Andrew Cohn focuses on corporate transactions and has extensive M&A experience representing buyers, sellers, financial advisors and investors in public and private mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, spin-offs and venture capital transactions.

Bio

Mr. Cohn’s practice has spanned a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. He also regularly advises clients on corporate and securities laws, governance issues, and SEC compliance and reporting matters.

His experience (including at his previous firms) includes advising:

  • RRJ Capital in connection with its acquisition of Gategroup AG from affiliates of HNA Group;
  • the senior management of Noble Group Limited in connection with the restructuring of Noble Group Limited and their shareholding in Noble Group Holdings Limited;
  • a Hong Kong-based private equity fund in connection with several venture capital and strategic investments into U.S.-based companies;
  • CK Hutchison Group in connection with the merger of its mobile telecommunications business in Sri Lanka with Etisalat’s mobile telecommunications business in Sri Lanka;
  • Brookfield Renewable Partners in connection with the sale of several solar assets in Southeast Asia;
  • European Energy Exchange AG in connection with its purchase of Nodal Exchange Holdings LLC;
  • Siam City Cement Public Company Limited in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Holcim (Vietnam) Limited from LafargeHolcim;
  • Jiuquan Iron & Steel Group (Group) Co., Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of a Jamaican refining business;
  • Siam City Cement Public Company Limited in connection with its acquisition of Holcim (Lanka) Limited from LafargeHolcim;
  • Hutchison Whampoa Limited in connection with its proposed acquisition of O2 and sale of minority interests in the combined O2/Three business to a consortium of private equity investors;
  • a Canadian pension fund in connection with its strategic investment into a Southeast Asian conglomerate operating in the telecoms and LNG space; and
  • Standard Chartered Private Equity in connection with several sales of portfolio company interests to a consortium of private equity buyers.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2008
  • B.A., Vassar College, 2003

Admissions

  • Hong Kong
  • New York

Andrew S. Cohn