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Palash Pandya

Partner 
666 Fifth Avenue
20th Floor
New York, NY 10103
 
Tel:
212.822.2240
Fax:
212.880.8965
 
 

Palash Pandya concentrates his practice on a wide range of transactional, securities, and general corporate matters. Palash has broad capital markets experience and regularly advises clients with public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, including initial and secondary public offerings, registered direct offerings, Rule 144A debt offerings, PIPE transactions, and Regulation D private placements.

Palash also regularly advises private equity funds, public and private companies, and entrepreneurs with a wide variety of transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, tender offers, venture capital investments, and recapitalizations.

In addition, Palash has significant experience advising companies with securities law compliance, SEC reporting requirements, and corporate governance matters. He has represented clients in many industries, including restaurant, textile/apparel, banking, healthcare, pharmaceutical, and technology.

Palash also serves as the Deputy Chair of Akerman's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in the spin-off of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
 
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Representation of MiX Telematics Limited in connection with a $115 million initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $143 million initial public offering of common stock.
 
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Representation of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $142 million offering of common stock.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $71.3 million offering of common stock.
 
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Representation of a public company issuer and selling stockholders in connection with a public offering of $166 million of common stock.
 
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Representation of a public company issuer and selling stockholders in connection with a public offering of $139.5 million of common stock.
 
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Representation of a private healthcare and biotechnology fund in connection with registered direct offerings and PIPE transactions valued over $120 million.
 
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Representation of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $200 million Rule 144A offering of senior secured second lien notes.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $200 million Rule 144A offering of senior secured second lien notes.
 
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Representation of Carrols Corporation in connection with a $180 million Rule 144A offering of senior subordinated notes.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with a $150 million Rule 144A offering of senior secured second lien notes.
 
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Representation of a public company issuer in the banking industry in connection with a $300 million registered offering of senior notes.
 
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Representation of a public company issuer in the banking industry in connection with a $100 million offering of subordinated notes.
 
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Representation of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in connection with a rights offering.
 
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Representation of the owners of an chain optical company in a $170 million sale to an international optical company.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of 278 restaurants from Burger King Corporation.
 
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Representation of a publicly listed company in connection with a $349 million acquisition of subsidiary of a publicly listed company.
 
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Representation a private investment management firm in connection with a $80 million sale to an international financial institution.
 
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Representation of a private healthcare and biotechnology fund in connection with a $36 million merger with a publicly listed healthcare company.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2014-2016, Listed in New York as a "Rising Star" for Securities & Corporate Finance
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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South Asian Bar Association of New York, Board of Directors
 
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Association for Corporate Growth, New York Chapter
 



Palash  Pandya

Practice
Corporate
Representative Clients
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
Education
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2002
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Bar Admissions
New York
 
 
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