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.
Alphabet and Google in several transactions, including Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit, $1.1 billion agreement with HTC relating to the smartphone design business, $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, $2.9 billion sale of Motorola Mobility’s mobile devices business to Lenovo, acquisitions of Waze and bebop, and Alphabet’s sale of a minority stake in Verily Life Sciences to Temasek.
3M in several transactions, including its $6.7 billion acquisition of Acelity, the $230 million sale of its gas and flame detection business to Teledyne, its $1 billion acquisition of M*Modal’s technology business, the $900 million sale of its Communication Markets Division to Corning, and its $2 billion acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls.
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.
OpenText Corp. in its tender offer and second step merger to acquire Guidance Software and its $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division.
Clariant in its proposed all-stock merger-of-equals with Huntsman.
Vale in its $2.5 billion sale of its fertilizer business and acquisition of a minority interest in The Mosaic Co.
Western Digital in its $19 billion acquisition of SanDisk.
OCI in its proposed $8 billion combination with CF Industries.
Groupe Acticall in its $830 million acquisition of SITEL Worldwide.
Asahi Kasei in its $2.2 billion acquisition of the energy storage business of Polypore International.
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.
Warburg Pincus in its acquisitions of Wencor Group, Electronic Funds Source, Crossmark, and Endurance International Group.
Endurance International Group, a Warburg portfolio company, in its acquisition of Intuit’s website business.
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.
Sony in its acquisition of Gaikai Inc.
Biomet in its acquisition of the global trauma business of DePuy Orthopaedics.
SMSC in its sale to Microchip Technologies and prior 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.
Financial advisors in M&A transactions, including Goldman Sachs and the Raine Group.
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