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Kyle T. Seifried

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Kyle T. Seifried is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. His practice focuses on public and private company acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, cross-border transactions and securities transactions. Kyle also regularly advises clients on activist defense, corporate governance and compliance matters, federal and state reporting obligations, takeover preparedness and other significant corporate matters. Additionally, Kyle has advised numerous investment banking clients in transactional and financial advisory work.


Kyle’s representations include advising:

  • Albireo in its sale to Ipsen
  • Amazon in its acquisition of One Medical and its pending acquisition of iRobot
  • Amedisys in its combination with Option Care Health
  • BAI Brands in its sale to Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • Bally Technologies in its sale to Scientific Games
  • The board of directors of Barnes & Noble in its sale to an affiliate of Elliott Management
  • Bioverativ in its sale to Sanofi
  • CDK Global in its sale to Brookfield Business Partners
  • Centene in its acquisition of Health Net
  • Chevron in its acquisition of Renewable Energy Group; its acquisition of Noble Energy; and its proposed acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum
  • CSRA in its sale to General Dynamics
  • Dana Incorporated in the share accumulation by, and settlement agreement with, Icahn Capital
  • Danaher in its acquisition of Pall Corporation
  • Emerson Electric in its defense against a campaign by D.E. Shaw to split Emerson’s Industrial Automation business from its Climate Technology business
  • Express Scripts in its acquisition of Medco Health Solutions and its acquisition of WellPoint’s NextRx business
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
  • Google in its acquisition of Apigee
  • The Hershey Company in connection with an unsolicited offer from Mondelēz International
  • IBM in its acquisition of Red Hat
  • ILG in its sale to Marriott Vacations Worldwide
  • Jack Entertainment in the sale of Greektown Casino-Hotel to Penn National Gaming and VICI Properties; the sale of JACK Cincinnati Casino to Hard Rock International and VICI Properties; and the sale Turfway Park to Churchill Downs
  • Landis+Gyr in its sale to Toshiba
  • Marubeni in its acquisition of Gavilon Group
  • McDonald’s in its proxy contest against Carl Icahn
  • Midstates Petroleum in its proposed merger with SandRidge Energy
  • News Corporation in its acquisition of Dow Jones
  • Norfolk Southern in connection with a hostile takeover bid and threatened proxy contest by Canadian Pacific Railway
  • Permira Funds in the sale of Arysta LifeScience to Platform Specialty Products and the sale of Iglo Foods Holdings to Nomad Holdings
  • Qualcomm, alongside SSW Partners, in its topping bid for Veoneer
  • Red Robin Gourmet Burgers in connection with an unsolicited takeover offer from Vintage Capital Management, the adoption of its shareholder rights plan, its proxy contest against and settlement agreement with Vintage, and the activist campaign by VIEX
    Capital Advisors
  • Representaciones e Investigaciones Médicas (Rimsa) in its sale to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • SHFL entertainment in its sale to Bally Technologies
  • Univision Communications in its sale to a consortium of private equity investors
  • Video Game Technologies in its sale to Aristocrat Leisure
  • WMS Industries in its sale to Scientific Games
  • World Wrestling Entertainment in its agreement with Endeavor Group Holdings to merge WWE with UFC to form a new publicly listed company

In 2022, Kyle was recognized as a “Dealmaker of the Year” by the New York Law Journal. He is also recognized in Chambers USA and The Legal 500 for his work on Corporate/M&A.

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