Alexander Liebers is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, and is resident in the New York office. Mr. Liebers represents corporate clients and private equity funds in domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) in its acquisition of Giphy, Inc. from Meta Platforms, Inc.
Air Water Ventures Ltd., a leading sustainable water solutions company, on its entry into a definitive agreement for a business combination with Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. II, at a pre-money equity value of US$300 million.
European Lithium AT (Investments) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of European Lithium Ltd (ASX: EUR), on its entry into a US$838 million definitive agreement for a business combination with Sizzle Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: SZZL), a special purpose acquisition company. The business combination will result in the formation of Critical Metals Corp., which is expected to be a leading lithium mining company.
Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: MIC) and its related entities in the sale of three businesses, including the US$4.475 billion sale of its Atlantic Aviation business to KKR and the US$514 million sale of the MIC Hawaii businesses to Argo Infrastructure Partners, LP.
Elevance Health, Inc. (f/k/a Anthem, Inc.), one of the nation's largest health benefit companies, in its acquisition of Integra Managed Care.
dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV (NYSE: DMYQ), a SPAC, in its US$2.8 billion acquisition of Planet Labs Inc., a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth.
Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, the largest private owner and operator of communications infrastructure in the United States, in the acquisition by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) of a 30% stake in the main operating subsidiary of Vertical Bridge.*
Replay Acquisition Corp. (Replay) in connection with entering into a business combination agreement with Finance of America Equity Capital LLC (Finance of America), a Blackstone-backed end-to-end lending and services platform that operates in market sectors that include mortgages, reverse mortgages, commercial real estate and fixed income investing. The transaction was structured as an "Up-C" and a "double dummy" merger pursuant to which Finance of America undertook a reorganization and a newly formed company acquired Replay and an interest in Finance of America and the combined company become a NYSE listed public company. The transaction implied an equity valuation at closing for the combined company of $1.912 billion.*
Progressive Emergency Physicians, a New York-based emergency department management service, in its acquisition by Emergency Capital Partners, a portfolio company of Varsity Emergency Care Holdings, LLC.*
Fiorello Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of ten companies approved to operate a medical cannabis company in the State of New York, in its acquisition via reverse subsidiary merger by Green Thumb Industries Inc.*
Schultze Special Purpose Acquisition Corporation (SAMA) with its business combination with Clever Leaves International Inc., one of the largest cultivators, extractors and producers of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis and hemp extracts in Latin America and among the largest in the world, including Canada's licensed producers and top extractors. Pursuant to the business combination, a newly formed holding company acquired SAMA and Clever Leaves and became a NASDAQ-listed public company trading under the new ticker symbol "CLVR". The transaction had an enterprise value of $255 million.*
JP McHale Pest Management, Inc. in its acquisition by Anticimex AB.*
Pensare Acquisition Corp. in its business combination with Stratos Management Systems, Inc., which does business as Computex Technology Solutions, a leading IT Solutions and Managed Services Provider. With the closing of the transaction Pensare was renamed American Virtual Cloud Technologies, Inc.*
VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. in its merger with Nikola Corporation, a leader in the design and development of BEV and FCEV class 8 semi-trucks.*
DFB Healthcare Acquisition Corp. in its business combination with AdaptHealth, a full-service medical equipment company.*
*Experience prior to joining White & Case