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Caroline Bailey
Caroline Bailey
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Caroline Bailey

Caroline Bailey
Richmond

901 East Byrd Street
Suite 1500
Richmond, VA 23219

Caroline Bailey

Caroline’s principal area of practice is corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, private equity, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation with a particular concentration on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).

Experience Highlights

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Owens Realty Mortgage, a specialty finance REIT, in its $200 million merger with Ready Capital Corporation, a real estate finance company

  • CYS Investments, an agency mortgage REIT, in its merger with Two Harbors Investment Corp., a leading hybrid mortgage REIT

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. in its $150 million initial public offering of common stock; its $36 million public offering of common stock; its $50 million ATM program; its $77 million public offering of series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock; its $33 million public offering of common stock; its $81 million public offering of common stock; and its $78 million public offering of common stock

  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of MVP REIT II in the acquisition of MVP REIT by MVP REIT II in a stock-for-stock merger

  • Owens Realty Mortgage in the activism campaign by Freestone Capital

  • CYS Investments, Inc. in its $172 million ATM program 

  • Underwriters to Urban Edge Properties in its $194 million public offering of common stock 

  • Orchid Island Capital, Inc. in its $125 million ATM program

  • Underwriters to Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its $40 million public offering of Series D cumulative convertible preferred stock

  • Underwriters to Urban Edge Properties in its $250 million ATM program 

  • Underwriters to Clipper Realty Inc. in its $88 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Underwriters to PLH Group, Inc in its $208 million Rule 144A offering of class A-1 common stock 

  • Ellington Financial Inc. in its $115 million public offering of Series A fixed-to-floating rate cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. in its $77 million public offering of series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock 

  • Global Medical REIT Inc. in its $36 million public offering of common stock 

  • Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT in its $47 million public offering of common shares 

  • Placement agent to Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its $90 million private offering of preferred stock and subsequent exchange offer 

  • Routinely advises multiple publicly traded corporations on 1933 Act and 1934 Act compliance, listing exchange requirements, corporate governance best practices, and board of directors matters 

Credentials

  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2014 (Order of the Coif; McNeil Law Society; University of Richmond Law Review)
  • Washington & Lee University,  B.S., Business Administration with Special Attainments in Commerce cum laude, 2011
  • Virginia
  • “2017 Kayo Women’s Real Estate Investment Summit,” April 24-25, 2017 (speaker)