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Darren M. Schweiger


Darren M. Schweiger

Mergers & Acquisitions
New York

Advises on public and private M&A matters, corporate governance and shareholder activism. Represents private equity clients on a full range of transactions.

Darren is a member of our Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices. He advises clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and other corporate partnering arrangements, spinoffs, corporate governance matters, shareholder activism and other general corporate matters.

Private equity firms and their portfolio companies regularly engage Darren on a full range of transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of investments, leveraged buyouts, minority investments and co-investment arrangements.

Experience highlights

Private Equity
  • SSW Partners’ $1.5 billion sale of Veoneer Active Safety business to Magna
  • TPG Inc.’s $1 billion IPO and the conversion of its parent company into a corporation
  • TPG Capital’s acquisitions of Convey Health Solutions, Centrify, Thycotic and HealthSmart International
  • Symphony Technology Group-led consortium on its:
    • $2.075 billion acquisition of the RSA software security business from Dell Technologies
    • investment by Clearlake Capital in the RSA business
  • Cornell Capital’s:
    • investment in MRC Global
    • acquisitions of truestaff, CardioSolution and
    • acquisition of VISTA Staffing Solutions by Ingenovis Health
  • Sycamore Partners’ $540 million acquisition of the Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey brands from Ascena Retail Group
  • Bansk Group’s acquisition of Woodstream Corporation and majority investments in amika and Eva NYC
  • Lightyear Capital’s acquisition of Lendmark Financial Services with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Warburg Pincus’ formation of Apex International Energy
  • Tailwind Capital’s sale of ReTrans and ArrowStream
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division (PIA) on various transactions, including on its acquisition of Hearthside Food Solutions with Vestar Capital Partners
Other Recent Representations
  • Josh Harris’ acquisition of Washington Commanders
  • Elliot Advisors’ sale of A.C. Milan to RedBird Capital Partners
  • Hemisphere Media Group’s going-private acquisition by Searchlight
  • Aetna’s:
    • $77 billion sale to CVS Health
    • now terminated $37 billion acquisition of Humana
    • $7.3 billion acquisition of Coventry Health Care
  • Syngenta’s $43 billion acquisition by ChemChina
  • Freeport-McMoRan on various transactions, including its divestment and shareholder arrangements with Inalum relating to its Grasberg mine and the sale of its Tenke mine
  • Roper Technologies’ $5.35 billion acquisition of Vertafore
  • General Electric’s $11.1 billion combination of GE Transportation and Wabtec
  • Comcast’s $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation
  • TIAA’s $2.5 billion acquisition of EverBank
  • MoneyLion’s:
    • $2.4 billion combination with Fusion Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
    • $440 million acquisition of Even Financial
  • Raven Industries’ $2.1 billion acquisition by CNH Industrial
  • Taboola’s $800 million acquisition of Connexity
  • Signify Health’s $250 million acquisition of Caravan Health
  • Murphy USA’s acquisition of QuickChek
  • cxLoyalty Group’s sale of its Global Loyalty division to JPMorgan Chase
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J.D., University of Florida College of Law
  • magna cum laude
  • Research Editor, Florida Law Review
B.S., Accounting, University of Florida
  • cum laude
M.S., Accounting, University of Florida
Professional history
  • Partner, 2019-present
  • Davis Polk since 2011
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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