Tristan is counsel in Ropes & Gray's securities and public companies group. Tristan focuses his practice on representing public companies, investment banks and private equity firms and their portfolio companies in connection with capital markets transactions and compliance with securities laws and stock exchange rules and regulations, as well as mergers & acquisitions, other strategic transactions and general corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Tristan practiced in the London and Silicon Valley offices of another leading international law firm.


Examples of transactional matters include advising:

  • Seagate Technology Holdings in connection with its innovative issuance of $1.5 billion of exchangeable notes and equity derivative transactions.
  • IQVIA Holdings in its $1.25 billion senior notes offering.
  • The lead initial purchasers in Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital’s offering of green exchangeable senior notes.
  • McAfee Corp, a global leader in online protection, in connection with its $740 million initial public offering and other capital markets transactions, as well as its $14 billion take-private transaction.
  • The Duckhorn Portfolio, a premier producer of luxury wines in North America, on its $300 million initial public offering  and other capital markets transactions.
  • TSG Consumer Partners on capital markets transactions of portfolio companies, including The Duckhorn Portfolio, Dutch Bros and Planet Fitness.
  • The lead underwriters in the $2.9 billion initial public offering for Avantor, Inc. and subsequent follow-on offerings.
  • Surgery Partners in connection with multiple capital markets transactions, including registered equity and 144A notes offerings.
  • U.S. Renal Care in its $500 million issuance of 144A senior notes.
  • The lead underwriters in multiple capital markets transactions for Biohaven.
  • Truck Hero in multiple offerings of 144A senior secured notes.
  • Integrated Device Technologies in its $6.7 billion sale to Renesas.*
  • Cree (now Wolfspeed) in its $575 million convertible senior notes offering.*
  • Branch Analytics in its acquisition of TUNE’s attribution analytics platform.*

*Prior to joining Ropes & Gray

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