Benet O’Reilly

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Benet J. O’Reilly’s practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and restructuring transactions. Benet joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2008.

He has significant experience across a broad array of industries, including TMT; pharmaceuticals and health care; and industrials. He also has experience in cross-border transactions and securities offerings.


Pharmaceuticals and Health Care Experience

  • Kindred Healthcare in its $4.1 billion sale to a consortium led by TPG Capital, Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe and Humana, and previously in Kindred’s acquisitions of Gentiva and RehabCare and its sale of 24 non-strategic nursing centers.
  • GlaxoSmithKline in its acquisitions of Human Genome Sciences, Stiefel Laboratories, Reliant Pharmaceuticals and Genelabs and its investments in Theravance.

Consumer Experience

  • JUUL in connection with a $12.8 billion investment by Altria.
  • ESL Investments with respect to its investment in Sears, including its pending $5.2 billion proposed acquisition of Sears.
  • Viking Global Investors in its acquisition of Birchbox and equity investments in Credit Karma.

Chemicals and Industrial Experience

  • International Flavors & Fragrances in its acquisitions of Frutarom, PowderPure and David Michael.
  • Vale in its announced $2.5 billion sale of its fertilizer business to The Mosaic Company.

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Experience

  • Google in its acquisition of Jibe Mobile.
  • Agilent Technologies in its $2.2 billion acquisition of Dako A/S from EQT.

Financial Services Experience

  • Viking Global Investors in its equity investments in Credit Suisse.
  • Barclays PLC in the sale of its NYSE-designated market maker business to GTS Securities.

Private Equity and Other Select Experience

  • Generation Asset Management in its investment in bike-share operator Motivate.
  • TRAC Intermodal (a portfolio company of Fortress Investment Group) in the sale of its domestic chassis fleet to Direct ChassisLink Inc.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of Chicago, A.B., 1995


  • New York


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