With experience in US domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions, Andrew Milano advises enterprises on joint ventures, commercial contracts, and general corporate and compliance matters. Andrew regularly advises clients in acquisition and divestment deals involving a range of assets, from container terminals, power generation facilities, and regulated water and wastewater plants to enterprises in the international energy services sector.
Andrew recently participated in a Morgan Lewis team representing a global materials technology enterprise that divested a number of assets in the United States and Mexico. He was also on a team advising a US communication and events company on its acquisition of a domestic trade show organizer.
Hostess Brands LLC, the maker of popular snack foods, in its $2.3 billion sale to Gores Holdings Inc., a special-purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group LLC
BASF SE in its acquisition of Chemetall
Nash Finch Company in its $1.3 billion merger with Spartan Stores Inc.
SpartanNash in its acquisition of Caito
UBM plc in the sale of PR Newswire
UBM plc in its purchase of Business Journals, Inc.
UBM plc in its $972 million acquisition of Advanstar
Apollo Global Management in its $410 million acquisition out of bankruptcy of certain assets of the Hostess Brands baked snack food business
Apollo Global Management in its $975 million sale of Smart & Final Holdings Corp. to Ares Management LLC A.P. Moeller-Maersk Group in its sale of APM Terminals’ state-of-the-art container terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia to a partnership of Alinda Capital Partners and Universities Superannuation Scheme Limited.
A.P. Moller-Maersk Group in the sale of its Direct ChassisLink subsidiary
Interactive Data Corporation in its acquisition by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus
Ares Management in its acquisition of Deva Holdings, Inc., a haircare products company
Sandvik AB in its acquisition of Varel International Energy Services
Highstar Capital and Ares EIF in the sale to JERA Co., Inc. of a 50% interest in the Linden Cogeneration Facility, a 972-MW gas-fired thermal power cogeneration complex
Highstar Capital in the sale of a combined-cycle natural gas power generation facility and two peaker plants to AltaGas
Highstar Capital in its acquisition of one combined cycle natural gas power generation facility and two peaker plants from Harbert Infrastructure
Highstar Capital in the sale of Utilities, Inc., a regulated water and wastewater company
Transforce Corporation in its acquisition of Dynamex, a Nasdaq listed company
The Kraft Group and Schwarz Partners JV on their acquisition of two containerboard mills from global paper and packaging company International Paper
A group of LG companies in their acquisition of Eastman Kodak Company’s OLED business
Forefront Dermatology on its sale to OMERS Private Equity
Fordham University School of Law, 2008, J.D., cum laude
Cornell University, 2005, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, Mergers & Acquisitions; Business & Corporate, New York Super Lawyers (2013–2018)
Recipient, 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Award, The M&A Advisor (2017)