Overview Experience News Intelligence Richard J. Dancy Senior Counsel rdancy foley.com Download vCard Richard J. Dancy is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He regularly represents public and private companies in a variety of industries regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate financings, corporate reorganizations, and general corporate matters. Mr. Dancy is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice. Mr. Dancy represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, and strategic partnerships. Mr. Dancy also represents issuers in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities in addition to providing ongoing advice to public companies regarding their federal securities law compliance, disclosure and reporting obligations. Representative Experience Mr. Dancy’s representative matters include: Mergers and Acquisitions Represented Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) in its acquisition of the flow control business of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) through a $10 billion Reverse Morris Trust transaction. Represented a Chinese auto supplier in its acquisition of a U.S. automotive materials company with a $100 million enterprise value. Represented various private equity clients in the acquisition and disposition of portfolio businesses, ranging from financial service providers to dermatological service providers. Represented Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) in its acquisition of Open Solutions, Inc. Corporate Reorganizations Represented Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) in completing its corporate redomicile from Switzerland to Ireland. Represented Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) in completing its reorganization under Wisconsin’s holding company statute. Securities Offerings Represented Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) in its concurrent public offerings of $1.15 billion and €500 million in senior notes of its Pentair Finance S.A. subsidiary. Represented Harley Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) in multiple public and private offerings of $750 million in senior notes issued by Harley Davidson, Inc. and $1.6 billion in medium term notes issued by its Harley Davidson Financial Services, Inc. subsidiary. Represented Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) in its public offering of $1.7 billion in senior notes. Represented Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) in multiple Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings of $1.5 billion in senior notes of its Pentair Finance S.A. subsidiary. Represented Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) in its initial public offering of $370 million of units of beneficial interest in Whiting USA Trust II (NYSE: WHZ). Represented Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD) in its Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $400 million of high-yield senior notes and subsequent public exchange offer. Represented MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG) in its public offerings of $450 million of its convertible senior notes and $695 million of its common stock. Represented Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) in its public offering of $400 million of its senior notes. Represented public company issuers and underwriters in follow-on offerings of common stock. Education Mr. Dancy earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2010). Prior to entering law school, he received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in economics and political science from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 2007). Admissions Mr. Dancy is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.