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Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1982
- Stone Scholar
- Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
St. John’s College, Cambridge 1978-1979
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1978
Creighton Condon is the firm’s Senior Partner. Formerly European Managing Partner and co-head of the firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group, he represents multinational corporations in acquisitions and sales of public and private companies and in joint ventures and regularly provides advice regarding issues of corporate governance and control. Mr. Condon also represents the mergers and acquisitions groups of a number of investment banks. Mr. Condon joined the firm in 1982 and became a partner in 1991. He also practiced for several years in the firm’s San Francisco office.
- Synthes in connection with its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson and in its acquisitions of N Spine and Spine Solutions
- Charter International plc in connection with its acquisition by Colfax Corporation
- Cadbury plc in connection with its acquisition by Kraft, its demerger of its beverage business, in the acquisition of the Adams candy business from Pfizer Inc. and in the sale of Cadbury’s international beverage business to The Coca-Cola Company
- Citigroup in connection with various mergers and acquisitions transactions, including its sale of EMI Music Publishing to Sony and EMI Recorded Music to Universal Music Corp, its acquisition of Metalmark, its acquisition of Old Lane Partners, its sale of Citicorp Electronic Financial Services, Inc. to JPMorgan Chase Bank and numerous credit card-related transactions
- Viacom Inc., including, in connection with its split into two separately traded public companies, its acquisition of DreamWorks Studios, its business combination with CBS Corporation, its contested acquisition of Paramount Communications Inc., its acquisition and subsequent split-off of Blockbuster, its disposition of Madison Square Garden Corporation, including the New York Knicks, New York Rangers and MSG Network, the sale of Simon & Schuster to Pearson plc and the acquisition of Black Entertainment Television and of the minority publicly held shares of Infinity Broadcasting
- The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc in connection with its consortium acquisition of ABN AMRO Holding N.V.
- New England Sports Ventures and Fenway Sports Group in connection with the acquisitions of Liverpool Football Club, the Boston Red Sox, the New England Sports Network and a 50% interest in Roush Fenway Racing and Fenway Sports Management in its sponsorship deal with LeBron James and his investment in Liverpool Football Club
- Infront Sports & Media shareholders in its sale to Bridgepoint
- B/E Aerospace in connection with its acquisition of the Consumables Solutions business of Honeywell International Inc.
- The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of ARAMARK in connection with ARAMARK’s going private transaction
- The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of HCA Inc. in connection with HCA Inc.’s going private transaction
- Georgia-Pacific Corporation in its sale to Koch Industries, its acquisition of Fort James Corporation, its acquisition of Unisource Worldwide, Inc. and its contested acquisition of Great Northern Nekoosa Corporation
- Sungard Data Systems Inc. in its sale to Silver Lake Partners and six other private equity firms
- Seven-Eleven Japan in its acquisition of the minority publicly held shares of 7-Eleven, Inc.
- HLTH Corporation in its merger with WebMD and WebMD as regular corporate and mergers and acquisitions counsel
- Ranked in the first tier for U.S. corporate/M&A in Chambers Global, as a leading corporate and M&A lawyer in Chambers USA and Chambers UK, as a Leading Lawyer for U.S. M&A in IFLR, as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 UK and Legal 500 (US Special Edition), and as a Recommended Lawyer for New York Corporate/M&A in PLC Which Lawyer?
- Featured as Dealmaker of the Year in The American Lawyer (April 2003) in connection with his representation of John W. Henry and New England Sports Venture’s acquisition of The Boston Red Sox and New England Sports Network