Mr Daniel Ganitsky > Proskauer Rose LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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Latin America


Daniel Ganitsky is co-head of Proskauer’s global Private Equity and M&A Group and a member of Proskauer’s Latin America Practice Group. Over the course of his career, Daniel has had significant roles in numerous public company transactions, acquisitions of private companies or businesses, restructurings, proxy contests and financial advisor representations. Since joining Proskauer less than a decade ago, he has worked on over 70 publicly announced transactions with an aggregate value of more than $100 billion.

Since joining Proskauer in the summer of 2010, Daniel has been particularly active in the Firm’s representation of clients in public company transactions, cross border matters and private equity investments. Daniel was also part of the team that represented the Pac-12 Conference in the creation of Pac-12 Networks, an innovative arrangement providing unprecedented exposure for the conference’s athletic and academic programs.

In addition to his transactional work, Daniel routinely advises corporations, stockholders, directors and officers in connection with SEC reporting obligations and periodic reports (including proxy statements, registration statements, Form 8-Ks, and Schedule 13Ds), formation of entities, board governance, stockholders affairs, SEC no-action letters, “poison pen” letters, shareholder rights plans and other corporate law and securities matters.

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Corporate and M&A

Proskauer Rose LLP has a stable team of Latin America specialists based in its New York and Sao Paulo offices. The group represents a mix of multinationals, multi-latinas and financial sponsors, particularly in the financial services, energy and natural resources, mining and metals, and life sciences industries. It has a small group of sizeable Latin American clients that provide regular engagements, such as BTG Pactual and The Gilinski Group. The head of the Latin America practice, Carlos Martinez, is a seasoned corporate and M&A specialist with inordinate knowledge of the continent, while Daniel Ganitsky , co-head of the M&A practice, can also draw on his longstanding focus on the region. Recent matters saw the pair lead advice to anchor client The Gilinski Group on its two takeover bids in Colombia to acquire Grupo Nutresa and Grupo Suramericana. Other mandates have seen the practice acting in Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru of late. Both partners are based in New York.

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Private equity buyouts

Proskauer Rose LLP has a strong focus on mid-market private equity and growth equity deals, working with a wide range of funds and investors including Bain, Carlyle, and Goldman Sachs on buyouts, portfolio company investments, and divestitures. The team is able to draw upon the firm’s wider financing, structuring, and private credit expertise, offering a service to funds clients beyond pure transactional work. The department is overseen from New York by active dealmakers Lauren Boglivi, a noted specialist in media sector transactions, and Daniel Ganitsky, who advises on a wide range of deals, particularly cross-border transactions involving Latin American parties. The firm’s Boston-based offering takes the lead on most private equity work, and is spearheaded by Steven Peck, who has a broad practice encompassing straight buyouts, growth equity investments, and distressed acquisitions, and is also adept in fund manager advice, including on M&A and restructuring. His clients include major bulge-bracket players alongside prolific mid-market investors.

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Praised for its ‘understanding of business objectives’, Proskauer Rose LLP is known for its broad industry knowledge, which includes life sciences, media, technology, hospitality, gaming and leisure. Lauren Boglivi handles significant deals on behalf of private and public companies, investment banks, family offices and private equity sponsors, garnering particular acclaim within the sports and entertainment industries; she co-heads the practice from New York alongside Daniel Ganitsky.