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Evan Rosen


Diverse practice spanning M&A, joint ventures, spinoffs and governance. Represents private equity sponsors and portfolio companies in all aspects of their businesses.

Evan is a member of our Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity teams. He advises corporate and private equity clients on a range of public and private transactions, including M&A, JVs and minority investments, as well as defensive and corporate governance matters.

Evan’s private equity clients include BDT Capital Partners, the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, TruArc Partners, GrowthCurve Capital, GHK Capital Partners, I Squared and Tailwind Capital.

Evan’s strategic clients include Comcast, Galaxy Digital, Nuvei, Truist, PGT Innovations, IHS Markit and Uniti.

Evan also represents numerous successful founders and entrepreneurs, including Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble; Brian Grazer, co-founder and co-executive chairman of Imagine Entertainment; Jessica Alba, founder of The Honest Company; and Daniel Baker, founder and CEO of FlightAware.

His pro bono practice includes advising SeaChange Capital Partners on high-impact investments helping low-income New Yorkers.

Experience highlights

Selected Corporate Representations
  • Comcast’s:
    • proposal to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox
    • “put/call” agreement with Disney for NBCUniversal’s 33% ownership interest in Hulu
    • $40 billion contested acquisition of Sky
  • Galaxy Digital’s:
    • proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of BitGo
    • domestication to the United States and U.S. listing
    • acquisition of Vision Hill Group
  • Whitney Wolfe Herd, Bumble’s founder, on the:
    • acquisition by Blackstone of a majority stake in MagicLab
    • $2.5 billion IPO of Bumble
  • Truist’s:
    • $2 billion acquisition of Service Finance from ECN Capital
    • $1.95 billion sale of a stake in Truist Insurance to Stone Point Capital
    • sale of BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital to TCF National Bank
  • UBS’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Credit Suisse
  • FlightAware’s sale to Collins Aerospace
  • PGT Innovations’ $185 million acquisition of Martin Door and $126 million acquisition of Anlin Windows & Doors
  • Napier Park’s acquisition by First Eagle Investments
  • Nuvei’s $1.3 billion acquisition of Paya
  • Billtrust’s $1.7 billion acquisition by EQT
  • Natus Medical’s $1.2 billion acquisition by ArchiMed
  • Figure Technologies’ proposed merger with Homebridge Financial Services
  • HSN’s $2.6 billion sale to Liberty Interactive
  • Payoneer’s $3.3 billion combination with FTAC
  • First Interstate’s $2 billion merger with Great Western Bancorp
  • Uniti Group on various transactions including its acquisitions of Tower Cloud and Hunt Telecom
  • Temenos’ $559 million acquisition of Kony from Insight Ventures
Selected Private Equity Representations
  • BDT Capital Partners on various transactions, including acquisitions of:
    • Culligan International
    • Waterlogic
    • MJH Life Sciences
    • Balcan Plastics
    • Sealed Air’s Reflectix business
    • Covertech Fabricating
    • Nelmar Security Packaging
  • TruArc Partners’ acquisitions of:
    • GlobalMed
    • Molded Devices
    • Schauenburg-Truplast
  • GHK sale of Hasa to Wind Point
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division on its:
    • $2.2 billion preferred financing for Bass Pro Shops’ acquisition of Cabela’s
    • sale of Suja Juice
    • acquisition of GM Nameplate
  • GrowthCurve’s acquisition of Mistplay
  • Tailwind Capital Partners’ acquisitions of:
    • Diversified
    • Technical Innovation
    • Sensory Technologies
    • HB Communications
  • Lightyear Capital’s acquisition of Lighthouse Technologies
  • Metalmark Capital’s acquisitions and dispositions of
    • Kissner Milling Company
    • Worldstrides
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    Law360 – “Rising Star: Private Equity,” 2021

    The Deal – “Rising Star,” 2019

    J.D., University of Michigan Law School
    • cum laude
    • Emmett E. Eagan Award
    • Helen L. DeRoy Memorial Award
    • Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review
    B.A., Finance, Emory University, Goizueta Business School
    • with distinction
    Professional history
    • Partner, 2019-present
    • Davis Polk since 2011
    • Bank of America, 2006-2008
    Qualifications and admissions
    • State of New York
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