Paul V. Imperatore’s practice focuses on domestic and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, venture capital-style minority investments, and corporate governance matters.

Paul has particular experience in transactions involving private equity firms and other financial sponsors.

Paul joined the firm in 2013 and became a partner in 2022.

Notable Experiences

  • Advent International and Warburg Pincus in their $4.25 billion acquisition of BioPharma Solutions.

  • Warburg Pincus in numerous transactions, including:

    • its investment in Internet Brands;
    • its acquisition of Sotera Health (formerly Sterigenics) and the subsequent $1.1 billion initial public offering of Sotera Health;
    • its acquisition of Sweeping Corp of America from Soundcore Capital Partners; and
    • its acquisition of FlexXray.
  • Blackstone, as selling shareholder, in the initial public offering of Hamilton Insurance Group.

  • Viking Global in various matters, including:

    • its acquisition of a majority interest in Birchbox;
    • its minority investment in Credit Karma; 
    • its PIPE investment in APi; and
    • its PIPE investment in InhibRx.
  • OCI in its pending $3.6 billion strategic sale of its indirect interests in its large-scale U.S. greenfield nitrogen fertilizer facility Iowa Fertilizer Company.

  • Summit Health-CityMD, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company, in its $8.9 billion sale to VillageMD.

  • Summit Health-CityMD in various matters, including:

    • CityMD’s combination with Summit Medical Group and the acquisition of Summit Medical Group’s affiliated management company, Zoonie; 
    • Summit Health’s combinations with Westchester Medical Group and New Jersey Urologists.
  • Global Healthcare Exchange in its acquisition of Prodigo.

  • Sony Interactive Entertainment in its acquisition of Bungie.

  • International Seaways in its stock-for-stock merger with Diamond S Shipping.

  • Walgreens Boots Alliance in various matters, including in its $6.5 billion strategic transaction with AmerisourceBergen Corporation.

  • América Móvil in its $6.9 billion sale of its TracFone Wireless subsidiary to Verizon Communications Inc.

  • América Móvil in its $333 million acquisition of Telefónica’s operations in Guatemala and terminated $315 million acquisition of Telefónica’s operations in El Salvador.

  • Institutional Capital Network in its acquisition of the alternative investments feeder fund platform business of Wells Fargo’s Global Alternative Investments Division and Wells Fargo’s related strategic investment in iCapital Network under the terms of its latest fundraising round.

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

  • TPG Capital in its investment in Uber.

  • Roquette Frères in its acquisition of Sethness Products Company.

  • Open Text in its $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division.

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Paul published two notes in the Georgetown Law Journal.

The Change Healthcare Decision and Implications for Private Equity Sponsors