Dening Kong

Biography

Dening Kong
Dening Kong is an associate in the Corporate Department and is based in the Firm’s New York office. Ms. Kong participates in the representation of Firm clients on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures involving public and private companies.

Ms. Kong has been part of the teams advising:

  • Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity in their acquisition of Husky International Ltd.
  • Elizabeth Arden, Inc. in its $870 million sale to Revlon, Inc.
  • General Electric Company and Synchrony Financial in GE’s $20.4 billion offer to exchange Synchrony common stock for GE common stock, completing the separation of Synchrony from GE
  • General Electric Company in its $2.6 billion sale of GE Industrial Solutions to ABB
  • GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. in its acquisition of the global commercial semiconductor technology business of International Business Machines Corporation
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp and its subsidiary, Tutor.com, Inc. in their acquisition of TPR Education Holdings, LLC
  • IHS Inc. in its $13 billion merger of equals with Markit Limited
  • Intel Corporation in its $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera Corporation
  • The Kroger Company in its $280 million acquisition of Vitacost.com, Inc.
  • Magellan Health, Inc. in its acquisition of Armed Forces Services Corporation, its acquisition of 4D Pharmacy Management Systems, Inc., and its acquisition of CDMI, LLC
  • Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (a portfolio company of Lee Equity Partners) in its $64 million initial public offering
  • Signet Jewelers Limited in its $625 million sale of convertible preferred shares to Leonard Green & Partners, the proceeds from which were to be used to fund a repurchase of up to $625 million in Signet common stock, and its $1.4 billion acquisition of Zale Corporation
  • Willis Group Holdings plc in its $18 billion merger of equals with Towers Watson & Co.

She received her J.D. from Cardozo School of Law and her B.S. from Cornell University.

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