Cory M. Reno
Cory Reno is an associate in the private equity group, representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, financings, leveraged buyouts, minority investments and restructurings. He also advises clients on general corporate matters, including governance, equity capital markets liquidity events and securities law compliance matters.
Prior to joining Ropes and Gray, Cory was an associate in the New York office of a global law firm where he advised investors, lenders, borrowers, issuers, underwriters and portfolio managers in bilateral and syndicated structured credit facilities, Rule 144A/Reg S collateralized loan obligation offerings, consent solicitations, combination note offerings and interest rate swap agreements along with corporate governance matters, securities law regulations, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Investment Company Act of 1940, U.S. federal income tax law, ERISA, UCC Article 9 and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
Prior to attending Vanderbilt University for law school, Cory was a summer analyst at a national, middle-market private equity firm in Grand Rapids, Michigan where he was responsible for identifying and modeling acquisition opportunities, drafting letters of intent and working with portfolio company management on integration and expansion plans for add-on acquisition targets.