Katherine Dineen Smith

Associate, New York



Katherine Dineen Smith is a corporate associate and is resident in the New York office. Katherine focuses her practice on the representation of domestic and international buyers and sellers in private and public domestic, cross-border and global mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private investments across a broad range of industries.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Minnesota State Bar
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Princeton University


Sony Corporation of America in its pending US$2.3 billion acquisition of the equity interests in DH Publishing, L.P. (the parent entity of EMI Music Publishing) held by a group of investors led by Mubadala Investment Company.

Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in numerous transactions, including (i) its acquisition of Aspire Health, the nation's largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care provider; (ii) its acquisition of America's 1st Choice, a privately held for-profit Medicare Advantage organization, and (iii) HealthSun, an integrated Medicare Advantage health plan and healthcare delivery network.

Certares LP, a global travel, tourism and hospitality investment firm, in its investments in AmaWaterways and Mystic Invest, two leading European luxury river cruising companies.

CVC Capital Partners in the US$1.8 billion acquisition of ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVON), a leading global IT and managed services provider of collaboration and technology solutions.

Hughes Network Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a premier global provider of satellite and video delivery solutions, in a Brazilian joint venture and an United Arab Emirates joint venture with Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala).

Quad-C Management, Inc. in its acquisition of AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc., an international transportation and logistics company.

Quad-C Wolf Holdings, Inc., one of the largest suppliers of kitchen and bath cabinetry in the US, and a portfolio company of Quad-C Management, Inc. in its sale to Tenex Capital Management, L.P.

Odebrecht S.A. in its sale of the 456 MW Chaglla hydroelectric power plant in Peru to a consortium headed by China Three Gorges Corp. for US$1.39 billion.

Dominus Capital in its sale of W.F. Taylor., a leading specialty flooring adhesives and sealants manufacturer.