FORA.tv Speaker - David M. Silk
David M. Silk joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in 1988 and became a partner in the corporate department in 1995. His practice focuses on hostile and negotiated merger and acquisition transactions, private equity transactions, corporate governance, proxy contests, restructurings, joint ventures and securities laws. He represents public and private companies and private equity funds in a wide variety of industries.
Mr. Silk's recent assignments include representation of a consortium of private equity buyers in connection with their acquisition of Intelsat, representation of Intelsat in its subsequent acquisition of PanAmSat and in connection with its sale to an investor group led by BC Partners; representation of The Home Depot in connection with the sale of HD Supply; representation of MoneyGram in connection with its recapitalization transaction involving an investor group led by TH Lee; representation of Morgan Stanley in connection with its acquisition of Transmontaigne; and representation of Constellation Brands in connection with its acquisitions of Mondavi and Vincor.
Mr. Silk is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where he was a member of the editorial board of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and the Order of the Coif. He has lectured frequently on transactional topics and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, teaching a course on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Silk is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Law and Economics.
04.18.12 | 01:27:59 min | 21 views | 0 comments