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Dan Gibbons


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

Dan advises both corporate and financial institution clients on all forms of capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on initial public offerings, high-yield debt issuance and other leveraged finance transactions. He also counsels clients on general corporate, governance and SEC and securities law matters, and he has represented public and private companies and financial institutions in connection with a wide range of equity and debt financings, as well as liability management and debt restructuring transactions. Dan’s transactional practice spans a broad spectrum of industries, including fintech and cryptoassets, consumer and retail, biotech, industrials and energy.

Experience highlights

Dan's recent transactional experience includes the following representations:

IPOs and Other Equity Offerings
  • IPOs of Robinhood, Membership Collective Group (Soho House), ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, Red Rock Resorts and Patheon
  • 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, Federal Express, Dun & Bradstreet, iHeartCommunications, Clear Channel, Avaya, Acadia Healthcare, Bombardier, Hilton, Caesars Resort Collection, Station Casinos, Medallion Financial, Hovnanian, PL Developments and Wabash National
  • Investment-grade debt offerings by ExxonMobil, General Motors, GM Financial, KKR, Lennox International and W.W. Grainger
  • Convertible debt offerings by Flexion Therapeutics, OmniCell and World Wrestling Entertainment
Other Work
  • Liability management and debt restructuring transactions involving Clarivate, Clear Channel, Caesars, Hilton, Hovnanian and JW Aluminum
  • Notable strategic and separation transactions include representations of:
    • Clarivate on various transactions, including its $6.8 billion acquisition of CPA Global, its $950 million acquisition of Decision Resources Group and its proposed $5.3 billion acquisition of ProQuest
    • Galaxy Digital on various transactions, including its proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of BitGo, its domestication to the United States and its U.S. listing
    • 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
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J.D., New York University School of Law
B.S., Statistics, George Washington University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • summa cum laude
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2021-present
  • Associate, 2014-2021
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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