Laura L. Delanoy

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
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Laura L. Delanoy is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and Co-Chair of the Firm's Environmental, Social & Governance practice. She has experience in mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies and in capital markets transactions involving public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Ms. Delanoy was named as one of Law360's 2014 "Rising Stars" in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions, and as one of Crain’s New York Business 2022 Notable Women in Law.

 

Highlights

Laura L. Delanoy is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and Co-Chair of the Firm's Environmental, Social & Governance practice. She has experience in mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies and in capital markets transactions involving public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Ms. Delanoy was named as one of Law360's 2014 "Rising Stars" in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions, and as one of Crain’s New York Business 2022 Notable Women in Law.

 

Selected Significant Matters

  • Alleghany Corporation in its $11.6 billion acquisition by Berkshire Hathaway
  • The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America in its minority investment in, and strategic partnership with, HPS, and in its transaction with Talcott Resolution pursuant to which Talcott reinsured approximately $7.4 billion in variable annuity liabilities
  • Curtis Instruments in its sale to Kohler Co.
  • Capital Senior Living in financing transactions with Conversant Capital, raising a total of $154.8 million and successfully ending a proxy contest commenced by Ortelius Advisors
  • CMA CGM Group in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Fenix Marine Services, one of the largest U.S. port terminals
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Blockcap, Inc. in connection with Blockcap's acquisition by Core Scientific Holding Co. Cowen Group in its acquisitions of LaBranche & Co., Concept Capital Markets and Conifer Securities, LLC, and Ramius LLC in its business combination with Cowen Group, Inc. 
  • Fidelity National Financial, Inc., the nation's largest title insurance company, in its acquisition of FGL Holdings for $2.7 billion
  • AIG in its sale of a 76.6 percent interest in Fortitude RE to The Carlyle Group and T&D Holdings for approximately $1.8 billion
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of EMC Insurance Group Inc. in connection with Employers Mutual Casualty Company's $356 million acquisition of all of the remaining shares of EMCI
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. in the sale of AmTrust to Stone Point Capital, the CEO and the Karfunkel Family for an equity value of $2.95 billion
  • Assurant, Inc. in its $2.5 billion acquisition of The Warranty Group
  • Alleghany Corporation in the sale of its subsidiary Pacific Compensation Insurance Company to CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • Allstate in its $1.43 billion acquisition of SquareTrade
  • Level 3 Communications in:
    • Level 3’s $34 billion sale to CenturyLink
    • Level 3’s $7.3 billion acquisition of tw telecom
    • Level 3’s $3 billion acquisition of Global Crossing
    • Level 3’s $1.4 billion acquisition of Broadwing
  • MetLife in the sale of its national distribution sales force
  • Men's Wearhouse in its rejection of the $2.3 billion unsolicited buyout bid from Jos. A Bank Clothiers, Inc. and in its subsequent $1.8 billion acquisition of Jos. A. Bank
  • Homesite Group, Inc. in its sale to American Family Insurance
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. in connection with Taro's proposed buyout by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Cowen Group in its acquisitions of LaBranche & Co., Concept Capital Markets and Conifer Securities, LLC, and Ramius LLC in its business combination with Cowen Group, Inc. 

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