Angela Olivarez

Partner

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Angela Olivarez has a diverse corporate practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and other corporate and securities matters. She regularly advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, and represents other public and private acquirors, in a broad range of transactions, including mergers, asset acquisitions, stock purchase transactions, recapitalizations, and other business combination transactions. In the securities and capital markets areas, she has represented issuers, underwriters, and investors in public and private offerings of both equity and debt securities, including in connection with SPAC and de-SPAC transactions, and also counsels on disclosure and corporate governance matters.

Angela has been recognized by The Legal 500 US in the area of Capital Markets: High Yield Debt Offerings. She has practiced in New York, London, and Houston. Her experience includes numerous cross-border transactions and encompasses transactions in software and tech-enabled services, industrials, and a wide range of other industries.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by The Legal 500 US in the area of Capital Markets: High Yield Debt Offerings 
  • Named one of Houston’s “Top 25 Business Women,” The National Women’s Council (2014)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York

    Education

    • Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 
    • Stanford University, A.B., International Relations

    Recent Matters

    • HungerRush, a cloud software provider of restaurant solutions, in: 
      • its acquisition of Menufy.com LLC, an online food ordering platform;
      • its acquisition of 9Fold, an online omni-channel ordering and digital marketing software solutions company—and in its subsequent acquisition of Menufy, an industry-leading online food ordering platform and network; and 
      • its acquisition of OrdrAI.
    • Genesis Park Acquisition Corp., a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, in: 
      • its business combination with Redwire, a leader in mission critical space solutions and high reliability components for the next generation space economy; and 
      • its US$150 million initial public offering of units and warrants and listing of such securities on the New York Stock Exchange.
    • MG Partners Multi-Strategy Fund LP as an investor in the PIPE transaction as part of Codere Online’s US$350 million business combination with DD3 Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company
    • PCS Software in its acquisition of UltraShip TMS, a provider of cloud supply chain management technologies and services
    • Marco Group International in: 
      • its combination with the APE Companies to create Allredi, a North American distributor of surface preparation, abrasives, and safety products; and 
      • its acquisition of JAD Equipment, a distributor of surface preparation equipment and consumables.
    • Marco Group International, as US counsel, in: 
      • its acquisition of Bell & MacKenzie Co. Ltd., a Canadian distributor of specialty abrasives and blast equipment, parts, and accessories; and 
      • its acquisition of Manus Abrasive Systems, an Edmonton, AB-based manufacturer and distributor of surface preparation equipment, abrasive materials, and consumables.
    • Ontellus in its acquisition of ChartSwap, a cloud-based business-to-business medical record exchange portal
    • Trinity Steel, a provider of structural steel fabrication services, in the sale of its assets to Patriot Erectors, Inc.
    • Keais Records Service in: 
      • its acquisition of National Legal Services, a provider of medical records summary services; and 
      • its acquisition of Second Image National, a provider of technology-enabled document retrieval, storage and organization services.
    • Griffin Dewatering in its acquisition by Crossplane Capital
    • The CapStreet Group in:
      • its majority recapitalization of Surgical Notes LLC;
      • its majority recapitalization of PCS Software, Inc.;
      • its acquisition of Marco Group International;
      • its recapitalization of Cash Register Sales and Service of Houston, Inc. and its affiliated businesses to form CRS Solutions Holdings, LLC; and 
      • its majority recapitalization of Revention, Inc.
      • its acquisition of a majority stake in Keais Records Service, LLC.
    • symplr, a portfolio company of CapStreet Group, in its recapitalization led by Pamlico Capital and existing investors
    • GSM Maritime Holdings in its sale to Logistec Corporation
    • Second Lien Agent in connection with the Chapter 11 restructuring of Samson Resources Corporation
    • Ajinomoto North America in its US$800 million acquisition of Windsor Quality Holdings
    • UBS Securities LLC and the other underwriters in connection with a US$157.9 million public offering of 15,000,000 common units by Capital Product Partners L.P.
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with a US$100 million Rule 144A Convertible Note offering by Vantage Drilling Company
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc., as representative of initial purchasers, in a US$775 million Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Offshore Group Investment Limited and Vantage Drilling Company
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc., as initial purchaser and sole book-running manager, in connection with a US$135 million Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Tempel Steel Company
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc., as initial purchaser, in a US$175 million Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Optima Specialty Steel
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with a US$280 million Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Forbes Energy Services Ltd.
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with a US$1 billion Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Offshore Group Investment Limited
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc. and the other initial purchasers in connection with a US$225 million Rule 144A and Regulation S notes offering by Offshore Group Investment Limited
    • Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with the issuance of a US$135 million Rule 144A and Regulation S offering by P2021 Rig Co.
    • Citigroup in a US$775 million bond offering and US$350 million term loan by a Vantage Drilling subsidiary
    • Citigroup and Jefferies & Company, Inc. in a US$1.15 billion bond offering and $500 million term loan by a Vantage Drilling subsidiary
    • Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Jefferies & Company, Inc. in connection with a US$100 million public offering of Common Stock by Pioneer Drilling Company
    • U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee, in a US$3 billion offering of senior notes by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
    • U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee and collateral agent, in a US$49.5 million exchange offer by Dune Energy
    • The Independent Directors' Committee of the Crude Carriers Corp. Board of Directors in a US$281.3 million unit-for-stock merger of Crude Carriers Corp. with Capital Product Partners L.P.
    • Energy Partners, Ltd in connection with its US$200.7 million acquisition of oil-weighted Gulf of Mexico shelf properties from Anglo-Suisse Offshore Partners, LLC, and the related closing of a US$210 million Rule 144A private placement
    • Continental Airlines in its US$8.5 billion merger with United Airlines

