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Sarah Stasny
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+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 Mergers & Acquisitions Group and a member of the Private Equity Group. 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.

EXPERIENCE

Sarah’s representative private equity sponsor and portfolio company engagements have included:

  • Altas Partners in:
    • its acquisition of Capital Vision Services, which operates under the MyEyeDr. brand
    • its investment in HUB International Limited
    • its $400 million acquisition of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
    • its acquisition of St. George’s University
  • American Securities in:
    • its acquisition of HHI Holdings
    • its acquisition of Metaldyne
    • its acquisition of Specialty Care
  • Avista Capital Partners in:
    • its sale of BioReliance Holdings
    • its acquisitions, together with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, of INC Research and Kendle International
    • its acquisition of Top-Co
    • its acquisition of ZEST Anchors and ZEST Anchors’ follow-on acquisition of Danville Materials
  • Brighton Park Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in RocketReach
  • 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 acquisition of Osmose Utilities Services
    • its sale of Restaurant Technologies
    • its acquisition of WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems
  • 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
  • Kohlberg & Company, 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
  • Nortek in its acquisitions of the heating, ventilation and cooling products business
  • 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
  • Roark Capital Group in:
    • its acquisition of the ServiceMaster Brands businesses from ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
    • its investment in US Sports Camps
    • its investment in Divisions Maintenance Group
    • the acquisition of International Car Wash Group by Driven Brands
    • its investment in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
  • Snow Phipps Group in:
    • its acquisition of Cascade Environmental Holdings
    • its acquisition of FeraDyne Outdoors
    • its acquisition of Kele, Inc.
    • its acquisition of Teasdale Foods, Inc.
  • TPG and Hony Capital, as major shareholders of STX Filmworks, in the proposed merger of equals between STX Entertainment and Eros International Plc
  • Trilantic North America in:
    • its investment in Asset Plus Companies
    • its acquisition of Sunbelt Transformer
    • its acquisition of Taymax Group Holdings, a leading Planet Fitness franchisee
  • Two Sigma in:
    • its investment in Capital Automotive Financial
    • its investment in Great Rock Capital
    • its investment in Starz Real Estate
    • connection with equity investments in Wings Capital Partners
  • York Capital Management in its acquisition of Mode Transportation

Representative pension plan engagements have included:

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in:
    • its major investment in Allied Universal
    • its acquisition, together with Brookfield Business Solutions, of the Power Solutions business from Johnson Controls International
  • OMERS Private Equity in:
    • its acquisition of The Kenan Advantage Group
    • its acquisition of United States Infrastructure Corp.
    • its acquisition of Document Technologies Holdings
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in its acquisitions of Heartland Dental Care and PhyMed Management

Sarah has been recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers Global and The Legal 500 in the private equity buyouts area. She was 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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