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Anthony Vernace

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Private Equity: Buyouts
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Clients identify Anthony Vernace as "really exceptional," adding that he is "bright and knowledgeable." He is well acquainted with large transactions on behalf of major private equity firms.
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Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department. Specializes in the representation of private equity firms (and their portfolio companies) and public companies in mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations and other corporate transactions. Regularly counsel clients on corporate governance, shareholder activism and general corporate and securities law matters. Representations include Blackstone in numerous transactions, including its $3 billion acquisition of a majority stake in MagicLab, its acquisition with CPPIB of Ascend Learning, its acquisition with Corsair Capital of a majority stake in First Eagle, its sale of HealthMarkets to UnitedHealth, its investments in Crocs, Cryoport and FireEye, and its acquisitions of Vungle, Gates Corporation, and Travelport; BC Partners its acquisitions of GFL Environmental, Waste Industries, NAVEX, and Chewy, Inc.; Microsoft Corporation in multiple transactions, including its $28.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, and its acquisitions of ZeniMax Media, Nokia Corporation’s phone business, Skype, and GitHub; Genesee & Wyoming in several acquisitions and in its $8.4 billion sale to affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC; and Blue Buffalo Pet Products in connection with its $8 billion sale to General Mills.

Career

Joined Firm, 2005; Partner, 2014.

Personal

BS, summa cum laude, Fordham University (2002); JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School (2005).

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Anthony Vernace

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