Daniel F. Zimmerman

Senior Attorney
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 5663

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
University Vanderbilt University, B.E., 1994; Columbia Business School, M.B.A., 2001
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 2001
Admitted2002, New York

Dan Zimmerman's practice focuses on securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and exchange offers, securities offerings, corporate finance and corporate governance. He has represented public and private buyers and sellers in a variety of negotiated and contested domestic and cross-border transactions, securities offerings and other financings.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Dan served in the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), where he advised on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, debt restructurings, proxy materials, going-private transactions, resale registration statements and periodic reports. While at the SEC, he also prepared responses to no-action requests.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Dan received his M.B.A. at Columbia Business School and his J.D. from Columbia Law School. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.


Representative matters on which Dan has worked include representing:
•Salix Pharmaceuticals in its proposed combination with Cosmo Technologies to form Salix Pharmaceuticals, plc.
•elan Corporation in connection with its
•$8.6 billion acquisition by Perrigo Company
•successful defense of a hostile tender offer by Royalty Pharma
•$1 billion share repurchase
•Rule 144A offering of $850 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes
•Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (“CCE”) in the acquisition of its North American business by The Coca-Cola Company and the simultaneous split off of CCE's European business and CCE's acquisition of The Coca-Cola Company's bottling operations in Norway and Sweden, with a transaction value of approximately $12.5 billion.
•Validus Holdings Ltd. in its successful unsolicited offer to buy IPC Holdings Ltd. for approximately $1.65 billion.
•The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (“A & P”) in its acquisition of Pathmark Stores, Inc. for approximately $1.3 billion.
•Issuers and borrowers, underwriters, initial purchasers and lenders in various high yield and investment grade bond offerings and investment grade and leveraged finance transactions.

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Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards Jul 11, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards Jul 11, 2014


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SEC Issues Guidance for Shorter Debt Tender Offers Feb 04, 2015


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SEC Issues Guidance for Shorter Debt Tender Offers
William P. Mills,Daniel F. Zimmerman, March 25, 2015
On January 23, 2015, the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued a no-action letter that allows certain tender offers for non-convertible debt securities to remain open for five business days, as opposed to the 20 business day period specified in Rule...
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Daniel F. Zimmerman

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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