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Tim FitzSimons is a partner in King & Spalding’s Corporate, Finance and Investments practice. He has advised companies on public and private M&A transactions totaling more than US$200 billion. He represents directors in conflict of interest transactions and corporate governance and shareholder activism/takeover defense matters. He also has represented private equity and venture capital investors and portfolio companies and financial advisors in M&A transactions.

Tim speaks and writes on M&A topics, including developments in public company M&A matters, activist hedge funds, and corporate governance.

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Advised United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) in the $800 million sale of its UPS Ground Freight, Inc. to TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII)

Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Genentech in its $46.8 billion merger with Roche Holdings

Advised CBOT Holdings in its $12 billion merger with Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings (including the intervening unsolicited offer from InterContinental Exchange)

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Advised United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) in the $800 million sale of its UPS Ground Freight, Inc. to TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII)

Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Genentech in its $46.8 billion merger with Roche Holdings

Advised CBOT Holdings in its $12 billion merger with Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings (including the intervening unsolicited offer from InterContinental Exchange)

Advised Energy Transfer in its $5.3 billion acquisition of Sunoco and in its $9.4 billion acquisition of Southern Union Company (including the competing offer from the Williams Group)

Advised Cardinal Health in its $3.2 billion acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group

Advised Conagra Brands in its $10.9 billion cash and stock acquisition of Pinnacle Foods

Advised PotashCorp in its $38 billion merger-of-equals with Agrium

Advised Orbitz in its $1.2 billion sale to Cendant Corporation and again in its $1.4 billion sale to Expedia

Advised ITW in its $3.2 billion sale of its packaging business (Signode) to The Carlyle Group and The Carlyle Group in its $4 billion sale of Signode to Crown Holdings

Advised the founding shareholders of Syntel, Inc. in its $3.6 billion sale to Atos S.E.

Advised Eli Lilly in its $6.5 billion tender offer for ImClone Systems

Advised the Koch Industries family of companies in more than $20 billion of transactions.

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Matters

Advised United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) in the $800 million sale of its UPS Ground Freight, Inc. to TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII)

Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Genentech in its $46.8 billion merger with Roche Holdings

Advised CBOT Holdings in its $12 billion merger with Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings (including the intervening unsolicited offer from InterContinental Exchange)

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Matters

Advised United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) in the $800 million sale of its UPS Ground Freight, Inc. to TFI International Inc. (NYSE and TSX: TFII)

Advised the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Genentech in its $46.8 billion merger with Roche Holdings

Advised CBOT Holdings in its $12 billion merger with Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings (including the intervening unsolicited offer from InterContinental Exchange)

Advised Energy Transfer in its $5.3 billion acquisition of Sunoco and in its $9.4 billion acquisition of Southern Union Company (including the competing offer from the Williams Group)

Advised Cardinal Health in its $3.2 billion acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group

Advised Conagra Brands in its $10.9 billion cash and stock acquisition of Pinnacle Foods

Advised PotashCorp in its $38 billion merger-of-equals with Agrium

Advised Orbitz in its $1.2 billion sale to Cendant Corporation and again in its $1.4 billion sale to Expedia

Advised ITW in its $3.2 billion sale of its packaging business (Signode) to The Carlyle Group and The Carlyle Group in its $4 billion sale of Signode to Crown Holdings

Advised the founding shareholders of Syntel, Inc. in its $3.6 billion sale to Atos S.E.

Advised Eli Lilly in its $6.5 billion tender offer for ImClone Systems

Advised the Koch Industries family of companies in more than $20 billion of transactions.

Insights

Article

May 20, 2021
Welcome to The Insider

Client Alert

December 11, 2020
BlackRock’s 2021 Policy Guidance

View all

Credentials

J.D., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

B.A., University of Notre Dame

Illinois

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