Webcast: Navigating Complex Challenges in Carveout Transactions

March 11, 2021

This webcast focuses on steps that a company should take when it plans to sell a business unit in a carve-out transaction.  The webcast will also address how buyers in these transactions should protect their interests and increase the likelihood of success.

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Stephen Glover is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Mr. Glover has an extensive practice representing public and private companies in complex mergers and acquisitions, including spin-offs and related transactions, as well as other corporate matters. Mr. Glover’s clients include large public corporations, emerging growth companies and middle market companies in a wide range of industries. He also advises private equity firms, individual investors and others.

Pamela Endreny is a partner in the New York office and represents clients in a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters.  Ms. Endreny’s experience includes mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, financings and restructurings.  She has obtained private letter rulings from the IRS on tax-free spin-offs and other corporate transactions, and she has represented clients on matters relating to audits and tax controversies before the IRS.  She also advises on all types of transactions undertaken by private equity funds, hedge funds and family offices, as well as transactions involving asset managers, and she has experience with financial instruments and other derivatives and a wide variety of capital markets transactions.

Sean Feller is a partner in the Century City office, and a member of the firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice Group.  Mr. Feller’s practice focuses on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits, including tax, ERISA, accounting, corporate, and securities law aspects of equity and other incentive compensation plans; qualified and nonqualified retirement and deferred compensation plans and executive employment and severance arrangements.  He also regularly advises companies, boards and management teams on compensation and benefits in mergers and acquisitions.

James A. Cox is a partner in the London office, where he serves as Co-Partner-in-Charge of the office. He is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Cox has extensive experience in contentious and non-contentious labor and employment matters, with an emphasis on the employment aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions and outsourcing arrangements, corporate governance matters, cross-border employment issues, redundancies and workforce restructurings, boardroom appointments and removals, contractor and directorship matters, enforcing and resisting post-employment restrictive covenants, protecting confidential information from misuse by current and former employees, and other key labor and employment legal issues.

Evan M. D’Amico is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, where his practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. D’Amico advises companies, private equity firms, boards of directors and special committees in connection with a wide variety of complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, asset sales, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs and joint ventures.  He also has experience advising issuers, borrowers, underwriters and lenders in connection with financing transactions and public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.  Mr. D’Amico has particular expertise in advising special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), operating companies and investors in connection with SPAC business combinations and financing transactions.

Candice Choh is a partner in the Century City office, where she practices in the firm’s Corporate Transactions Practice Group.  Ms. Choh has a broad-based practice encompassing public and private company mergers and acquisitions across a wide variety of industries and other private equity transactions, including investment fund formation, co-investments, secondary transactions, and investments in sponsors.  Ms. Choh regularly counsels private equity sponsors on firm structuring and internal governance matters.

David H. Kennedy is a partner in the Palo Alto office and a member of the Corporate Department.  Mr. Kennedy regularly assists with intellectual property issues arising out of M&A transactions and joint ventures and has extensive experience involving a wide range of commercial transactions, including financing, distribution, supply, manufacturing, and services agreements, and with preserving intellectual property rights in a bankruptcy context.


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