Rachel D. Phillips

Associate

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  • JD, magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2009; Executive Editor, Review of Banking and Financial Law
  • AB (Religious Philosophy and Ethics), Princeton University, 2004

Qualifications

  • New York, 2015
  • Massachusetts, 2009
  • New York Super Lawyers - Rising Stars (2017)

Rachel D. Phillips

Associate

Rachel Phillips joined Ropes & Gray in 2009 as an associate in the securities and public companies group, representing public companies and private equity portfolio companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and other strategic transactions. Rachel also counsels investment banks on financial advisory matters and U.S. and international public companies on corporate governance and disclosure matters in the United States.

Experience

Representative Capital Markets Clients and Matters:

  • Represented Canada Goose Holdings, Inc. in its $240 million cross-border IPO
  • Represented DAVIDsTEA, Inc., a retailer of loose-leaf teas, pre-packaged teas, tea sachets, and tea-related gifts and accessories, in its $96 million IPO
  • Represented Trinseo S.A., a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber in raising gross proceeds of $300 million in dollar denominated notes and €375 million in euro denominated notes
  • Represented Trinseo S.A in its $219 million IPO and $1.7 billion in secondary offerings
  • Represented Acceleron Pharma Inc. in its $83 million IPO and subsequent $129 million and $150 million follow-on equity offerings
  • Represented Bright Horizons Family Solutions in its $220 million IPO and in its $280 million and $257 million secondary offerings
  • Represented Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins in its $400 million IPO, and in its $560 million and $775 million secondary offerings
  • Represented Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. in its $65 million and $75 million follow-on equity offerings, as well as its at-the-market offerings 
  • Represented GT Advanced Technologies in raising an aggregate of $300 million in combined equity and convertible note offerings, and in its $220 million convertible note offering

Representative Mergers & Acquisitions Clients and Matters:

  • Represented Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited, a leading global provider of print-based specialty print packaging solutions, in its $2.3 billion sale to WestRock Company
  • Represented Pfizer in its approximately $17 billion acquisition of Hospira
  • Represented Symmetry Medical Inc. in the spin-off of its Symmetry Surgical Business and $450 million sale of its OEM solutions business to Tecomet Inc., a portfolio company of Genstar Capital
  • Represented Wright Medical Group, Inc. in its merger of equals with Tornier N.V.
  • Represented Wright Medical Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Solana Surgical, LLC
  • Represented NSTAR in its merger with Northeast Utilities