Craig A.Waldman

Practice Leader Antitrust & Competition Law

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Craig Waldman, who co-chairs Jones Day's global Antitrust & Competition Law Practice, has more than 20 years of experience representing companies in antitrust government investigations, private litigations, and by counseling them on how to manage antitrust risk in daily business activities. Craig's work has included all areas of antitrust including mergers, agreements among competitors, vertical distribution issues, price discrimination, criminal antitrust matters, monopolization, and intellectual property licensing and trade regulation.

He has worked across many industries, including IT hardware and software, networking, solar, health care, food, consumer products, credit cards, financial institutions, energy, medical devices, defense, sports, financial markets, life sciences, oil and gas, retail stores, satellites, telecommunications, tobacco, and transportation. The companies Craig represents include Dignity Health, Lam Research, NVIDIA, P&G, Reynolds, SAP, Synopsys, and Wabtec.

From 1993 to 1996, Craig served as an attorney in the Federal Trade Commission's Mergers I division during which time he was involved in high-profile investigations, including Rite Aid's attempted acquisition of Revco, Lockheed's purchase of Martin Marietta, First Financial's merger with First Data, and Glaxo's acquisition of Wellcome, among others.

Craig is a frequent speaker on all antitrust issues. He has served as an adjunct professor at both Berkeley and Hastings Law Schools, has lectured at Stanford Business School, and has served in numerous roles within ABA Antitrust Leadership.

For over 10 years, he has served on the board of directors of Global Strategies, an international charity whose mission is to reduce early mortality and treat survivors of sexual violence in impoverished and war torn regions of Africa.

经验

  • Wabtec to acquire Nordco for $400 millionJones Day is advising Wabtec Corporation in its $400 million cash acquisition of Nordco, a leading North American supplier of new, rebuilt, and used maintenance of way equipment with a broad product and service portfolio including mobile railcar movers and ultrasonic rail flaw detection technologies, from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.
  • Signature Aviation to sell Global Engine Services business to StandardAero for $230 millionJones Day is advising Signature Aviation plc, a market-leading provider of global aviation support services, in the $230 million sale of the Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business to StandardAero, a portfolio company owned by The Carlyle Group and a leading provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services.
  • Wabtec settles antitrust class action regarding employee recruiting practicesJones Day defended Wabtec Corporation and settled an antitrust class action.
  • SunPower closes sponsored spin-off of solar panel production operationsJones Day advised SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), one of North America's largest solar-panel makers, in a sponsored spin-off of its solar panel production operations into a new public company – Maxeon Solar Technologies – which will be headquartered in Singapore.
  • NVIDIA acquires Mellanox Technologies for approximately $7 billionJones Day advised NVIDIA Corporation in its acquisition of Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., an Israel-based leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage.
  • Western Digital sells IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®)Jones Day advised Western Digital Corp. in the sale of its IntelliFlash™ business to DataDirect Networks, Inc. (DDN®), a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and multi-cloud data management.
  • BBA Aviation sells Ontic for $1.365 billionJones Day advised BBA Aviation plc ("BBA") in the sale of its Ontic business to an investment fund affiliated with CVC Capital Partners for $1.365 billion.
  • Roper Technologies sells Gatan to AMETEKJones Day provided antitrust advice to Roper Technologies, Inc. in its sale of microscope peripherals business Gatan, Inc. to AMETEK, Inc.
  • Roper Technologies acquires Foundry for £410 million (US$543.4 million)Jones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of Foundry in an all-cash transaction valued at £410 million (US$543.4 million).
  • 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.
  • NASDAQ Technology AB acquires Cinnober Financial Technology ABJones Day provided antitrust advice in relation to NASDAQ Technology AB's acquisition of Cinnober Financial Technology AB.
  • Autodesk acquires BuildingConnected for $275 millionJones Day advised Autodesk, Inc. in its $275 million acquisition of BuildingConnected, Inc., a provider of preconstruction bid management software tools and construction network.
  • SAP acquires Qualtrics for $8 billionJones Day advised SAP in its $8 billion acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc., the global pioneer in the experience management software category.
  • Major banking firm adopts global antitrust compliance programJones Day was hired by a major U.S. bank to devise and help implement a global antitrust compliance program.
  • Autodesk acquires PlanGrid for $875 millionJones Day advised Autodesk, Inc. in its $875 million acquisition of PlanGrid, Inc., a provider of construction productivity software.
  • Oclaro sold to Lumentum for $1.8 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Oclaro, Inc. in its $1.8 billion acquisition by Lumentum Holdings Inc.
  • Newell Brands sells Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. for $395 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the $395 million sale of Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. to Seidler Equity Partners and Major League Baseball.
  • Newell Brands sells The Waddington Group to Novolex for approximately $2.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in its sale of The Waddington Group to Novolex Holdings, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, for approximately $2.3 billion in cash.
  • SAP acquires Callidus Software Inc.Jones Day advised SAP SE in its acquisition of CallidusCloud, the leader in cloud-based Lead to Money (Quote-to-Cash) solutions.
  • Dignity Health and Select Medical combine Concentra and U.S. HealthWorks for $753 millionJones Day advised Dignity Health in its $753 million sale of its U.S. HealthWorks, Inc. subsidiary to Concentra Group Holdings, LLC.
  • 演讲

    • March 11, 2020
      Panelist, U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division Workshop on Proposed Vertical Merger Guidelines
    • May 22, 2019
      Co-chair, GCR Live: Antitrust in the Digital Economy
    • February 1, 2019
      “Platform Regulation and Antitrust,” GCR Live: 8th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum
    • October 26, 2018
      Antitrust Merger Practice Workshop, ABA Section of Antitrust Law
    • January 26, 2011
      Antitrust and IP Licensing, Jones Day MCLE University (Presentation slides)
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