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.;
- The Middleby Corporation in various transactions, including acquisitions of:
- Concordia Coffee Company;
- U-Line Corporation;
- Induc Commercial Electronics Co. Ltd.; and
- a certain business line of Marel hf;
- 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; and
- Ecolab, Inc. in U.S. and European debt offerings.