Athene Holding Completes US$1.25 Billion IPO


Fried Frank acted as counsel to the underwriters for Athene Holding's secondary initial public offering of 31,050,000 shares of its common stock for an aggregate total amount of US$1.25 billion. Athene is a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Daniel J. Bursky and Mark S. Hayek; and included corporate partners Andrew B. Barkan, Joshua Wechsler, Gregg Beechey and Michael T. Gershberg; executive compensation & ERISA partner Amy L. Blackman; and corporate special counsel Lee T. Barnum.