Glenn McGrory’s practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and corporate governance matters.

His practice is particularly focused on cross-border transactions for technology and FinTech companies.

Glenn joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2009. He was resident in the Frankfurt office in 2001 and the London office from 2003-2005.

Notable Experiences

  • Artémis in its acquisition of a majority stake in CAA from TPG.

  • Johnson Controls in its acquisition of workplace management software leader FM:Systems and in its $870 million acquisition of Silent-Aire.

  • Google in its pending sale of the assets of its Google Domains business to Squarespace, its acquisitions of Raxium and CyArx Technologies Ltd. (Siemplify), its $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit, its $2.6 billion acquisition of Looker Data Sciences, its $1.1 billion agreement with HTC relating to the smartphone design business, its Alphabet Inc. corporate reorganization, its $1 billion investment in SpaceX, its sale of the Motorola Home business to ARRIS Group, and its acquisition of Waze.

  • Voya Financial in its acquisition of Benefitfocus.

  • Workman Publishing in its sale to Hachette Book Group.

  • Tech Data in its $6 billion sale to Apollo Global Management and its $2.6 billion acquisition of Tech Solutions from Avnet.

  • Henkel in its acquisition of DevaCurl and its $3.6 billion acquisition of Sun Products Corporation from Vestar Capital Partners.

  • Saint-Gobain in its 1.4 billion acquisition of Continental Building Products.

  • McCormick & Company in its $4.2 billion acquisition of the food business of British conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc.

  • Air Liquide in its $13.4 billion acquisition of Airgas and its divestiture of U.S. assets to Matheson Tri-Gas, a subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation.

  • Amundi in its €3.5 billion acquisition of Pioneer Investments from UniCredit.

  • Samsonite in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Tumi.

  • Lenovo in its $2.3 billion acquisition of IBM’s x86 server business.

  • A consortium of owners comprised of DTCC, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and State Street in their sale of Clarient Global to Thomson Reuters.

  • Acadia Healthcare in its acquisition of CRC Health Group.

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

  • Albany International in various matters, including its acquisition of Harris Corp.’s aerostructures business.

  • Lafarge North America in connection with Lafarge’s €40 billion merger of equals with Holcim to create LafargeHolcim and Lafarge’s FTC-mandated divestiture of U.S. assets to Summit Materials.

  • Schroders plc in connection with various matters.

  • Financial advisors, including Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, and Credit Suisse, in various transactions.

  • The Hartford Financial Services Group in connection with various matters.

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  • Member, Corporation Law Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York