Andrew Hulsh is a partner and vice chair of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. His practice is focused on domestic and cross-border private equity-backed and strategic mergers and acquisitions involving private and publicly-listed companies; private equity and venture capital fund formation; shareholder activist matters, including proxy contests and other negotiated and unsolicited contests for corporate control; capital markets transactions, including initial and secondary public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities; general public company representation under U.S. securities laws; and venture capital investments. Over the course of his career, Mr. Hulsh has led a number of the world's most recognized mergers, acquisitions, public offerings and fund formation transactions.
Mr. Hulsh has significant experience handling transactions involving companies based outside the United States, including the Nordic region of Europe, Latin America, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation and Asia. His clients include public and privately held companies and firms, including leading private equity sponsors, hedge fund managers, investment banks and other financial institutions. Mr. Hulsh has considerable involvement with a number of industries, including security and defense, alternative energy, technology, outsourcing, telecommunications, life sciences and aviation.
Known for his insight into private equity and asset management, Mr. Hulsh frequently serves as a featured speaker at prominent conferences throughout the world on topics involving private equity, M&A and asset management, and as a regular resource for leading television shows and publications including CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Buyouts magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Law360, Thomson Reuters and The Deal. In addition, Mr. Hulsh has authored many articles involving topical corporate law issues that have been published in premier books, journals and periodicals relating to private equity, M&A, board fiduciary duties and asset management. Mr. Hulsh also served for more than six years on the Board of Directors of a well-known, publicly-held international telecommunications company.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Hulsh served as co-leader of the North American private equity practice of a prominent international law firm.