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Jakob Rendtorff
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-3863
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

A Partner in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, Jakob Rendtorff regularly advises public and private strategic companies and private equity firms on a broad range of transactions and corporate governance matters. Jakob has experience representing clients in complex transactions including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, carve-outs and spin-offs. Recently named a “Rising Star” in M&A by The Deal, Jakob was recognized as one of the “most promising new M&A partners for 2019.” Jakob was also named a 2019 "Rising Star" in M&A by Law360, which recognizes top attorneys under 40.

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Work Highlights
  • Johnson Controls in its $13.2 billion announced agreement to sell its Power Solutions business
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of GGP in the $15 billion sale of GGP’s outstanding shares to Brookfield Property Partners
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance in its $5.175 billion acquisition of 2,186 Rite Aid stores
  • KKR and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in their $4.3 billion joint acquisition of USI Insurance Services
  • K2M Group Holdings in its $1.4 billion sale to Stryker Corporation
Accolades
  • Law360 2019 "Rising Star" in M&A
  • The Deal 2019 "Rising Star" in M&A
Education
  • Harvard Law School, 2008 J.D.
  • University of Chicago, 2005 B.A.
    Phi Beta Kappa; With Honors
Admissions
  • New York 2009

Jakob Rendtorff is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions. Jakob regularly advises public and private strategic companies and private equity firms on a broad range of transactions and corporate governance matters. He has experience representing clients in complex transactions including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, carve-outs and spin-offs. 

Recently named a “Rising Star” in M&A by The Deal, Jakob was recognized as one of the “most promising new M&A partners for 2019.” Jakob was also named a 2019 "Rising Star" by Law360, which recognizes top attorneys under 40 based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines. 

Recent transactions on which Jakob has advised include:

  • Johnson Controls in its $13.2 billion announced agreement to sell its Power Solutions business
  • K2M Group Holdings in its $1.4 billion sale to Stryker Corporation
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance in its $5.175 billion acquisition of 2,186 Rite Aid stores
  • Capsugel in its sale to Lonza Group AG for $5.5 billion, as well as its earlier acquisition of Bend Research
  • TD Bank in connection with TD Bank’s and TD Ameritrade’s $4 billion acquisition of Scottrade
  • KKR and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in their $4.3 billion joint acquisition of USI Insurance Services
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of GGP in the $15 billion sale of GGP’s outstanding shares to Brookfield Property Partners
  • KeyCorp in a $1.7 billion branch divestiture and its $4.1 billion acquisition of First Niagara
  • Nets Sports and Entertainment (NSE) and its majority owner in NSE’s sale of its 55% interest in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and 20% interest in the Brooklyn Nets
  • Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. in its $1.2 billion acquisition of the EdR Student Housing Portfolio in conjunction with its $4.6 billion acquisition of Education Realty Trust
  • La Quinta Holdings Inc. in the spin-off of its real estate business into a new independent publicly traded company called CorePoint Lodging Inc. and the sale of La Quinta’s remaining hotel and franchise business to Wyndham Worldwide for $1.95 billion
  • TE Connectivity in the $3 billion sale of its Broadband Network Solutions business to CommScope
  • Polaris Industries Inc. in its $825 million acquisition of Boat Holdings, LLC
  • Dover in the spin-off of its “Wellsite” business, which is Dover’s upstream energy business, into a standalone, publicly-traded company

Jakob received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2008 and his B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from University of Chicago in 2005.

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