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Evan Rosen

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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. His practice encompasses M&A, joint ventures and collaborations, restructurings, spinoffs, and corporate governance matters on behalf of both strategic clients and financial buyers.

On the private equity side, Evan represents sponsors and their portfolio companies in all aspects of their businesses, including acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, minority investments and co-investment arrangements.

In 2021, Evan was one of five lawyers recognized by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in Private Equity. In 2019, Evan was profiled as a “Rising Star” by The Deal as one of the most promising new M&A lawyers. He is a member of the editorial board of The M&A Lawyer.

His pro bono practice includes advising SeaChange Capital Partners, a merchant bank serving the nonprofit sector, on high-impact investments helping low-income New Yorkers.

Experience highlights

Selected Corporate Representations
  • Galaxy Digital on various transactions, including its:
    • proposed $1.2 billion acquisition of BitGo
    • domestication to the United States and U.S. listing
    • acquisition of Vision Hill Group
  • Comcast on various transactions, including its:
    • proposal to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox
    • “put/call” agreement with Disney for NBCUniversal’s 33% ownership interest in Hulu
    • $40 billion successful contested acquisition of Sky
  • Whitney Wolfe Herd, Bumble’s founder, on the various transactions including:
    • acquisition by Blackstone of a majority stake in MagicLab
    • $2.5 billion IPO of Bumble
  • FlightAware’s sale to Collins Aerospace
  • Napier Park Global Capital’s acquisition by First Eagle Investments
  • Natus Medical’s $1.2 billion acquisition by ArchiMed
  • Figure Technologies’ proposed merger with Homebridge Financial Services
  • IHS Markit on various transactions, including its agreement with CME Group to combine their post-trade services into a 50/50 joint venture
  • Truist on various transactions, including its:
    • $2 billion acquisition of Service Finance from ECN Capital
    • sale of BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital to TCF National Bank
  • Payoneer’s $3.3 billion combination with FTAC Olympus Acquisition Corp., a SPAC
  • First Interstate BancSystem’s $2 billion merger with Great Western Bancorp
  • Uniti Group on various transactions including its acquisitions of Tower Cloud and Hunt Telecom
  • SouthState’s $542 million merger with Atlantic Capital Bancshares
  • Temenos’ $559 million acquisition of Kony
  • HSN’s $2.6 billion sale to Liberty Interactive
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
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division (PIA) on its:
    • $2.2 billion preferred financing for Bass Pro Shops' acquisition of Cabela's
    • sale of Suja Juice
    • acquisition (through a portfolio company) of GM Nameplate
  • GrowthCurve’s acquisition of Mistplay
  • Tailwind Capital Partners’ acquisitions of:
    • Diversified
    • Technical Innovation
    • Sensory Technologies
    • HB Communications
  • Metalmark Capital’s acquisitions and dispositions of:
    • Kissner Milling Company
    • Worldstrides
    • US Salt
    • Central Salt
  • Lightyear Capital’s acquisition of Lighthouse Technologies
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Credentials

Recognition

Law360 – “Rising Star: Private Equity,” 2021

The Deal – “Rising Star,” 2019

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