Anthony Johnson

Associate, New York



Anthony Johnson is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, and is resident in the New York office. Anthony focuses on the representation of corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Juris Doctor
Fordham University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts
Columbia University


Pernod Ricard, SA, the world's second-largest distiller, in its acquisition of a majority interest in Rabbit Hole Spirits, LLC, a U.S. premium bourbon brand based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Brookfield Infrastructure, which partnered with GIC Special Investments, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, and institutional partners of Brookfield Asset Management, to acquire Genesee & Wyoming Inc., a freight railroad owner and operator based in the United States, in a deal valued at US$8.4 billion.

Landcadia Holdings II, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCA), a SPAC, in its US$745 million acquisition of Golden Nugget Online Gaming, Inc. (GNOG), one of the nation's leading online casinos, from Landry's Fertitta LLC, part of the Landry's group of restaurant and hospitality businesses.

Newlight Partners LP on an equity investment in the amount of up to US$100 million into Bioenergy Development Group Holdco, LLC and its subsidiaries, a group of companies based primarily in Delaware, Maryland and Italy developing and implementing anaerobic digestion technologies in the United States and overseas.

Harvest Partners in its sale of TruckPro Holding Corp., one of the nation’s largest independent distributors of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, to an affiliate of Platinum Equity.

Harvest Partners in an investment in MRI Software, a leading provider of real estate management software solutions globally.

NTT DATA, Inc., a recognized leader in global technology services, in its acquisition of Net eSolutions Corp., a provider of digital design and transformation services for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agencies.

I Squared Capital Advisors and its portfolio company American Intermodal Management (AIM) in a joint venture with Castle & Cooke Investments and its porfolio company Flexi-Van Leasing, whereby AIM will be combined with Flexi-Van, the third largest marine chassis provider in the U.S.

Entrepreneurial Equity Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on making investments in the food and consumer packaged goods industries, in its acquisition of Grecian Delight Foods, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of Greek and Mediterranean inspired cuisine.

NICE Ltd. (Nasdaq: NICE), the world's leading provider of both cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics of structured and unstructured data, in entering into a definitive agreement to acquire Guardian Analytics, a leading AI cloud-based financial crime risk management solution provider.