Paul M. Tiger’s practice focuses on public and private merger and acquisition transactions and private equity investments. He also provides advice regarding stockholder activism, corporate governance matters, and fiduciary duties of officers and directors to corporations and their boards.
Paul joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2014. Prior to joining Cleary, he worked as an associate at a law firm in Portland, Oregon, from 2004 to 2006.
Selected public company transactions and related experience:
- Dun & Bradstreet in its pending $6.9 billion all-cash sale of the company.
- Cushman & Wakefield in connection with Vanke Service’s subscription for 4.9 percent of the ordinary shares in Cushman, and in its $831 million IPO.
Selected strategic/corporate transactions:
- Stanley Black & Decker in various transactions, including its pending $690 million acquisition of the IES Attachments group, its $725 million divestiture of the majority of its mechanical security businesses to dormakaba, its $1.4 billion divestiture of its hardware and home improvement business to Spectrum Brands, and its acquisition of CRC-Evans International, Inc.
- Roquette Frères S.A. in its acquisition of the Sethness Products Company.
Selected private equity transactions:
- A consortium led by TPG, PAG Asia Capital, and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in its acquisition of Cushman & Wakefield and in its previous acquisitions of Cassidy Turley and DTZ.
- TPG in numerous matters, including its acquisition and subsequent $2 billion sale of Envision Pharmaceutical Services to Rite Aid Corporation, and its investment in Creative Artists Agency.
Other relevant experience:
- Goldman Sachs & Co. in its role as financial advisor on various transactions.
- Barclays Capital in its purchase of Lehman Brothers’ North American investment banking and capital markets businesses and its Manhattan headquarters and certain other real estate.
- Stanford Law School, J.D., 2004
- University of Oregon, B.A., 1999
- New York
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