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About Paul Gray

Paul is an associate in our M&A practice in New York focusing on corporate and financial transactions.

Recent work

  • Stanley Black & Decker as a stockholder of Evolv Technology on Evolv's pending $1.25 billion business combination with SPAC NewHold Investment Corp.
  • Google on its $4.5 billion transaction with Jio Platforms, including investment and governance arrangements, and commercial agreements to develop an affordable smartphone with an optimized operating system.
  • CarLotz on its $827 million merger with SPAC Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp.
  • Volkswagen on its $200 million Series F investment in QuantumScape Corporation.
  • ESL Investments on its $5.2 billion acquisition of Sears, and subsequently ESL and Transform Holdco in the acquisition of Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores.
  • Stanley Black & Decker on investments related to its start-up focused StanleyX program.
  • Google/Alphabet on its $2.6 billion acquisition of Looker Data Sciences, and in arrangements related to its autonomous subsidiaries.
  • Warburg Pincus on numerous investment, acquisition and divestiture transactions.
  • Underwriters on Asian Development Bank’s MTN program.
  • Financial advisors on various M&A transactions.

Qualifications

Duke University School of Law

  • J.D., 2017
  • LL.M., 2017

The George Washington University

  • B.A., cum laude, 2011