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Joshua N. Korff

Joshua N. Korff

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

New York, NY, USA


Named a 2014 Capital Markets MVP by Law360, Josh Korff focuses his practice on complex securities matters, including initial public offerings, high yield offerings, spin-offs, tender offers and investment grade debt offerings. In the first three quarters of 2014, Josh ranked first in the U.S. for IPO Issuer’s Lawyers by IPO Vital Signs, an IPO research and analysis tool. Recognized in both Capital Markets and Banking & Finance by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2010, Josh is noted for being an “excellent all around” lawyer who is “super service-oriented,” a “standout performer” and for having “total command of the subject matter.’” He was also selected to the 2011-2017 editions of Chambers Global, World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the 2010-2017 editions of The Legal 500 U.S., the 2011-2012 editions of IFLR1000, the 2012 edition of Who’s Who Legal and the 2007, 2010-2016 editions of New York Super Lawyers. The Legal 500 U.S. described Josh as a “great lawyer,” “market leader” and “leader in his field.” The American Lawyer named Josh one of its 25 “Dealmakers of the Year” in its April 2009 issue for his representation of Clearwire Corporation in the $14.5 billion merger of Clearwire’s and Sprint Nextel Corporation’s WiMax businesses.

Representative Matters

Initial Public Offerings

Travelport Worldwide in its $450 million initial public offering

GrubHub in its $221 million initial public offering

21st Century Oncology in its $200 million initial public offering

Townsquare Media in its $144 million initial public offering

Zoë’s Kitchen in its $101 million initial public offering

Burlington Stores Inc. in its $261 million initial public offering

Burger King in its $1.44 billion re-listing on the New York Stock Exchange

rue21 in its $198 million initial public offering

Mergers & Acquisitions

Starwood Capital Group and Mammoth Resorts in the sale of Mammoth Resorts

Carlyle Group in the $175 million investment made by SEACOR Marine Inc.

Blackstone Group in its $820 million investment in NCR Corporation

Burger King Worldwide in its $11.4 billion merger transaction with Tim Hortons Inc.

3G Capital Partners in its $28 billion acquisition, along with Berkshire Hathaway Inc., of the H.J. Heinz Co.

Joshua N. Korff is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Joshua N. Korff and Christine Strumpen-Darrie, Make-Whole Premiums: Latest Market Technology - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017
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