Peter J.Love

Of Counsel

(T) 1.202.879.3816 (F) 1.202.626.1700

With more than 20 years of experience in antitrust and competition law, Peter Love's practice primarily focuses on mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. His transactional work has encompassed counseling clients at every stage of a deal, from premerger planning through regulatory filings; U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and state agency investigations; Congressional inquiries; and litigation; as well as post-closing investigations. Peter also has provided antitrust counsel to a variety of companies on nonmerger competition issues, such as tying, exclusive dealing, loyalty discounts, and other unilateral conduct issues.

Peter has extensive experience in a broad range of industries, including energy, chemicals, broadcasting, semiconductors, and telecommunications. He recently served as antitrust counsel to J.M. Huber in the sale of its Silica business to Evonik Industries, Sierra Wireless in its acquisition of Numerex Corporation, Linear Technology in its $14.8 billion sale to Analog Devices, and Randstad Holding in its acquisition of Monster Worldwide.

Peter's publications include articles on DOJ and FTC promises to aggressively protect competition in the defense industry and on the consent decree DOJ reached with ABI and Modelo. He is active in the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law and has served on the Merger Process Reform and Merger Guidelines Revisions task forces of the ABA's Antitrust Section.

Experience

  • Cineworld Group completes asset monetization strategies in United States through cinema sale-leaseback transactionsJones Day advised UK headquartered, Cineworld Group PLC in connection with an asset monetization strategy in the United States involving a combined cash consideration of $556.3 million cinema sale-leaseback transactions to convert a substantial portion of Cineworld’s U.S. real estate holdings into cash to leverage its equity and optimize efficiency.
  • Koch participates in $1.5 billion investment in InforJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development (KED), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with an investment of $1.5 billion in Infor by KED and Golden Gate Capital.
  • Stars Group and FOX Sports launch FOX Bet, the first-of-its kind national media and sports wagering partnership in U.S.Jones Day advised The Stars Group Inc. (Nasdaq: TSG) (TSX: TSGI) on its transaction with FOX Sports, a unit of Fox Corporation (Nasdaq: FOXA), to launch FOX Bet, the first-of-its kind national media and sports wagering partnership in the United States.
  • Koch Equity Development invests $550 million in Getty ImagesJones Day advised Koch Equity Development, the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with an investment of $550 million in Getty Images.
  • INVISTA sells Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment HoldingJones Day advised INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its sale of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • Flint Hills Resources sells chemical intermediates business to INEOS EnterprisesJones Day advised Flint Hills Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in the sale of its chemical intermediates business to a subsidiary of INEOS Enterprises.
  • 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.
  • Marathon Petroleum acquires Andeavor in deal valued at $23.3 billionJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV) to create a leading U.S. refining, marketing, and midstream company.
  • Advantage Solutions acquires Jun GroupJones Day advised Advantage Solutions on its acquisition of Jun Group, an industry-leading mobile video advertising company.
  • Nine Dragons Paper acquires Catalyst Paper Corporation for $175 millionJones Day advised Nine Dragons Paper in its $175 million acquisition of the Rumford, Maine and Biron, Wisconsin paper mills of Catalyst Paper Corporation.
  • Andeavor subsidiary Western Refining Company acquires west coast asphalt terminals from Delek US HoldingsJones Day advised Western Refining Company, L.P. ("WRC"), a subsidiary of Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV), in connection with the acquisition of asphalt terminals from subsidiaries of Delek US Holdings, Inc. for a total consideration of $75 million, plus working capital.
  • Andeavor Logistics acquires Wamsutter Pipeline System from Plains All American Pipeline for $180 millionJones Day advised Andeavor Logistics LP in its acquisition of the Wamsutter Pipeline System from Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., a Houston, Texas-based pipeline operator, for $180 million.
  • Koch Equity Development commits $650 million preferred equity financing to support Meredith Corporation's $2.8 billion acquisition of Time, Inc.Jones Day advised Koch Equity Development, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with its $650 million of preferred equity financing to Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, in connection with Meredith’s $2.8 billion acquisition of magazine publisher Time, Inc.
  • Koch Disruptive Technologies leads $150 million investment in INSIGHTECJones Day advised Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch Industries focused on finding and funding innovative and emerging companies, as the lead investor in a $150 million Series E funding round for INSIGHTEC, a commercial stage medical device company.
  • Sierra Wireless acquires Numerex Corp. for $107 millionJones Day advised Sierra Wireless, Inc. as its U.S. counsel in its $107 million stock-for-stock acquisition of Numerex Corp.
  • J.M. Huber sells Silica business to Evonik for $630 millionJones Day advised J.M. Huber Corporation in the sale of its Silica business unit of Huber Engineered Materials to Evonik Industries AG for $630 million.
  • Linear Technology acquired by Analog Devices for $14.8 billionJones Day advised Linear Technology Corporation on its sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Koch Equity Development invests over $2 billion in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with its equity investment of more than $2 billion in Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud.
  • Koch Industries acquires Guardian IndustriesJones Day advised Koch Industries, Inc. on the acquisition of the remaining 55.5 percent of Guardian Industries Corp. not already owned by affiliates of Koch.
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