Alpaslan "Alp" Basaran

Alpaslan "Alp" Basaran


New York, NY
Phone: 212.808.2739    Fax: 212.286.9806

Prior to joining Pepper Hamilton LLP in 2017, Mr. Basaran represented:

  • Danaher Corporation in its:
    • split into two Fortune 500 companies with a combined market capitalization in excess of $60 billion;
    • $13.8 billion acquisition of Pall Corporation;
    • $2.6 billion Reverse Morris Trust transaction involving the split-off of its communications business and merger with NetScout Systems, Inc.; and
    • $225 million acquisition of a 75 percent interest in Implant Direct and combination with Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in its:
    • $1 billion acquisition of Sprout Pharmaceuticals;
    • $8.7 billion acquisition of Bausch + Lomb from Warburg Pincus LLC;
    • $166 million acquisition of Synergetics USA, Inc.; and
    • purchase of an option to acquire Ideal Implant from Dr. Robert Hamas and shareholders.
  • Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in its proposed $3.2 billion acquisition of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited
  • Kelso & Company, L.P. in the formation of a joint venture with funds managed by StoneRiver Group, L.P. and the merger of Progressive Medical, Inc. with PMSI, Inc.
  • Endo Health Solutions Inc. in its proposed $105 million acquisition of NuPathe Inc.
  • Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC in its lease of capital equipment to Highwater Ethanol LLC for the retrofit of an ethanol plant to produce biobutanol and related intellectual property licensing arrangements
  • Formation Capital, LLC in its acquisition of all of the assets of Trident USA Health Services, LLC and National Hospice Holdings, LLC, and the formation of a joint venture with the sellers
  • The Warnaco Group, Inc. in its $2.9 billion acquisition by PVH Corp.
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in its $4.9 billion sale of DuPont Performance Coatings to The Carlyle Group
  • Pfizer Inc. in the carve-out restructuring of its animal health business into a separate publicly traded company called Zoetis Inc. via a $2.6 billion initial public offering
  • Fortress Investment Group LLC in its 80 percent acquisition of American General Finance Inc., a company with $20 billion in assets, from American International Group, Inc.


  • J.D., UCLA School of Law, Articles Editor, Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, 2008
  • B.A., Economics, History and Political Science, magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 2004

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  • New York

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