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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, TruArc Partners, GrowthCurve Capital, GHK Capital Partners, the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and Tailwind Capital.

Evan’s strategic clients include Comcast, Galaxy Digital, Truist, Nuvei, 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 and subsequent sale of NBCUniversal’s remaining interest to Disney
    • $40 billion contested acquisition of Sky
  • Galaxy Digital’s:
    • proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of BitGo
    • domestication to the U.S. 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
  • Nuvei’s:
    • $6.3 billion going-private transaction led by Advent, Nuvei’s CEO and others
    • $1.3 billion acquisition of Paya
  • Truist’s:
    • $2 billion sale of a minority stake in Truist Insurance to Stone Point Capital, and subsequent $15.5 billion sale of Truist Insurance to a PE-sponsor led consortium
    • $2 billion acquisition of Service Finance from ECN Capital
    • sale of Sterling Capital Management to Guardian Capital
    • sale of BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital to TCF National Bank
  • PGT Innovations’:
    • initial $3 billion agreement to be acquired by Masonite International and its subsequent $3.1 billion agreement to be acquired by MITER Brands
    • $185 million acquisition of Martin Door
    • $126 million acquisition of Anlin Windows & Doors
  • UBS’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Credit Suisse
  • Summit Materials’ $3.2 billion combination with Argos USA
  • Cadre’s sale to Yieldstreet
  • FlightAware’s sale to Collins Aerospace
  • Nuvei’s $1.3 billion acquisition of Paya
  • Billtrust’s $1.7 billion acquisition by EQT
  • Myers Industries $350 million acquisition of Signature Systems
  • 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
Selected Private Equity Representations
  • BDT Capital Partners’ acquisitions of:
    • Culligan International
    • Waterlogic
    • MJH Life Sciences
    • Balcan Plastics
    • Sealed Air’s Reflectix business
  • TruArc Partners’ acquisitions of:
    • Meyer Laboratory
    • GlobalMed
    • Molded Devices
  • GHK sale of Hasa to Wind Point
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division’s:
    • $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’s acquisitions of:
    • Diversified
    • Technical Innovation
    • Sensory Technologies
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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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