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SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL LLP ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF
M&A ATTORNEY FRANK P. STEINHERR
New York, November 11, 2014 — Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP ("SRZ") is pleased to announce that Frank P.
Steinherr has joined the firm as special counsel in the New York office. Mr. Steinherr will focus his practice on
mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments, securities and capital markets transactions. Mr. Steinherr
joins SRZ from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
Mr. Steinherr brings to SRZ expertise in advising private equity clients in all aspects of their investment in
portfolio companies, from acquisition through exit, and has represented clients in both private and public
mergers & acquisitions, including traditional purchase and sale transactions, strategic mergers, leveraged
buyouts, joint ventures, restructurings and recapitalizations, and tender offers. He also has significant
experience representing clients in carve-out transactions.
SRZ M&A partners Stuart D. Freedman and Marc Weingarten serve as co-chairs of the Business Transactions
Group, which is regularly involved in a wide range of complex transactions. "We are delighted to have Frank join
the firm. His high-level market knowledge and wealth of experience will further expand our practice," said Mr.
Freedman.
Significant SRZ deals include the pending $9 billion acquisition by affiliates of Albertson's LLC of Safeway, Inc.,
which is the second-largest traditional supermarket in the U.S. SRZ has represented Albertson's in a number of
substantial M&A transactions over the past nine years, including its 2013 acquisition of New Albertson's Inc.
from SUPERVALU. SRZ also recently represented Cerberus Capital Management LP in its acquisition of the
automotive interiors business of Visteon Corporation in a cross-border transaction involving more than 20
countries.
Other high-profile M&A matters handled by the firm include its representation of: Tennenbaum Capital Partners
LLC in the Novacap TMT IV LP acquisition of Dialogic Inc.; Veritas Capital Management LLC in the $310 million
acquisition of IT software company BeyondTrust Software Inc. from Insight Venture Partners; Tiptree Financial
Inc. in its acquisition of Fortegra Financial Corporation; Marlin Equity Partners LLC in its $891 million acquisition
of Tellabs; and Aeroflex Holding Corp. in its sale to Cobham plc for $1.46 billion, among others.
SRZ takes a collaborative approach to client representations, employing the expertise of the firm's leading
lawyers across multiple practice areas. "Frank's addition enhances a team that provides across‐the‐board
expertise to leading private equity firms," commented Alan S. Waldenberg, chair of the firm's Executive
Committee and chair of the Tax Group.
"I am thrilled to join SRZ, a firm known for its strong cross-practice approach, and I look forward to working with
this stellar team," said Mr. Steinherr, who received his LL.M. from New York University School of Law, his LL.B.
from Brasenose College-University of Oxford, his LL.M. from Brunel University and his B.A. from the College of
William & Mary.
About Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (www.srz.com) is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C.
and London. As one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry, the firm regularly advises
clients on corporate and transactional matters, as well as providing counsel on securities regulatory compliance,
enforcement and investigative issues. The firm's practices include mergers & acquisitions; securities & capital
markets; bank regulatory; business reorganization; distressed investing; distressed debt & claims trading;
employment & employee benefits; environmental; finance; individual client services; intellectual property,
sourcing & technology; investment management; litigation; regulatory & compliance; structured products &
derivatives; real estate; and tax.
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Contacts:
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