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About Tomas Rua

Tomas is an associate in our global transactions group based in New York. His practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions.

Recent work

  • PepsiCo, Inc. in its acquisition of a US-based startup in the food and beverage industry;
  • Stagwell Media in its announced combination with MDC Partners (Nasdaq: MDCA), pursuant to which Stagwell will acquire a 79% interest in MDC through an "UP-C" transaction structure;
  • Ecology and Environment in its acquisition by WSP Global;
  • Henkel in its acquisition of DevaCurl;
  • International Flavors & Fragrances in its $7.1 billion acquisition of Frutarom;
  • Warburg Pincus in its acquisition of Gabriel Brothers;
  • Overseas Shipholding Group in the separation and spin-off of its international business, International Seaways;
  • International Seaways in the $434 million acquisition of the holding companies for six 300,000 DWT VLCC vessels from Euronav;
  • Stanley Ventures in multiple equity investments in companies developing disruptive technologies, including Humavox and ConnectMyEV;
  • Goldman Sachs & Co. as financial advisor in multiple M&A transactions;
  • The financial advisor to a special committee of the Board of Directors of Alicorp S.A.A. in connection with Alicorp’s $292M acquisition of Industrias de Aceite S.A. and related assets;
  • The financial advisors to Grupo Financiero Banorte, in connection with Banorte’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Grupo Financiero Interacciones;
  • BNP Paribas in various 144A and Regulation S debt offerings; and
  • Harland Clarke in the financing of its acquisition of Maxpoint Interactive. 

Qualifications

Education

Yale Law School

  • J.D., 2016; President, Yale Law & Business Society

Yale School of Management

  • M.B.A., 2016

Yale University

  • B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010