Philip Richter

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Philip Richter

Philip Richter

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Biography

Philip Richter is co-head of the Firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. He joined the Firm in 1994 and became a partner in 2002.

Mr. Richter represents clients in mergers and acquisitions transactions involving both public and private companies, minority investments, proxy fights and unsolicited proposals, and strategic partnerships and joint ventures.

He also advises on corporate governance issues, defensive strategy, securities law compliance and other corporate matters, and frequently represents investment banking firms serving in a financial advisory role. Matters in which he has been involved include Reis, Inc. in its sale to Moody's Corporation; VIAVI Solutions Inc. in its US$455m acquisition of the Test and Measurement business of Cobham plc; Sinclair Broadcasting's pending $6.6b acquisition of Tribune Media; the merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation; Media General in its $4.6b merger with Nexstar Media; Humana's $37b attempted sale to Aetna; the spin-off by SPX Corporation of SPX Flow; Media General's $1.6b acquisition of LIN Media; International Rectifier's $3b acquisition by Infineon Technologies; AB Acquisition's $7.4b acquisition of Safeway, representing Kimco Realty, a member of AB Acquisition's investor group; Cargill's $24b split-off and disposition of its 64% stake in The Mosaic Company; the sale of Abraxis BioScience to Celgene Corporation (for which he was recognized by American Lawyer as "Dealmaker of the Week"); the merger of Merck & Co. and Schering-Plough; the merger of BellSouth Corporation and AT&T; Merck & Co.'s spin-off of Medco Health Solutions; and American BioScience's merger with its affiliate, American Pharmaceutical Products, to form Abraxis BioScience.

Mr. Richter was recently named an M&A Trailblazer by the New York Law Journal. Additionally, he was profiled by Law360 after being recognized as an "M&A MVP" by the publication. He was also profiled in "Up and Comers of the Deal Economy," a special report published by The Deal. In 2018, Mr. Richter was named to The Deal's Rainmaker List as one of the “50 Lawyers Who Worked on the Biggest Deals of 2017.”

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provides legal services. Its clients include Bank of America, Dow Jones and Northrop Grumman. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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The Walt Disney Company purchases Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

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Cimarex Energy Co. purchases Resolute Energy Corp.

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