Known for steering clients through sophisticated, high-profile capital markets transactions, Faiza Rahman is a partner in Ropes & Gray’s capital markets group in New York. Faiza has a broad practice representing public and private corporate issuers, private equity sponsors and investment banks in a variety of equity and debt capital markets transactions, including IPOs, secondary and follow-on equity offerings, acquisition finance, high yield, investment grade and other debt offerings, PIPEs and other private placements, and liability management and other debt restructuring transactions. Faiza also advises clients on related corporate governance and securities matters.

Highly regarded by clients for her attention to detail, expansive market knowledge, and ability to skillfully manage complicated issues, Faiza is ranked in Chambers Global. She has also been named a “Rising Star” and “Leading Lawyer” by several guides, including The Legal 500, IFLR and Women in Business Law, among others. 

Faiza is also very committed to pro bono and community service. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Faiza was a partner in the New York office of another global law firm. 


Faiza’s experience includes representing:

  • Represented CCMP Capital Partners and Hillman Group Inc. in its $220 million secondary equity offering and $172.6 million registered block trade
  • Represented CCMP Capital Partners in its $59.9 million rule 144 broker-dealer sale of shares of Hillman Group Inc.
  • Represented Genstar Capital and its portfolio company Tekni-Plex in connection with Its $620 million rule 144A bond offering for Trident TPI Holdings
  • Represented CCMP Capital Partners and Ecovyst Catalyst Technologies in a variety of matters including its $114.3 million secondary offering and $158.5 million secondary offering.
  • Represented LSB Industries in its $213 million secondary offering and share repurchase.
  • Represented Ginkgo Bioworks in its $100 million registered equity offering.
  • Represented Commonwealth Financial Network in a variety of equity investments
  • Represented Partners Group in its acquisition of Foundation Risk Partners, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm.
  • Represented Avista Public Acquisition Corp. II in its $230 million IPO.*
  • Represented Arrival in its upsized $353 million follow-on offering and $275 million senior unsecured green notes offering.*
  • Represented Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc. (a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors) in its $164 million initial public offering and over $500 million in secondary offerings of common shares.*
  • Represented the underwriters in the Up-C structured IPO for Camping World Holdings.*
  • Represented WPX Energy, Inc. in its $900 million senior unsecured notes offering to finance in part its acquisition of Felix Energy, LLC.*
  • Represented Black Knight, Inc. in a $1 billion private offering pursuant to Rule 144A of senior unsecured notes by its subsidiary Black Knight InfoServ, LLC to finance Black Knight’s acquisition of Optimal Blue Holdings, LLC.
  • Represented the lead underwriters in a $2.15 billion offering of senior unsecured notes by Keurig Dr Pepper Inc., to repay existing indebtedness.*
  • Represented Blue Bird Corporation, an American Securities portfolio company, in its $75 million private placement of equity securities and related registration statements.*
  • Represented 24-Hour Fitness in all capital markets matters related to its Chapter 11 restructuring process.*
  • Represented Tidewater Inc. in a strategic tender offer and consent solicitation to modify terms of negotiated high yield senior secured notes.*
  • Represented General Growth Properties, Inc. in its historic $2.3 billion equity offering to fund its emergence from bankruptcy, one of the largest-ever equity offerings by a REIT and the only such offering effectively undertaken while the issuer was in chapter 11.*

*Handled prior to joining Ropes & Gray

Areas of Practice