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Andrew Bonnes

Partner

Bonnes, Andrew

Andrew Bonnes represents public and private companies and financial institutions in a variety of corporate matters. Mr. Bonnes focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and general corporate matters. He has represented buyers, sellers, financial advisors and other interested parties in acquisitions, divestitures, investments and strategic alliances. Mr. Bonnes has also represented underwriters, dealer managers and investors in the registration, issuance and repurchase of equity and debt securities. Additionally, Mr. Bonnes has advised clients on a variety of general corporate matters, including corporate governance and SEC disclosure. Learn more about Mr. Bonnes' practice and how he can support your startup on WilmerHaleLaunch.com

Experience

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Bonnes was an associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Community Involvement

Mr. Bonnes is a member of the March of Dimes Boston-Manchester Market Board.

Publications & News

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July 11, 2017

Staples, Inc. Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $10.25 per Share in Cash, or Approximately $6.9 Billion

Staples, Inc. and Sycamore Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced that they have entered into a merger agreement in which investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners will acquire Staples in a transaction that values Staples at an equity value of approximately $6.9 billion.

February 14, 2017

WilmerHale Counsels Cynosure in $1.65B Acquisition by Hologic

The WilmerHale team on the transaction was led by Hal Leibowitz and Jason Kropp and included Andrew Bonnes, Kim Wethly, Leon Greenfield, Bruce Manheim, Steve Barrett, Laura Schneider, Amy Null, Julie Hogan Rodgers, Ciara Baker, Davis Sluis, Caroline Dotolo and Alex Civetta.

January 3, 2017

WilmerHale Announces 2017 Partner Elevations and Recognizes New Special Counsel

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners, as well as to recognize our new special counsel.

October 20, 2015

WEX Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Electronic Funds Source LLC

WEX Inc. announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Electronic Funds Source LLC (EFS) for a total consideration of approximately $1.1 billion in cash and 4.0 million shares of common stock to be issued to investment funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus, EFS’ current owner.

February 4, 2015

Staples, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Office Depot, Inc.

Staples, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Staples will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Office Depot.

Practices

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Education

JD, cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2007, Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Order of the Coif

BA, Dartmouth College, 1998

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

New York

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