Ryan J. Lowery

Ryan J. Lowery

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions


Ryan Lowery advises public and private companies, private equity firms and special committees in U.S. and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments, carve-outs and restructurings. He also counsels clients on shareholder activism, takeover preparedness and corporate governance matters.

Notable representations include:

  • Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. in its pending $1.1 billion acquisition by Brookfield Reinsurance Ltd. and its successful defense of a proxy contest brought by Capital Returns Master, Ltd.
  • the special committee of the board of directors of Myovant Sciences Ltd. in the $1.7 billion acquisition by Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd. of the remaining 48% stake in Myovant that Sumitovant did not already own
  • Hg Capital in numerous transactions, including:
    • the investment made in Intelerad, a portfolio company of Hg, by TA Associates
    • the merger of Norstella, a portfolio company of Hg and Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe, with Citeline, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus, which created a combined entity valued at $5 billion
  • CoreLogic, Inc. in its $6 billion acquisition by funds managed by Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners, and in its previous proxy fight with Senator Investment Group and Cannae Holdings following their unsolicited acquisition proposal
  • Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corporation in its $2.1 billion merger with private aviation platform Wheels Up Partners Holdings LLC
  • BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. in its $1 billion acquisition of the remaining 36% stake in Eidos Therapeutics, Inc. that it did not already own
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp in its $600 million acquisition of Care.com
  • FedEx Corporation in its settlement with activist shareholder D.E. Shaw
  • Merit Medical Systems, Inc. in its settlement with activist shareholder Starboard Value LP following a threatened proxy contest
  • iHeartMedia in its adoption of a shareholder rights plan and other corporate governance matters
  • HC2 Holdings Inc. in its settlement with major shareholders following a consent solicitation by MG Capital
  • Navient Corporation in its evaluation and rejection of a $3.2 billion unsolicited acquisition proposal from Canyon Capital and Platinum Equity and its subsequent settlement of a threatened proxy contest



  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2018 (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., New York University, 2015


  • New York

Ryan J. Lowery

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions