Sarah Gabriel represents issuers in capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, public and private offerings of high yield debt and tender and exchange offers. Sarah also advises public companies and private equity sponsors regarding Sections 13 and 16 reporting obligations, SEC compliance, Exchange Act periodic reporting and disclosure, stock exchange requirements and corporate governance matters.
Sarah was named an "Illinois Rising Star" in 2010 and 2011 by Super Lawyers magazine.
Spin-off by FMC Technologies, Inc. of John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE: JBT)
Sale of Boise Cascade Holdings L.L.C.'s paper, packaging and newsprint business to a special purpose acquisition company, now trading as Boise, Inc. (NYSE: BZ), in a transaction valued at approximately $1.6 billion
Registered secondary offering by certain selling stockholders, including Madison Dearborn Partners, of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD)
€141 million senior subordinated notes of Sensata Technologies, B.V. and subsequent registered exchange offer
$50 million tender offer for senior and senior subordinated notes of Sensata Technologies, B.V.
Registered secondary offering by certain selling stockholders, including Bain Capital, of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST)
$140 million note exchange offer by Kellwood Company
$58.9 million Initial Public Offering of Gordmans Stores, Inc. and $51 million registered secondary offering by certain selling stockholders, including Sun Capital Partners (NASDAQ: GMAN)
$2.5 billion registered exchange offer for senior notes of Clear Channel Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
$175 million senior secured notes of American Standard
$62.5 million registered public offering by Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC)
$125 million senior notes of Kemet Corporation and subsequent registered exchange offer (NYSE: KEM)
$200 million shelf take down of common stock of Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV)
Kirkland Governance Watch, Summary of significant corporate developments, co-author, August 2009
Compensation Discussion and Analysis, Chapter 3 to A Practical Guide to SEC Proxy and Compensation Rules, co-author, Aspen Publishers, 2009 and 2011 Supplements
Practicing Law Institute, Panelist, Understanding the Securities Laws (2010, 2011)
IPO Preparation: What you need to know, Panelist (2011)
The Process of an Initial Public Offering, Panel Moderator, Northwestern University School of Law Entrepreneurship Conference (2012)