Andy Levine co-chairs Jones Day’s global Private Equity Practice and has been the lead lawyer on global transactions for both sponsors and strategic participants, including ABM Industries, Bombardier, Brookfield, Cardinal Health, EagleTree Capital (f.k.a. Wasserstein & Co.), Monster Beverage, Omnicom Group, Pegasus Capital, Procter & Gamble, Ryder System, Sprint-Nextel, Stanley Works, Verizon, and WL Ross & Co.
Andy’s recent transactions include Procter & Gamble’s $4.2 billion acquisition of Merck KGaA’s consumer health care business; EagleTree Capital’s acquisitions of CORSAIR, Gaylord Chemical Company, and FuseFX and its recent sale of Paris Presents; Verizon’s $3.6 billion sale of 24 data center sites to Equinix; Galenica’s acquisition of Relypsa for $1.53 billion; Stillwater Mining’s acquisition by Sibanye Gold for $2.2 billion; ITC Holdings’ acquisition by Fortis for $11.3 billion; and ABM’s acquisition of GCA Services for $1.25 billion. He has substantial experience in venture capital, distress M&A, joint ventures, special committee transactions, corporate governance, takeover preparedness, and restructurings. Andy has worked in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals and health care, consumer goods and retail, telecommunications, real estate, financial services, facility services, shipping, advertising and marketing, energy, and manufacturing.