Gabriel de Corral's practice focuses on M&A, capital markets, and general corporate law. He advises issuers and investment banks on a broad range of domestic and international capital markets transactions. Gabriel has experience across many different industries, including financial services, technology, consumer products, restaurants, health care, and telecommunications.
Gabriel's experience includes representing Autopistas del Sol in the first concurrent local and international bond issuance in Costa Rica and first offering of project bonds out of a noninvestment-grade Central American country. Other notable issuer matters include representing Millicom International Cellular's subsidiaries, Cable Onda in Panama and Telefónica Celular del Paraguay, in connection with their offerings of senior notes.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2016, Gabriel was an associate at a leading international law firm in New York, where he represented underwriters and domestic and foreign issuers in connection with a wide range of domestic (public and private) and international capital markets transactions (primarily in Latin America), including initial public offerings and other equity offerings (primary and secondary); investment-grade, convertible, and high yield debt offerings; and exchange offers, tender offers, consent solicitations, and liability management transactions. He also advised domestic and international clients on SEC reporting requirements, corporate governance matters, and stock exchange rules and regulations.
Gabriel is a member of the New York State Bar Association. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.
Represented Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, in connection with its cash tender offer for any and all of its Brazilian Real denominated senior notes due 2016.
Represented (i) the initial purchasers in connection with the $600 million offering of 5% senior notes due 2025 of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc., an American ship building company; and (ii) the dealer managers in connection with Huntington Ingalls Industries’ cash tender offer for its outstanding 7.125% senior notes due 2021 and related consent solicitation.
Represented McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., a leading financial intelligence company, in connection with its $2 billion multi-tranche offering of guaranteed senior notes. The notes were sold in an offering exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S. The net proceeds from the offering were intended to finance the previously announced acquisition of SNL Financial LC.
Represented McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., as borrower, and S&P in connection with its $1.2 billion five-year unsecured revolving credit facility. The facility may be used for general corporate purposes.
Represented the sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner of a $10.5 billion senior unsecured 364-day bridge facility for Newell Rubbermaid Inc., a global marketer of consumer and commercial products, in connection with its proposed acquisition of Jarden Corporation, a diversified, global consumer products company with a portfolio of over 120 brands.
Represented the joint book-running managers in connection with a $1.25 billion registered public offering of equity units of Anthem, Inc., one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies.
Represented the underwriters in connection with an SEC-registered block trade of 5,922,500 shares of common stock of PDC Energy, Inc., a domestic independent oil and gas exploration and production company. The net proceeds from the offering were approximately $297 million.
Represented Elementia, S.A.B de C.V., a Mexican manufacturer and distributor of products and solutions primarily focused on the construction materials industry, in connection with its Ps$3.93 billion initial public offering, consisting of an offering of 186,520,000 shares to the general public in Mexico and an international offering of 44,630,000 shares outside Mexico under Rule 144A and Regulation S. The shares trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
Represented Elementia, S.A. de C.V. in connection with a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $425 million senior unsecured notes.
Represented the joint book-running managers in connection with the $325 million initial public offering of 32,500,000 units of Capitol Acquisition Corp. III, a blank check company formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or other similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.
Represented Goldman Sachs Bank USA, as lead arranger, lead bookrunner and administrative agent of a $1 billion senior unsecured bridge facility for Cardinal Health, Inc., a global health care services company providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 100,000 locations each day, in connection with its proposed $1.944 billion acquisition of certain assets, including certain equity interests in Cordis Corporation, owned by Johnson & Johnson.
Represented the joint book-running managers in connection with a dual-ranche offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of notes issued by Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.
- Cornell University (J.D. cum laude 2012); University of Pennsylvania (M.A.P.P. 2008); Harvard University (B.A. 2006)
- Florida and New York
- Member of team awarded "Best Infrastructure Financing, Central America" by LatinFinance (2017) for the first concurrent and international bond issuance in Costa Rica