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Kleinberg Kaplan Advises MG Capital Management in Its Consent Solicitation and Successful Settlement with HC2 Holdings

May 14, 2020 – Kleinberg Kaplan’s activism team advised MG Capital Management Ltd. (together with its affiliates, “MG Capital”) both in connection with its 2020 consent solicitation and the resulting settlement, announced earlier today, with HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”). MG Capital is led by Third Point alum and first-time activist Michael Gorzynski, who, together with…

Firm News | May 14, 2020 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Christopher Davis Quoted in Activist Insight’s report: “COVID-19: The Impact on Shareholder Activism”

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Christopher Davis is quoted in Activist Insight’s report, a collection of analyses on the impact of COVID-19 on shareholder activism. The article, “Five Uncertainties,” begins on page 7 of the report and features his thoughts on navigating the logistics of annual meetings and other proxy season considerations raised by the pandemic. Chris…

Firm News | April 28, 2020 | Investor Activism

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Ross Yustein Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Ross Yustein, Chair of the Real Estate Department, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article: “Retail Tenants, Landlords Clash Over Proposed Pandemic Rent Clauses.” In the article, Ross shares his thoughts on the new provisions some retail tenants are requesting as they look to cancel lease payments during the pandemic. He previously…

Firm News | April 28, 2020 | Leasing

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Jared R. Gianatasio Quoted in Debtwire

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Jared R. Gianatasio discussed the Federal Reserve’s new Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (“TALF”)  in an interview with Debtwire. Jared shares his thoughts on possible further updates to the program that investors should monitor as TALF moves towards implementation. Read the full article, “TALF funding expected to flow by mid/late May; further expansion…

Firm News | April 16, 2020 | Special Situations and Credit | Private Equity Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Quoted in Law360: “As Bankruptcy Storm Brews, Legal Pros Say Save Cash”

Kleinberg Kaplan’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization partners Matthew J. Gold and Dov R. Kleiner were quoted in a Law360 article: “As Bankruptcy Storm Brews, Legal Pros Say Save Cash.” In the article, Matt and Dov discuss the potential increase of bankruptcy filings across industries as COVID-19 continues to impact businesses. For those companies that seek…

Firm News | April 3, 2020 | Business Restructuring and Reorganization

Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Chambers Global

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers Global 2020 for its work on behalf of the world’s leading hedge funds and alternative investment funds. The firm was ranked in the “Investment Funds: Hedge Funds in USA” category, and co-leader of the firm’s hedge fund practice, Jamie Nash, was…

Firm News | February 19, 2020 | Hedge Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Third Among Global Legal Advisors for Activist Campaigns in 2019 According to Bloomberg

Leading private investment funds law firm Kleinberg Kaplan was featured as a top legal advisor for activist campaigns in Bloomberg’s first-ever activism league table. The firm ranked third for legal counsel advising activist investors according to The Bloomberg Activism Advisory League Tables. Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice is effectively positioned as one of the few…

Firm News | January 22, 2020 | Investor Activism