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Kelly Karapetyan
Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
Email:
Phone: +1-212-455-7268
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Counsel in the Firm’s Litigation Practice, Kelly Karapetyan focuses on counseling regarding the pre-merger notification requirements in the U.S. under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”) and throughout the world. Kelly provides general counseling with regard to antitrust compliance issues, including integration planning.  She is fluent in Russian.

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Work Highlights
  • Experience prior to Simpson Thacher includes:
    • American Axle, in its pending acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc.
    • B/E Aerospace on its $6.4 Billion pending acquisition by Rockwell Collins
    • Salesforce.com in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Demandware and its acquisition of Quip, Inc.
    • LANXESS in its acquisition of Chemours’ Clean and Disinfect Specialties Business
    • Corning in its acquisition of Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.
    • Investcorp in its €1 billion sale of Icopal a/s to GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer
    • Nokia in its sale of HERE to an automotive industry consortium
    • Liberty Global on its acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc and on its investment stake in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp
Education
  • Duke University School of Law, 2000 J.D.
  • Princeton University, 1997 A.B.
Admissions
  • New York 2002

Kelly Karapetyan is Counsel in the Firm’s Litigation Practice. Kelly focuses her practice on counseling regarding the pre-merger notification requirements in the U.S. under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”) and throughout the world. She provides general counseling with regard to antitrust compliance issues, including integration planning. Kelly’s practice involves mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures in a number of industries, including finance, energy, steel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, software and telecommunications. 

Recent transactions on which Kelly has worked prior to joining Simpson Thacher include the representation of:

  • American Axle, in its pending acquisition of Metaldyne Performance Group Inc.
  • B/E Aerospace on its $6.4 Billion pending acquisition by Rockwell Collins
  • Salesforce.com in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Demandware and its pending acquisition of Quip, Inc.
  • LANXESS in its acquisition of Chemours’ Clean and Disinfect Specialties Business
  • Corning in its acquisition of Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc.
  • Investcorp in its €1 billion sale of Icopal a/s to GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer
  • Nokia in its sale of HERE to an automotive industry consortium
  • Liberty Global on its acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc and on its investment stake in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp

Kelly received her J.D. from Duke  University School of Law and her A.B. from Princeton University.  She is admitted to practice in New York.

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