Caroline F. Hayday’s practice focuses on executive compensation and benefits matters.

She advises on executive compensation, employment law and related matters, and the benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions, particularly relating to private equity portfolio companies and transactions.

Caroline joined the firm in 2003 and became counsel in 2014.

Notable Experience

  • TPG’s acquisition of Envision Pharmaceuticals Holdings, and Envision’s subsequent acquisition of Laker Software.

  • ALTANA’s $635 million acquisition of the rheology additives business of Rockwood Holdings.

  • ABB’s $1 billion acquisition of Power-One.

  • Surgical Care Affiliates’ $270 million IPO.

  • Conversus Capital’s $1.4 billion sale of its portfolio of third-party private equity fund interests.

  • Danfoss’ $690 million going-private transaction.

  • Alpha Natural Resources’ $8.5 billion acquisition of Massey Energy.

  • McDonald’s executive compensation work.

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Selected Activities

  • Vice-chair of the firm’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • Alzheimer’s disease genetic researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, 1996-1998