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Atif Azher

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
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Atif Azher is a rising star in the private equity market who is active in domestic and cross-border transactions. He frequently handles transactions in the technology and life sciences industries.
"He's brilliant, smart and offers great client service. He's a great attorney.""He's very, very commercial and very understanding of our business needs. He's a good person to work with."
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Atif Azher is a Corporate Partner in Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto office, where he focuses on complex business transactions and corporate governance matters for public companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, growth equity investors and VC-backed companies. He has extensive experience in a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions of all types, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, sale transactions, dispositions and carve-outs, SPAC and de-SPAC transactions, venture and growth financings, JVs, and PIPE, toe-hold and other direct investments. He also has experience representing public companies in unsolicited transactions and corporate governance matters, as well as representing investment banks in connection with advising on M&A transactions. Atif has led matters in a variety of industries, including technology and technology-enabled services, internet and social media, FinTech, sports, media and entertainment, data centers, pharmaceuticals, health care and healthcare-related services, banking and financial services, insurance, business services, retail and consumer products, and industrials.

Career

Partner, joined Firm in 2004

Personal

BS and BSBA, magna cum laude, University of Arizona (2000); MA, University of Pennsylvania (2004); JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School (2004).

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Atif Azher

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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425 Lexington Avenue

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