Evan Rosen
  1. Associate

Mr. Rosen is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. His diverse and broad-based practice encompasses mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures, collaborations and other corporate partnering transactions, restructurings, spinoffs, and takeover and corporate governance matters. He regularly represents private equity firms and their portfolio companies in all aspects of their businesses, including acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies, recapitalizations, minority investments and co-investment arrangements.

Work Highlights

  • Comcast on its proposal to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox
  • Shire on the $2.4 billion sale of its oncology business to Servier
  • HRG on its $10 billion combination with Spectrum Brands
  • HSN on its $2.6 billion sale to Liberty Interactive
  • Tyson Foods on its $4.2 billion acquisition of AdvancePierre Foods
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division (PIA) and its consortium partners on its $2.2 billion preferred financing for Bass Pro Shops' $5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela's
  • Metalmark Capital Partners, a private equity firm, in a number of acquisition and dispositions, including WorldStrides, Kissner Milling Company Limited and Ni America
  • Tailwind Capital Partners, a private equity firm, in a number of acquisitions and investments, including Diversified and Technical Innovation
  • Uniti Group (a publicly traded REIT) on various transactions, including its acquisitions of Tower Cloud and Hunt Telecom
  • Western Refining on its $6.2 billion sale to Tesoro
  • ConAgra on its separation into two independent public companies, the sale of its private label operations to Treehouse Foods and its cooperation agreement with JANA Partners
  • Anacor Pharmaceuticals on its $5.2 billion sale to Pfizer
  • Electrolux on its proposed $3.3 billion acquisition of GE Appliances
  • Crestview Partners on the investment in KSS by FountainVest Partners
  • Aetna on its $7.3 billion acquisition of Coventry Health Care and its sale of Missouri Care, Aetna's Missouri Medicaid business, to WellCare Health Plans

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2011
  • Bank of America, 2006-2008

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Finance, Emory University - Goizueta Business School, 2006
    • with distinction
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2010
    • cum laude
    • Emmett E. Eagan Award
    • Helen L. DeRoy Memorial Award
    • Executive Editor, Michigan Law Review