    Additional Capital Markets Experience

    • DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. in a secondary offering of Class A Common Stock
    • Subsidiaries of Time Warner Inc. as selling stockholders in the sale of Class A Common Stock of Time Warner Telecom Inc.
    • Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Goldman Sachs International, Morgan Stanley & Co. International Limited and the other Underwriters in the global initial public offering and private placement of Common Units of KKR Private Equity Investors, L.P. listed on Euronext Amsterdam
    • JPMorgan Securities Ltd. and the other designated Underwriters in the execution of, and various takedowns under, the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Euro Medium Term Note Program
    • JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the other Underwriters in a high yield offering of Senior Notes by Primedia Inc. pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
    • Credit Suisse First Boston and the other Underwriters in a high yield offering of senior notes by Riverdeep Group Limited pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S
    • Credit Suisse First Boston in the acquisition of shares of Common Stock from the Selling Shareholders of United Rentals, Inc.
    • UBS Limited and the other Underwriters, as US counsel, in a rights offering by Prudential plc.
    • America Latina Logistica S.A. (ALL) and the Selling Shareholders in its global initial public offering and secondary offering of Preferred Shares and Global Depositary Shares pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S

    Additional Mergers & Acquisitions Experience

    • Global Aero Logistics Inc. (formerly New ATA Holdings Inc.) in its acquisition of World Air Holdings, Inc.
    • Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in the sale of Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Abbott Laboratories
    • IBM Corporation in its acquisition of the Relational Database business of Informix Corporation and its acquisition of Mainspring, Inc.
    • WorldCom, Inc. in its acquisition of Intermedia Communications, Inc.
    • Olin Corporation in its acquisition of Monarch Brass & Copper Corp.
    • Seat Pagine Gialle S.p.A. in its acquisition of NetCreations, Inc.
    • Time Warner Inc. in its merger of equals with America Online, Inc.
    • Court TV in its acquisition of Darkhorse Multimedia, Inc.

    Put Option & Strategic Transactions

    • @viso Limited in a put option transaction in respect of shares of PeoplePC Inc.
    • drugstore.com, Inc. in a strategic transaction with Rite Aid Corporation and General Nutrition Companies, Inc.

    Banking & Finance

    • JPMorgan Chase Bank as arranger in the amendment and restatement of Senior Secured Credit Agreement of Advance Auto Parts, Inc.