Doug Giannantonio

Associate

  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2014; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Articles Editor, Columbia Science and Technology Law Review
  • BS (Biomedical Engineering), with Distinction, Duke University, 2010

Qualifications

  • New York, 2015
  • American Bar Association

Doug Giannantonio

Associate

Doug Giannantonio joined Ropes & Gray in 2018 as an associate in the private equity transactions group. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was a corporate associate in the New York office of a premier U.S. law firm, where he advised public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, securities offerings and corporate governance matters.

Experience

Matters prior to joining Ropes & Gray include representing:

  • Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) in connection with the divestiture of its Cellulose Fibers pulp mills to International Paper (NYSE: IP) for $2.2 billion.
  • AGL Resources in connection with its merger with the Southern Company (NYSE: SO) for an enterprise value of approximately $12 billion, creating one of America’s leading U.S. electric and gas utilities companies.
  • A private equity firm in connection with the sale of its portfolio company’s marketing business.
  • A publicly-listed multinational information and analytics company:
    • in its acquisition of an academic software company.
    • in its formation of a joint venture focused on providing client hosting and infrastructure services.
  • A publicly-listed telecommunications company in connection with its $350 million Rule 144A/Regulation S high-yield debt offering.
  • The underwriters in connection with the 144A/Regulation S high-yield debt offering of Itron, Inc., a leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of electricity, natural gas and water.
  • The dealer manager in connection with the debt exchange offer of an oil and gas company.
  • A publicly-listed technology company in connection with its multi-billion dollar share repurchase program.
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