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Eric Schaffer

Eric Schaffer


Eric Schaffer

Eric Schaffer represents domestic and international financial investors and their platforms and strategics on a wide range of matters including cross-border and domestic mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, minority and growth capital investments and corporate reorganizations.

Eric also has particular experience advising financial investors in connection with secondaries transactions.

  • A consortium of Japanese companies, Marubeni and Mizuho Leasing, in their acquisition of the shares of Aircastle not already owned by Marubeni
  • alterDomus in its acquisition of Cortland Capital Markets Services
  • alterDomus in its acquisition of Investors Economic Assurance
  • alterDomus in its acquisition of Solvas from Deloitte
  • alterDomus in its acquisition of Strata Fund Solutions
  • alterDomus in its acquisition of IPS Fund Services
  • Apollo S3 in its series of acquisitions of limited partner interests by its credit secondaries platform
  • Ardian in the acquisition by its portfolio company, the Dedalus Group, of the healthcare software solutions business of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC)
  • Atlantia in its acquisition of Yunex Traffic from Siemens
  • BlackRock Long Term Private Capital and Javier Ferrán in their sale of Creed, a luxury fragrance brand, to global luxury group Kering
  • Capital Square Partners in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Movate, of TSD Global, a multi-national technology and business services company
  • CVC Capital Partners in its sale of AOC, a leading global producer of specialty resins, to Lone Star Funds
  • DigitalBridge (f/k/a Colony Capital) (NYSE: DBRG) in its sale of a substantial portion of its Other Equity and Debt portfolio of real estate assets and associated general partner interests and management rights to Fortress Investment Group
  • DWF Group (LSE: DWF) in its acquisition of Mindcrest
  • JS Global in its spin-off and NYSE listing of SharkNinja (NYSE: SN)
  • Kartesia in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Sales Performance International, of The Richardson Company from ClearLight Partners
  • Mercury Capital Advisors in its sale to a subsidiary of Investcorp
  • Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) in its global spin-off and merger of its off-patent branded and generic established medicines business, Viatris (f/k/a Upjohn) (NASDAQ: VTRS), with Mylan (NASDAQ: MYL)
  • Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) on worldwide restructuring in connection with its joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) to create a global consumer healthcare company
  • Ready Capital (NYSE: RC) in its merger with Owens Realty Mortgage
  • Sixth Street in its acquisition of 25% of Futbol Club Barcelona's LaLiga TV rights
  • Telefonica (NYSE: TEF) in its merger of its UK subsidiary, O2, with Virgin Media, a subsidiary of Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA)
  • TRU Simulation + Training, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT), in its joint venture with FlightSafety International, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway
  • TotalCX on its sale to CallRevu, a portfolio company of Serent Capital

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Career and qualifications

  • University at Buffalo (BS, Business Administration, Finance, magna cum laude) 2014
  • Brooklyn Law School (JD, magna cum laude) 2017
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-law New York 2017
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 2017

Professional bodies

  • Member of the New York City Bar Association