Peter E.Devlin


New York + 1.212.326.3978

For over a decade, Peter Devlin has advised clients in connection with transformative financing transactions and day-to-day disclosure and corporate governance matters.

Peter advises companies and financial institutions across a wide range of public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings (both primary and secondary); investment-grade, convertible, and high yield debt offerings; and exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations. He has significant experience advising domestic and international clients on securities laws, corporate governance matters, SEC reporting requirements, and stock exchange rules and regulations. Peter often counsels emerging companies on the legal and practical aspects of the public offering process in the United States.

Peter has worked with many types of issuers, ranging from emerging companies to multinational corporations, on transactions across many different industries, including agricultural technology, biotechnology, financial technology, financial services, insurance, transportation, shipping, consumer products, telecommunications, and education.

Peter is an advisory board member of the School of Science at Manhattan College.


  • Koch Equity finances MITER Brands $3.1 billion merger with PGT InnovationsJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC in its equity investment to finance the $3.1 billion acquisition of PGT Innovations Inc. by MITER Brands.
  • Wabtec obtains $225 million term loan facilityJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”), a global provider of value-added, technology-based locomotives, equipment, systems and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries, as well as the mining, marine, and industrial industries, in connection with its $225 million investment-grade term loan facility.
  • Wabtec completes $500 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (“Wabtec”), a global provider of value-added, technology-based locomotives, equipment, systems and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries, as well as the mining, marine, and industrial industries, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $500 million of 5.611% Senior Notes due 2034.
  • Molex completes tender offer for up to $500 million of Senior NotesJones Day represented Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC in connection with its cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.900% Senior Notes due 2025.
  • The Stephens Group sells Summit Industrial Construction to Comfort Systems USAJones Day is advising The Stephens Group, LLC in the sale of portfolio company, Summit Industrial Construction, LLC, to Comfort Systems USA, Inc.
  • Koch reaches agreement to acquire Wever fertilizer plant from OCI GlobalJones Day is advising Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC, an affiliate of Koch Industries, Inc., in the $3.6 billion acquisition of Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCO) from OCI N.V., a Netherlands-based producer and distributor of hydrogen products.
  • Cibus completes $20.3 million registered direct offeringJones Day represented Cibus, Inc. in connection with an underwritten offering of 2,106,723 shares of its Class A Common Stock and pre-funded warrants to purchase up to 50,000 shares of its Class A Common Stock for an aggregate purchase price of $20.3 million.
  • Cellectis and AstraZeneca enter into research collaboration and agree on equity investment of up to $220 million by AstraZenecaJones Day advised Cellectis in connection with the joint research collaboration agreement entered into with AstraZeneca and initial equity investment by AstraZeneca into Cellectis of $80 million.
  • TotalEnergies completes PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in $18.5 billion Rio Grande LNG ProjectJones Day represented TotalEnergies in connection with its PIPE investment in NextDecade Corporation and investment in the Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) Project, a planned natural gas liquefaction project in South Texas.
  • Cibus combines with CalyxtJones Day advised Cibus Global, LLC (“Cibus”), a San Diego based leader in precision gene editing in agriculture, in connection with an all-stock merger with Calyxt, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLXT), under which Cibus and Calyxt created an industry-leading company that combines two pioneers in agriculture-based gene editing and establishes one of the world’s most sophisticated facilities for trait development and plant breeding.
  • Investor Group of Apollo, J.F. Lehman & Company and Hill City Capital acquires Atlas Air Worldwide for $5.2 billionJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company and Hill City Capital in their participation in a consortium with Apollo for the acquisition of Atlas Air Worldwide (NASDAQ: AAWW) in an all cash transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $5.2 billion.
  • Accelmed Partners leads $30 million private placement of Common Stock issued by Minerva Surgical, Inc.Jones Day represented Accelmed Partners in connection with its purchase of $30 million of Common Stock in a private placement issued by Minerva Surgical, Inc., granting Accelmed Partners a controlling stake in Minerva Surgical.
  • MassMutual and its affiliate invest in newly formed limited partnership formed for purpose of acquiring redeemable Common Stock of SPACsJones Day represented Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and its affiliate in connection with an investment, in the form of a term loan and equity contribution, to a newly formed limited partnership formed for the purpose of acquiring and trading in redeemable Common Stock issued by Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs).
  • Koch invests in Compass MineralsJones Day is advising Koch Minerals & Trading, LLC in connection with its $252 million investment in the common stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP).
  • GE Aerospace sells revolutionary hydrogen and fuel agnostic generator technology to HyliionJones Day advised GE Aerospace, part of GE, a world leader in the sale of metal additive technologies and manufacturing, in the sale of a new hydrogen and fuel agnostic capable generator ("KARNO") to Hyliion Holdings Corp., a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks.
  • EDAP completes follow-on public offering of American Depositary SharesJones Day represented EDAP TMS, a global leader in robotic energy-based therapies, in connection with its follow-on public offering of 3,066,667 American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the Nasdaq Global Market.
  • GenScript Biotech Corporation completes US$402 million follow-on offering by Legend Biotech CorporationJones Day represented GenScript Biotech Corporation in connection with a US$402 million follow-on offering by its Nasdaq-subsidiary Legend Biotech Corporation (NASDAQ: LEGN).
  • Koch Equity Development portfolio company, Getty Images, completes business combination with SPAC, CC Neuberger Principal Holdings IIJones Day acted as counsel to Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. and investor in Getty Images, in the business combination agreement with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II (NYSE: PRPB), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.
  • Deezer merges with and into I2PO S.A.Jones Day advised Deezer S.A. in the context of the SPAC transaction whereby Deezer S.A. merged with and into I2PO S.A., a French SPAC listed on the professional segment of the regulated market of Euronext Paris and the related PIPE financing.
  • Sanofi announces carve-out creating EUROAPI and spin-off of approximately 58% of shares to its shareholdersJones Day advised Sanofi in the carve out creating EUROAPI (a leading European company dedicated to the development, production and marketing of active pharmaceutical ingredients) and the listing of this entity on Euronext Paris and the placement of 12% to the French State (through French Tech Souveraineté) for a price of up to €150 million.
  • Additional Speaking Engagements

    • May 10, 2018
      Blockchain for Lawyers, The New York City Bar Association
    • October 15, 2018
      Virtual Token Issuance and Management, panelist, IBM IT Services Legal Summit