Ann-Christine Stepien

Associate

Chicago
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
300 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60654-3406
T 312 728 9009
F 312 728 9199
astepienwillkie.com

Ann-Christine Stepien is an associate in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department. Her practice includes private equity and venture capital transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and reorganizations and early-stage and follow-on investments and financings. She also represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, including with respect to acquisitions and equity financings and general corporate matters.

Ann-Christine Stepien is an associate in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department. Her practice includes private equity and venture capital transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and reorganizations and early-stage and follow-on investments and financings. She also represents portfolio companies of private equity clients, including with respect to acquisitions and equity financings and general corporate matters.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Global HR software provider Bullhorn in its acquisition of Erecruit
  • U.S. cloud-based software vendor Acumatica in its sale to EQT
  • Insight Partners in numerous growth equity investments
  • Insight Partners in its investment in PDI
  • Insight Partners in its sale of DrillingInfo to Genstar Capital
  • Choice Hotels in its acquisition of extended-stay hotel brand WoodSpring Suites
  • Bridge Growth Partners, LLC in its majority equity investment in BackOffice Associates, the worldwide leader in information governance, data stewardship, and data migration solutions
  • A consortium of institutional investors in the acquisition of up to $5 billion worth of consumer loans through the Prosper Marketplace, Inc. platform
  • Insight Partners in its acquisition of Resolve Systems
  • Virtus Investment Partners in its acquisition of RidgeWorth Investments, a multi-boutique asset management firm
  • Virtus Investment Partners in an offering of common stock and preferred stock