Grace Jamgochian is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.
Grace represents U.S. and multinational corporations in mergers, acquisitions and sales of public and private companies and their businesses and assets. Her experience includes cross-border public company mergers, private company buy-side and sell-side transactions, multi-jurisdictional asset carve-outs, as well as activist matters. She also provides counsel on takeover defense strategies and corporate governance matters.
Grace has served as the co-chair of the firm’s peer-elected Associates Committee and the Asia-interested inclusion network, AVALANCHE, and has been an executive member of WISER, the firm’s women’s inclusion network. She has also been involved in the firm’s pro bono program at the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda. In addition, Grace is a former fellow of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)’s Leadership Advancement Program.
- CPP Investments in its $6.1 billion acquisition of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq/TSX) and a related private development company
- Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq) in its direct merger with CBS Corporation and various acquisitions (e.g., music festivals, mobile application and cartoon franchises) to support its MTV and Nickelodeon businesses
- Liberty Global, in various transactions, including its $2.5 billion modified Dutch auction tender offer, its sale of European assets to Vodafone for $22.7 billion, its split-off of Liberty Latin America Ltd., and its $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media Inc.
- Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (NYSE) in its pending $4.9 billion acquisition by Waste Management, Inc.
- Advance Publications in its sale of a local newspaper business
- Bojangles’, Inc. (formerly Nasdaq) in its take-private by Durational Capital Management and The Jordan Company
- Gebr. Knauf KG in its proxy contest with, and $7 billion takeover of, USG Corporation (NYSE)
- Capital Square Partners in its simultaneous acquisition of a controlling stake in StarTek, Inc. (NYSE) and sale of Aegis to StarTek, Inc.
- Wafra Inc. in its launch of a global container leasing platform
- Dow Chemical in its $5 billion Reverse Morris Trust transaction with Olin for the Chlor-Alkali and Derivatives business
- Thomson Reuters, in various transactions, including its acquisition of the REDI trading platform and its sale of BARBRI
- Albemarle Corporation on its $3.2 billion sale of its Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF
- Scripps Networks, in various transactions, including its joint venture with DIRECTV Latin America, LLC
- John W. Henry in his acquisition of The Boston Globe newspaper and the New England Media Group from The New York Times Company
- Richard M. Schulze, founder and former Chairman of Best Buy Co., Inc., in his acquisition proposal to the Best Buy Board of Directors
- Southeastern Asset Management Inc. in connection with Dell Inc.’s go-private transaction
- Amundi Group in its acquisition, through subsidiary Amundi USA, Inc., of all of the outstanding shares of Smith Breeden Associates, Inc.
- Dycom Industries Inc. in a variety of acquisitions, including its acquisition of certain telecommunications infrastructure assets of Quanta Services, Inc.
Cornell Law School
J.D. with Specialization in International Legal Affairs
Certificate in Business Law
Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
- Author, "Commentary: Prosecutor v. Hadžihasanović et al.," Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals - Vol. 27, September 15, 2011