Debbie Wang is an associate in the mergers and acquisitions group. Debbie has experience representing public and private companies, financial institutions and investors in a broad range of domestic and cross border transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, minority investments and other strategic transactions, as well as advising on general corporate and commercial matters.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Debbie was an associate at a leading Canadian law firm and an international law firm in New York. 


  • Represented Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its sale to Gurnet Point Capital and Novo Holdings.
  • Represented America’s Test Kitchen in its sale to Marquee Brands.
  • Represented Pfizer Inc. in its:
    • $11.6 billion acquisition of Biohaven Pharmaceuticals
    • $6.7 billion acquisition of Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
  • Represented Medtronic plc in its $1.1 billion acquisition of Intersect ENT, Inc.  
  • Represented Detour Gold Corporation in the C$4.9B acquisition of all of its issued and outstanding common shares by Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.*
  • Represented Discount Car and Truck Rentals Ltd. in its sale to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Company.*
  • Represented Alacer Gold Corp. in its $5B at-market merger of equals with SSR Mining Inc.*

*Experience prior to Ropes & Gray

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