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Mark Myott
 

Mark Myott

Partner
 
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304 
 
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A Partner in Simpson Thacher’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, Mark Myott has broad experience representing corporate and private equity clients in complex and high-profile transactions. He frequently advises clients in connection with leveraged buyout transactions, mergers, spin-offs, recapitalizations, restructurings, growth equity and venture capital investments and other complex transactions across a wide variety of sectors, with numerous representations in the technology and healthcare sectors.

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Work Highlights
  • Hellman & Friedman in multiple transactions, including its majority investment in Medline Industries with Carlyle and Blackstone, acquisition of Ultimate Software, acquisition of Checkmarx, acquisition of SnapAV, combination of ABRa Auto Body & Glass and Caliber Collision, minority strategic investment in PointClickCare Technologies, sale of Openlink to ION and sale of Renaissance Learning to Francisco Partners
  • EQT in multiple transactions, including in its $8.5 billion acquisition of Parexel, acquisition of Cast & Crew, acquisition of Certara, majority investment in Storable, acquisition with CPPIB of Waystar, and Waystar’s acquisitions of eSolutions and Patientco, and sale of Press Ganey
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of a majority stake in MagicLab (the parent company of Bumble), acquisition of a significant minority equity interest in Walker Edison and investments in Chainalysis and Cylance
  • Silver Lake in SoFi’s $8.65 billion merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V, a SPAC
  • Dell Technologies in the spin-off of VMware, as well as in VMware’s earlier acquisition of Pivotal Software
  • PPD in its $17.4 billion acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2013 J.D.
    cum laude
  • Gannon University, 2010 B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 2014
  • California 2017

Mark Myott is a Partner in Simpson Thacher’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice with broad experience representing corporate and private equity clients in complex and high-profile transactions. He frequently advises clients in connection with leveraged buyout transactions, mergers, spin-offs, recapitalizations, restructurings, growth equity and venture capital investments and other complex transactions across a wide variety of sectors, with numerous representations in the technology and healthcare sectors.

Mark’s experience includes the representation of:

  • Hellman & Friedman in multiple transactions, including its majority investment in Medline Industries with Carlyle and Blackstone, acquisition of Ultimate Software, acquisition of Checkmarx, acquisition of SnapAV, combination of ABRa Auto Body & Glass and Caliber Collision, minority strategic investment in PointClickCare Technologies, sale of Openlink to ION and sale of Renaissance Learning to Francisco Partners
  • EQT in multiple transactions, including in its $8.5 billion acquisition of Parexel, acquisition of Cast & Crew, acquisition of Certara, majority investment in Storable, acquisition with CPPIB of Waystar, and Waystar’s acquisitions of eSolutions and Patientco, and sale of Press Ganey
  • Blackstone in its acquisition of a majority stake in MagicLab (the parent company of Bumble), acquisition of a significant minority equity interest in Walker Edison and investments in Chainalysis and Cylance
  • Silver Lake in SoFi’s $8.65 billion merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. V, a SPAC
  • Silver Lake in investments in Carta, Entrata, Plaid, Clari and Unity Software
  • Dell Technologies in the spin-off of VMware, as well as in VMware’s earlier acquisition of Pivotal Software
  • PPD in its $17.4 billion acquisition by Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Apollo in its $5 billion acquisition of The Michaels Companies
  • Warburg Pincus in its investments in Clearwater Analytics, Helix, Silk Road Medical and Outset Medical
  • TCV in its in its strategic partnership with Sportradar and acquisition of a controlling interest in Watermark Insights

Mark received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and his B.S. from Gannon University. He is admitted to practice in New York and California.

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