Devising Solutions

Kasowitz’s corporate group has extensive experience in complex corporate matters, including mergers; asset, stock and membership interest acquisitions and divestitures; commercial lending; joint ventures and strategic alliances; licensing; venture capital; employment, distribution and manufacturing agreements; corporate governance and general corporate representation.

Our corporate lawyers routinely collaborate with the firm’s litigation, bankruptcy and employment practice groups, providing a fully integrated team to help our clients achieve their business objectives. We regularly advise international clients on all areas of U.S. corporate law, and help them build and strengthen strategic relationships with U.S. companies.

A number of our corporate partners have significant in-house corporate experience, having overseen all legal facets of business operations. Our lawyers have spearheaded numerous acquisitions and divestitures for companies in a variety of industries, including technology, hospitality, fashion, defense and aerospace, entertainment, media and communications, software development, manufacturing and financial services.

Work Highlights

Leading private equity firm
as agent and lender in a secured acquisition financing.

Investment management firm specializing in alternative investments
as co-agent and lender in a debtor-in-possession credit agreement with an owner and operator of luxury hotels.

Global real estate operating company
in the formation of a joint venture with an operator of casinos and racetracks to own, operate and develop horse racing and gaming assets.

Internationally known private investment firm
in its acquisition of the operators of one of the largest independent steel galvanizing lines in Europe.

Leading diversified natural gas company 
in numerous matters, including the formulation and documentation of various corporate policies, advising with respect to various landlord-tenant issues, and negotiating and preparing various company agreements.

Global financial services conglomerate
as lender in numerous secured loan financings involving borrowers operating in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, vehicle manufacturing, home healthcare services and industrial equipment manufacturing.

One of the world’s largest real estate brokerage firms
in the negotiation of mission-critical software licensing and service agreements.

World-renowned fashion designer
in the formation and operation of a licensing joint venture.

Leading commodities trading firm
in the formation and subsequent restructuring of the company, as well as general corporate representation.

Venture capital investor
in numerous company investments developing digitized inspection software and digital compression software.

World-renowned consumer products company
 in numerous matters, including the negotiation and preparation of various vendor, service, consulting and marketing agreements.

National flooring manufacturer
in all corporate matters, including potential acquisitions and divestitures, strategic alliance transactions, employment matters, finance transactions and general corporate advisory services.

International manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements and health and beauty products
in a corporate restructuring.

Nationally renowned cultural and community center
in general corporate matters.

Major international hedge fund
in the formation and structuring of corporate entities to aid in the funding of certain foreign litigations.

Leading equipment leasing and financing firm
on restructuring alternatives.

World-renowned fashion designer
in restructuring of its licensing business.

Multinational mining company
in the sale of a vanadium processing facility in Arkansas.

Casino operator
in restructuring its senior credit facility.

Venture capital investor
in the purchase of a Texas-based micro-distillery.

Venture capital investor
in equity investment round of an Israel-based developer of cybersecurity solutions for the automotive industry.

New York government agency
in an amendment to a heliport license agreement.

Senior lenders
in corporate aspects of restructuring.

National oral care company 
in numerous matters, including the negotiation and preparation of various vendor, service, consulting, software and development agreements.

Numerous startup entities 
in financial structuring and general corporate representation.