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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Undertakes a variety of midmarket M&A. Well known for its frequent work with private equity firms and has expertise in a variety of sectors, including energy and aerospace. Regularly called upon to assist activist investors with campaign strategies. Corporate group is supported by strong hedge funds and tax groups.

Strengths

Clients say: "The client service is excellent. The team is responsive and good at what it does."

"The team is always pragmatic and practical," reports a source.

Work highlights

Represented Eminence Capital, owner of a stake in Just Eat, in a campaign related to the GBP5.9 billion acquisition of Just Eat by Takeaway.com.

Advised Keane Group on its merger with C&J Energy Services worth $4.2 billion.

Notable practitioners

Brandon Gold is an associate who handles matters pertaining to shareholder activism. He offers counsel to hedge funds and other investors in proxy contests, M&A and related governance issues.

Eleazer Klein cochairs the firm's global shareholder activism group and maintains an excellent practice within the space as part of his broad corporate offering.
"He is among the smartest and most practical lawyers working with activist investors that I know.""He's extremely responsive, very business-minded and practical."

Department cochair Marc Weingarten garners universal acclaim for the premier quality of his specialist shareholder activism practice.
"Marc is the godfather of the shareholder activism Bar.""He's an excellent, thoughtful lawyer, and one of the leading practitioners in the area of proxy contests."

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Overview

Mergers & Acquisitions:

SRZ regularly advises on M&A deals worth billions of dollars, and has experience working with some of the most talented foreign law firms in the world on cross-border deals. The firm works on public and private transactions, proxy contests, spin-offs and joint ventures, regularly tackling some of the most complicated deals for many of the world's largest private equity funds.

Corporate/M&A

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Location

919 Third Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10022

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Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism


Brandon Gold
Associates to watch
Eleazer Klein
Band 2
Marc Weingarten
Band 1