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Jonathan Benloulou is a partner in the Corporate Department. His practice encompasses mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, corporate governance and securities laws matters. Within his M&A practice, Jon has advised corporate and financial buyers and sellers in public and private transactions. Additionally, Jon represents issuers and investment banking firms in public and private securities offerings. He was recently recognized in the annual list of the “Top 20 Under 40” lawyers in California by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Jon was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York.

Key representative transactions include:

  • Funds affiliated with Ares Management in their acquisition of Neiman Marcus Group, Convergint Technologies, National Veterinary Associates, Valet Waste, Insight Global, 99 Cents Only Stores and Sotera Defense Solutions
  • Ares Management in its acquisition of Energy Investors Funds, Wrightwood Capital, AREA Property Partners and its joint venture to acquire Guggenheim Partner’s hedge fund trading platform

  • KKR, as part of the consortium that acquired Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • Schroder Adveq in connection with serveral equity investments

  • Moelis & Company as financial advisor in various public and private M&A transactions

  • The Promenade Trust in the acquisition of CKx, Inc. by Apollo Global Management and subsequent sale of Elvis Presley’s intellectual property rights and Graceland to Authentic Brands and National Entertainment Collectibles Association

  • Blue Solutions Canada in its acquisition of Capacitor Sciences

  • Neiman Marcus Group in its acquisition of and the THERESA luxury store in Munich

  • Insight Global in its acquisition of Monument Consulting and an investment by Leonard Green

  • Intelligent Energy in its acquisition of the portable fuel cell and fuel cartridge assets of Société BIC

  • Pacific Lake Partners in its investment in AlphaCredit

  • MultiPlan's management team in connection with Hellman & Friedman's buyout of MultiPlan

  • Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. in its acquisition by Xerox Corporation

  • Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V. in its unsolicited tender offer for Rinker Group Ltd.

  • Barclays Capital as financial advisor to XTO Energy Inc. in its acquisition by Exxon Mobil Corporation