Samuel J. Cammer

Samuel J. Cammer

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions

Bio

Samuel Cammer is a corporate attorney who advises public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, spin-offs, securities offerings and other corporate matters, including SEC compliance, shareholder activism and corporate governance.

Examples of Mr. Cammer’s representations include:

  • Twenty-First Century Fox in its:
    • $85 billion acquisition by the Walt Disney Company and the pre-merger spin-off of certain news, sports and broadcast businesses, which was named The American Lawyer’s 2019 Global M&A Deal of the Year; and
    • $15 billion sale of its stake in Sky plc to Comcast Corporation;
  • Red Hat in its $34 billion acquisition by IBM;
  • E*TRADE in its all-stock acquisition by Morgan Stanley, which valued E*TRADE at approximately $13 billion;
  • Pinnacle Entertainment in:
    • the merger of Pinancle’s real estate assets with GLPI following a spin-off of Pinnacle’s operating business in a transaction with an implied enterprise value of $4.75 billion; and
    • Pinnacle’s subsequent $2.8 billion acquisition by Penn National Gaming and related divestitures to Boyd Gaming;
  • Lanxess AG in its $2.7 billion acquisition of Chemtura Corporation;
  • Stanley Black & Decker in its acquisition of Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing for up to $1.5 billion;
  • Apartment Investment and Management Company (an UPREIT) in its publicly announced spin-off of Apartment Income REIT, which will own an approximately $10.4 billion portfolio of apartment communities;
  • Fortive Corporation in the tax-free spin-off of 80.1% of Vontier Corporation, a global industrial technology company that generated revenues of $2.77 billion in 2019;
  • Trinity Industries in the tax-free spin-off of its industrial business, Arcosa;
  • WhistlePig, a distiller of luxury rye whiskey, in its partnerships with BDT Capital Partners and Moët Hennessy, and its related liquidity transactions;
  • Fortress Investment Group LLC in the $250 million sale of Logan Circle Partners, L.P., Fortress’ traditional fixed-income asset management business, to MetLife, Inc.;
  • Mars, Incorporated in the divestiture of certain clinical veterinary assets in connection with its $9.1 billion acquisition of VCA, Inc.;
  • NCR Corporation in the retirement of all Series A convertible preferred stock held by Blackstone; and
  • NFP in its acquisition of Fiduciary Investment Advisors LLC (FIA) and the integration of FIA with DiMeo Schneider & Associates L.L.C. to create a unified firm that advises on approximately $200 billion of client assets.

Mr. Cammer also provides pro bono legal services to New York-based clients, including early stage nonprofits and individuals seeking asylum in the U.S.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2015 (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., Emory University, 2012 (Highest Honors)

Admissions

  • New York

Samuel J. Cammer

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions
samuel.cammer@skadden.com