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Serena Y. Shi represents private equity sponsors and strategic buyers in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, carve-outs, divestitures, joint ventures and other complex corporate transactions in a broad range of industries, including consumer products, business services, technology and healthcare.

Serena is a native of Shanghai, China and is fluent in Mandarin and Shanghainese.



  • Representation of Astorg Partners in its acquisition of Corsearch.°
  • Representation of Searchlight Capital Partners in its acquisition of Care Advantage.°
  • Representation of L Catterton in its acquisition of Cholula Hot Sauce from Jose Cuervo and the subsequent sale of Cholula to McCormick & Company.°
  • Representation of Level Equity in its sale of Ensenta Corporation.°
  • Representation of TA Associates in its sale of Truck Hero, Inc.°
  • Representation of an investor consortium led by CC Capital in its $6.9 billion take-private acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet.°
  • Representation of CANArchy Craft Brewery Collective in its $330 million sale to Monster Beverage Corporation.°
  • Representation of Amcor Limited in its $6.8 billion acquisition of Bemis Co.°
  • Representation of Alpha Tau Medical Ltd. in its $1 billion business combination with Healthcare Capital Corp. °
  • Representation of Lion Financial Group Limited with its $125 million business combination with Alpha Acquisition Corp.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Shi prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., New York University Stern School of Business, 2010
  • New York
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Native
  • Chinese (Shanghainese), Native