is counsel in the Corporate department of Hughes Hubbard & Reed.
Javad represents private equity and hedge fund advisers in connection with fund launches, separately managed accounts, investments, restructurings, and day-to-day issues related to fund operations.
Javad also represents corporate and financial clients in connection with debt and equity offerings, corporate governance issues, and corporate and strategic transactions.
Represented Fund Clients:
Representation of CF Finance Acquisition Corp. VI, a SPAC backed by Cantor Fitzgerald, in its $2.1 billion IPO merger with Rumble Inc. that took the Canadian neutral video platform public
Representation of Latin American fintech Ualá in its $350 million Series D round of preferred equity financing – presumed to be the largest private fundraising round ever by an Argentinian company
Representation of SPAC Isos Acquisition Corp., in its $2.6 billion IPO merger with Bowlero Corp. that took the world’s largest owner and operator of bowling centers public
Representation of CF Finance Acquisition Corp. V, a SPAC backed by Cantor Fitzgerald, in a $850 million IPO merger with Satellogic that took the satellite earth imagery provider public
Representation of Grab Holdings Inc., Southeast Asia’s leading super app, in its merger with SPAC Altimeter Growth Corp., a transaction that took Grab public in the largest SPAC merger ever ascribing to Grab a pro-forma equity value of approximately $39.6 billion
Representation of ANI Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition of generic drugmaker Novitium Pharma
Representation of Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC backed by Kensington Capital Partners, in its $230 million initial public offering and $1.5 billion merger with Wallbox
Chargers SL, a Barcelona-based manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations
Representation of Grab Financial Group, Southeast Asia’s leading fintech platform, in raising over $300 million in a Series A funding round led by South Korea’s Hanwha Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Represented the underwriting group in a $2.5 billion public debt offering by ViacomCBS Inc. comprised of 4.75% and 4.9% senior notes. The underwriting group included BofA Securities, Goldman Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley & Co.
Representation of RA Capital Management LLC in connection with the formation and successful launch of its inaugural venture capital fund, the RA Capital Nexus Fund.