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GREENBERG TRAURIG LLP: Greenberg Traurig Expands Private Equity Capabilities with Addition of Yossie Horwitz in New York

By Press release submission | Dec 3, 2019

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP issued the following announcement on Nov. 26.

As part of its strategic growth strategy in New York and in response to client demand, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has welcomed Yossie Horwitz as a shareholder in the Private Equity Practice. Horwitz joins from Paul Weiss, where he was Counsel. His arrival follows a year in which Greenberg Traurig has experienced significant growth in its Private Equity Practice.

Horwitz focuses his practice on complex corporate and transactional matters, with a primary focus on representing private equity sponsors, hedge funds, family offices, and their portfolio companies in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, restructurings, workouts, minority investments, and general strategic and corporate matters.

“Yossie’s impressive deal track record and experience in complex transactions adds depth and brings a unique skill-set to the practice with financial services and asset-management transactional experience, broadening the scope of services we provide clients,” said Alan I. Annex, co-chair of the firm's global Corporate Practice. “He shares our commitment to elevating the client experience and we are thrilled to welcome him as a shareholder both to the firm and our global Private Equity Practice.”

“Greenberg Traurig’s platform was especially attractive to me given its deep regulatory expertise across multiple industries and expansive geographic reach, factors especially relevant to my client’s wide-ranging transactional activity,” said Horwitz. “I am excited to expand upon the breadth of services Greenberg Traurig offers and work alongside the other top-tier private equity deal lawyers across the firm and in New York to continue providing clients with top-flight representation.”

Horwitz has extensive experience steering private equity and asset management related transactions, including leading acquisitions and sales of investment managers, minority investments in traditional and alternative asset management firms and spin-outs of investment management businesses and teams from larger organizations. He received his LL.B. from Bar-Ilan University.

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