Gessi Giarratana


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Gessi Giarratana counsels clients in the areas of private equity and venture capital financing, merger and acquisition transactions, strategic joint ventures, business formation, corporate governance and general corporate matters. He also advises clients on structuring, forming and operating private investment funds.

In addition, Gessi has previous experience advising clients on a wide range of real estate matters.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Represented Iridian Asset Management LLC, a Connecticut-based investment management firm, in connection with the formation of Iridian Global Impact Fund LP, a long-only private fund which invests primarily in impact-oriented public companies consistent with the European Union’s SFDR Article 9 guidelines; advised the client on the preparation of offering documents, including a private placement memorandum, limited partnership agreement and subscription agreement

Assisted in the representation of a cleaning and maintenance company in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm for $24 million

Represented an executive recruiting firm in the sale of its assets to a high-level employee for $800,000

Represented a private education institution in the sale of its assets to a high-level employee for $1.7 million

Assisted in the representation of a client in the purchase of a marina and boat repair facility for $3.7 million

Represented two dermatologists in the partial sale of their shares in a medical practice to another dermatologist for $800,000

Represented a pediatrician in an asset purchase of a deceased pediatrician's practice

Represented a client in the sale of his shares in a privately-held brokerage company to an employee

Represented the borrower in an interest rate swap loan transaction in the amount of $1.2 million

Represented the borrower of an SBA loan in the amount of $265,000 to fund a kick-boxing facility

Represented a member of a multi-member LLC in the negotiation of an operating agreement concerning the ownership of commercial real estate in New Jersey

Represented buyers and sellers through several residential real estate transactions throughout Fairfield County, Connecticut

Education and Credentials

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2014; Connecticut Law Review, Business Manager
Bryant University, B.S., Finance, magna cum laude, 2010
State of Connecticut
Connecticut Bar Association
Fairfield County Bar Association

Recognition and Community


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Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), Real Estate, 2021-2023