology, industrials and energy.

Experience highlights

IPOs and Other Equity Offerings
  • IPOs of Robinhood, Membership Collective Group (Soho House), ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, Red Rock Resorts and Patheon
  • SEC approval for uplisting of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust to NYSE Arca as world’s largest bitcoin ETF
  • Follow-on or secondary equity offerings by General Motors, Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Clarivate, Clear Channel, Wabtec, Hostess Brands, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Flexion Therapeutics, Affimed, AC Immune, Orion Engineered Carbons and ZIM Integrated Shipping Services
High-Yield, Investment-Grade and Convertible Debt
  • High-yield debt offerings by PetSmart, Clarivate, Kontoor Brands, Federal Express, Dun & Bradstreet, iHeart Communications, Clear Channel, Avaya, Acadia Healthcare, Bombardier, Hilton, Caesars Resort Collection, Station Casinos, Trinity Industries, Medallion Financial, Hovnanian, PL Developments, SPX FLOW and Wabash National
  • Investment-grade debt offerings by ExxonMobil, General Motors, GM Financial, Horace Mann Educators, KKR, Trimble, Lennox International and W.W. Grainger
  • Convertible or exchangeable debt offerings by Workiva, Galaxy Digital, Semtech, Avaya, Flexion Therapeutics, OmniCell and World Wrestling Entertainment
Other Work
  • Notable strategic transactions include representations of:
    • Circle on its partnership with Nubank to extend access to its USDC stablecoin to Brazilian Nubank customers
    • Galaxy Digital on various transactions, including its proposed domestication to the United States and Nasdaq listing
    • Clarivate on various transactions, including its $6.8 billion acquisition of CPA Global, its $5.3 billion acquisition of ProQuest and its $950 million acquisition of Decision Resources Group
    • GE on its combination of GE Transportation with Wabtec
    • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on the sale of its asset management business to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • Liability management and debt restructuring transactions involving Shutterfly, ATI Physical Therapy, Party City, Clarivate, Clear Channel, Caesars, Hilton, Hovnanian and JW Aluminum
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J.D., New York University School of Law
B.S., Statistics, George Washington University
  • summa cum laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • University Honors Program
Professional history
  • Partner, 2022-present
  • Counsel, 2021-2022
  • Davis Polk since 2014
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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