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Darren M. Schweiger

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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
  • TPG Capital on various transactions, including its acquisitions of Convey Health Solutions, Centrify and Thycotic
  • Symphony Technology Group-led consortium on its $2.075 billion acquisition of the RSA software security business from Dell Technologies and the investment by Clearlake Capital in the RSA business
  • Cornell Capital on various transactions, including its investment in MRC Global and acquisitions of truestaff, CardioSolution and Stella.ai
  • Sycamore Partners on the $540 million acquisition of the Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey brands from Ascena Retail Group
  • Bansk Group on its acquisition of Woodstream Corporation
  • Lightyear Capital on its acquisition of Lendmark Financial Services with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Warburg Pincus on the formation of Apex International Energy
  • Tailwind Capital on its sale of ReTrans
  • Goldman Sachs' merchant banking division (PIA) on various transactions, including on its acquisition of Hearthside Food Solutions with Vestar Capital Partners, and its investment in Inhabit IQ
Other Recent Representations
  • Aetna Inc. on various transactions, including its:
    • $77 billion sale to CVS Health
    • now terminated $37 billion acquisition of Humana
    • $7.3 billion acquisition of Coventry Health Care
  • Syngenta on its $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 on its $5.35 billion acquisition of Vertafore
  • General Electric in connection with the $11.1 billion combination of GE Transportation and Wabtec
  • Comcast on its $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation
  • TIAA on its $2.5 billion acquisition of EverBank
  • Raven Industries on its $2.1 billion acquisition by CNH Industrial
  • Murphy USA on its acquisition of QuickChek
  • cxLoyalty Group on the sale of its Global Loyalty division to JPMorgan Chase
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Education
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
  • Associate, 2011-2019
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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