J. EricMattingly


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Eric Mattingly practices corporate law, with a focus on capital markets, corporate governance, and federal securities laws. He has represented public and private companies and underwriters in a wide range of multibillion dollar corporate transactions, including initial public offerings, public and private debt offerings, restructurings, tender offers, and exchange offers.

Eric regularly advises clients on corporate best practices, securities transactions, stock exchange rules and regulations, and periodic reporting responsibilities. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, banking, financial technology, and manufacturing.


  • Asbury Automotive Group acquires Larry H. Miller Dealerships and Total Care Auto for $3.2 billionJones Day advised Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., in its acquisition of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, and Total Care Auto, Powered by Landcar for $3.2 billion.
  • Asbury Automotive completes $600.6 million Shares of Common Stock and $1.4 billion Senior Notes offeringJones Day represented Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (the "Company") in connection with (i) its underwritten public offering (the "Common Stock Offering") of 3,795,000 Shares of its Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Shares") resulting in gross proceeds of approximately $600.6 million and (ii) its offering of Senior Notes (the “Notes Offering”), consisting of $800 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “2029 Notes”) and $600 million aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2032 (the “2032 Notes” and, together with the 2029 Notes, the “Notes”).
  • Calyxt establishes $50 million at-the-market equity programJones Day represented Calyxt, Inc., a plant-based technology company, in connection with the establishment of an at-the-market offering program for up to $50 million of its Common Stock.
  • Ecolab completes liability management transactionsJones Day represented Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services, in connection with liability management transactions, including (i) a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.750% Notes due 2055 (the “New Notes”) and (ii) an offer to exchange up to $500 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 5.500% Notes due 2041, 3.950% Notes due 2047, 3.700% Notes due 2046, and 4.800% Notes due 2030 for New Notes and cash.