Elizabeth G. Wren

Betty’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions, liability management transactions and securities offerings. She also advises public companies and their directors and officers on securities regulations, corporate governance, stock market, and fiduciary issues.

She has worked extensively representing issuers in a broad range of debt capital markets transactions, including Rule 144A and registered offerings of debt securities, including investment-grade, high-yield, convertible and secured debt securities. She also regularly represents financial institutions and other public company issuers in connection with liability management transactions, including tender offers, consent solicitations, redemptions, repurchases and exchanges, involving trust preferred and other hybrid securities, equity securities and senior, subordinated and secured debt securities.

She has also represented acquiring and selling companies in public and private mergers and acquisitions activities, including stock sales, mergers, tender offers, exchange offers and acquisition programs; and assisted companies in implementing defensive mechanisms and advising boards of directors regarding their fiduciary duties in change in control transactions. Her practice includes representing publicly held companies regarding corporate governance issues as well as SEC reporting and compliance issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, 3) Securities Compliance and 4) Corporate Governance
Law School UNC School of Law, J.D., 1980
Education Emory University, B.A., 1975
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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