Shannon Cleary

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Shannon Cleary

Associate

New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 649 8771 | +1 212 698 3599

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Shannon Cleary focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters, assisting on a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions for strategic and private equity clients and leveraged finance transactions for private equity sponsors, agents, lenders and borrowers.

Ms. Cleary was a Dechert summer associate in 2014.

Experience
  • Griffon Corporation, a publically traded diversified holding company, in its US$200 million acquisition of ClosetMaid Corporation, a market leader of home storage and organization products, from Emerson Electric Co.
  • One Equity Partners in connection with its minority investment in Intren, LLC, a nationally certified Woman Business Enterprise and leading provider of specialty contracting services to major utilities.
  • Monster Worldwide Inc., a publicly traded global online employment solution company, in its US$429 million sale to an affiliate of Randstad Holding nv.
  • J.H. Whitney and its portfolio company PSA Healthcare in connection with its merger with a Bain Capital Private Equity affiliate that had previously agreed to acquire Epic Health Services.
  • Travel Leaders Group in connection with the refinancing of its outstanding senior secured credit facility.
  • RCS Capital Corporation in its in excess of US$1 billion reorganization and restructuring including forbearance arrangements and DIP and exit financings.
  • EGS Holdings, Inc., a global customer service organization, in its business combination with Alorica Inc., creating, at US$2.4 billion, the largest customer experience business process outsourcer servicing the U.S., and third largest globally.
  • GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, in its acquisition of a substantial equity stake in Ancestry.com.
Education
  • Harvard University, B.A., 2012, AmeriCorps Student Leader in Service
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2015, Davis Polk & Wardwell Fellow, Jane Marks Murphy Prize for Clinical Advocacy, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law