Ashley D. Sinclair

Associate

Overview

Ashley Sinclair is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ashley represents public and private companies in a variety of industries regarding mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate financings and general corporate matters. She is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice.

Ashley represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. Ashley also represents issuers in public and private securities offerings. She provides continuing advice to a number of public companies in a variety of industries regarding federal securities law compliance, disclosure and corporate governance matters. Ashley also represents mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and publicly traded investment advisers with respect to all aspects of the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and public disclosure and reporting.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented The Manitowoc Company, Inc. in connection with the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. into an independent, publicly traded company
  • Represented Pentair plc in connection with the sale of its Valves & Controls business to Emerson Electric Co. for $3.15 billion
  • Represented the Milwaukee Brewers in connection with its acquisition of the Carolina Mudcats, the Brewers’ Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Class A Advanced Carolina League
  • Represented Pentair plc in connection with the spin-off of nVent Electric plc into an independent, publicly traded company
  • Represented Cummins Inc. in its public offering of $2 billion in senior notes
  • Represented Fiserv, Inc. in its public offering of $2 billion in senior notes
  • In connection with the spin-off of nVent Electric plc, represented Pentair plc in a private offering of $800 million in senior notes issued by its subsidiary, nVent Finance S.à r.l
  • Represented nVent Electric plc in an offer to exchange outstanding, unregistered senior notes for new, registered senior notes in an aggregate principal amount of $800 million
  • Represented Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation in two offshore reinsurance and insurance-linked notes transactions, involving notes with an aggregate principal amount of over $630 million
  • In connection with the spin-off of Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc., represented The Manitowoc Company, Inc. in a private offering of $260 million in senior notes issued by its subsidiary, MTW Cranes Escrow Corp., and a private offering of $425 million in senior notes issued by its subsidiary, MTW Foodservice Escrow Corp
  • Represented Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. in an offer to exchange outstanding, unregistered senior notes for new, registered senior notes in an aggregate principal amount of $425 million
  • Represented Fiserv, Inc. in its tender offer of existing senior notes in an aggregate principal amount of $450 million
  • Represented AT&T Inc. in a variety of tender offers and exchange offers
  • Represented Pentair plc in its public offering of $400 million in senior notes
  • Represented The Marcus Corporation in its private offering of $100.05 million in convertible senior notes

Education

Ashley graduated first in her class from Marquette University Law School, graduating summa cum laude, (J.D., 2015). She was a member and business editor for the Marquette Law Review and earned CALI awards for achieving the highest grade in thirteen of her classes. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in criminology and law with a minor in general business administration from Marquette University (B.A., 2012).

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Capabilities