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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Daniel Ganitsky

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Daniel Ganitsky is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Latin America Groups. Daniel has had significant roles in numerous public company transactions, acquisitions of private companies or businesses, restructurings, proxy contests and financial advisor representations. In the last six years, he has worked on almost 50 publicly announced transactions with an aggregate value of almost $65 billion. Born in Colombia, Daniel is fluent in Spanish and has worked on transactions throughout Latin America. He is a member of the Thomson Reuters Accelus Partner Advisory Board and the Law360 Mergers and Acquisitions Editorial Advisory Board.


United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

Proskauer Rose LLP handles a range of real estate-related matters covering bankruptcy, tax, transactions, finance, leasing, litigation, labor and employment and environmental issues. Its client base includes sovereign wealth funds, institutional and specialty lenders, developers, private equity real estate funds, investment banks, pension funds and REITs. Practice co-head Ronald Sernau advised Extell Development on the $1.3bn financing for the construction of Central Park Tower in New York City. Private equity specialist Jeffrey Horwitz and M&A specialist Daniel Ganitsky recently acted for Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Starwood Waypoint on its $20bn merger with Invitation Homes. Newly promoted partner Paul Polking advised Vornado Realty Trust on its $442m acquisition of Host Hotels & Resorts’ interest in two commercial condominium units in the New York Marriott Marquis hotel. Steven Lichtenfeld was lead partner for Urban Commons on various matters including a $650m consolidation of 10 hotel properties. Horrowitz, Perry Cacace and Los Angeles-based Douglas Frank acted for Rubicon on the acquisition and redevelopment of hotel properties in New York, New Jersey and St. Croix. Christopher Pennington is also recommended. Al Stemp joined as partner from Hogan Lovells US LLP and Don Melamed joined as partner from O'Melveny & Myers LLP in the Los Angeles office. Other clients include Accor, Empire City Casino, Morgan Stanley and SL Green. All named attorneys are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

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

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

Proskauer Rose LLP has an impressive mix of public M&A and private equity driven transactions. Its centers of M&A expertise lie principally in Los Angeles and New York with several of its partners having spent a long portion of their careers at one of Wall Street's elite firms. Real estate, hospitality, sports and entertainment, life sciences and healthcare, technology and media, and financial services M&A are the team's fortes. Moreover, it has an established record in representing financial advisers to corporates involved in big-ticket M&A. It advised Moelis & Company as financial advisor to Federal Street Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) formed by Thomas H Lee Partners, on its $1.74bn merger with Universal Hospital Services. It also advised Moelis & Company as financial adviser to Group Health Cooperative on its $1.8bn sale to Kaiser Permanente. Other clients include BTG Pactual, Carolina Panthers, Celgene, Church & Dwight and Grifols. In New York, Ronald Papa has extensive big transaction experience, Jeffrey Horwitz has an outstanding reputation in real estate and hospitality M&A, and Daniel Ganitsky is a prominent name in cross-border deals, including those involving Latin America. Carlos Martinez is also an experienced name in Latin America deals.

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