Katherine M.Thrapp (Katie)

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4368

Katie Thrapp practices in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation and has worked on more than 50 transactions. She advises clients on the compensation and benefits aspects of corporate acquisitions, dispositions, and mergers. In addition, Katie has experience counseling public and private companies with respect to the design, drafting, and operation of equity and incentive compensation programs, employment agreements, retention agreements, separation agreements, and other executive compensation arrangements. Katie also comments on proxy and other securities-related disclosures for public company clients.

Katie is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) and The Chicago Bar Association.

Experiencia

  • SingTel sells Trustwave to The Chertoff GroupJones Day represented Singapore Telecommunications Limited, southeast Asia’s largest telecommunications company, in the sale of Trustwave, a cyber security and managed security services business, to funds affiliated with The Chertoff Group for $205 million. In connection with the sale of Trustwave, Jones Day represented SingTel, as lender, in connection with a unique $195 million senior secured term loan and $40 million unsecured multiple draw term loan facility provided to Trustwave.
  • Medallion Arts raises $13.7 million in Series A financingJones Day advised Medallion Arts Inc in its $13.7 million Series A financing co-led by Dragonfly and Lightspeed Faction.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS)Jones Day advised Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company TAS Environmental Services (TAS) of Environmental Concepts & Services (ECS), a specialized provider of waste transportation, non-hazardous waste treatment and disposal and other industrial services to companies operating in the manufacturing and specialty chemical end markets.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Miracle MethodJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Threshold Brands of Miracle Method, the leading franchised provider of bath and kitchen refinishing services in the United States.
  • Riverside sells Energy Exemplar to Blackstone and Vista Equity PartnersJones Day is advising investment funds affiliated with Riverside's Australia Fund in connection with the sale of its Energy Exemplar platform to a newly formed acquisition vehicle jointly controlled by investment funds affiliated with Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners (buyer).
  • J.F. Lehman & Company portfolio company acquires White Lake Dock & DredgeJones Day advised J.F. Lehman & Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company, ENTACT, LLC, of White Lake Dock & Dredge, Inc.
  • 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.
  • Cardinal Health merges its Outcomes™ business into Transaction Data SystemsJones Day advised Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) in connection with the combination of its Outcomes™ business to Transaction Data Systems, a portfolio company of BlackRock Long Term Private Capital and GTCR, in exchange for a minority stake in the combined entity.
  • Ansys acquires DiakoptoJones Day advised Ansys in the acquisition of Diakopto, a provider of differentiated EDA solutions to accelerate integrated circuit (IC) development.
  • 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.
  • NOVA Infrastructure and Nopetro Energy create new renewables platformJones Day represented NOVA infrastructure in the partnership with Nopetro Energy to create Nopetro Renewables, a renewable energy platform focused on renewable natural gas (“RNG”) and biofuels.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Mold MedicsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Threshold Brands of Mold Medics, a provider of residential and commercial mold remediation and air duct cleaning services in Pennsylvania.
  • Home Point Capital sells wholesale originations business to The Loan StoreJones Day advised Home Point Capital Inc. in the sale of certain assets of its wholesale originations channel to The Loan Store, Inc., a national wholesale lender headquartered in Tucson, Arizona.
  • AAR acquires TraxJones Day advised AAR CORP. in the acquisition of Trax USA Corp., a leading independent provider of aircraft MRO and fleet management software, for a purchase price of $120 million in cash, plus up to a $20 million earn-out payment based on specified adjusted revenues in calendar year 2023 and 2024.
  • Applus Technologies sold to Opus InspectionJones Day advised Applus Servicios Tecnologicos, S.L.U. in the sale of one of its U.S. subsidiaries, Applus Technologies Inc., to Opus Inspection, Inc.
  • Riverside acquires American Service Company (ASC) and Advanced Fire Protection Systems (AFPS)Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition of American Service Company (ASC) and Advanced Fire Protection Systems (AFPS), providers of fire and life safety system services to commercial property owners and building managers across eastern Massachusetts and the greater Baltimore / D.C. area, respectively.
  • VSE Aviation acquires Precision Fuel ComponentsJones Day advised VSE Aviation Services, LLC, a subsidiary of VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC), in the acquisition of Precision Fuel Components LLC.
  • J.F. Lehman & Company backed NorthStar Group acquires Trans Ash Inc.Jones Day advised NorthStar Group, a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company, in the acquisition and financing of Trans Ash Inc., a leading provider of coal ash (or coal combustion residuals) services to utilities customers across North America.
  • Alternative investment management firm acquires leading provider of static and electronic outdoor advertising in Commonwealth of Puerto RicoJones Day advised an alternative investment management firm in the acquisition and senior debt financing of a leading provider of static and electronic outdoor advertising in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires GrasonsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Executive Home Care of Grasons, a franchisor of estate sale services.