Daniel P. Raglan 

Partner – New York
T.+1 212 504 6790
daniel.raglan@cwt.com
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Daniel Raglan is a partner in the Corporate Group at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

He focuses on counseling corporate boards and advising clients in a transactional practice that covers mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance  and shareholder activism.

His clients include Elliott Management Corporation, Centerbridge Partners, D.E. Shaw & Co., CVC Capital Partners, Pershing Square Capital Management, Shanda Asset Management, Hudson Executive Capital, Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust and Kingsway Financial Services.

He is also a leading lawyer in the automotive SaaS space, having represented:

  • Superior Integrated Solutions, Inc./Darwin Automotive in its sale to J.D. Power.
  • CarWave in its sale of a majority stake to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP.
  • Gubagoo in its sale to The Reynolds and Reynolds Company.
  • ELEAD1ONE in its approximately $650 million sale to CDK Global, Inc.
  • CarOffer in its sale of a majority stake to CarGurus, Inc.
  • fusionZONE Automotive in its majority recapitalization by PRIMUS Capital.
  • Dealer Product Services in its acquisition by CIP Capital and merger with OneCommand, Peak Performance and TimeHighway.com to form Affinitiv, Inc.
  • Dealer Car Search in its sale to LeadVenture.

In addition, he has a niche sports and celebrity endorsement practice, having advised Inglot Cosmetics in their collaboration with Jennifer Lopez, and the family of Caroline Wozniacki in a number of projects.

He received a M.A. from Oxford University, a LL.M. in Law from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar, and a B.A. in Jurisprudence from Oxford University.

Daniel has advised clients on numerous significant matters, including the representation of:

  • Superior Integrated Solutions, Inc./Darwin Automotive in its sale to J.D. Power.
  • CarWave in its sale of a majority stake to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP.
  • Gubagoo in its sale to The Reynolds and Reynolds Company.
  • ELEAD1ONE in its approximately $650 million sale to CDK Global, Inc.
  • CarOffer in its sale of a majority stake to CarGurus, Inc.
  • fusizonZONE Automotive in its majority recapitalization by PRIMUS Capital.
  • Dealer Product Services in its acquisition by CIP Capital and merger with OneCommand, Peak Performance and TimeHighway.com to form Affinitiv, Inc.
  • Dealer Car Search in its sale to LeadVenture.
  • Hudson Executive Capital in its proxy contest and related litigation with USA Technologies Inc. and its agreement to add eight new directors, including Hudson Executive founder Douglas Braunstein, to the company’s board
  • Shareholders led by Vann Avedisian in their 2020 successful effort to add two directors to the board of Potbelly Corporation
  • Vann Avedisian in his 2021 successful appointment to the board of Potbelly Corporation.
  • Hudson Executive Capital in connection with its investments in Cardtronics plc and Tivity Health, Inc.
  • Corvex Management in connection with its investment in MGM Resorts International and successful effort to appoint an independent director to the company’s board
  • D.E. Shaw & Co. in connection with its investment in Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
  • Elliott Management Corporation in its majority equity investment in small business loan provider Channel Partners Capital
  • Elliott Management Corporation in its controlling investment in a home improvement lender.
  • Alcentra Capital Corporation in its response to an activist investor
  • Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. in its approximately $1.27 billion unsolicited proposal to acquire FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its term loan secured with Powerscourt Investments XXII, LP, an affiliate of certain funds managed by Waterfall Asset Management, LLC.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its “modified Dutch auction” cash tender offer for its outstanding 8.75% Series D Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock launched December 23, 2020.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its term loan secured with Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, as administrative agent and collateral agent.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its offering of non-transferable subscription rights to purchase up to $30 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.00% senior subordinated convertible notes due 2031.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust in its “modified Dutch auction” cash tender offer for its outstanding 8.75% Series D Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock launched April 19, 2021.
  • Monocle Acquisition Corporation in its de-SPAC merger with AerSale Corp.

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Daniel P. Raglan 

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Columbia Law School
    LL.M.
  • Oxford University
    M.A.
  • Oxford University
    B.A.