Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital’s IPO

Vinson & Elkins LLP and Walkers’ Cayman advised Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital on the deal.

Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital announced its initial public offering of 34,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit, including 4,500,000 units issued pursuant to the underwriters’ full exercise of its option to purchase additional units.

The offering closed on January 22, 2021.

Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital is a female-led special purpose acquisition company, formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination.

The V&E corporate team was led by partners Brenda Lenahan  (Picture) and Ramey Layne, with assistance from senior associate Stancell Haigwood and associates Ximena Kuri, Matt Hortenstine and Carmen Guidry. Also advising were partners Lina Dimachkieh and David Peck, senior associate Allyson Seger, associate Lauren Nieman and counsel Sarah Mitchell.

The Walkers team was led by Cayman Islands partners Tim Buckley and Tamsin West, with assistance from associates Jennifer Sangaroonthong and Sophie Dibb.

Involved fees earner: Lina Dimachkieh – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Carmen Guidry – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Stancell Haigwood – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Matthew Hortenstine – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ximena Kuri – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Ramey Layne – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Brenda Lenahan – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Sarah Mitchell – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Lauren Nieman – Vinson & Elkins LLP; David Peck – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Allyson Seger – Vinson & Elkins LLP; Tim Buckley – Walkers Global; Sophie Dibb – Walkers Global; Jennifer Sangaroonthong – Walkers Global; Tamsin West – Walkers Global;

Law Firms: Vinson & Elkins LLP; Walkers Global;

Clients: Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti