SusannaBagdasarova

Associate

Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.7273

Susanna Bagdasarova advises public and private companies on a variety of corporate law matters. She focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border M&A as well as general corporate and transactional matters. Susanna has experience representing public and private companies and private equity firms engaged in acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and related commercial transactions. She has represented clients in a range of industries, including manufacturing and consumer goods, energy, chemicals, cosmetics, and broadcast technology.

Susanna also maintains an active pro bono practice, counseling nonprofit and community organizations regarding tax-exempt status and corporate governance issues. She also has served indigent clients in matters involving veterans' assistance, the due process right to a fair hearing, and prisoner civil rights.

Susanna is a member of the board of the Dickinson Law Alumni Society.

Experience

  • U.S. Steel acquires remaining 50% ownership interest in USS-POSCO Industries from POSCO-California CorporationJones Day advised United States Steel Corporation in its acquisition of POSCO-California Corporation's 50% partnership interest in USS-POSCO Industries, a Pittsburg, California-based producer of cold-rolled sheets, galvanized sheets, and tin mill products made from hot bands, resulting in USS-POSCO Industries becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Steel.
  • Alcoa sold Gum Springs, Arkansas, facility to Veolia for $250 millionJones Day advised Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA), a global leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, on the $250 million sale of its Gum Springs, Arkansas, waste treatment facility to Veolia ES Technical Solutions.
  • Shiseido acquires Drunk Elephant™ for $845 millionJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation in its $845 million acquisition of Drunk Elephant™.
  • Charkit Chemical acquires Custom Ingredients and CA SpecialitiesJones Day advised Charkit Chemical Company LLC in its acquisition of Custom Ingredients, a manufacturer of specialty ingredients, and CA Specialities, a South Carolina-based distributor of ingredients in the personal care market.
  • Wabtec and GE Transportation merge in $11.1 billion transactionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in a Reverse Morris Trust merger with GE Transportation, valued at $11.1 billion.
  • Rockwood Equity Partners acquires Standard Bent Glass, LLCJones Day advised Rockwood Equity Partners LLC and its portfolio company, Ibis Tek, Inc., in the acquisition of Standard Bent Glass, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of custom flat and bent glass products and transparent armor systems for the commercial and defense sectors.
  • Curavi acquires TripleCareJones Day advised University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC) and Curavi, in the acquisition by subsidiary Curavi of TripleCare, a Long Island City, New York-based provider of telemedicine solutions for the post-acute, long-term care industry, including skilled nursing facilities.
  • Western Allegheny Capital acquires Oberg IndustriesJones Day advised Western Allegheny Capital in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Oberg Industries, a full-service contract manufacturer of precision machines and stamped components located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a $10.9 billion merger.
  • NEP Group acquired by Carlyle Global PartnersJones Day advised the NEP Group, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based global leader in outsourced technical production for producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events, in connection with the acquisition by Carlyle Global Partners of a majority stake in NEP Group.
  • Tecum Equity Partners and Western Allegheny Capital acquire controlling interest in High Tide Acquisition Corp.Jones Day represented Tecum Equity Partners and Western Allegheny Capital in connection with the acquisition and related financing of a controlling interest in High Tide Acquisition Corp.
  • Black Box sells IT unit for $75 million to Arlington Capital PartnersJones Day advised Black Box Corporation in the $75 million sale of its federal government IT services business (the "Federal Business") to Arlington Capital Partners.
  • RockWood Equity Partners invests in Lifeway Mobility HoldingsJones Day represented RockWood Equity Partners LLC in connection with its investment in Lifeway Mobility Holdings, LLC, a provider of home accessibility and safety solutions.
  • Confluence acquired by TA AssociatesJones Day advised Confluence Technologies, Inc., a financial services data management software development company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in its acquisition by private equity firm TA Associates.
  • Calgon Carbon acquired by Kuraray for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) in its $1.3 billion all-cash acquisition by Kuraray Co., Ltd. (TSE:3405).
  • Shiseido acquires Olivo LaboratoriesJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation, a subsidiary of Shiseido Co., Ltd., a leading global cosmetics company, in connection with the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Olivo Laboratories, LLC, a startup advancing the dermatological field through proprietary biomaterials technology.
  • LeBaronBrown Industries acquires American International Chemical, Inc.Jones Day advised LeBaronBrown Industries LLC in connection with the acquisition and related financing of a majority interest in American International Chemical Inc., a leading specialty chemical and ingredients distributor based in Framingham, Massachusetts.
  • Ivalua acquires DirectworksJones Day advised Ivalua, a global provider of spend management solutions assisting clients in procurement, sourcing, and supplier risk management, in its acquisition of Directworks, a Pittsburgh-based developer of cloud-based logistics management software.
  • Dorilton Capital portfolio company acquires Carbon Steel InspectionJones Day represented Dorilton Capital in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company, Versa Integrity Group, a leader in the non-destructive testing space, of Carbon Steel Inspection, a provider of NDT solutions in the refining, chemical, and power generation industries.
  • NEP acquires BexelJones Day advised NEP Group, Inc. in its acquisition of Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions ("Bexel"), a subsidiary of Vitec Group plc.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    2015
    Comment, Brave New World: Challenges in International Cyberspace Regulation and the Need for Centralized Governance, 119 Penn St. L. Rev. 1005

    2014
    Treaty-Making Under the Siyar: Early Islamic Reconciliation of Doctrine with Reality, 5 Matters Russian & Int'l L. 9   

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