In March 2022, Day Pitney completed a transaction in which it represented Iridian Asset Management LLC, an asset management firm based in Westport, CT and its management team (collectively "Iridian"), in connection with the "management buyout" of its founding partners and the firm's asset management business. The Day Pitney team included Investment Management and Private Funds attorneys, along with members of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions group, consisting of Peter Bilfield, Erik Bergman, Mike Cummings, Paty Durelli, Matthew Carey, and Kimberly Morabito, and was supported by Steve Ziobrowski (Tax), Dan Schwartz (Employment), Mike Byrne (Real Estate), Eliza Fromberg (Broker-Dealer) and Michael Kaufman (Finance).
The team negotiated on behalf of Iridian, all transaction documents, including a term sheet, transaction agreement, various financing and security documents, separation agreements for employees and a portfolio manager and new employment agreements. The Day Pitney tax team assisted with structuring and tax advice in connection with the sale transaction as well as the recapitalization of the client and its affiliate.
The Day Pitney Investment Management and Private Funds team also structured and drafted the terms of new governing agreements for the client, including the development of an executive committee and other management terms, as well as various transfer and sale provisions among the members.
On April 28, Scott Clark, Chair of Day Pitney's Multistate Tax Practice, presented at the Federal Tax Institute of New England 2022 conference, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association, on "The Cutting Edges of Multistate Taxation: Pass-Through Entities, Digital Products, Domicile Update, and more."
Scott Clark, chair of Day Pitney's Multistate Tax Practice, is presenting on a virtual panel for the Tax Executives Institute, Inc., Westchester-Fairfield Chapter titled, "Ethics and the Corporate Tax Department" on March 16.
Scott Clark, Chair of Day Pitney’s Multistate Tax Practice, is presenting on a virtual panel at the Anchin Executive Forum titled, “The Changing Shape of Business in New York” on June 9.
On January 20, Jim Rotondo spoke at the PLAC webinar, "The Future of CBD Law: 2021 and Beyond."
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VCV Digital Technology announced that it plans to become a publicly traded company via a business combination with Fortune Rise Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: FRLAW, FRLA and FRLAW), a special purpose acquisition corporation.
Susan R. Huntington, partner and chair of Day Pitney's Healthcare practice, is featured in the Hartford Business Journal article, "Pandemic Fuels Physician Consolidation Trend, as CT Struggles to Retain Doctors."
Susan Huntington, partner and chair of Day Pitney's Healthcare Practice, was featured in the ABA Journal article, "Legal Limbo: Firms and Their Clients Scramble to Meet the Federal Vaccine Mandate."
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