Finance of America Companies’ $1.9 Billion Merger With Replay Acquisition Corp.

Simpson Thacher represented Finance of America Companies in the transaction.

Finance of America Companies executed its business combination with Replay Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: RPLA), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, that will result in Finance of America Companies becoming a publicly listed company with a projected $1.9 billion equity valuation.

Finance of America Companies is an end-to-end consumer lending and services platform which seamlessly connects borrowers with investors. Product offerings include mortgages, reverse mortgages, and loans to residential real estate investors distributed across retail, third party network, and digital channels.

The Simpson Thacher team advising Finance of America Companies included Elizabeth Cooper (Picture), Michael Chao, Benjamin Bodurian, Paul Bolaji and Carina Kan (M&A); Josh Bonnie, Will Golden, Patrick McCamy, Claire DiMario, Jesse Schulman and Samantha Sergent (Capital Markets); Brad Goldberg and Charles Mathes (Public Company Advisory Practice); Jonathan Ozner and Tony Rim (Debt Financing); Jon Goldstein, Sophie Staples and Eli Shalam (Tax); Greg Grogan and Jason Fixelle (ECEB); Amber Harezlak (IP); and Peter Guryan and Kelly Karapetyan (Antitrust).

Involved fees earner: Benjamin Bodurian – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Paul Bolaji – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Chao – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Elizabeth Cooper – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Claire DiMario – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Fixelle – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joshua Ford Bonnie – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bradley Goldberg – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Golden – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Goldstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gregory Grogan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Guryan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Amber Harezlak – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Carina Kan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Charles Mathes – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Patrick McCamy – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Ozner – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tony Rim – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jesse Schulman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Samantha Sergent – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Eli Shalam – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sophie Staples – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Finance of America Holdings LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti