NEW YORK, July 19, 2022 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, today welcomed Joshua Apfelroth as a Partner in its Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Based in the Firm’s New York office, Josh will further bolster the transactional capabilities of the practice, which advised on more than 200 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of over $165 billion in the past two years.
“Josh brings with him a diversified practice and broad skillset that will further enhance our capabilities. He understands the challenges facing both established and emerging sectors, and has a proven track record of delivering favorable results for clients. He is a great addition to our team,” said partner Daniel Ganitsky, co-head of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.
From mid-market to large-cap deals, Josh has extensive experience counseling clients across a range of complex transactional matters, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance, contests for corporate control, securities matters and joint ventures. The clients he represents include a diversified mix of corporations, private equity funds, hedge funds and investment banks.
“No matter the deal size or the industry, clients trust Josh to handle their most complex transactions. Not only will he deepen our transactional team, but he will broaden our expertise in several areas of our M&A and general corporate practice. We are excited to welcome him to the team,” said partner Lauren Boglivi, co-head of the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice.
“I am delighted to join Proskauer's industry-leading corporate group, and look forward to working alongside their talented group of lawyers in continuing to grow the Firm’s already well-established transactional practice,” said Josh. “I am beyond excited for the opportunity to pair my deep M&A and corporate governance experience with Proskauer's full-service, global platform and industry expertise to navigate complex transactions and deliver exceptional results for our clients."
He joins from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
We are 800+ lawyers serving clients from 12 offices located in the leading financial and business centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The world’s leading organizations, companies and corporations choose us to be their representatives in their most critical situations. But more, they consider Proskauer a strategic partner to drive their business forward. We work with asset managers, major sports leagues, Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry legends and other industry-redefining companies.
Proskauer has one of the premier global mergers and acquisitions practices. The Firm has advised on some of the most complex M&A transactions across a range of industries. Recent representations include representing the Patrick D. Bowlen Trust and related entities in the sale of the Denver Broncos to the Walton-Penner family; advising long-time client Stamps.com in its $6.6 billion acquisition by leading software investment firm, Thoma Bravo; representing Accor in connection with its exclusive negotiations with Ennismore to form the world’s leading lifestyle operator in the hospitality sector; and counseling Grifols and its affiliate Biomat in a $1 billion investment by the Singaporean Sovereign Wealth Fund GIC.