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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Randi Lally

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Acquisitions, Private Equity


Ms. Lally has significant experience in private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions, having represented private equity firms and public and private companies in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, carve-out transactions, recapitalizations, and other corporate and governance matters. She also regularly advises the Firm's investment management clients on acquisitions and dispositions of interests in hedge fund and private equity fund managers and frequently counsels industry leading public and private companies as well as private equity firms and their portfolio companies. She regularly advises clients such as AEA Investors, Dyal Capital Partners, Genesys, Goldman Sachs, Permira Advisers, among others.


She joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2016.


Ms. Lally received her JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2007 and her BS from Lehigh University in 2004.

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Private equity buyouts

Within: Next Generation Partners

Randi Lally - Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Within: Private equity buyouts

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP continues to advise some of the most notable clients in the market, including Goldman Sachs, AEA Investors and Permira. In 2018, it advised Permira on a series of transactions, including its $715m sale of BakerCorp to United Rentals and its $1.68bn sale of Magento to Adobe Systems. Robert Schwenkel is global head of M&A and private equity and has built connections to a range of prominent financial sponsors, including Permira and Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. Christopher Ewan and Steven Steinman are co-heads of the private equity group, with both noted for their connection to AEA Investors and other key clients. Washington DC's Brian Mangino is another key figure within the practice who has also frequently advised Permira and Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division. Andrea Gede-Lange and Randi Lally are emerging talents. The named are based in New York unless stated otherwise.

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