Aaron J. Meyers’ practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, particularly public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.

Aaron joined the firm in 2009 and became a partner in 2017.

Notable Experience

  • ABB in its cable tray joint venture with Niedax and its acquisition of Siemens’ low voltage NEMA motor business

  • Vale in several transactions, including its $26 billion strategic partnership with Manara Minerals, a joint venture between Ma’aden and PIF, pursuant to which Manara Minerals invested in Vale’s energy transition metals business, and the $2.5 billion sale of its fertilizer business to The Mosaic Company.

  • 3M in many transactions, including its $6.7 billion acquisition of Acelity, $2 billion acquisition of Scott Safety, and $1 billion acquisition of M*Modal’s technology business, and the $900 million sale of its Communication Markets Division to Corning, the $650 million sale of its drug delivery business to Altaris Capital Partners, the $230 million sale of its gas and flame detection business to Teledyne, and the sale of its dental local anesthetics business to Pierrel.

  • Alphabet and Google in numerous transactions, including Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit, $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, $1.1 billion agreement with HTC relating to the smartphone design business, its acquisitions of Waze, Raxium and bebop, its investment in Univision, its $2.9 billion sale of Motorola Mobility’s mobile devices business to Lenovo, and Alphabet’s sale of minority stakes in Waymo and Verily Life Sciences.

  • Warburg Pincus in various transactions, including:

    • its sale of Hygiena, a Warburg portfolio company, to EW Group
    • its acquisitions of TRC Companies, FlexXray, G.A. Foods, Wencor Group, Electronic Funds Source, Crossmark, and Endurance International Group; and
    • the acquisition by its portfolio company, Endurance International Group, of Intuit’s website business.
  • ITOCHU International in its acquisition of the fence design and manufacturing business of Midwest Tube Mills.

  • Pacific Woodtech, a subsidiary of ITOCHU, in its acquisition of Louisiana-Pacific’s engineered wood products business.

  • Eni in its strategic agreement with Falck Renewables for the joint development of renewable energy projects.

  • Langan in its sale of a minority interest to TowerBrook Capital Partners.

  • OpenText in its $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division and in its tenders offers to acquire Zix Corporation and Guidance Software.

  • OCI in its proposed $8 billion combination with CF Industries.

  • Western Digital in its $19 billion acquisition of SanDisk.

  • Clariant in its proposed all-stock merger-of-equals with Huntsman.

  • Asahi Kasei in its $2.2 billion acquisition of the energy storage business of Polypore International and $1 billion sale of Polypore’s separations media to 3M.

  • Sony in its acquisition of Gaikai Inc.

  • Gameloft in its acquisition of FreshPlanet.

  • TRAC Intermodal, a portfolio company of Fortress Investment Group, in the sale of its domestic chassis fleet to Direct ChassisLink Inc.

  • Groupe Acticall in its $830 million acquisition of SITEL Worldwide.

  • TPG in its acquisition and subsequent $2 billion sale to Rite Aid of Envision Pharmaceutical.

  • Family Dollar Stores in its sale to Dollar Tree for a combination of cash and stock worth $9.3 billion and the successful rejection of Dollar General’s hostile tender offer and Elliott Management’s threatened proxy contest.

  • Coastal Energy Co. in its C$2.3 billion sale to Compañia Española de Petroleos (CEPSA).

  • Newcastle Investment Corp. in its acquisition of Local Media Group from News Corp., as part of the prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring of GateHouse Media Inc.

  • Biomet in its acquisition of the global trauma business of DePuy Orthopaedics.

  • SMSC in its sale to Microchip Technologies and its earlier acquisition of BridgeCo.

  • Grupo Bimbo in its acquisition of Sara Lee Corp.’s North American Fresh Bakery.

  • Alpha Natural Resources in its $8.5 billion merger with Massey Energy Co.

  • Various financial advisors in M&A transactions, including Goldman Sachs, Citibank, and the Raine Group.

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