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Alan J. Sinsheimer


Alan J. Sinsheimer

New York +1-212-558-3738+1-212-558-3738 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Alan Sinsheimer is a partner in the General Practice Group, with a practice including mergers and acquisitions (both negotiated and unsolicited), corporate restructurings, high yield and other securities transactions, development of novel securities and structured finance. He represents a broad range of clients, including investment banks, commercial banks, private equity firms and corporate clients of all kinds.

Recent Recognitions

  • “Dealmakers of the Year,” The American Lawyer (2008)
  • New York Super Lawyers – (2007-2013, 2015-2019)
  • The Legal 500 – M&A Mega-Deals Volume (2009)


M&A/Private Equity/Restructuring
  • Cadillac Fairview (the real estate division of Ontario Teachers Pension Plan) in its investment in Macerich
  • Vornado Realty in its spin off of Urban Edge
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals in its $55 billion unsolicited merger proposal and tender offer for Allergan Inc. and it is $5.7 billion unsolicited offer for Cephalon
  • AbbVie Inc. in its terminated $55 billion agreement to acquire Shire plc
  • IMS Health Incorporated in its $5.2 billion sale to investment funds managed by TPG Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board – the largest leveraged buyout announced in 2009
  • Pershing Square Capital Management in its successful contested proxy battle with Canadian Pacific Railways
  • LNR Property in its $1.05 billion sale to Starwood Property Trust and Starwood Capital Group
  • China Investment Corporation in its purchase of approximately 10% of the equity of Morgan Stanley
  • Vornado Realty in its joint venture acquisition of Toys “R” Us
  • Vornado Realty and iStar Financial in connection with their acquisition of a majority interest in LNR Property Corporation
  • Morgan Stanley in its sale of Cournot Financial Products
  • J.C. Flowers & Co. in its joint venture bid for SLM Corporation (Sallie Mae)
  • Vornado Realty in its unsolicited offer to acquire Equity Office Properties
  • ZDNET in its sale to CNET
Capital Markets
  • AIG in its $3.25 billion registered exchange offer for corporate units
  • UBS AG in its $15 billion global rights offering
  • Citigroup in connection with its private placement of $12.5 billion convertible preferred securities
  • Citizen Banking Corp. in its exchange offer for hybrid securities
  • Regions Financial Corp. in its exchange offer for hybrid securities
  • SunTrust Bank in its tender offer for preferred and hybrid securities