Julian D. Golay

Counsel

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8589
F 212 728 9589
jgolaywillkie.com

Julian D. Golay is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services Department in New York. Julian’s focus includes capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and general corporate and securities advice to public and private companies.

Julian D. Golay is counsel in the Corporate & Financial Services Department in New York. Julian’s focus includes capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and general corporate and securities advice to public and private companies.

Selected Significant Matters

Julian’s significant transactions include representing:

Capital Markets

  • FIS in connection with various liability management transactions and related matters, including its $5.5 billion senior notes offering and concurrent debt tender offers, its approximately $8.2 billion senior notes offerings in support of the Worldpay acquisition, and its approximately $2.9 billion senior notes offering and concurrent debt tender offers
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in connection with various debt and equity offerings and related matters, including a $5 billion senior notes offering (at the time the largest securities offering by an Israeli company), a $2 billion senior notes offering, an aggregate $7.425 billion in offerings of American Depositary Shares and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares, and a $1.3 billion debt tender offer
  • Northwestern Mutual in connection with a $600 million surplus notes offering and concurrent $1.75 billion exchange offer
  • The underwriters in connection with Marsh & McLennan’s €1.1 billion senior notes offering
  • LSB Industries in connection with various liability management transactions and related matters, including its $400 million Rule 144A offering of senior secured notes and concurrent cash tender offer
  • Level 3 Communications in its $640 million Rule 144A offering of senior notes and its $300 million Rule 144A offering of floating rate senior notes
  • The underwriters in connection with Brookdale Senior Living’s public offering of an aggregate $316.25 million of convertible senior notes

M&A, Private Equity and Joint Ventures

  • Oak Street Real Estate Capital in its pending acquisition by Blue Owl Capital
  • Homeowners of America in connection with its sale to Porch Group
  • Capital Constellation, an innovative private equity platform managed by Wafra (also advised by Willkie), in its significant equity investment in and capital commitment to Pollen Street Capital
  • WorkForce Software and Insight Partners in connection with WorkForce's significant equity investment received from Evergreen Coast Capital
  • New Mountain Capital in connection with its acquisition of DRB Systems from Prairie Capital L.P. and its acquisition of Sparta Systems, Inc. from Thoma Bravo
  • Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd in its agreement to establish a joint venture with Bradesco Seguros, creating a leading commercial large-risk insurer in Brazil
  • Celsia SA, Colombia’s fourth-largest power producer, in its $840 million acquisition of stakes in seven power plants in Panama and Costa Rica from GDF Suez
  • The CapStreet Group in its recapitalization of Industrial Plant Services, Inc. in partnership with other co-investors and senior management