Victory Capital’s $152 Million Initial Public Offering


Willkie client Victory Capital Holdings launched an initial public offering of 11,700,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $13.00 per share, raising $152 million.

The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on February 8 under the ticker symbol “VCTR”.

Additionally, Victory Capital has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,755,000 shares of its Class A common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The offering closed on February 12.

Victory Capital is an integrated multi-boutique asset management firm, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, with approximately $61.8 billion in assets under management and advisement, as of December 2017. Willkie previously advised Victory Capital on its acquisitions of RS Investments, Compass EMP and Munder Capital Management.

The Willkie deal team was led by David Boston (Picture) and included partners Danielle Scalzo, Jordan Messinger, Geri Anne McEvoy, Christopher Peters and James Silk; counsel Ryan Brizek; associates Frances Dales, Victoria Rosales, David Lee and Andrew Marmer; and law clerk Peter Coulson.

Involved fees earner: David Boston – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Danielle Scalzo – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Frances Dales – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Victoria Rosales – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Jordan Messinger – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Geri Anne McEvoy – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Christopher Peters – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; James Silk – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Ryan Brizek – Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Law Firms: Willkie Farr & Gallagher;

Clients: Victory Capital Management Inc.;