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Kyle T. Seifried
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Tel: +1-212-373-3220
Fax: +1-212-492-0220
kseifried@paulweiss.com

Tel: +1-212-373-3220
kseifried@paulweiss.com
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0220

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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.

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Kyle’s representations include advising:

  • Acerinox in its acquisition of Haynes International
  • Albireo in its up to $1.3 billion sale to Ipsen
  • Amazon in its $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical and its proposed $1.4 billion acquisition of iRobot
  • Amedisys in its $3.3 billion combination with Optum
  • BAI Brands in its $1.7 billion sale to Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • Bally Technologies in its $5.1 billion sale to Scientific Games
  • The board of directors of Barnes & Noble in its sale to an affiliate of Elliott Management
  • Bioverativ in its $11.6 billion sale to Sanofi
  • CDK Globalin its $8.3 billion sale to Brookfield Business Partners
  • Centene in its approximately $6.8 billion acquisition of Health Net
  • Chevron in its $60 billion acquisition of Hess Corporation; its $7.6 billion acquisition of PDC Energy; its $3.15 billion acquisition of Renewable Energy Group; its $13 billion acquisition of Noble Energy; and its proposed $50 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum
  • CSRA in its $9.7 billion sale to General Dynamics
  • Dana Incorporated in the share accumulation by, and settlement agreement with, Icahn Capital
  • Danaher in its $13.8 billion 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
  • Exelixis in its proxy contest against Farallon Capital Partners
  • Express Scripts in its $29.1 billion acquisition of Medco Health Solutions and its $4.7 billion acquisition of WellPoint’s NextRx business
  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and in the activist campaign by Elliott Management
  • Google in its acquisition of Apigee
  • The Hershey Company in connection with an unsolicited offer from Mondelēz International
  • IBM in its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat
  • ILG in its $4.7 billion sale to Marriott Vacations Worldwide
  • JACK Entertainment in the $1 billion 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 of Turfway Park to Churchill Downs
  • Landis+Gyr in its $2.3 billion sale to Toshiba
  • Marubeni in its $3.6 billion acquisition of Gavilon Group
  • Masimo in its proxy contest against Politan Capital Management
  • McDonald’s in its proxy contest against Carl Icahn
  • Midstates Petroleum in its proposed merger with SandRidge Energy
  • News Corporation in its $5 billion 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 $3.5 billion sale of Arysta LifeScience to Platform Specialty Products and the $2.8 billion sale of Iglo Foods Holdings to Nomad Holdings
  • Qualcomm, alongside SSW Partners, in its $4.5 billion 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 $2.3 billion sale to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • SHFL entertainment in its $1.3 billion sale to Bally Technologies
  • Univision Communications in its $13.5 billion sale to a consortium of private equity investors
  • Video Game Technologies in its $1.3 billion sale to Aristocrat Leisure
  • WMS Industries in its $1.5 billion 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 with an enterprise value of $21.4 billion

In 2023, Kyle was recognized as “commended” for his role advising the WWE/UFC merger by the Financial Times’ Special Report on North America’s Most Innovative Lawyers and Firms. In 2022, Kyle was named “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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