Avantor’s $840.9 Million Secondary Common Stock Offering


Simpson Thacher represented Avantor and an entity affiliated with New Mountain Capital in connection with a secondary offering of Avantor common stock by New Mountain Capital and other selling stockholders.

The offering of 51,750,000 shares of Avantor’s common stock raised approximately $840.9 million in gross proceeds, with the selling stockholders receiving all of the proceeds from the offering.

Avantor (NYSE: AVTR) is a leading global provider of mission critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries.

The Simpson Thacher team included Joe Kaufman (Picture), Ryan Bekkerus, Jessica Asrat, Hyo Min Kim, Crystal Oparaeke and Adriana Estor (Capital Markets); James Rapp (Public Company Advisory Practice); Larry Moss and Jamin Koslowe (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); John Creed and Sophie Staples (Tax); Adeeb Fadil and Noreen Lavan (Environmental); and Lori Lesser and Alysha Sekhon (Intellectual Property).

Involved fees earner: Jessica Asrat – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Ryan Bekkerus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; John Creed – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adriana Estor-Restrepo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adeeb Fadil – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joseph Kaufman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Hyo Min Kim – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jamin Koslowe – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Noreen Lavan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Lori Lesser – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Laurence Moss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Crystal Oparaeke – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; James Rapp – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Alysha Sekhon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sophie Staples – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Avantor;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti