• Represented TIG Advisors in connection with its acquisition from Blackstone of a minority revenue share interest in Arkkan Capital, a Hong Kong-based alternative asset manager with approximately $1 billion of assets under management that focuses on credit and special situations investments across Asia Pacific markets.
  • Represented the co-founders of Constellation Advisers, an industry leading U.S. co-sourced and outsourced investment management services provider, in connection with the sale of Constellation Advisers to investor services group IQ-EQ, a portfolio company of private equity firm Astorg.
  • Represented Tri Print, LLC, a provider of turnkey packaging solutions specializing in premium pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves and flexible packaging, serving the personal care, health and beauty, natural products, nutraceuticals, and celebrity branding industries in connection with the sale of the business to Brook & Whittle, a leading provider of sustainable pressure sensitive and shrink sleeve prime labels.
  • Represented Kennedy Lewis Investment Management, a leading opportunistic private credit investment management firm headquartered in New York City, in connection with a sale of a minority equity stake to Azimut Group, one of Europe’s largest independent asset managers, via its U.S. subsidiary Azimut Alternative Capital Partners.
  • Represented a private equity-backed provider of advanced technology analysis and intellectual property services in connection with its bolt-on acquisition of an electronics teardown & cost benchmarking business.
  • Represented a NY-based provider of real estate management and marketing services in connection with its acquisition of the U.S. real estate management business of a global residential management firm.
  • Represented a private equity-backed provider of advanced technology analysis and intellectual property services in connection with its bolt-on acquisition of an electronics teardown & cost benchmarking business.
  • Represented Amblyotech, Inc., a US-based digital therapeutics company with a novel digital technology for the treatment of amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye,” in connection with the sale to Novartis, a leading global healthcare company.
  • Represented Cayman-organized offshore drilling services company Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASD:ORIG) in connection with its $2.7 billion merger with Swiss-organized Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) to create one of the world’s largest fleets of offshore drilling rigs.
  • Represented Boston-based M&A investment bank C.W. Downer & Co. in connection with its sale to Spain-based global financial services firm Alantra Partners, S.A. (BME: ALNT).
  • Represented London-based Marex Spectron, one of the world’s largest commodities brokers, in connection with its acquisition of the consumer business of Chicago-based broker Rosenthal Collins Group and its acquisition of Chicago-based exchange-traded derivatives broker X-Change Financial Access.
  • Represented Belgian-organized oil tanker operator Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) in connection with its $2 billion merger with New York-based Gener8 Maritime (NYSE:GNRT), creating the leading independent large crude tanker operator in the world with a fleet of 76 operating vessels.
  • Represented Paris and London-based iM Global Partner, a leading investment and development platform for money managers, in connection with its minority stake investments in U.S.-based investment management firms Polen Capital Management, Dolan McEniry Capital Management, Dynamic Beta Investments, Sirios Capital Management and Scharf Investments.
  • Represented India-based Himatsingka Seide Ltd. (Bombay:HIMATSEIDE) in connection with its acquisition of the branded home products business of Global Brands Group (Hong Kong:GLBRF) which includes Tommy Hilfiger licensed home products, and in connection with its earlier acquisitions of home products distributors Divatex Home Products and DWI Holdings.
  • Represented Bermuda-based offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling Limited (NOTC:BORR) in connection with its $232.5 million tender offer acquisition of Texas-based, Cayman-organized Paragon Offshore Limited and in connection with its $1.35 billion acquisition of the entire jack-up rig fleet of Texas-based, Swiss-organized Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG).
  • Represented Agrifos Partners LLC, a privately-owned development company with expertise in the fertilizer and agriculture sectors, in connection with its joint venture with Vienna, Austria-based Borealis, a leading provider of solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, to develop a world-scale ammonia project along the Texas Gulf Coast.
  • Represented Italy-based Sodali S.p.A. in connection with its acquisition of Connecticut-based Morrow & Co, LLC to form Morrow Sodali Global, the world’s largest independent corporate governance, proxy solicitation, investor relations, capital markets and shareholder services firm.
  • Represented U.S.-based asphalt shipping and trading firm Sargeant Marine in connection with the sale of a 50% stake in its business to Netherlands-based Vitol Group to form asphalt trading joint venture VALT, and thereafter in connection with its sale to Vitol of its remaining 50% interest in VALT.
  • Represented Switzerland-based multi-channel commerce software provider hybris AG in connection with its recapitalization led by private equity firm HuntsmanGay Global Capital.
  • Represented Canadian alternative asset manager Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII) in connection with its acquisition of the California-based Global Companies, from natural resource investor Rick Rule in an all-share deal worth approximately $170 million in upfront consideration.
  • Represented London-based UBM plc (LSE:UBM.L) in connection with dozens of cross-border transactions, including its $920 million tender offer acquisition of CMP Media Inc., a media company focused on the technology sector, its $6.5 million acquisition of Virtual Press Office Inc., a provider of communications and marketing services to live event organizers, exhibitors and attendees, its $17.6 million acquisition of trade event producer Content Marketing Institute, its $5 million acquisition of a 70% equity stake in Catersource, a U.S. catering tradeshow business, the carveout sale of its UBM Channel division, a provider of sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel, to an executive management team led investment group, the carveout sale of its Light Reading division, a provider of research-led online communities and events focused on the global communications industry, to one of its original founders, and the $23.5 million carveout sale of its electronics media portfolio to an affiliate of Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW).
  • Represented Agrifos Partners LLC, a privately-owned development company with expertise in the fertilizer and agriculture sectors, in connection with the sale of its interests in Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC, an agricultural chemical manufacturing company, to a joint venture of Germany-based international trading firm Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG, and Connecticut-based private equity firm Starwood Energy Group Global LLC.
