Peter D. Serating

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Peter Serating is a corporate partner with a diverse practice concentrating on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Mr. Serating has represented public and private clients on a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, takeovers (negotiated and contested), dispositions, auctions and joint ventures.

He also regularly advises clients on shareholder activism, takeover preparedness, corporate governance, securities law, SEC disclosure and general corporate matters. In addition, Mr. Serating has represented investment banks as financial advisors in M&A transactions.

Mr. Serating has advised various clients on significant transactions, including:

  • Fortress Investment Group LLC:
    • in the sale of its majority stake in its portfolio company Abercrombie & Kent Group of Companies, S.A. to Zhonghong Group; and
    • in the $250 million sale of Logan Circle Partners, L.P., Fortress’ traditional fixed-income asset management business, to MetLife, Inc.;
  • Boral Limited in its $2.6 billion acquisition of U.S.-based Headwaters Incorporated;
  • HCP, Inc. in the spin-off of its HCR ManorCare portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living assets, as well as other skilled nursing assets, into an independent, publicly traded REIT;
  • Life Time Fitness, Inc. in its $4 billion acquisition by affiliates of private equity firms Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and TPG Capital, L.P.;
  • Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, in its digital cinema joint venture with Technicolor S.A.;
  • New Residential Investment Corp., a mortgage REIT, in its $1.4 billion acquisition of all of the assets of Home Loan Servicing Solutions, Ltd. (Cayman Islands corporation);
  • Darden Restaurants, Inc. in the separation of a portion of its real estate assets into a separate, publicly traded REIT;
  • Revlon, Inc. in its $665 million acquisition of The Colomer Group Participations, S.L., a beauty care company that markets and sells professional products;
  • Newcastle Investment Corp. in its agreement with BLR Partners to appoint a director to Newcastle’s board of directors;
  • Emeritus Corporation in the sale by its joint venture with Blackstone Real Estate Partners of $1.8 billion of senior housing communities to HCP, Inc.;


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2002 (magna cum laude; Fordham Law Review; Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., New York University, 1999 (cum laude)

Admissions : New York


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