Seward & Kissel’s M&A Practice Highly Ranked by The Legal 500 US 2020

June 15, 2020

Seward & Kissel is pleased to announce that The Legal 500 US 2020 has once again highly ranked the Firm’s Business Transactions Group for its middle-market M&A expertise.

Summarizing its independent research, The Legal 500 had this to say:

Seward & Kissel has considerable expertise in M&A in the investment management and shipping industries, though the firm’s strengths also extend to the media, real estate and business services sectors. The team regularly acts for private equity firms, international businesses and financial services companies in a huge variety of domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.


‘Incredibly strong team’

‘Thorough knowledge of investment management industry’.

‘Excellent understanding of deal dynamics and ability to propose adapted solutions’.

‘Unique capabilities for a mid-size law firm that is second to none’.

‘They were able to provide not only legal support but sound business advise with a focus on that was important and what was not’.

‘A class act at a reasonable price point’.

‘Strategic thinking on how to manage the process and the various parties involved in the transaction’.

‘James (Jim) Abbott was the senior statesman on our deal and offered strategic guidance on key terms and issues, as well as encyclopedic knowledge of industry norms and standards’.

‘Nick Katsanos was a true workhorse who solved complex problems, was proactive in managing the process to completion, and became a confidant to our CEO on key issues’.

‘Craig Sklar and Gerhard Anderson are hands on, practical attorneys who provide clients with different alternatives and methodologies that bring all parties to where they want to be with respect to a merger or acquisition’.