Representative Clients and Transactions
where I was in charge of all U.S. antitrust clearances, integration counseling for these transactions, and coordination of international filings where relevant:
Aegon N.V. on its $1.3 billion acquisition of JCPenney’s Direct Marketing Services division.
Aegon N.V. on its $5.7 billion sale of Transamerica Financial Services to General Electric.
Aegon N.V. on its $1.4 billion sale of Transamerica Re to Scor SE.
AGL Industries on its merger with Nicor, Inc. (value undisclosed but post-merger enterprise value of $9.5 billion, resulting in the largest natural gas distribution company in the U.S).
Allstate on its $1.0 billion acquisition of Esurance from White Mountains Group.
Allstate on its purchase of GE's Partnership Marketing Group.
Amer Sports on its $600 million acquisition of Salomon AG from Adidas (skis and snowboards).
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. on its sale of AMEX Assurance Company to American Express.
Aviva plc on its $2.9 billion acquisition of AmerUS Holdings.
AXA on its $1.8 billion sale of Winterthur’s US property and casualty operations to QBE.
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch on the sale of transnational partnership interests.
Capmark on its $515 million sale from bankruptcy of its mortgage origination and servicing business to Berkadia Commercial Mortgage.
China National Petroleum Corporation on its $4.18 billion acquisition of PetroKazakhstan.
Farmers Insurance on its $1.9 billion acquisition of AIG’s personal auto group.
Fosun International on its $433 million acquisition of Meadowbrook Insurance Group.
Fosun International on its $2.1 billion acquisition of Ironshore, Inc.
Fosun International on its $3 billion sale of Ironshore, Inc. to Liberty Mutual.
General American Mutual Holding Company on its $1.2 billion sale of General American Life to MetLife.
General Electric Capital Corporation on its acquisition of Shady Hills Power Holdings.
Genworth Financial on the $290 million sale of its Medicare supplement business to Aetna.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. on its acquisition of Hot Springs.
Goldman Sachs Capital Partners on its $1.4 billion acquisition of USI Holding Corporation.
JP Morgan Chase on the $1.2 billion sale of its life insurance and annuity operations to Protective Life.
John Deere on its sale of John Deere Risk Protection, Inc. and John Deere Insurance Company to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa.
Lincoln National on its $7.4 billion merger with Jefferson-Pilot.
Macquarie Infrastructure Partners on its $3.5 billion acquisition of Puget Energy.
Markel Corporation on its $135 million acquisition of Aspen Holdings, Inc.
MetLife, Inc. on its $11.8 billion acquisition of Travelers Life & Annuity from Citigroup.
MetLife, Inc. on its $16 billion acquisition of American Life Insurance Company (ALICO) from AIG.
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company on its $1.9 billion acquisition of the 16,000 mile Northern Natural Gas Company pipeline system from Dynergy.
Munich Re on its $352 million acquisition of Sterling Life Insurance Company.
Munich Re on its $747 acquisition of Hartford Steam Boiler Group from AIG.
Munich Re on its $1.3 billion acquisition of The Midland Company.
Old Mutual plc on its $350 million sale of U.S. life insurance and annuity business to Harbinger Capital.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals on its $276 million cash + $535 million contingent-payment acquisition of Proteolix.
QualRisk LLC on various transactions.
Quanta Services on its $305 million sale of all its telecommunications subsidiaries to Dycom.
RMS on various transactions.
Scottish Re on its $1 billion acquisition of ING Re’s individual life reinsurance business.
Sony Music Entertainment on various acquisition programs.
Sun Life Financial on its $650 million acquisition of Genworth's employee benefits group business.
Synergy Health on its $1.9 billion acquisition by Steris (defeated an FTC litigated challenge to the transaction).
Thoma Bravo on its acquisition of Motus and Runzheimer.
Tower Group on its acquisition of One Beacon's personal lines insurance business.
Tower Group on its $490 million acquisition of CastlePoint Holdings, Ltd.
Union Central on its merger with Ameritas Acacia, and the formation of UNIFI, a mutual life insurance holding company.
Yan Zhao Global Limited on its $380 million acquisition of Abercrombie & Kent.
Zenith National on its $1.4 billion sale to Fairfax Financial.
Zenith National on the $272 million sale of CalFarm Insurance to Nationwide Mutual.