Mr. Andrew Hulsh

Mr. Andrew Hulsh

Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Andrew Hulsh is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. Mr. Hulsh focuses his practice on the following areas: domestic and cross-border private equity-backed and strategic mergers, acquisitions and recapitalization transactions, including negotiated and unsolicited contests for corporate control; initial and secondary public offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities; asset management matters, including private equity fund formation transactions and the acquisition of fund managers of complex domestic and offshore investment management platforms; general public company representation, including compliance with reporting and other obligations under U.S. securities laws; and venture capital investments.
Mr. Hulsh has significant experience handling transactions involving companies based outside the United States, including Latin America, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation and Asia. His clients include public and privately held companies and firms, including leading private equity sponsors, hedge fund managers, major investment banks and other financial institutions. Mr. Hulsh has significant experience in a number of industries, including security and defense, alternative energy, outsourcing, telecommunications, life sciences, aviation and software.
Known for his insight into the private equity and hedge fund industries, Mr. Hulsh frequently serves as a resource for publications including Bloomberg News, Buyouts magazine, Dow Jones Newswire, Law360, Thomson Reuters and The Deal.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Hulsh served as co-leader of the North American private equity practice of a major international law firm.
EXPERIENCE
Examples of Mr. Hulsh's experience and clients include:
 a publicly held subsidiary of a leading alternative energy company in connection with a $2.1 billion merger with another publicly held company
 a leading investment global investment bank in connection with a $2 billion sovereign debt offering
 two of the leading financial institutions in China and a U.S.-based financial institution in connection with the formation of a $2.5 billion private equity fund
 several leading hedge funds in connection with their investment arbitrage activities involving publicly announced M&A transactions
New York, NY Phone: 212.808.2741 Fax: 212.286.9806 hulsha@pepperlaw.com
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 one of the world’s leading private equity firms in connection with its $1.5 billion leveraged acquisition of a major government defense contractor whose shares were publicly traded on the NYSE
 a leading private equity firm in connection with its $450 acquisition of a multinational asset manager
 a prominent hedge fund sponsor in connection with the standby purchase of common stock issued by a publicly held advertising agency, in connection with that company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
 one of the nation’s largest independent hotel, resort and casino management and development firms in a joint venture with another leading independent developer, involving a publicly registered dividend distribution, term loan and private equity financing
 a publicly held international telecommunications company in connection with multiple mergers and acquisitions throughout Latin America
 one of the largest publicly held global staffing companies in connection with a “merger of equals” with another publicly held global staffing and outsourcing company
 a leading consumer products company in connection with its acquisition - through a tender offer - of a leading medical device company
 a leading global provider of overhaul and maintenance services for gas turbine engines in connection with its acquisition of a U.K.-based provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace, defense and marine industries, and the financing of such acquisition through a contemporaneous public offering of common stock and senior notes
 a global leader in human capital management in connection with its contemporaneous public offering of common stock and convertible subordinated notes
 a leading U.K. recruitment agency in connection with its spin-off from a NYSE-listed company and public offering and listing of its securities on the London Stock Exchange
 a manufacturer of industrial and transportation products in connection with the sale of a heavy-duty truck manufacturer based in the Czech Republic to a NYSE-listed multinational conglomerate
 a major French investment banking firm in connection with the restructuring and sale of a specialty telecommunications company
 a Latin America-based telecommunications company in connection with its issuance and sale of senior subordinated notes in a 144A offering
 a publicly held telecommunications company in connection with its acquisition by, and merger with, one of the world’s largest telecommunications services companies
 a “bulge bracket” investment banking firm in connection with the initial public offering of the common shares of a worldwide supplier of aftermarket aircraft engines, engine parts and airframe components
 a “bulge bracket” investment banking firm in connection with its transition from a private partnership to a leading publicly held company, including the initial and secondary public offerings of its common shares and listing on the NYSE
 a consortium of private equity firms in the hostile takeover of a national security services company
 numerous other private equity sponsors in connection with domestic and international leveraged private equity transactions, including leveraged acquisitions, mergers, strategic investments, growth financings and similar transactions
 several Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations (SPACs) in connection with their initial public offerings and subsequent M&A transactions.
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ACTIVITIES/HONORS
HONORS
THE LEGAL 500 Recognized in the category of Major Attorney - Large Deals for mergers, acquisitions and buyouts
THE LEGAL 500 LATIN AMERICA Recommended counsel for Corporate and M&A
EDUCATION
 J.D., cum laude, Cornell University Law School, 1985
 B.S., Boston University, 1982
BAR ADMISSIONS
 New York
 Florida