Rebekah Raber advises a diverse range of clients from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses on corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and joint ventures in both domestic and cross-border transactions. She represents public and private companies through strategic acquisitions and divestiture transactions. Rebekah has experience in a broad range of industries, including financial services, media, energy, natural resources, retail, life sciences, and technology.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Rebekah worked for a large law firm in St. Louis, Missouri. While attending law school, she served as an associate editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review and acted as a research assistant for Professor Hillary Sale.
Represented Cypress Performance Group in the sale of IPS Corporation, a global manufacturer of solvent cements, plumbing and roofing products, and adhesives for residential, commercial, and industrial use, to Centerbridge Partners, LP
Represented Cypress Performance Group in sale of its subsidiary Encapsys, a company that specializes in microencapsulation technology that is used in production and manufacturing in the food, pharmaceuticals, home care, construction materials, textiles, bedding, and agriculture sectors, to Milliken
Represented FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in a definitive agreement and plan of reorganization with Payoneer Inc., a global payment and commerce-enabling platform leveraged by millions of digital businesses worldwide. The deal values Payoneer at $3.3 billion.
Represented Pearson in the sale of its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House, a global consumer book publishing company, to Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA for approximately $675 million
Represented BIDS Trading Inc., a registered broker-dealer and the operator of the BIDS Trading Alternative Trading System (ATS) and the largest block-trading ATS by volume in the US, in its sale to CBOE Global Markets, Inc.
Represented WE Soda Ltd in the $450 million sale of a 60% interest in Ciner Resources, its North American soda ash business, to Şişecam Group and a $4 billion joint venture with Sisecam to develop the world’s largest integrated soda ash facility in the Green River Basin in Wyoming
Represented Ciner Group subsidiary, Imperial Natural Resources, on a $400 million equity joint venture with Şişecam Group, to develop a substantial new Soda Ash facility in the Green River Basin in Wyoming
Represented Diageo in the formation of a joint venture with Sean “Diddy” Combs and the joint venture’s related acquisition of a luxury tequila brand
Represented various financial institutions in connection with their role as financial advisors in numerous M&A transactions.
Represented Pearson plc in connection with the sale of its US K12 courseware business to Nexus Capital Management
Represented a developer of renewable energy projects in connection with its acquisition or a portfolio of more than 300 operating solar projects
Represented Tiedemann Wealth Management in connection with its acquisition of Threshold Group
Represented Visible Alpha, a research and corporate access aggregation platform, in connection with several capital raises, joint ventures and add ons.
Represented Apollo Global Management in its $1.36 billion acquisition of The Fresh Market, a gourmet supermarket chain in 27 states
Represented Ares Capital in connection with the sale of its portfolio company Step2
Represented Noble Environmental Power in connection with the sale of its 612 MW operating wind generation portfolio and dedicated operations platform in New York, to an affiliate of the Carlyle Group
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, 2012, LL.M., Taxation
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, 2011, J.D., cum laude
Washington University in St. Louis, 2007, B.A., with Honors