June S. Dipchand

June S. Dipchand

Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions
June S. Dipchand is a corporate partner concentrating in mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate law matters.

Bio

Ms. Dipchand advises public and private clients in connection with various U.S. and cross-border corporate transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions, dispositions, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), mergers, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, carveouts, strategic investments, financings, restructurings, recapitalizations and reorganizations. In addition, she has represented numerous clients with respect to a wide array of corporate law matters, including corporate governance, SEC reporting obligations and takeover preparedness. She practices out of both Skadden’s New York and Toronto offices, where she manages the firm’s Canadian M&A practice.

Ms. Dipchand has been recognized in IFLR1000 and was named by Lawdragon in 2021 as one of its 500 Leading Dealmakers in America. Further, Ms. Dipchand is active in pro bono and diversity initiatives, both within and outside the firm. She currently sits on the board of directors — and co-chairs the board’s diversity subcommittee — of the Legal Society of New York, one of the largest organizations of its kind that provides legal services to vulnerable clients and communities in New York.

Selected representations by Ms. Dipchand include:

  • Veritas Capital in its:
    • pending acquisition, together with Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, of Cubic Corporation;
    • disposition of Excelitas Technologies Holding Corp. to AEA;
    • acquisition of StandardAero from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Ltd. and pending disposition of StandardAero to The Carlyle Group;
    • acquisition, and later disposition to TTM Technologies, Inc., of Anaren, Inc.; and
    • acquisition, and later disposition to Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, of CPI International, Inc.;
  • Verscend Technologies, Inc. (n/k/a Cotiviti, Inc., a portfolio company of Veritas Capital) in its: 
    • acquisition of Cotiviti, Inc.; and 
    • acquisition of the commercial health insurance payer-focused products business from General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.;
  • CPI International, Inc. (previously a portfolio company of Veritas Capital and now a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners) in its acquisitions of:
    • SATCOM Technologies, the antenna systems business of General Dynamics Mission Systems;
    • ASC Signal Holdings Corporation (and its later disposition of ASC to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.);
    • Radant Technologies, Inc.;
    • substantially all of the assets of MCL, Inc.; and
    • the Codan Satcom Division of Codan Limited;
  • Norwest Equity Partners in its:
    • acquisition of West Star Aviation;
    • acquisition of Savage Sports Holdings, Inc. from Long Point Capital and later disposition of Savage Sports Holdings, Inc. to Alliant Techsystems Inc.; and
    • disposition of PNET Holding Corporation (PeopleNet) to Trimble Navigation Limited;
  • Mars, Incorporated in its:
    • acquisition of VCA Inc., a national provider of companion animal veterinary care;
    • acquisition of Pet Partners, a national provider of companion animal veterinary care;
    • acquisition of BluePearl Veterinary, a national provider of companion animal specialty and emergency care;
    • acquisition of the Iams, Eukanuba and Natura pet food brands from The Procter & Gamble Company; and
    • acquisition of Nutro Products, Inc. from Bain Capital Partners LLC;
  • Pacific Oil & Gas Ltd. in its private acquisition of Canbriam Energy Inc;
  • New Residential Investment Corp., a mortgage REIT (managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC), in its acquisition of all of the assets of Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. (Cayman Islands corporation);
  • Nasdaq, Inc. in its sale of its U.S. fixed-income business, Nasdaq Fixed Income, to an affiliate of TradeWeb Markets Inc.;
  • NextGen Corp. in its pending merger with Xos, Inc.;
  • Correvio Pharma Corp. in its acquisition by Advanz Pharma Corp. Limited;
  • AP WIP Investments Holdings in its acquisition by Landscape Acquisition Holdings;
  • Pan American Silver Corp. in its acquisition of Tahoe Resources Inc.;
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch as financial advisor to Goldcorp Inc. in its acquisition by Newmont Mining Corporation;
  • Boral Ltd. in its acquisition of Headwaters Inc., a building products company;
  • Covidien plc and its affiliates in connection with their U.S. and cross-border corporate and financing transactions undertaken to facilitate the spin-off of Mallinckrodt plc;
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP in its acquisition of Monitor Consulting Group;
  • HUGHES Telematics, Inc. in its acquisition by Verizon Communications Inc.;
  • Primerica, Inc. in its restructuring and IPO, in addition to its concurrent private placement to private equity funds controlled by Warburg Pincus LLC;
  • Citigroup Inc. in its divestiture of Citi Technology Services to Wipro Technologies;
  • Entretenimiento GM de Mexico S.A. de C. V. in its acquisition of Grupo Cinemex from AMC Entertainment Inc.;
  • The Bear Stearns Companies Inc. in its:
    • acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co.; and
    • proposed cross investment and joint venture with CITIC Securities;
  • Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. in its proposed acquisition of, and subsequent proxy contest initiated against, CBRE Realty Finance Inc. (which were ultimately terminated and settled);
  • Fremont General Corporation in connection with the sale of its commercial real estate lending business and outstanding commercial real estate loan portfolio to iStar Financial Inc.;
  • Fontainebleau Resorts, LLC in the sale of a significant equity stake to Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (now Crown Limited); and
  • Harvest Partners in its divestiture of Evenflo Company, Inc. to Weston Presidio.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D./M.B.A., University of Toronto, 2006 (Dean’s List, Rotman School of Management)
  • M.A.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Toronto, 2001
  • B.Eng. (Mechanical), Technical University of Nova Scotia, 1998
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics), Dalhousie University, 1995 (cum laude)

Admissions

  • New York
  • Foreign Legal Consultant of Canada

June S. Dipchand