University of Virginia, J.D., 2011; Senior Articles Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review
University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, 2007
Elizabeth Morales is a corporate attorney representing privately held companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. She structures and negotiates complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, senior credit facilities, mezzanine debt investments, corporate restructurings, executive compensation and incentive arrangements, and assists clients with other general corporate matters. In addition, she has experience counseling public and private companies in securities offerings and tender offers.
Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth was an associate with Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.
Honors & Awards
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star, business/corporate, 2018
Represents a private equity firm in its acquisitions and investments in various middle market companies, primarily in the business services and consumer products sectors.
Represents a national health care corporation in its acquisitions and divestitures of dialysis clinics throughout the United States.
Represents companies in the defense and health care industries in connection with their strategic venture capital investments in early-stage companies.
Represented a closely held software company in its recapitalization and sale to a large private equity fund.
Represented a lead agent and arranger in a $900 million refinancing for a global investment management and insurance company.
Represented Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated as joint book runners and joint lead arrangers in connection with a $3.65 billion bridge financing for the acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. of Interactive Data Corporation and $3.9 billion in revolving credit facilities for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
Represented Kian Capital, an SBIC mezzanine fund, in mezzanine debt and equity investments.
Represented AmWINS Group, Inc., a national wholesale insurance broker with significant private equity ownership, in the acquisition of a regional employee benefit administrator.
Represented a public company in connection with the spinoff of certain divisions of its business into a new, stand-alone public company.
News & Events
- Jan. 30, 2018
- Oct. 28, 2016
- Oct. 11, 2016
- June 14, 2016
- June 13, 2016
- Dec. 23, 2015
- Oct. 23, 2015
- American Bar Association, Business Law and Young Lawyers Sections