Donn A. Beloff: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Donn A. Beloff

Shareholder
Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone954.768.8283

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Global Securities
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 954.768.8283
Fax: 954.759.5583
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Donn-A-Beloff
 
University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., 1973
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1976
 
Admitted1976, Florida; 1977, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, The Florida Bar
•Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

 
BornNew Brunswick, New Jersey, 1951
 
Biography

Donn A. Beloff focuses his practice on private equity and venture capital transactions, public and private securities offerings (as both issuer's and underwriter's counsel), mergers and acquisitions and counseling boards and senior management on strategic business, corporate governance, financial and transactional matters. Donn's specific industry experience includes health care services, computer hardware and software, information technology, telecommunications, time share resort development, employee outsourcing and leasing, consumer products, auto racing, pharmaceuticals, education, insurance and customer call centers.

Areas of Concentration
•Corporate and securities
•Mergers and acquisitions
•Private equity
•Venture capital
•Public and private securities offerings
•Corporate governance
•Strategic business, finance and transactional planning

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2006-2015
•Recipient, Lawyer of the Year, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami, 2015
•Member, Winning Team, ACG New York Champion's Awards, Deal of the Year (over $500mm); Cross-Border Transaction of the Year (over $250mm) for $1.8 billion Acquisition of MacDermid, Inc. by Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited, 2014
•Member, Winning Team, M&A Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion to $5 Billion) for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (f/k/a Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited) acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated and related entities, The M&A Advisor's 6th Annual International M&A Awards, 2014
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2007-2014
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2014
•Finalist, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmaker of the Year - Corporate International Category, 2013
•Member, Winning Team, Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year (over $200mm) for Merger of Burger King and Justice Holdings Ltd., ACG New York Champion's Award, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Selected, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year Finalist - International Corporate (M&A) Category, 2011
•Member, Winning Deal Team, Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Over $100mm), The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards, 2011
•Selected, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year - International Corporate (M&A) Category, 2010
•Selected, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year Finalist - Corporate Finance Category, 2009
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2004, 2009
•Selected, Daily Business Review, Top Dealmakers of the Year - Domestic Corporate Category, 2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Associated News & Events
10.28.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year Award
08.20.14 24 Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.18.14 26 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2015 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America
07.03.14 20 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Fort Lauderdale Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
06.20.14 Greenberg Traurig Named Winner in Three Categories at Fourth Annual ACG New York Champion's Awards
05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.28.14 Six Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Counsel for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) in $905 million initial public offering of ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange and $1.8 billion acquisition of MacDermid, Incorporated, a global producer of high technology specialty chemical products. Counsel for Azteca Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:HMTV) in $415 million merger with Hemisphere Media Group, Inc., InterMedia Espanol Holdings, LLC and Cine Latino, Inc., the leading broadcast television network and content producer in Puerto Rico and a Spanish-language cable television network. Counsel for Justice Holdings Limited (NYSE:BKH), a special purpose acquisition company, in 900 million ($1.5 billion) initial public offering of ordinary shares and $8.1 billion merger with Burger King Worldwide Holdings, Inc. Counsel for Liberty Acquisition Holdings (International) Company (NYX: Pearl), a special purpose acquisition company, in $6.7 billion acquisition of Pearl Group Limited, the United Kingdom's largest consolidator of closed life insurance funds, and Opal Reassurance Limited, a re-insurance company. Counsel for Freedom Acquisition Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GLG), a special purpose acquisition company, in $3.5 billion acquisition of GLG Partners, an alternative asset manager. Counsel for Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. (ASE: LIA.U), a special purpose acquisition company, in $1.03 billion initial public offering of common stock and warrants. Counsel for Liberty Acquisition Holdings (International) Company. (NYX: LIACU ), a special purpose acquisition company, in 600 million initial public offering of common stock and warrants. Counsel for FGX International Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: FGXI), a consumer products company, in $220.8 million initial public offering of ordinary shares. Counsel for Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a developer of timeshare resorts and planned residential and golf communities, in $170.2 million offering of timeshare loan-backed notes. Counsel for Bluegreen Corporation in $156.6 million offering of timeshare loan-backed notes. Counsel for Outsource International (Nasdaq: OSIX), a provider of temporary human resource services in the flexible industrial staffing market, in $55.5 million initial public offering of common stock. Underwriters' counsel for Smith Barney Inc. and Raymond James & Associates in $80 million offering of common stock by International Speedway Corporation (Nasdaq: ISCA), a promoter of motor sports activities. Underwriters' counsel for Salomon Smith Barney, First Union Securities, Inc., Banc One Capital Markets, Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc. and SunTrust Equitable Securities Corporation in $225 million offering of senior notes by International Speedway Corporation. Underwriters' counsel for Salomon Smith Barney, CIBC Oppenheimer and Raymond James & Associates in $108 million offering of common stock by International Speedway Corporation. Counsel for Tempus International Corp. in $50.0 million sale of stock to Fossil, Inc. (Nasdaq: FOSL); Counsel for Sterling Land and Shopping Center Development Fund II (a joint venture of Citigroup and Sterling Centrecorp) in $150 million private placement of limited partnership interests. Counsel for Orius Corp., a provider of technical expertise and comprehensive network services to the telecom industry, in acquisition of a majority of its stock by Willis Stein & Partners for $165 million. Counsel for Orius Corp. in the acquisition of 18 separate operating companies in the telecom industry for total consideration of $270 million.
 
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Donn A. Beloff

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort LauderdaleFL 33301




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