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A partner in the Corporate Department, Taurie M. Zeitzer is a member of the firm’s Private Equity Group and the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. She focuses her practice on large-cap private equity, mergers & acquisitions and complex corporate transactions including leveraged buyouts, cross-border transactions, carve-out transactions, distressed acquisitions, joint ventures, co-investments and divestitures.
Taurie has completed numerous multibillion dollar complex corporate transactions, including cross-border and carve-out transactions on behalf of some of the largest and most sophisticated global private equity firms. She also frequently represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in related matters, including financings, follow-on acquisitions, dispositions, strategic joint ventures, corporate governance and management equity and incentive plans. In addition, Taurie advises private equity funds and senior deal professionals with respect to carried interest, compensation and governance arrangements.
Taurie has served as a trusted advisor to Apollo Global Management since 1998 and to Searchlight Capital Partners since its inception.
Taurie's clients include:
Taurie was recognized in The Legal 500 for "M&A: Mega-Deals" and was named one of the top 500 Lawyers in America by Lawdragon magazine. In 2015, she was selected as a Private Equity MVP by Law360. She holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
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Oct 28, 2015 | News
Apollo Affiliated Funds Acquire OM Group
Jul 01, 2015 | News
Apollo Affiliated Funds Acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security
May 31, 2015 | News
Apollo Affiliated Funds to Acquire Certain OM Group Segments
May 18, 2015 | News
Apollo Affiliated Funds to Acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security
May 19, 2015 | Publications
Delaware Supreme Court Clarifies That Plaintiffs Must Plead a Non-Exculpated Claim of Breach of Fiduciary Duty to Survive Motion to Dismiss, Even Where Entire Fairness Applies
May 07, 2015 | Publications
Delaware Court of Chancery Again Sets Appraisal Value at Merger Price After a “Competitive and Fair Auction”
Apr 08, 2015 | Publications
Apr 01, 2015 | News
Searchlight Capital to Acquire TouchTunes
Mar 17, 2015 | Publications
Delaware Court of Chancery Holds That Fee-Shifting Bylaw Does Not Apply to Former Stockholder
Mar 04, 2015 | Publications
Delaware Court of Chancery Holds That Minority Stockholders Did Not Waive Appraisal Rights in a Merger Where the Company Failed to Properly Exercise Drag-Along Rights
Feb 02, 2015 | Publications
Paul, Weiss Adds Prominent Corporate Partner
Nov 10, 2015