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Julia Danforth is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice. She advises clients in the United States and Latin America on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities and capital market transactions, and public and private offerings.

Julia regularly assists corporations and venture capital funds in financings, strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border licensing and technology transactions. She also represents companies in connection with a wide range of securities matters such as public and private offerings, SEC reporting obligations, and offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

Julia graduated from Cornell Law School in 2012 where she was a Senior Notes Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal.

Representative Experience

  • SoftBank Group Corp. in connection with the US$84.5 million financing round in Descomplica, the first Brazilian EdTech company to enter the higher education market. Co-led by investment fund Invus Opportunities, the funding round represents the biggest investment to date in an EdTech company in Latin America.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) in its acquisition of YellowPepper, a fintech pioneer with proprietary technology and partnerships supporting leading financial institutions and startups across nine Latin American and Caribbean countries including Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, and Trinidad and Tobago.
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