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Daniel Kozin is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and is resident in the New York office. He 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.
Daniel represented Pilot Flying J and its shareholders, the Haslam Family, in the investment in a significant minority stake by Berkshire Hathaway. Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North America with more than US$20 billion in revenues.
Daniel represented Sony Corporation of America in its US$750 million acquisition of the 50% interest in Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC held by the Estate of Michael Jackson.
Daniel represented Quad-C Management, Inc. and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including: (i) the acquisition of Wolf Holdings Organization, Inc.; (ii) its sale of Balboa Water Group; (iii) its sale of Curvature; and (iv) the acquisition of Greythorn, Inc.
Daniel represented Certares LP in numerous transactions, including: (i) its investment in AmaWaterways, a leading luxury river cruising company and (ii) its acquisition of Guardian Alarm, a super-regional security provider.
Daniel represented Dominus Capital and its portfolio companies in numerous transactions, including its sale of On Campus Marketing.
Daniel worked as part of the team representing BlackRock and First Reserve in acquiring a 45 percent interest in two natural gas pipelines in Mexico from PMI, a unit of state-owned oil and gas company Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX).
Daniel represented The Carlyle Group in its US$98 million acquisition of Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a direct-to-consumer manufacturer and seller of candles and home fragrance products.
Daniel represented Avast Software, an industry leading maker of security software, in its US$1.3 billion acquisition of AVG Technologies, a developer of business, mobile and PC device security software applications.
Daniel represented CVC Capital Partners in its US$1.425 billion acquisition of PDC Brands, a beauty and personal care products company.