Mr. Saldana has represented clients in a variety of transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, negotiated and contested acquisitions and proxy fights. He provides corporate, governance and securities law advice to a number of public companies on an ongoing basis.
Mr. Saldana’s merger and acquisition experience includes representation of RRI Energy, Inc. in its merger-of-equals with Mirant Corporation to form GenOn Energy, Inc.; the special committee of the board of directors of Golden Telecom, Inc. in its sale to OJSC Vimpel Communications through a $4.3 billion two-step merger transaction; Serco Group plc, an international service company, in its acquisition of SI International, Inc.; Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. in its sale of Bahamas Supermarkets Limited; Vulcan Programming Inc. in its sale of TechTV, Inc. to Comcast Corporation; and BET Holdings in its acquisition by Viacom, Inc.
Mr. Saldana also has handled numerous public and private financings for both issuers and underwriters and has counseled clients in structuring securities offerings and in conducting tender offers.
Mr. Saldana also counsels clients on a full range of corporate matters, including corporate governance and related matters. He regularly advises public companies regarding compliance with the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market. In addition, he regularly advises clients regarding interactions with stockholders, including stockholder meetings and other stockholder communications. He also counsels companies and their boards of directors on governance matters, such as shareholder rights plans, advance notice bylaws, proxy access and board independence.