Thomas Sharkey

Associate

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8894
F 212 728 9894
tsharkeywillkie.com

Thomas G. Sharkey is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice includes public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, capital market transactions and general corporate and securities law matters.

Thomas G. Sharkey is an associate in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. His practice includes public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, capital market transactions and general corporate and securities law matters.

Selected Significant Matters

Thomas has advised on the following significant matters:

  • Genstar Capital and Mercer Advisors in connection with Mercer’s recapitalization and the acquisition of an equity stake in Mercer by Oak Hill Capital
  • Genstar Capital in its agreement to acquire a majority stake in OEConnection, a leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturer distribution networks, from funds advised by Providence Equity Partners
  • Aquiline Capital Partners in its agreement to acquire human resources outsourcing provider CoAdvantage from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
  • Covius, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, in its acquisition of Chronos Solutions' credit, verification, REO and auction businesses
  • Aquiline Capital Partners and its portfolio company Covius in connection with a strategic investment by New Residential Investment Corp. in Covius
  • Ascensus, owned by Genstar Capital and Aquiline Capital Partners, in connection with the addition of new investors, led by Atlas Merchant Capital LLC, to the ownership group 
  • Private equity-backed OSG Billing Services in its acquisitions of NCP Solutions and Diamond Communication Solutions
  • Curo Group Holdings in a 144A offerings of senior secured notes
  • Curo Group Holdings and the selling stockholders in a secondary offering of common stock
  • Assurant in its $2.5 billion acquisition of The Warranty Group
  • Aquiline Capital Partners and Togetherwork on the sale of group management software and payments provider Togetherwork to GI
  • Private equity-backed BISAM in the sale of BISAM to FactSet Research Systems
  • Curo Financial Technologies Corp. in its 144A offering of senior secured notes
  • Vertiv Intermediate Holding Corporation in its 144A offering of senior PIK toggle notes
  • Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. in its agreement to sell its Public Sector and Education businesses to Vista Equity Partners for $850 million
  • Glansaol, a newly launched prestige beauty and personal care company, in its acquisition of Laura Geller
  • AssetMark (a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners and Genstar Capital) in its sale to Huatai Securities
  • Aralez Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of the U.S. and Canadian rights to cardiovascular drug Zontivity from Merck
  • Aralez Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of the U.S. rights to beta-blocker Toprol-XL® from AstraZeneca
  • Platinum Equity in high yield financing in connection with Platinum’s acquisition of Vertiv Corporation
  • Wallapop in connection with its merger with letgo in the United States
  • Ryerson Holding Corporation in its public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock and in a 144A offering of senior secured notes and related refinancing transactions
  • WFS Global Holding SAS in a 144A offering of senior secured and senior unsecured notes
  • Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. in its acquisition of SunGard in a deal valued at $9.1 billion
  • Liqui-Box, a portfolio company of client The Sterling Group, in the sale of Liqui-Box to Olympus Partners
  • Platinum Equity in a 144A offering of senior secured notes in connection with Platinum’s acquisition of WFS Global Holdings SAS
  • Platinum Equity in a 144A offering of senior notes in connection with Platinum’s acquisition of PrimeSource Building Products
  • The ad hoc committee of bondholders in the out-of-court restructuring of Liberty Tire