Scott W. Golenbock is a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Corporate Group.

Primary Focus & EXPERIENCE

Mr. Golenbock’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate and securities law matters, and he has been involved in negotiated and hostile acquisitions, cross-border transactions, divestitures, joint ventures, spin-offs, corporate restructurings and corporate governance matters.  He has advised public and private companies in a variety of industries, including hospitality, gaming, retail, real estate, energy, financial services, education/publishing and technology, as well as financial sponsors.

 Selected notable representations include:

  • Mercuria Energy Group in its acquisition of the North America gas and power business of Noble Group, with a book value of approximately $340 million
  • Nabors in its $220 million acquisition of Tesco Corporation
  • Revlon in its $870 million acquisition of Elizabeth Arden
  • Penn National Gaming in its $360 million acquisition of Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
  • Nabors in the $1.4 billion spin-off and merger of its completion and production services business with C&J Energy Services
  • The special committee of Genco Shipping & Trading Limited in Genco’s acquisition of Baltic Trading Limited
  • Fountains Senior Living Holdings in its $640 million sale of a portfolio of seniors housing facilities to NorthStar Healthcare Income
  • HudBay Minerals in its $510 million hostile-turned-friendly acquisition of Augusta Resources
  • Penn National Gaming in the separation and spin-off of its real property assets as a REIT
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners in its $835 million acquisition of True Religion Apparel
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron in its $3.1 billion acquisition of The Shaw Group
  • United Technologies in the sale of its pump and engine control systems business
  • Penn National Gaming in its $610 million acquisition of Harrah’s St. Louis from Caesars Entertainment
  • Alibaba Group in a transaction with Yahoo! and SoftBank to restructure control of Alibaba Group’s former subsidiary
  • Ventas in its $7.4 billion acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties

Recognition & Accomplishments

Mr. Golenbock graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. He received a J.D. from Yale Law School in 2005, where he served as a senior editor of The Yale Law Journal.

Mr. Golenbock is an Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, where he teaches a course on Mergers and Acquisitions.

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