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Peter A. Laveran

Peter A. Laveran

Covington & Burling LLP

New York, NY, USA


Peter Laveran is a U.S. corporate partner who recently spent more than a decade in Covington's London office. His broad-based transactional practice is largely international and he has particular transactional experience in the life sciences and media and communications industries. Mr. Laveran focuses on domestic and complex cross-border acquisitions and divestitures for private equity investors and emerging and mature companies headquartered in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including Altice, GlaxoSmithKline, Indivior, Itochu, Magticom, Meda AB, and Merck & Co. Inc.

Mr. Laveran led the Covington team advising Altice in its $9.1 billion acquisition of Suddenlink and the $1 billion co-investment by funds advised by BC Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in Cablevision Systems Corporation; Meda AB in in all of its significant U.S. acquisition and divestiture activity in recent years, including the acquisitions of Acton Pharmaceuticals, MidNite, and a collection of women’s health products from Jazz Pharmaceuticals; Indivior in its demerger from Reckitt Benckiser; Itochu in the sale of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. to Platinum Equity; funds managed by HealthpointCapital, LLC in the merger of Scient'x Groupe SAS with Alphatec Holdings, Inc.; and Magticom in its acquisition of retail and corporate ISP cable assets from Caucasus Online LLC.

Mr. Laveran also has experience with joint ventures, strategic alliances, non-controlling venture capital and private equity investments, and other corporate finance matters including international capital raising activities in London. His experience includes advising multi-national companies on the planning and development of European distribution structures and other commercial arrangements, and he has directed global post-closing merger integration efforts for clients in over 75 jurisdictions. Mr. Laveran has held leadership roles in Covington’s Middle East, Indian, and African practices.

Peter A. Laveran is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents - Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2018, Friday, January 19, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement - Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents - Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents, Friday, January 19, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement - Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents - Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents, Friday, January 19, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement - Mock Negotiation and Analysis of Form of Acquisition Agreement, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents - Universal Issues and Preliminary Documents, Friday, January 19, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, New York, NY
Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2018, Thursday, January 25, 2018, New York, NY
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