Andrew Ray represents public and private companies, financial sponsors, investors, including venture capital and private equity firms, entrepreneurs and management teams in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), financings, and growth equity transactions. He has transactional experience in a broad range of industries, including technology, financial services, government contracts, life sciences, real estate, energy and the not-for-profit sector. Various industry publications and credentialing organizations recognize Andy as a leader in both M&A and in technology, media, and communications law, among other fields. Andy serves as a co-leader of the firm’s financial technology (fintech) industry team, and he previously served as the leader of the firm’s interdisciplinary corporate practice in Washington, DC.
Among other high profile transactions, Andy led the team representing Oculus VR from its initial formation through its $2 billion sale to Facebook, which was named the M&A Advisor M&A Deal of the Year.
Andy writes and speaks frequently on topics that include corporate finance, private equity, technology, M&A, corporate governance, and cross-border deals.