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 Experiences

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

  • 3M in several 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.

  • ABB in its acquisition of Siemens’ low voltage NEMA motor business.

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

  • Alphabet and Google in numerous transactions, including Google’s acquisition of Raxium, $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 investment in Univision, and Alphabet’s sale of a minority stake in Verily Life Sciences to Temasek.

  • Warburg Pincus in many transactions, including:

    • its sale of Hygiena, a Warburg portfolio company, to EW Group; and 
    • its acquisitions of TRC Companies, FlexXray, G.A. Foods, Wencor Group, Electronic Funds Source, Crossmark, and Endurance International Group.
  • OpenText 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.

  • Vale in its $2.5 billion sale of its fertilizer business and acquisition of a minority interest in The Mosaic Company.

  • 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.

  • ITOCHU International in its acquisition of the fence design and manufacturing business of Midwest Tube Mills.

  • 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.

  • Endurance International Group, a Warburg portfolio company, in its acquisition of Intuit’s website business.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 and the Raine Group.

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