Peter Cohen-Millstein

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Peter Cohen-Millstein

Peter Cohen-Millstein

Partner at Linklaters LLP

Biography

Member of the New York Bar

Experience

Peter represents domestic and international companies as well as financial institutions in all aspects of complex cross-border transactions, including public and private mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, equity and asset sales, tender offers, exchange offers, recapitalizations and joint ventures. Peter also advises clients on SEC compliance and reporting, governance issues and corporate and securities law matters.

Recently Peter has acted for:

* Novartis in its transformational restructuring involving three strategic deals with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The deals include the acquisition of GSK’s oncology division, the sale of Novartis’ vaccines business and the creation of a joint venture involving the contribution of Novartis’ OTC business with GSK’s consumer healthcare business
* AMEC in connection with its pending acquisition of Foster Wheeler
* ASSA ABLOY on its acquisitions of Amarr Company, Ameristar Fence Products and 4Front Engineered Solutions
* Lloyds Banking Group on the sale of its commercial and retail operations in Uruguay to Banque Heritage
* Deutsche Börse on its terminated merger with NYSE Euronext
* WellPoint on its acquisition of CareMore Health Group
* New York Life on the sale of its businesses in Hong Kong and South Korea to ACE Group
* AEA Technology on its acquisition of Eastern Research Group

Peter is recognized in the field of M&A in the 2014 edition of Legal 500 U.S.

Professional experience

2014 to date Partner, Linklaters, New York
2013 - 2014 Counsel, Linklaters, New York
2010 - 2013 Associate, Linklaters, New York
2002 - 2010 Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York

Education

2002 - New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
1998 - Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude

Languages

English, Spanish

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Peter Cohen-Millstein
Partner at Linklaters LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 2002

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

AB, magna cum laude
Class of 1998

Brown University is located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and was founded in 1764. It is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

Career History
Partner
2010 - Current

Linklaters LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1838 and is a member of the Magic Circle of leading British law firms. It currently employs around 2,600 lawyers and has 29 offices across 20 countries.

Associate
2002 - 2010

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP provides legal advisory services. The company's practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, finance, litigation, corporate finance, insurance, tax, labor and employment, political law, private equity, corporate, antitrust, white collar crime, international, regulatory, and legislation. Its customers include corporate, industrial, and financial sectors. The company was founded by Marshall Skadden, John Slate and Les Arps in April 1948 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Sibanye-Stillwater Ltd. purchases Stillwater Mining Co.

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Steinhoff International Holdings NV purchases Mattress Firm Holding Corp. from Prospect Hill Growth Partners

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GlaxoSmithKline Plc purchases Novartis AG /Human Vaccines Operations from Novartis AG

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