Christhy M. Vidal

Christhy Vidal advises private equity investors and public companies on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.
Practice & Background

Ms. Vidal has experience in negotiating and structuring domestic and cross-border acquisition transactions (including mergers, stock purchases and asset acquisitions), and equity and debt financings. Ms. Vidal also structures fund and investment vehicles in emerging markets. As a member of the firm’s India practice, Ms. Vidal regularly counsels clients investing into, and operating in, India.

Ms. Vidal received her B.A. magna cum laude in politics and Spanish in 1997 from Fairfield University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Argentina from 1997 to 1998. Ms. Vidal received her J.D. in 2001 from Harvard Law School, where she served as editor-in-chief of the Harvard Latino Law Review and as a deputy editor of the Harvard International Law Journal.
Representative Matters

Ms. Vidal’s recent transactional representations include advising:

a private equity client on a three-tranche equity investment in an Argentine biodiesel plant
an international restaurant company on the sale of a national fast-food franchise
an operating subsidiary of a public utility holding company on a $1 billion shelf offering of debt securities
a nonprofit organization with more than $100 million in assets on its corporate restructuring
a public media company on multiple asset sales in connection with chapter 11 proceedings.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Emerging Markets Funds Transactions, 2) Energy and Natural Resources Funds, 3) Fund Manager Transactions, 4) Investment Adviser and Fund Compliance, 5) Investor Representation, 6) Private Equity Funds, 7) Real Estate and Infrastructure Funds and 8) Investment Management
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001
Admitted Year 1998
Education Fairfield University, B.A., 1997
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP
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