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.
News & Resources
Clients & Friends Memos
• Regulation of End Users of Swaps Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Jul 20, 2010
• CFTC Opines on Retail Commodity Transactions
Aug 30, 2013
• ACI's National Advanced Summit on Swaps & Derivatives Global Markets Regulation
Jun 29, 2015