Ken Regensburg is a New York-based partner in our Global Corporate Practice, with a focus on domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures including private equity transactions.

    Ken has considerable experience advising on a broad range of cross-border issues and working closely with colleagues across geographic boundaries to coordinate multi-jurisdictional efforts.

    He has advised clients in a variety of domestic and cross-border public and private transactions, both on the buy-side and sell-side, including mergers, stock and asset purchases, tender offers, restructurings and leveraged acquisitions, as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances.

    Ken regularly represents private equity firms, venture capital funds and family offices in connection with their investments (both control and minority stakes) in, and dispositions of, portfolio companies. He has represented acquirers and target companies in “going private” transactions and has counseled special committees in their analysis and negotiations of such transactions. He has also represented clients in connection with competitive auctions of public and privately held companies as well as Bankruptcy Code section 363 transactions. Ken regularly provides legal advice to financial advisers in connection with their delivery of fairness opinions in M&A transactions.

    Ken has represented both US-based publicly traded companies and foreign private issuers in their US securities law matters. He has also counseled publicly-traded companies in connection with their implementation of various corporate defensive measures. In addition, Ken regularly advises public and private corporations on general corporate matters, corporate governance issues and securities offerings.

    Ken works closely with clients from a broad spectrum of industries including, among others, media and telecommunications, food production and distribution, energy, healthcare, real estate, financial services, manufacturing and services businesses.

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    • Advising a multinational food manufacturer and distributor in connection with various matters including the asset sale of its US chips and crackers business to a NYSE-traded company for a purchase price of US$62.5 million, the asset sale of its North American breadcrumb business to a leading dry-food contract packager, the stock sale of its North American cookie product business to a private equity investment firm, the implementation of a corporate restructuring of its US businesses and general corporate counseling with respect to its US operations.
    • Advising a maker of premium pet food in connection with its sale via merger to one of the largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded pet food and food products for an aggregate purchase price in excess of US$300 million including the assumption of certain debt and additional contingent consideration.
    • Advising a leading power and automation technology group in connection with the sale of its downstream oil and gas business to a strategic acquirer for an enterprise value of approximately US$950 million.
    • Advising a provider of credit and debit card-based payment processing services in connection with its US$890 million “going private” transaction.
    • Advising the New York-based private equity arm of a global financial institution in connection with the US$1.8 billion leveraged buyout of a NASDAQ-traded pharmaceutical services company.
    • Advising the controlling stockholders of a NASDAQ-traded national distributor of tobacco products in connection with their tender offer to acquire the company’s publicly-held minority interest for a purchase price in excess of US$40 million.
    • Advising a global provider of integrated mail, messaging and document management solutions in connection with the US$1.26 billion sale of its capital services external financing business to a leading private equity firm.
    • Advising a global IT services and e-solutions producer in connection with its acquisition by a leading provider of infrastructure software in a stock-for-stock exchange valued at approximately US$266 million.
    • Advising an Italian industrial conglomerate engaged in aerospace, defense and transportation in connection with the global reorganization of certain of its US and European subsidiaries engaged in the railway signaling and automation business.
    • Advising a leading global investment management firm that specializes in real estate-related investments in connection with its formation of various joint ventures and other proposed investments in the US and abroad.

    Education

    • Cornell University, J.D., 1996
    • Stanford University, A.B., with honors, 1993

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2005
    • New York, 1997
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