December 3, 2020 — Hughes Hubbard is acting as legal advisor, along with Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, to CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald, in a merger with View Inc. that will take the Silicon Valley-based smart window company public.

The companies on Nov. 30 announced the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021. HHR also advised CF Finance in its merger with Chicago asset manager GCM Grosvenor, which closed in November.

Partner Michael Traube leads the HHR team, which also includes partners Ken Lefkowitz, Andy Braiterman, James Dabney, Ryan Fayhee, Steven Greene, Spencer Harrison and Gary Simon; counsels Erin DeCecchis, James Klaiber, Richard Koehl and Carol Remy; associates Gerold Niggemann, Giorgia Nagalli, Andrew Herman, Justin Cohen, M. Shams Billah, Tyler Grove, Kristin Millay, Michael Polka and Mariana Veiga; and law clerk David Adler.

Read the press release here.

UPDATE: This deal closed in March 2021.