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
Represented EPiX Therapeutics Inc. in its sale to Medtronic plc
Represented Great Point Partners, LLC in its growth recapitalization of Spine & Sport Physical Therapy, a leading provider of outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation services in San Diego, CA
Represented Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Noona Healthcare Oy, a privately-held Finnish software company
Represented Alliance Pharma plc in its acquisition of exclusive marketing rights to Nizoral from Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (a member of the Johnson & Johnson group companies)
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 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 Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Montreal-based Evinance Innovation, Inc.
Represented Alliance Pharma plc in its acquisition of the worldwide rights to Vamousse from TyraTech Inc.
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)
Represented Darling Ingredients, Inc. in a $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
Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Star in Mergers & Acquisitions 2016 – 2020
Texas Minority Counsel Program, the State Bar of Texas Office of Minority Affairs’ flagship program offering client development, networking and CLE opportunities to attorneys in Texas, Steering Committee Member (2017 to 2020)
American Bar Association, International Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee Member
Hispanic National Nar Association, Member
Education Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010 University of Texas at Arlington, Honors BA, summa cum laude, 2007
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