Shannon Footer

Shannon-Cleary

Shannon Footer

Associate

New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 649 8771 | +1 212 698 3599


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Shannon Footer focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters, counseling private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, asset managers and strategic clients on a wide range of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, large and middle market financing transactions, and general corporate advice across a variety of industries.

Ms. Footer was a Dechert summer associate in 2014.

Experience
  • Loring Ward Holdings Inc. in its sale to Focus Financial Partners Inc.
  • Kudu Investment Management, LLC, a provider of permanent capital solutions to asset and wealth managers worldwide, in its acquisition of a minority interest in First Long Island Investors, LLC.
  • VisioCap, LLC in its investment in Wet Noses Natural Dog Treat Company LLC, a manufacturer of specialty dog and cat treats and foods.
  • Centre Partners Management LLC in its acquisition of a majority interest in New England Fitness and affiliates, now doing business as One World Fitness PFF, LLC, a leading owner and operator of fitness clubs under the Planet Fitness banner.
  • Further Global Capital Management on its cross-border, take-private acquisition of the entire issued share capital of GBGI Limited, a Guernsey domiciled AIM-listed insurance company.
  • 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.
  • 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
Admissions
  • New York