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Bruce is a partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Communications & Technology Groups. He has extensive experience advising public and private companies, private equity funds and hedge funds in a broad range of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions.
Bruce represents clients in domestic and cross-border transactions ranging from middle-market buy-outs and recapitalizations to larger strategic acquisitions and joint ventures. Bruce also represents private investment funds in connection with their growth capital and other private equity investments.
Bruce's corporate representations in M&A transactions include:
Bruce's representation of private equity and hedge fund clients include Apollo Global Management, Harbinger Capital Partners, Newport Global Advisors, NRDC Equity Partners and Soros Fund Management. Specific transactions include:
In addition to his M&A and private equity practice, Bruce has handled a number of significant restructurings, including the representation of SpectraSite Communications in its $2 billion chapter 11 restructuring, and creditor groups or investors in the restructurings of AirGate, Alamosa, American Cellular, Amtrol, iPCS, IWO, Merisant, Ntelos, StallionOilfield Services and True Temper.
For the last three years, Bruce has been recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in media, technology and telecoms.
In 1990, Bruce relocated to London to launch the firm's office there. For two years, he handled a variety of cross-border transactions for U.S. and European clients before returning to practice in New York.
At Columbia Law School, Bruce served as an editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
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Sep 15, 2015 | News
Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Joint Venture to Acquire Trilogy Health Services for $1.125 Billion
Jul 23, 2015 | News
ExteNet Systems Announces Capital Restructuring to Fuel Growth in Small Cell Market
Nov 05, 2014 | News
NorthStar to Acquire Ownership Interest in American Healthcare Investors
Oct 23, 2014 | News
Quantum Strategic Partners Closes Purchase of Outstanding Shares of Atlantica Hotels
Aug 05, 2014 | News
NorthStar Realty to Acquire Griffin-American in $4 Billion Transaction
Jul 11, 2014 | News
Quantum Strategic Partners Increases Its Stake in Helios Towers Africa
May 23, 2013 | News
Quantum Leads Equity Investment in Hyperoptic
Apr 04, 2013 | News
Affiliate of Soros Fund Management Joins Consortium Bid for Myanmar Telecommunications License
Jan 03, 2013 | News
TowerCo Completes Second Closing of Purchase of Towers from i wireless
Nov 01, 2012 | News
TowerCo Closes First of Two Tower Acquisitions from i wireless
Aug 13, 2012 | News
Soros Closes Investment in Quattro Consultoria em Telecomunicações
Jun 26, 2012 | News
TowerCo II to Be Acquired by SBA Communications for $1.45 Billion
Jan 12, 2012 | News
Paul, Weiss Advises Universal American Corp. on Acquisition of APS Healthcare, Inc.
Jul 19, 2011 | News
Millicom International Cellular Completes First Latin American Deal
Dec 22, 2010 | News
Millicom International Cellular Announces Deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania
Nov 05, 2010 | News
American Tower to Purchase Cell C's South African Tower Portfolio
Feb 04, 2010 | News
Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. Successfully Emerges from Bankruptcy
Nov 20, 2015
M&A Advisor Recognizes Paul, Weiss for Healthcare Transaction
Feb 01, 2013