Josh Feiger focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate finance, shareholder activism, and other corporate and securities matters. Mr. Feiger has represented public and private companies acting as acquirers or sellers in negotiated and contested domestic and cross-border mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, takeovers, and other strategic alliances. He also advises clients regarding debt and equity offerings and general corporate and securities matters, including governance, securities law compliance and disclosure issues.

Mr. Feiger has represented, among others:

  • Hillshire Brands Company in its proposed $6.6 billion acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc. and Hillshire’s response to unsolicited acquisition offers made by Tyson Foods Inc. and Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. that concluded with Tyson’s $8.55 billion acquisition of Hillshire;
  • American Capital, Ltd. in its sale to Ares Capital Corporation, excluding American Capital Mortgage Management, LLC, for $3.43 billion and its sale of American Capital Mortgage Management to American Capital Agency Corp. for $562 million;
  • Stryker Corporation in its $1.28 billion acquisition of Physio-Control International, Inc., a portfolio company of Bain Capital Private Equity;
  • CME Group Inc. its $820 million acquisition of GFI Group, Inc., related $165 million sale of GFI’s interdealer broker business to a group formed by management of GFI, and response to interloper bids;
  • Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. in its:
    • $229 million acquisition of Scioderm, Inc.; and
    • acquisition of Celenex, Inc. for $100 million upfront and up to $351 in milestone payments;
  • Mondelēz International, Inc. in the $162.5 million sale of Back to Nature Foods Company, LLC, a joint venture between Mondelēz and Brynwood Partners VI L.P., to B&G Foods, Inc.
  • Extreme Networks, Inc. in its acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.’s data center switching, routing and analytics business;
  • The Middleby Corporation in various transactions, including acquisitions of:
    • Concordia Coffee Company;
    • U-Line Corporation;
    • Induc Commercial Electronics Co. Ltd.;
    • a certain business line of Marel hf;
    • QualServ Corporation;
    • Hinds-Bock Corporation; and
    • M-TEK, Inc.;
  • Visteon Corporation in its acquisition of AllGo Embedded Systems Pvt. Ltd (India);
  • InvenTrust Properties in its series of self-management transactions with the Inland Group for the $12 billion REIT;
  • Greenhill & Co., LLC, in its delivery of multiple fairness opinions; and
  • Ecolab, Inc. in U.S. and European debt offerings.



  • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 2013
  • B.A., University of Illinois, 2010


  • Illinois

Joshua A. Feiger