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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.

Representative Matters

Prior to and since joining Stroock, Jimmy’s representative matters 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
  • 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
  • Mad Rose Group in connection with its recapitalization by Incline Equity Partners
  • McKinsey & Company in numerous acquisitions, joint ventures and investments, including its acquisition of Candid Partners
  • MetLife in the 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 pending $4.0 billion merger with ILPT
  • New State Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions and divestituresPearson 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 the $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


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

B.S., Cornell University, 2006