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ProfessionalsLaura C. Turano

Laura C. Turano

Tel: +1-212-373-3659
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New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0659

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Laura C. Turano is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Laura’s practice focuses on advising clients in connection with public and private company mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, carve-outs and other significant transactions. She also advises clients on activist defense and corporate governance matters. Laura is a member of the Advisory Counsel of the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance.


Laura’s notable representations have included:

  • ABB in its acquisition of General Electric’s Industrial Solutions business
  • AstraZeneca in its acquisition of ZS Pharma
  • Baker Hughes in its proposed merger with Halliburton; the formation of its hydraulic-fracturing joint venture with CSL Capital and West Street Energy Partners; its merger with GE Oil & Gas; and GE’s subsequent sell-down of its majority stake in Baker Hughes
  • CNOOC in its acquisition of Nexen
  • CSX in its settlement agreement with Mantle Ridge
  • ExxonMobil in its acquisition of InterOil
  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division in its acquisition of Boyd Corporation
  • IBM in its pending spin-off of its managed infrastructure services business into a separate publicly traded company
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance in the acquisitions of Jackson Square Aviation, Engine Lease Finance Corp. and Beacon Intermodal Leasing
  • PharMerica in its sale to KKR
  • PRA Health Sciences in its pending sale to ICON
  • SS&C in its acquisition of Citigroup’s Alternative Investor Services business
  • Teladoc Health in its merger with Livongo Health
  • VF Corp. in the sale of the Nautica brand to Authentic Brands Group
  • Williams Partners in the sale of its Four Corners Area business to Harvest Midstream and its 50% interest in Jackalope Gas Gathering Services to Crestwood Equity Partners

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