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Benjamin N. Heriaud
Benjamin N. Heriaud
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Benjamin N. Heriaud

Benjamin N. Heriaud
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

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Benjamin N. Heriaud

Experience Highlights

  • Gates Industrial Corporation plc, a global manufacturer of innovative, highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions, in its IPO and follow-on offerings

  • Underwriters to Duck Creek Technologies, Paycor HCM and Shift4 Payments in IPOs and follow-on offerings

  • Apollo in its minority investment in PetSmart

  • Coatue as the lead investor in a $1.1 billion Series C funding round in CoreWeave, Inc., a specialized GPU cloud provider

  • Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman as sponsors in $17 billion debt financing transactions for their majority investment in Medline, a leading manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies

  • Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, in its senior notes offerings

  • Gates Industrial Corporation plc, a global manufacturer of innovative, highly engineered power transmission and fluid power solutions, in its $841 million initial public offering of ordinary shares and its combined $1.3 billion offerings of ordinary shares

  • Underwriters to Paycor HCM, Inc., a human capital management SaaS provider, in its $489 million initial public offering of common stock and its combined $850 million offerings of common stock

  • Underwriters to Duck Creek Technologies, an insurance SaaS provider, in its $465 million initial public offering of common stock and its combined $802 million offerings of common stock

  • Underwriters to Shift4 Payments, end-to-end payments technology provider, in its $397 million initial public offering of common stock and its combined $980 million offerings of common stock

  • Underwriters to Bioventus, a medical device company, in its $120 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Apollo in its minority investment in PetSmart

  • Coatue as the lead investor in a $1.1 billion Series C funding round in CoreWeave, Inc., a specialized GPU cloud provider

  • World Insurance Associates and Charlesbank Capital Partners in Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s over $1 billion equity and subordinated debt investment in World

  • Funds affiliated with Hill Path Capital in a $150 million preferred equity investment in The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. in connection with The ONE Group’s acquisition of the owner of Benihana Inc.

  • Johnson Controls in the sale of its Power Solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners L.P.

  • The ODP Corporation in the sale of its CompuCom Systems subsidiary

  • Vivint Smart Home in its $4.2 billion business combination with Mosaic Acquisition Corp.

  • Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman as sponsors in $17 billion debt financing transactions for their majority investment in Medline, a leading manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies

  • KKR in $1.9 billion notes and preferred stock offerings for its acquisition of Global Atlantic

  • Summit Materials, Inc. in connection with the financing, including an offering of $800 million of senior notes, for its $3.2 billion combination with the U.S. operations of Cementos Argos S.A.

  • Initial purchasers in Regal Rexnord’s $4.7 Billion debut senior notes offering for its acquisition of Altra Industrial Motion Corp.

  • Initial purchasers in debut senior notes offering in connection with the combination of 3M’s Food Safety Business with Neogen in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction

  • Symantec in debt financing for its $2.3 billion acquisition of LifeLock

  • Aramark in $3 billion of debt financing transactions for its acquisitions of Avendra and AmeriPride Services

  • Ashton Woods in its $650 million offering of senior notes

  • Medline in its $1.5 billion offerings of senior secured notes in connection with term loan repricings and its $2.3 billion CMBS refinancing

  • Initial purchasers in Switch, Inc.’s $600 million debut offering of senior notes and its $500 million acquisition financing

  • Initial purchasers in Shift4 Payments, Inc.’s $450 million debut offering of senior notes

  • Initial purchasers in Global Auto Holdings Limited’s $1.05 billion debut offering of senior notes

  • Initial purchasers in Ferrellgas, L.P.’s $700 million debut offering of senior secured notes and $1.5 billion debt restructuring

  • Initial purchasers in TechnipFMC’s $1 billion debut offering of senior notes in connection with its spinoff of Technip Energies

  • Dealer managers in tender offers and/or consent solicitations by issuers including GameStop, Regal Rexnord and Shift4 Payments

Credentials

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2013 (Editorial Board, Virginia Law and Business Review)
  • University of Virginia, B.A. Economics and History, 2009
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Corporate Law (New York), 2024
  • New York City Bar Association Securities Regulation Committee
  • New York