Kevin Zaragoza

Kevin Zaragoza

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Kevin Zaragoza concentrates on the domestic and cross-border tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, dispositions, joint ventures, growth investments and other complex transactions. Kevin is also experienced representing both issuers and underwriters in connection with offerings of debt and equity securities.

Concentrations

  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Corporate taxation

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Cirque du Soleil in its acquisition of the Blue Man Group.
  • Represented TSG Consumer Partners in its investment in Canyon Bicycles GmbH.
  • Represented TPG Capital in its sale of vRide, a van pooling company, to Enterprise Holdings.
  • Represented Kohlberg & Company in its acquisition of MarketCast, LLC, the leading provider of strategic insights and data analytics to marketers and researchers in the global entertainment industry.
  • Represented ABRY Partners in its $1.325 billion sale of its majority equity interest in York Risk Services Group to Onex Corporation.
  • Represented EIG Global Energy Partners in its $1 billion investment in Breitburn Energy Partners LP, a publicly traded independent oil and gas master limited partnership, through the purchase of $650 million of senior secured second lien notes and $350 million of perpetual convertible preferred units.
  • Represented Hess Corporation in its $2.8 billion sale of its retail business to Speedway LLC and its $1.2 billion sale of its energy marketing business to Direct Energy.
  • Represented Metalmark Capital Partners in the debt restructuring and acquisition of Renewable Biofuels, Inc. °
  • Represented New Mountain Capital in its acquisition of ACA Compliance Group and subsequent acquisitions of Vincent Performance Services, Northpoint Fintech and Aponix FT Solutions.
  • Represented Talen Energy in its $654 million sale of the 704-megawatt Ironwood plant, a combined cycle, natural gas-fired plant, to a subsidiary of TransCanada Corp.
  • Represented Vista Equity Partners in its $4.3 billion acquisition of TIBCO Software.

The above representations were handled by Mr. Zaragoza prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2010
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Princeton University, 2005
  • B.A., Philosophy, magna cum laude, Distinction in Philosophy, Yale University, 1998
Admissions
  • New York