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Andrew M. Levine (Andy)

Practice Leader Private Equity


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  • Boston University (J.D. magna cum laude 1998; Law Review); Northwestern University (B.A. 1994)

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Andy Levine co-chairs Jones Day's global Private Equity Practice and has been the lead lawyer on global transactions for both sponsors and strategic participants, including ABM Industries, Cardinal Health, Monster Beverage, Omnicom Group, Procter & Gamble, Ryder System, Sprint-Nextel, Stanley Works, Verizon, Wasserstein & Co., and WL Ross & Co. He also heads the Firm's representation of Chinese companies in North American M&A transactions.

Andy's recent transactions include Verizon's $3.6 billion sale of 24 data center sites to Equinix, Galenica's acquisition of Relypsa for $1.53 billion, Stillwater Mining's acquisition by Sibanye Gold for $2.2 billion, ITC Holdings' acquisition by Fortis for $11.3 billion, Wasserstein & Co.'s sale of Penton Media to Informa for $1.56 billion, and Procter & Gamble's sale of its beauty brands to Coty for $12.5 billion. He has substantial experience in distress M&A, joint ventures, special committee transactions, corporate governance, takeover preparedness, and restructurings. Andy has worked in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals and health care, consumer goods and retail, telecommunications, real estate, financial services, facility services, shipping, advertising and marketing, energy, and manufacturing.

Andy is a frequent author on Delaware law developments, M&A, and governance issues and has appeared as a commentator on CNBC's Squawk Box, Bloomberg TV, and Bloomberg Radio.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Two-time Private Equity MVP (2016 and 2017) — Law360

    40 Under 40 Recognition Award recipient — The M&A Advisor

    Editorial board member (PE) — Law360 (2018)

    Editorial board member (M&A) — Law360 (2013-2016)

    The Legal 500 US — M&A: Large Deals ($1 billion+) and Private Equity
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