Seth T. Goldsamt

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International
Education
  • Columbia University School of Law, JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1995
  • Columbia College, BA, magna cum laude, 1991
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  • New York

Seth advises his U.S. and international clients (including investment funds) on a broad range of private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings (including PIPE transactions), equity co-investments, joint ventures, mezzanine financings, venture capital, and restructuring transactions.

Particularly experienced in representing clients in the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT), energy/renewable energy, health care and consumer products industries, Seth also advises clients on general corporate matters, various aspects of corporate governance and compliance with federal securities laws.

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Represented Wasserman Media Group, a leading global sports, entertainment and lifestyle company, in its acquisition of Greg Norman Production Company (GNPC) from Greg Norman, the legendary golfer. GNPC is one of the golf industry’s foremost event management firms overseeing several of the sport’s marquee tournaments.

Represented Evolution Fresh Inc., a premium juice product company started by the founder of Naked Juice, in the sale of the company to Starbucks Corporation.

Represented Fila Korea Ltd. and Mirae Asset Private Equity in connection with their leveraged buy-out acquisition of the Acushnet Company golf business from Fortune Brands, Inc.

Represented NYSE-listed manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products in connection with its purchase of a prestige skin care company.

Represented private investment fund in connection with a global private placement of shares of Evonik Industries AG, a German specialty chemicals maker. The private placement constituted the largest-ever pre-IPO capital markets financing in Germany.

Represented significant equity investor with respect to its investment in connection with the $45 billion acquisition of TXU Corp., the Texas energy company. The transaction represents the largest leveraged buyout in history.

Represented U.S. private investment funds in connection with formation of a Virgin America Airlines.

Represented one of the largest supermarket companies in the world in connection with its $2.5 billion acquisition of a supermarket chain in the United States.

Represented joint venture formed to design, market, install, own, operate and maintain a neutral, shared wireless infrastructure to provide commercial wireless cellular and internet service to subway riders within the 277 underground subway stations in New York City, in connection with an investment by the owner and operator of one of the most extensive wireless terrestrial transmission networks in the world.

Represented private investment fund in connection with several rounds of preferred stock financings of European colocation services provider.

Represented NYSE-listed medical device company in connection with various business acquisitions.

Represented NYSE-listed dermatological pharmaceutical company in connection with the acquisition of rights to certain products.

Represented seller of health care business that included six hospitals in Eastern Massachusetts.

Represented private investment fund in connection with its equity investment in developer of a natural gas processing straddle plant.

Represented private investment fund in connection with its investment in debt and equity of a company engaged in the business of developing, owning and operating multi-product biorefineries using proprietary technologies to produce ethanol and specialty chemicals from traditional feedstocks and waste biomass.

Represented private investment funds in connection with various equity investments in international shipping and logistics companies.

Represented bondholders’ committee in connection with the $510 million bond restructuring of a Mexican transportation and logistics company.

Represents placement agents and private investment funds in connection with PIPE investments.

Represents private equity and mezzanine debt investment funds in connection with equity and debt investments in LBO transactions.

Represents Danish and other Nordic companies in connection with U.S. corporate, structuring and other transactional matters.

Speaker, "Living the Public Life: IPO and Beyond," DKBIO2017: Danish Science & the City, April 7, 2017
Moderator, "Increased Returns Through Successful Partnerships," Co-Investing 2017, Financial Research Associates, March 29, 2017
Speaker, 2016 Danish Biotech Conference, April 12-13, 2016
Speaker, "New Resale Exemption, Emerging Growth Company and Disclosure Modifications Under the FAST Act," SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, January 26, 2016
Speaker, "Resolving Problems in Your Co-Investment: What Options Exist for Unhappy LPs?," Co-Investing Fall Summit, Financial Research Associates, September 28-29, 2015
Speaker, "How Active of a Role Should Investors Take? Establishing Governance," Co-Investing 2015, Financial Research Associates, April 27-28, 2015