Experience

    • HC2 Holdings in its acquisition of American Financial Group’s long-term care businesses.
    • Pediatric Services Holding Corporation, the parent of Pediatric Services of America, in its sale to J.H. Whitney Capital Partners.
    • The Prudential Insurance Company of America in its agreement to sell a group annuity contract to Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
    • Actavis in the sale of Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies, a pharmaceutical outsourcing and R&D business in the U.S., to TPG.
    • Altegrity, a global, diversified risk and information services company, together with its operating businesses Kroll, HireRight and USIS, in their currently-pending pre-negotiated Chapter 11 proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, in which they will restructure more than $1.8 billion in indebtedness.
    • The Prudential Insurance Company of America in its agreement to sell a group annuity contract to The Timken Company to pay future pension benefits for approximately 5,000 U.S. Timken retirees.
    • New York Life Investments in its acquisition of IndexIQ, a leader in the liquid alternative exchange-traded fund industry.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition with Estancia Capital Management of American Beacon.
    • NCI Building Systems in its $245 million acquisition of CENTRIA.
    • Blackstone Group’s Tactical Opportunities Group in the acquisition of Philadelphia Financial Group from Tiptree Financial.
    • Actavis in its acquisition of NASDAQ-listed Durata Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases and acute illnesses, for $675 million plus contingent value rights.
    • Global Atlantic Financial Group in the sale of its Bermuda and Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance businesses to BTG Banco Pactual.
    • Nestlé in its $1.4 billion acquisition of the aesthetic dermatology business of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $910 million acquisition of Healogics, the largest advanced wound care services provider in the U.S.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies.
    • International Paper in the Combination of its xpedx Distribution Solutions Business with Unisource Worldwide, Inc. in a “Reverse Morris Trust” Transaction.
    • New York Life Investments in its €380 million acquisition of Dexia Asset Management.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of PharMEDium, a provider of sterile compounding services to hospital pharmacies.
    • Eutelsat Communications in its $1.14 billion acquisition of Satélites Mexicanos.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 60% stake in John Deere Landscapes, a unit of Deere & Company’s Agriculture & Turf segment, in a transaction valued at $465 million.
    • Forethought Financial Group in its cash merger with a subsidiary of Global Atlantic Financial Group. HD Supply in its $1.1 billion initial public offering of common stock.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisitions of Brand Energy and Harsco Infrastructure in a combined transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
    • Envision Healthcare in its $1.1 billion initial public offering of common stock.
    • The Prudential Insurance Company of America in its sale of a single premium group annuity contract to the Verizon Management Pension Plan to settle approximately $7.5 billion of pension liabilities of the Verizon Plan by providing future annuity payments to approximately 41,000 members of the Verizon Management Pension Plan.
    • PSAV, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition by affiliates of Goldman Sachs.
    • Prudential in the sale to a General Motors retirement plan of a group annuity contract that will provide annuity payments for certain GM salaried retirees as part of GM's plan to reduce pension obligations by approximately $26 billion.
    • Prudential Financial in its sale of Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services (PRERS), the company’s real estate brokerage and relocation services unit, to Brookfield Residential Property Services.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.05 billion acquisition of David's Bridal.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Roofing Supply Group, a distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.05 billion acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Wilsonart International Holdings, the decorative surfaces unit of Illinois Tool Works.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its $1.9 billion going private acquisition of SRA International, a provider of technology and strategic consulting services.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 60% stake in Hussmann International, a leading global manufacturer of refrigerated display merchandizing equipment and refrigeration systems for the retail food industry, from Ingersoll Rand.
    • Schneider Electric in its $2 billion acquisition of Telvent GIT SA, a software and solutions provider to the electricity, water, transportation and oil and gas industries.
    • New York Life Investments in its acquisition of a majority interest in Private Advisors, LLC, a manager of private equity and hedge funds of funds with $3.9 billion in assets under management, and other transactions.
    • Hewitt Associates in the financing aspects of its $4.9 billion merger with Aon Corporation.
    • Hertz Global Holdings in its proposed $1.56 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, 1994, J.D.
  • Harvard University, 1990, A.B.

Languages

  • English