Josh Feit

Senior Associate, New York

Overview

Professional experience

Education

Overview

Josh is an associate in Linklaters’ New York Corporate/M&A practice. His practice includes representing clients on corporate transactions, including auctions, mergers, equity and asset sales, joint ventures, restructurings, spinoffs and carve-outs, as well as on general corporate governance and securities matters. Josh has particular experience on complex cross-border and international transactions, and his domestic and international practice spans a number of sectors, including industrials & manufacturing, energy, pharmaceuticals and financial services.

Work highlights

Recent transactions of significance where substantial involvement can be disclosed include advising:

  • RIT Capital Partners on its investment in LionTree’s technology investment banking advisory business 
  • Montagu Private Equity LLP, a London-based private equity house, on its acquisition of Jane’s, an aerospace and defense information business, from IHS Markit
  • Linde in connection with its fusion with Praxair and related reorganizations and divestitures 
  • DONG Energy Wind Power U.S. on its entry into a 50/50 joint venture with Eversource Energy to develop, construct and operate a utility-scale wind project off the coast of Massachusetts with the potential to generate over 2,000 megawatts of electricity
  • Visa Europe Limited on the sale of 100% of its share capital to Visa Inc.
  • Novartis in its transformational restructuring involving three strategic deals with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), including the acquisition of GSK’s oncology division, the sale of Novartis’ vaccines business and the creation of a joint venture involving the combination of Novartis’ OTC business with GSK’s consumer healthcare business; on the sale of its influenza vaccines business to CSL Limited; and on the acquisition of Spinifex Pharmaceuticals
  • ASSA ABLOY on the acquisitions of KEYper Holdings LLC, Jerith Manufacturing Co., Concept Frames, Inc. and Security Holdings LLC, and the sale of its Wood Door business to Masonite

Professional experience

Josh began his career as an Associate Analyst for Citigroup. After that he was an intern for the Honorable Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto from the U.S. District Court while going to Brooklyn Law School. He graduated in 2014 and began to work in Linklaters as an Associate that same year.

Education

Josh received a bachelor’s degree from Williams College. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. (Magna Cum Laude and Dennis J. Block International Business Law Fellow).