Kelly A. Terribile: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kelly A. Terribile

Wilmington,  DE  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 302.661.7393
Fax: 302.661.7360
University Le Moyne College, B.A., History, magna cum laude, 1991
Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., 1996
Admitted1996, Delaware
BornAlbany, New York, 1969

Kelly A. Terribile has broad experience representing public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, asset sales, and stock purchases and issuances, including contests for corporate control and going-private transactions. Kelly is also experienced with the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, and opinions with respect to such statutes and Delaware law.

Areas of Concentration

• Mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, tender offers, asset sales, and stock purchase and issuances
• Board, committee and significant stockholder counseling and representation
• Corporate governance and corporate counseling
• Public and private entity representation from formation to dissolution
• Delaware opinions

Awards & Recognition

• 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
• 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
• Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
• Deal Team Member, Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (over $100mm), The M&A Advisor's Turnaround Awards, 2011

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

10.28.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Industrial Goods and Basic Resources Deal of the Year Award
10.09.14 Greenberg Traurig Represents Gentiva Health Services in $1.8 Billion Acquisition by Kindred Healthcare; Nationwide Integrated Care Delivery System Created
06.20.14 Greenberg Traurig Named Winner in Three Categories at Fourth Annual ACG New York Champion's Awards
03.11.14 Greenberg Traurig Receives M&A Deal of the Year Award
11.22.13 Greenberg Traurig Recognized at Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards
10.11.13 Greenberg Traurig Team Assists Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited, Founders in $1.8B M&A
07.19.12 Greenberg Traurig Represents The Berger Group in $100 Million Financing and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Formation
12.16.11 Greenberg Traurig Wins Four Awards at 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
10.17.11 Greenberg Traurig Receives 2 International M&A Advisor Awards
06.20.11 Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. and Promotora de Informaciones Deal Receives 2011 ACG New York Champion's Awards

Published Articles

02.01.05 Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law


05.19.15 The GT M&A Report, Vol. 7 Ed. 1
12.17.13 The GT M&A Report, Vol. 5 Ed. 2
08.27.13 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
09.19.11 Creditors of a Delaware LLC Do Not Have Standing to Sue Derivatively and Must Rely on Contractual Remedies
06.01.07 Delaware Corporate Law Update: Creditors of an Insolvent Corporation Have No Direct Claims Against the Directors for Breach of Fiduciary Duty
09.13.05 Third Circuit Recognizes Importance of Lender Reliance on Entity Separateness in Substantive Consolidation

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

• Mentioned, Sealing the Deal: Greenberg Traurig Guides ICE in Israel, Law360, October 17, 2014
• Co-Author, Recent Developments in Delaware Corporate Law, Delaware Law Review, Vol. 7:2, 2004
• Author, 2002 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law, Insights, Vol. 16, No. 10, October 2002
• Author, 2001 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law, Insights, Vol. 15, No. 8, August 2001
• Co-Author, Delaware Law and Director's Duties in Change of Control Transactions, Corporate Law and Practice Course Handbook, No. 45, Practicing Law Institute, 1999

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented Healthsense, Inc., a leading provider of aging services technologies in connection with its acquisition by merger of WellAware Systems, Inc., a provider of vital wellness monitoring systems. Counseled an acquirer of more than 49% of the outstanding voting stock of a public company. Counseled a board of directors in connection with a proxy contest. Represented numerous targets and acquirers in merger and acquisition transactions. Represented several purchasers and sellers of significant assets. Represented numerous private equity firms, other investors and corporations in connection with stock purchases and issuances. Represented numerous borrowers in structured finance transactions relating to Delaware law and substantive consolidation. Litigated corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues and issues arising under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, Delaware Limited Liability Company Act and Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act.

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Kelly A. Terribile

1007 North Orange Street, Suite 1200
WilmingtonDE 19801


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