Diego Gómez-Cornejo focuses his practice on complex domestic and cross-border business transactions, with an emphasis on the representation of multinational companies and private equity firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures, investments and other commercial activities. He also advises both publicly-traded and privately-held companies (including portfolio companies of private equity firms) on matters relating to corporate finance, venture capital and growth equity investments, recapitalizations, joint ventures, securities offerings, corporate governance and general corporate advice. He takes a thoughtful and proactive approach in supporting clients at all stages of transactions and has experience drafting and negotiating a wide spectrum of commercial contracts. Diego is also a frequent speaker and contributor to legal publications on M&A-related matters.
Represented CenterGate Capital, L.P. in its acquisition of Mid-State Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of on-site and off-site industrial maintenance and service solutions, and multiple add-on transactions and financing-related issues
Represented PharmaLex GmbH, a portfolio company of AUCTUS Capital Partners, a Munich-based private equity fund, in connection with multiple add-on transactions and financing-related issues
Represented Steward Health Care System in the acquisition and divestiture of medical practices and health plans
Represented Sterling Capital Partners in its acquisition of Universidad Latina de Costa Rica (ULatina) and Universidad Americana, Costa Rica (UAM) from Laureate Education, Inc.
Represented Atlantic Street Capital in the formation and investment in United Veterinary Care, LLC and multiple add-on transactions and financing-related issues
Represented Great Point Partners, LLC in its growth recapitalizations of Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care and Spine & Sport Physical Therapy
Represented EPiX Therapeutics Inc. in its sale to Medtronic plc
Represented Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in its acquisitions of Noona Healthcare Oy and Evinance Innovation, Inc.
Represented Alliance Pharma plc in its acquisitions of exclusive marketing rights to Nizoral from Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (a member of the Johnson & Johnson group companies) and of the worldwide rights to Vamousse from TyraTech Inc.
Represented Amulet Capital Partners, L.P. in the formation and investment in Children’s Choice Dental, a California-based dental practice management organization, and multiple add-on transactions and financing-related issues
Represented Sabre Corporation in its acquisition of the Trust Group of Companies, a central reservations, revenue management and hotel marketing provider
Represented NORMA Group SE in its acquisition of a leading US water management company
Represented Trinity Industries, Inc. in its $600 million acquisition of the assets of Meyer Steel Structures, the utility steel structures division of Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group
Represented C&C Group plc in an exclusive long-term partnership agreement with Pabst Brewing Company for the sale and distribution of C&C Group’s cider brands in the United States
Represented Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) in their corporate, governance and media matters, including the organization of the Copa America Centenario in conjunction with the Confederation of North American, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and the U.S. Soccer Federation
Represented Xerox Corporation, n/k/a Conduent, Inc., in its acquisition of ISG Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the health care technology firm ISG Services LLC
Represented Darling Ingredients, Inc. in its €1.6 billion acquisition of the specialty ingredients division of VION Holding N.V. (member of VION Food Group, a global meat processing and food production company based in the Netherlands), and a related $874 million public common stock offering
Represented AMR Corporation in the preparation and filing of a registration statement on Form S-4 in connection with its $18 billion merger with US Airways Group
Represented Nokia Networks, a multinational network and telecommunications company, in its acquisition of a U.S. provider of infrastructure and network deployment solutions
Represented AmerisourceBergen Corp. in its acquisition of a leading provider of oncology-related informatics solutions
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