  • Represented New York-based Kudu Investment Management in connection with its minority equity investment in London-based Fair Oaks Capital Ltd.
  • Represented Monaco-based Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG), a provider of marine transportation of petroleum products worldwide, in connection with its merger with London-based Navig8 Product Tankers Inc (NOTC: EIGHT), creating the largest U.S.-listed owner of petroleum product tankers with a fully delivered fleet of 105 vessels.
  • Represented New York-based investment manager Tocqueville Asset Management, in connection with the sale of its gold strategy asset management business to Sprott Inc. (TSE:SII), a Canadian alternative asset manager.
  • Represented New York private equity firm Kelso & Company in connection with its investment in Third Point Re, a Bermuda specialty property and casualty reinsurance company.
  • Represented New York-based TIG Advisors, LLC, a leading alternative asset management company founded in 1980, which provides capital, comprehensive infrastructure support and management to investment teams, in connection with its acquisition of a minority interest in Romspen Investment Corporation, a Canadian premier alternative credit manager focused on North American real estate.
  • Represented private investment funds managed by New York-based Discovery Capital Management LLC in their role as a lead investor for a round of growth equity investments in Chinese fintech online payments company Ant Financial.
  • Represented Connecticut-based Dorian LPG Ltd. (NOTC:DORIAN), an international maritime LPG shipping company, in connection with the acquisition of Monaco-based Scorpio Tankers Inc.’s (NYSE:STNG) entire fleet of newbuilding Very Large Gas Carriers and cash in exchange for shares representing approximately 30% of the outstanding common stock of Dorian.
  • Represented Massachusetts-based registered investment advisor, Alpha Simplex Group and Dr. Andrew Lo  in connection with its sale to NGAMLP Acquisition, LLC, a subsidiary of Paris and Boston-based Natixis Global Asset Management.
  • Represented French-based private equity firm Cathay Capital in connection with its investment in Artisanal Brewing Ventures’ strategic alliance transaction with craft brewers Victory Brewing Company and Southern Tier Brewing Company.
  • Represented HNA Capital (U.S.) Holding, a subsidiary of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, in connection with its executed agreement to acquire New York-based fund of funds manager Skybridge Capital, which was terminated prior to closing.
  • Represented Dometic Group AB (STO: DOM), a Sweden-based global leader in branded solutions for mobile living, with respect to antitrust and tax matters in connection with its acquisition of SeaStar Solutions, a North-American-based provider of vessel control and fuel systems and aftermarket products to the leisure marine industry, from affiliates of private equity firm American Securities LLC.
  • Represented New York-based Asset Management Finance Corporation (“AMF”), which provides capital to asset managers by investing in limited term revenue interests, in connection with the sale of 80% of the outstanding shares of AMF to Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Group AG.
  • Represented Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK), a Marshall Islands-organized global dry bulk shipping company headquartered in Greece, together with Norwegian co-counsel, in connection with its acquisition of 15 dry bulk vessels from Norwegian shipowner Songa Bulk ASA (Oslo Axess:SBULK).
  • Represented Phoenix-based Avnet Inc. (NYSE:AVT) in connection with its $380 million sale of its catalog subsidiary Allied Electronics to Electrocomponents plc of Great Britain, an electronic component catalog distributor.
  • Represented Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (NASDAQ:ULTR), a South American based owner-operator, in connection with the $220 million common stock investment by the Southern Cross Latin America Private Equity Funds for shares representing approximately 78.38% of the outstanding common stock of Ultrapetrol.
  • Represented London-based OAG, an aviation information and analytical services provider and a division of information group AXIO Data Group (a portfolio company of United Kingdom-based private equity firm Electra Partners), in connection with its acquisition of FlightView, Inc., a Massachusetts-based provider of real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries.
  • Represented registered investment adviser Nephila Capital, a Bermuda based hedge fund manager focused on investing in natural catastrophe and weather risk, in connection with its strategic partnership with global investment firm KKR & Co. LP pursuant to which KKR acquired a 24.9% interest in Nephila from Nephila’s management, as well as a portion of the stake owned by United Kingdom-based Man Group Plc.
  • Represented Toronto-based English language training company ILSC Education Group in connection with its recapitalization by private equity firm Quad Partners.
  • Represented Danish heavylift shipping company Scan-Trans Holding A/S in connection with its merger with Intermarine, LLC, a portfolio company of private equity sponsor New Mountain Capital.
  • Represented Sweden-based Sandvik AB in connection with its joint venture with Sumitomo Metal Industries to establish PEXCO, a joint venture entity to build and operate an extruded tube manufacturing facility in Scranton, PA, and its joint venture with a Massachusetts-based company to undertake research and development and the commercial manufacturing of diamond film coated cutting and rock drilling tools.
  • Represented London based alternative fund manager Marshall Wace LLP in connection with the acquisition of a 90% interest in New York based investment manager Eaglewood Capital Management, which focuses on peer to peer loan investments.
  • Represented New York-based CMP Technology, a subsidiary of London-based UBM plc (UBM.L), in connection with its formation of a joint venture with CyberMedia (India) Limited (CYBERMEDIA.BO), a South Asian specialty media house, to build a global media portfolio focused on worldwide services.
  • Represented Judlau Contracting, Inc., a New York-based heavy construction company that acts as a contractor for major public works projects, in connection with the sale of 50.1% of the company to Obrascón Huarte Lain S.A., a Spanish-based international construction company listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange (OHL.MC).