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Sunlight Financial LLC to List on NYSE Through Merger With Apollo-Affiliated Spartan Acquisition Corp. II

Vinson & Elkins advised Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc., in connection with a definitive agreement for a business combination with Sunlight Financial LLC (“Sunlight”), a premier U.S. residential solar financing platform, that will result in Sunlight becoming a publicly listed company.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Ramey Layne, John Kupiec and Jim Fox, counsel Crosby Scofield and senior associates Anne Peetz and Zachary Swartz, with assistance from associates Jordan Fossee, Tara Tegeleci, Maram Mahajna, Glen Taylor, Bekah Briggs, Tyler Johnson, Alice Zhang and Miles Fortenberry. Also advising were partners David Peck and Jason McIntosh, senior associate Allyson Seger and associate Christina McLeod; counsel Julia Petty and associate Mary Daniel Morgan; partner Sean Becker and counsel Christie Alcalá; partner Chris Green and senior associate Jeff Shah; partner Devika Kornbacher and associate Briana Falcon; and partner Matt Dobbins and senior associate Jennifer Cornejo.

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