Bio

Lilit Kazangyan represents investment banks as well as public and private companies in connection with a variety of domestic and international capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and follow-on offerings, as well as high-yield and investment grade debt offerings. She also advises clients on general corporate matters, including securities laws compliance and corporate governance.

Selected representations include:

  • Veritas Capital in connection with the $515 million offering of senior secured notes by Aptim Corp.;
  • American Homes 4 Rent in its $150 million offering of series F cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred shares;
  • BofA Merrill Lynch, MUFG, U.S. Bancorp and Wells Fargo Securities as joint book runners in the $1 billion senior notes offering in two tranches by Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.;
  • O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. in its $500 million senior notes offering;
  • Credit Suisse and Stifel as joint bookrunning managers in the $225 million initial public offering of units of Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company;
  • Credit Suisse as sole bookrunning manager in the $250 million initial public offering of units of Osprey Energy Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company;
  • Morgan Stanley as sole bookrunning manager in the $200 million initial public offering of units of Leisure Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company; and
  • Citigroup as sole bookrunning manager in the $200 million initial public offering of units of Leo Holdings Corp., a special purpose acquisition company.

Ms. Kazangyan also has represented issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and other financings by over 20 domestic and foreign biopharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Kazangyan was a capital markets and securities attorney in the New York office of another international law firm.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2010
  • M.A., Stanford University, 2007
  • B.A., Stanford University, 2007

Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Lilit Kazangyan