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Jimmy Fang’s practice is focused on advising public and private companies with their domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, investments, restructurings and general corporate matters.  He represents both strategic and private equity clients across a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, financial services, real estate and healthcare.

Prior to and since joining Stroock, Jimmy’s representative matters have included advising:

  • Apollo Global Management in its $1.6 billion sale of CKE Restaurants to Roark Capital; and its $1.36 billion acquisition of The Fresh Market
  • Ares Capital in connection with its investments in Eduk Group and InfiLaw
  • BrightSphere in its $240 million acquisition of a majority interest in Landmark Partners
  • Chelsea Therapeutics in its sale to Lundbeck for up to $658 million
  • Conifer Financial Services in its sale to The Carlyle Group
  • Diageo in connection with its acquisitions, joint ventures and investments relating to various spirit brands
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group in its $18.7 billion merger with Keurig Green Mountain
  • Jackson National Life in the sale of its broker-dealer business to LPL financial for $448 million
  • Mad Rose Group in connection with its recapitalization by Incline Equity Partners
  • McKinsey & Company in connection with numerous acquisitions, joint ventures and investments, including its acquisition of Candid Partners
  • MetLife in its sale of two broker-dealer affiliates to Cetera Financial Group
  • Mitsui in its $550 million minority investment and strategic transaction with CIM Group
  • Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation in its terminated $3.4 billion merger with Equity Commonwealth and its subsequent $4.0 billion merger with ILPT
  • New State Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Pearson in connection with several divestitures, including its $1 billion sale of a 22% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann
  • Penske Media Corporation in its acquisition of Fairchild Fashion Media from Condé Nast
  • Pfizer in its $2.38 billion sale of its Capsugel business to KKR; and its $3.6 billion acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals
  • Takeda in its acquisition of Inviragen
  • The New York Times Company in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including its acquisitions of Hello Society and The Wirecutter
  • Varsity Healthcare Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and divestitures, including its sale of EyeCare Services Partners to Harvest Partners
  • Warburg Realty in its sale to Coldwell Banker

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2009

B.S., Cornell University, 2006

Jimmy Fang’s practice is focused on advising public and private companies with their domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, investments, restructurings and general corporate matters.  He represents both strategic and private equity clients across a wide range of industries, including food and beverage, financial services, real estate and healthcare.

Representative Matters

Prior to and since joining Stroock, Jimmy’s representative matters have included advising:

  • Apollo Global Management in its $1.6 billion sale of CKE Restaurants to Roark Capital; and its $1.36 billion acquisition of The Fresh Market
  • Ares Capital in connection with its investments in Eduk Group and InfiLaw
  • BrightSphere in its $240 million acquisition of a majority interest in Landmark Partners
  • Chelsea Therapeutics in its sale to Lundbeck for up to $658 million
  • Conifer Financial Services in its sale to The Carlyle Group
  • Diageo in connection with its acquisitions, joint ventures and investments relating to various spirit brands
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group in its $18.7 billion merger with Keurig Green Mountain
  • Jackson National Life in the sale of its broker-dealer business to LPL financial for $448 million
  • Mad Rose Group in connection with its recapitalization by Incline Equity Partners
  • McKinsey & Company in connection with numerous acquisitions, joint ventures and investments, including its acquisition of Candid Partners
  • MetLife in its sale of two broker-dealer affiliates to Cetera Financial Group
  • Mitsui in its $550 million minority investment and strategic transaction with CIM Group
  • Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation in its terminated $3.4 billion merger with Equity Commonwealth and its subsequent $4.0 billion merger with ILPT
  • New State Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Pearson in connection with several divestitures, including its $1 billion sale of a 22% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann
  • Penske Media Corporation in its acquisition of Fairchild Fashion Media from Condé Nast
  • Pfizer in its $2.38 billion sale of its Capsugel business to KKR; and its $3.6 billion acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals
  • Takeda in its acquisition of Inviragen
  • The New York Times Company in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including its acquisitions of Hello Society and The Wirecutter
  • Varsity Healthcare Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and divestitures, including its sale of EyeCare Services Partners to Harvest Partners
  • Warburg Realty in its sale to Coldwell Banker

Admitted To Practice

New York

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2009

B.S., Cornell University, 2006