Paul J. Aylward II

Associate | Washington, D.C. | (202) 887-1506
(202) 887-1506

Paul Aylward II is an associate in the Corporate Finance | Capital Markets group. He represents publicly and privately held companies in a variety of corporate and securities law matters, including securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions.

Paul regularly advises issuers and broker-dealers in securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, and private securities offerings under Regulation D. He also advises public and private companies and boards of directors on corporate governance, audit and special committee matters, general securities law compliance, such as Exchange Act reporting and listing requirements, and fund formation and organization.

Paul earned his J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law, where he earned the John Bell Larner Award for attaining the highest cumulative GPA. Paul holds a B.A., summa cum laude, from The City College of New York.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Steadfast Apartment REIT, Inc. in its merger with Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: IRT)
  • Represented Pegasus Digital Mobility Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: PGSS) in its $200 million initial public offering of 20 million units
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with the public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 1.850% green bonds by ERP Operating Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR)
  • Hines Global Income Trust, Inc. in its third public offering of up to $2.5 billion of common stock
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