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Rachael Browndorf


Rachael Browndorf

New York

T:+1 212 318 3332

Rachael is an associate practicing in the New York office. She focuses her practice on corporate, M&A and securities matters for investment funds, family offices and FinTech businesses.

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  • Education

    JD, NYU School of Law, 2016
    BA, summa cum laude, Economics and Psychology, University of Miami, 2013

    In law school, Rachael was a Senior Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law.

  • Representative experience
    • Blockchain foundation in its $150 million initial coin offering including private SAFT and public auction fundraising rounds
    • Fintech and cryptocurrency company in $20 million "founder" round capital raise from strategic and financial investors
    • Various funds and family offices in private equity co-investments with numerous fund managers and fundless sponsors
    • Private equity fund in bank recapitalization investments including up to 9.9% voting stock ownership and related Federal Reserve passivity commitment filings
    • Artificial intelligence technology company in its offering and sale of blockchain tokens for use in disintermediating certain advertising activities
    • Long/short equity manager with over $3 billion AUM in structuring and launch of hedge funds, long only funds and managed accounts, and ongoing regulatory and corporate advice
    • Various fund managers in side letter negotiations with investors
    • Carillon Tower Advisers, Inc., a division of Raymond James Financial, Inc., in its acquisition of Scout Investments Inc. from UMB Financial Corp. for $172.5 million
    • New York State Catholic Health Plan, Inc., d/b/a Fidelis Care New York in the US $3.75 billion acquisition of its entire health insurance business by Centene Corporation
    • Administrative agent for the term lenders in connection with a first lien term loan credit facility, a debtor-in-possession term loan credit facility and an exit term loan credit facility extended to Payless ShoeSource and the Payless ShoeSource chapter 11 cases
    • Mercer Investments, a division of the Marsh & McLennan Companies, in its acquisition of Summit Strategies Group
  • Admissions
    • New Jersey State Bar
    • New York State Bar
  • Publications
  • Publications

    Anatomy of an ICO

    A growing number of companies are turning to initial coin offerings—called ICOs—as an innovative way to raise capital. .

    April 10, 2018