Scott Cohen concentrates his practice primarily on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions on behalf of corporate and private equity clients in a broad range of industries, including technology, energy and energy services, manufacturing, and consumer products. His experience also includes capital markets, restructurings, recapitalizations, and corporate governance matters.
Recent representative transactions include the sale of Samson Resources to a KKR-led investor group ($7.2 billion), Texas Instruments' acquisition of National Semiconductor ($6.5 billion), Taiwan Semiconductor's investment in ASML Holdings ($1 billion), the acquisition of Viasystems Group by TTM Technologies ($927 million), the sale of Latrobe Specialty Steel to Carpenter Technology ($558 million), Tokyo Electron's acquisition of FSI International ($253 million), and Fluor Corporation's acquisition of a majority stake in NuScale Power, LLC.
Transactions prior to joining Jones Day include Texas Instruments' acquisitions of Burr Brown ($7.6 billion) and Unitrode ($1.2 billion), the sale of Pilgrim's Pride to JBS under a chapter 11 plan ($2.8 billion), the sale of Berg Electronics to Framatome ($1.85 billion), Pilgrim's Pride acquisition of Gold Kist ($1.1 billion), the recapitalization of Dr Pepper/Seven-Up Companies ($1.3 billion), the sale of Morningstar Group to Suiza Foods ($960 million), and the sale of Thermadyne Industries to DLJ Merchant Banking Partners ($790 million).
Bridgestone attempts $947 million all-cash tender offer for Pep Boys
Capital Southwest completes spin-off of CSW Industrials
H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company acquires Firstmark Corp.
Honors & Distinctions
Named Dealmaker of the Week by The American Lawyer in April 2011
Recognized numerous times as a leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A in Texas by PLC Which lawyer?, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in America, and The Legal 500 US