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Zach Swartz
Zach Swartz
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Zach Swartz

Zach Swartz
Richmond

901 East Byrd Street
Suite 1500
Richmond, VA 23219

Zach Swartz

Zach’s practice focuses on the representation of issuers and underwriters, placement agents, and initial purchasers in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. He has particular experience advising on corporate and securities transactions involving equity and mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs) and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). Zach also regularly provides general corporate, reporting, disclosure, compliance, securities, and corporate governance advice to public company clients.

Experience Highlights

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

  • Underwriters to Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. in its $110 million public offering of Series K cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • Financial advisor to American Finance Trust, Inc. in its initial passive listing of common stock 

  • TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. in its $233 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Vantage Energy Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in its $552 million initial public offering of units

  • Underwriters to Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. in its $1.5 billion public offering of common stock 

  • Sales Agents to Four Corners Property Trust, Inc. in its $150 million ATM program

  • Underwriters to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II, a special purpose acquisition company, in its $1.035 billion initial public offering of units

  • New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. in its $138 million public offering of convertible senior notes 

  • Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation in its $60 million public offering of Series A cumulative redeemable preferred stock 

  • Underwriters to Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. in its $115 million public offering of Series H cumulative redeemable preferred stock 

  • Cherry Hill Mortgage Investment Corporation in its $74 million public offering of common stock 

  • Underwriters to Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc. in its $75 million public offering of common stock 

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

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

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

Credentials

  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D. summa cum laude, 2012 (Staff Editor, Catholic University Law Review)
  • Juniata College, B.S., Education and Politics, 2008 (Dean’s List; Calvert Ellis Scholarship Recipient)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” 2021
  • Member: CUA Law Alumni Council
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • “SPACs: An Alternative to the Traditional IPO for REITs and Other Real Estate Companies,” V&E New York Office, October 30, 2019 (presenter)