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Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Dennis J Block

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Corporate & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions

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Dennis J. Block is the Senior Chairman of the firm’s global Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. He has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions transactions - both hostile and friendly - on behalf of acquirers, targets, and investment banks. The range of transactions handled by Dennis includes mergers, acquisitions, proxy contests, joint ventures, third-party tender offers, self-tender offers, and spin offs, and other forms of corporate restructurings and financings. As a corporate counselor, Dennis has been retained to represent public companies, entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge funds, and investment and commercial banks in connection with issues of major public interest and debate.


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Within: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Greenberg Traurig LLP has a sizable department, with senior M&A practitioners operating from many of its 29 US offices. This geographic reach helps the firm service a diverse client base spanning a wide range of industries. On top of this, it is also noted for its expertise in cross-border M&A, particularly involving Latin America. In this regard, Miami-based vice chair of the firm Patricia Menéndez-Cambó has an outstanding reputation. The firm has developed an especially strong record in technology, healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceuticals transactions, and clients include the likes of AstraZeneca, Hard Rock International, Ryder System, Arlington Capital Partners, Macquarie Bank, TerraForm Power, Ocelot Partners and The Stars Group. Dennis Block, the New York-based senior chairman of the global M&A practice, recently led a team that advised the corporate governance and conflicts committee of the board of directors of TerraForm Power on the committee’s review of strategic options and the proposed $1.7bn merger and sponsorship transaction with Brookfield Asset Management. The firm’s growing presence in private equity saw it advise Medina Capital on its $2.8bn joint venture with international private equity house BC Partners. Alan Annex in New York, Chicago-based Peter Lieberman and Fort Lauderdale partner Bruce March are joint chairs of the corporate practice.

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