Michael Ginzburg is an associate in Weil’s Corporate Department and based in the Boston office. Mr. Ginzburg helps advise financial sponsors and public and private companies in domestic and cross-border transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, divestitures, and recapitalizations. Mr. Ginzburg also helps advise clients on general corporate and commercial matters, including securities laws, corporate governance issues and other strategic considerations.
Mr. Ginzburg has been part of the teams advising:
- General Electric Company in its strategic plan to sell most of GE Capital’s assets.
- JPMorgan Chase & Co. in its sale of approximately 50% of the portfolio companies held at the time by One Equity Partners, its principal private equity unit, to Lexington Partners, Inc. and AlpInvest Partners N.V.
- Berkshire Partners in its acquisition, together with New Balance Holdings, Inc., of The Rockport Group, LLC from the adidas Group.
- CTI Foods, Inc. (a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners and Goldman Sachs PIA) from Ancor Capital Partners and BBH Capital Partners.
- Advent International Corporation: (i) in its acquisition of International Coffee & Tea, LLC, the owner of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (together with CDIB Capital International Corporation, and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd.; (ii) in the acquisition of iHealth Technologies, Inc. by Connolly LLC; (iii) in the acquisition of Merrick Systems by P2 Energy Solutions Inc.; and (iv) in its acquisition of Pioneer Investments.
- Providence Equity Partners: (i) in the recapitalization and partial sale of equity in Ascend Learning Holdings, LLC to certain third party institutional investors; and (ii) in its acquisition of Learfield Communications, and Learfield’s subsequent acquisitions of Nelligan Sports Marketing, Licensing Resource Group, LLC, Internet Consulting Services, Inc., Strategic Marketing Affiliates, Inc. and ANC Sports Enterprises, each a creator of multimedia marketing campaigns for collegiate sports properties and their corporate sponsors.
- Brookfield Asset Management in its acquisition of Verde Realty, an industrial real estate holding company.
- Summit Partners in its sale of Aramsco Holdings Inc., a national distributor of safety products, equipment and supplies to AEA Investors.
Mr. Ginzburg also advises non-profit organizations and individuals on pro bono matters. He received his B.S. in Economics from Bentley College in 2007 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2012, where he served on the Harvard Business Law Review. He has completed internships in the general counsel’s offices of MFS Investment Management, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Ginzburg worked at State Street Corporation.