EXPERIENCED COUNSEL

Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures

LEADERSHIP: Brian M. Katz

Representative transactions include:

  • the $4 billion merger of a publicly held, non-traded REIT with its affiliate management company in an all-stock transaction
  • the acquisition by a private equity firm of a global drilling services company, and the subsequent sale of company to another investment firm for $1.5 billion
  • the $1.4 billion sale of a leading international diversified financial services company to a private equity firm in a stock and cash transaction
  • the $1.3 billion sale of a leading provider of technology enabled talent management solutions to a Fortune 20 company in a cash transaction
  • the $1 billion acquisition of assets of a bank in New York and Connecticut, and subsequent disposition of certain of those assets in accordance with a U.S. Dept. of Justice agreement
  • the $1 billion sale of a leading health care services and technology company to a diversified growth company
  • the $800 million sale of a privately held company developing novel molecular imaging compounds to a global biopharmaceutical company
  • the $518 million acquisition of a company that specializes in the development, production, and marketing of specialty metals and alloys worldwide
  • the $400 million acquisition of a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes services to biopharmaceutical sponsors and contract research organizations by a private equity fund in a going-private transaction
  • the $330 million acquisition by a global Fortune 20 company of a privately held mobile telecommunications and security company
  • representing a leading insurance company in the creation and execution of its middle market brokerage strategy, including the acquisition of 18 independent insurance brokerages in transactions ranging from $15 million to $300 million in value.