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Sarah Stasny

Tel: +1-212-373-3266
Fax: +1-212-492-0266

Tel: +1-212-373-3266
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0266

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A partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, Sarah Stasny is a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. With almost two decades of private equity experience, Sarah’s practice focuses on private equity sponsors and portfolio companies in connection with acquisitions and investments, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, restructurings and other corporate matters. Her clients include many of the leading private equity and hedge funds, as well as pension plans, in connection with their investments.


Sarah’s recent engagements include:

  • Alpine Midstream Holdings, a portfolio company of Beach Point Capital Management and MSD Capital, in its sale to Salt Creek Midstream NGL
  • Brighton Park Capital in:
    • its strategic growth investment in DataVisor
    • alongside other investors, in its investment in Coralogix
    • alongside other investors, in its investment in AppViewX
    • the acquisition of a minority interest in Darktrace
    • its investment in TheMathCompany
    • its follow-on investment in Paradox
    • its investment in RStudio
    • alongside other investors, in its investment in Reltio
    • alongside other investors, in its investment in Impartner
    • its growth investments in XSOLIS
    • alongside The Carlyle Group, in its acquisition of a minority stake in Indegene
    • alongside other investors, in its investment in NuORDER
    • its growth investment in OPSWAT, Inc.
    • its acquisition of a majority stake in RocketReach
    • its investment in SheerID
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in:
    • its acquisition of a significant stake in ICR
    • its major investment in Allied Universal
    • its acquisition, together with Brookfield Business Solutions, of the Power Solutions business from Johnson Controls International
  • CareFinders Total Care in its sale to ModivCare Inc.
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners and Neptune Retail Solutions in Neptune's all-cash take-private acquisition of Quotient Technology
  • Carrier Ventures in its investment in Archilogic
  • EQT Infrastructure VI Fund in its acquisition of Lazer Logistics from Harvest Partners; and in Lazer Logistics’ acquisition of Hirschbach Motor Lines’ spotting operations
  • KKR, as lead investor, in a strategic investment round in Skydance Media
  • Kohlberg & Co. in:
    • its acquisition of Myers EPS from Graham Partners.
    • alongside Mubadala Investment Company, in its acquisition of a majority stake in PCI Pharma Services from Partners Group
  • KPS Capital Partners in its acquisition of IKG from Harsco Corporation
  • Newport Global Advisors and Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation in the sale of Uno Foods, its frozen foods manufacturing business, to Great Kitchens Food Company
  • NuORDER in its sale to Lightspeed
  • Onnit in its sale to Unilever
  • Roark Capital Group in:
    • its acquisition of Subway
    • alongside its affiliate, Youth Enrichment Brands, in YEB’s acquisition of Streamline Brands
    • its minority investment in PartsTown
    • its acquisition of Asset Living
    • its acquisition of Mathnasium
    • its investment in Divisions Maintenance Group
    • the acquisition of International Car Wash Group by Driven Brands
    • its acquisition of Nothing Bundt Cakes
    • its acquisition of the ServiceMaster Brands businesses from ServiceMaster Global Holdings and ServiceMaster’s subsequent acquisition of Two Men and a Truck and Aftermath
    • its investment in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
    • its investment in US Sports Camps
  • TPG and Hony Capital, as major shareholders of STX Filmworks, in the merger of equals between STX Entertainment and Eros International Plc
  • TPG Growth in its minority investment in Ideal Image
  • TPG’s The Rise Fund in its minority-preferred investment in LIVEKINDLY

Other representative engagements have included:

  • Altas Partners in its acquisitions of Capital Visions Services, the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences and St. George’s University; and its investment in HUB International
  • American Securities in its acquisitions of HHI Holdings, Metaldyne and Specialty Care
  • Avista Capital Partners in its acquisitions of INC Research, Kendle International, Top-Co and ZEST Anchors; and its acquisition of BioReliance Holdings
  • Cascade in its follow-on acquisition of TerraTherm
  • CCMP Capital Advisors and its portfolio company Milacron in Milacron’s follow-on acquisition of Mold-Masters Limited
  • Centerbridge Partners in its substantial minority investment in Syncreon Holdings
  • Direct ChassisLink, Inc. (DCLI) in its acquisition of TRAC Intermodal’s fleet of domestic chassis and related customer and hosting contracts with railroads and intermodal shipping companies
  • EQT Infrastructure in its acquisitions of Osmose Utilities Services and WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems; and its sale of Restaurant Technologies
  • FeraDyne in its follow-on acquisition of Field Logic
  • HM Capital Partners in its acquisition of a 70% stake in Earthbound Farm
  • Kainos Capital in its sale of Earthbound Farm to The WhiteWave Foods Company
  • Nortek in its acquisitions of the heating, ventilation and cooling products business
  • OMERS Private Equity in its acquisitions of The Kenan Advantage Group, United States Infrastructure Corp. and Document Technologies Holdings
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in its acquisitions of Heartland Dental Care and PhyMed Management
  • Pharm-Olam International in Quad-C Management, Inc.’s investment in Pharm-Olam
  • Providence Equity Partners in its investment in The Chernin Group and as part of an investor group in the acquisition of Q9 Networks
  • Snow Phipps Group in its acquisitions of Cascade Environmental Holdings, FeraDyne Outdoors, Kele, Inc. and Teasdale Foods
  • Trilantic North America in its acquisitions of Sunbelt Transformer and Taymax Group; and its investment in Asset Plus Companies
  • TRS Advisors in its sale to Piper Sandler Companies
  • Two Sigma in its investments in Capital Automotive Financial, Great Rock Capital, Starz Real Estate and Wings Capital Partners
  • York Capital Management in its acquisition of Mode Transportation

Sarah has been recognized by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 in the private equity buyouts area. In 2022, Sarah was featured as one of Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Dealmakers in America” and shortlisted for Euromoney’s The Americas Women in Business Law Award. She was also named to M&A Advisor’s “40 Under 40” list of top M&A professionals in 2015, and was recognized as an M&A “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers in 2012.

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