Biography

Jason McCaffrey is a partner in the Firm's Corporate Practice Group. Jason represents foreign and domestic public and private clients in a variety of industries in connection with corporate and securities law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, initial and secondary securities offerings for issuers and underwriters in the United States and the United Kingdom, tender offers, exchange offers, federal securities law compliance and corporate reorganizations. Jason also advises companies and their boards on corporate governance, beneficial ownership reporting, fiduciary duties, SEC disclosure and reporting, annual meeting and proxy-related matters and matters relating to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the rules and regulations of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market.

In addition, Jason has extensive experience advising financial institutions and their holding companies on regulatory, corporate governance, securities and transactional matters.

 

Representation

Represented Midatech Pharma PLC, a publicly-traded United Kingdom biopharmaceutical company, in its acquisition of DARA BioSciences, Inc., a US publicly-traded company, and its subsequent registration of ordinary shares with the Securities and Exchange Commission and listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market.

Advised Arix Bioscience Plc, a global healthcare and life sciences company that sources, finances and develops both start up and later stage companies across the healthcare and life sciences sectors, on its initial public offering and admission to trading on the standard segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Arix, headquartered in London with an office in New York, raised total gross proceeds of £100million in its oversubscribed initial public offering.

Represented TESARO Inc. in connection with its $81 million initial public offering of common stock.

Represented Apple Inc. in connection with its $17 billion offering of fixed and floating rate notes, at the time one of the largest corporate bond offerings in history.

Represented S1 Corporation in its $516 million acquisition by ACI Worldwide, Inc.

Represented STR Holdings, Inc., an NYSE-listed solar company, in connection with a sale of 51% of the Company to a Chinese strategic partner.

Represented National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation in connection with its $512 million Rule 144A exchange offer and subsequent registered exchange offer.

Represented Chicopee Bancorp, Inc. in connection with its conversion into the bank holding company form of organization and subsequent $101.8 million offering of common stock.

Represented Webster Financial Corporation in connection with its $126.5 million registered offering of depositary shares.

Education

Syracuse University College of Law – J.D., magna cum laude, 2005
The George Washington University – B.A., magna cum laude, 2002

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
District of Columbia