Doron Lipshitz

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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New York 10036 NY US

Doron Lipshitz represents corporations, private equity firms, and investment banks in public and private M&A transactions (US and cross-border), including mergers, cash tender and exchange offers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, private equity investments and divestitures, and corporate restructurings. He has significant experience in contested M&A transactions, proxy contests and takeover defense counseling.

Doron also advises corporations and their boards on governance matters and the fiduciary duties of officers and directors. Additionally, he represents investment banking firms acting as financial advisors in M&A transactions. Doron’s experience spans various industries, including telecommunications, high-technology, shipping, oil and gas, bio-technology, consumer products, entertainment and others. Doron has advised on transactions having a total value of approximately US$150 billion.

Doron is regularly quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Deal and other financial, legal and popular press and has published extensively in leading periodicals on corporate governance, securities and Delaware corporate law matters.

Experience:

  • Representation of Deutsche Telekom AG in its US$78 billion acquisition of VoiceStream Wireless Corporation and simultaneous US$7.3 billion acquisition of Powertel
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management, a significant shareholder of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp, in its ongoing investment in Lions Gate, including a high-profile contest for corporate control of Lions Gate involving Carl Icahn and his related funds
  • Representation of Precision Castparts Corp. in its US$3 billion acquisition of Titanium Metals Corporation
  • Representation of Avenue Capital Group in its investments in Euronav NV
  • Representation of Avenue Capital Group in connection with its investment in Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
  • Representation of Avenue Capital Group in its investment in a number of foreign public companies
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management in its investment in NationsHealth, Inc., including in connection with NationsHealth’s merger with and sale to ComVest Investment partners
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management in its US$300 million investment in Loral Space & Communications
  • Represented an investor in the acquisition of US$1.6 billion of credit card assets of a failed bank from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. as receiver
  • Representation of the Starr Companies in connection with various commercial litigation matters
  • Representation of Tix Corporation in connection with its defense of contests for corporate control by a significant stockholder
  • Representation of Tix Corporation in connection with its buyback of all the shares of its largest stockholder
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management in its investments in Emisphere Technologies
  • Representation of BNP Paribas in its US$2.4 billion acquisition of United California Bank
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management in its US$70 million investment in L-1 Identity Solutions in connection with L-1’s acquisition of Digimarc Corporation
  • Representation of MHR Fund Management in the Chapter 11 reorganization of Loral Space & Communications
  • Representation of New Skies Satellites in connection with its US$956 million sale to The Blackstone Group
  • Representation of Salomon Smith Barney as financial advisor to Northrop Grumman in its US$14.3 billion acquisition of TRW
  • Representation of Salomon Smith Barney as financial advisor to Conoco in its US$26.6 billion combination with Phillips Petroleum
  • Representation of Sandell Asset Management in the Chapter 11 reorganization of NextWave Telecom
  • Representation of Sensormatic Electronics in its US$2.7 billion sale to Tyco
  • Representation of Star Cruises in its US$1.1 billion acquisition of Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Representation of Synopsys in its US$262 million acquisition of Numerical Technologies
  • Representation of United Technologies Corporation in its US$129 million acquisition of Cade Industries
  • Representation of the creditors committee of Tropical Sportswear International in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization
  • Representation of Grupo Sanborns in its US$1 billion acquisition of CompUSA
  • Representation of Jacor Communications in its US$3.8 billion sale to Clear Channel Communications

Admissions:

  • New York
  • Supreme Court of England and Wales

Education:

  • University of Chicago, LL.M., High Honors, 1992
  • University of London, LL.B., First Class Honors, 1991

Member:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Law Society of England and Wales

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