R. Ronald Hopkinson

Phone212 504 6789

Peer Rating
N/R
 N/R

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Distressed Investing and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6789
Fax: 212 504 6666
http://www.cadwalader.com/professionals/ron-hopkinson
 
University Harvard University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988
 
Admitted1989, New York
 
Biography

R. Ronald Hopkinson, the head of Cadwalader's Private Equity Group, concentrates his practice in private equity and complex corporate transactions. He has played a significant role in some of the largest leveraged buyouts and high profile private equity transactions consummated in the marketplace on behalf of some of the world's largest private equity firms and private equity consortiums. He also has worked with leading corporations in major acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate restructurings.

Selected by The American Lawyer as a "Dealmaker of the Year" in 2003, Ron was also listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1984 and his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard University in 1988. Prior to attending law school he was employed as an economic analyst with the Brookings Institution.

Experience

• Quest Software, Inc. Chairman and CEO Vincent Smith in his going private bid for Quest Software and sale to Dell Inc.

• the U.S. Treasury in both the General Motors and Chrysler restructurings

• a consortium formed by The Carlyle Group and Welsh Carson in connection with their $7 billion acquisition of QwestDex

• a consortium formed by The Blackstone Group, The Carlyle Group, Hellman & Friedman LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. in their $12 billion acquisition of VNU, Inc.

• The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of Hawaiian Telecom, Inc.

• Welsh Carson in connection with its acquisition of Caribe Information Investment, Inc.

• Harrahs Entertainment, Inc. in connection with its $27 billion sale to Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group

• Dex Media, Inc. in connection with its $9.8 billion sale to R.H. Donnelly Corporation

• The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of the aerostructures business of Northrop Grumman Corporation

• Hubbell Incorporated in connection with its acquisition of Lighting Corporation of America Co.

• Capital Automotive REIT in its $3 billion sale to DRA Advisors.

• Park Place Entertainment Corporation in connection with its $3 billion acquisition of Caesars World, Inc.

 
ISLN906381555
 
Profile Visibility
#10,431 in weekly profile views out of 88,722 lawyers in New York, New York
#131,925 in weekly profile views out of 1,530,397 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

R. Ronald Hopkinson


New YorkNY 10281-0006




Loading...
 

Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now