Leen Al-Alami

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T: +1 215 994 2063
F: +1 215 655 2063

Related Publications

  • November 26, 2014 | Dechert OnPoint
  • Winter 2013 | The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, Vol. 15, No. 2
    Business Roundtable v. SEC: Rising Judicial Mistrust and the Onset of a New Era in Judicial Review of Securities Regulation

Rankings and Recognition

Leen Al-Alami focuses her practice on corporate and securities matters, with particular emphasis on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance issues. She represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, venture capital firms and strategic buyers and sellers across various industry sectors.

Ms. Al-Alami was a Dechert summer associate in 2012.

Significant Representations

  • Court Square Capital Partners and The Harvard Drug Group, Inc. (“Harvard”), a distributor of generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and related products, in the sale of Harvard to Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) for US$1.12 billion, and in the spinoff of Harvard’s Letco business.
  • Court Square Capital Partners and MacDermid Incorporated, a specialty chemical company, in the US$1.8 billion sale of MacDermid Incorporated to Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited (LSE: PAH).
  • Versa Capital Management in its acquisition of Silver Airways.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Acme Cryogenics, a supplier of cryogenic piping, valves and gas solutions, and the add-on acquisition of Northeast Services, a provider of gas field services.
  • Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) in numerous transactions, including its Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings of €600 million 3.375% senior notes and €650 million 4% senior notes.
  • FS Investment Corporation (NYSE: FSIC), FS Energy and Power Fund, FS Investment Corporation II, FS Investment Corporation III, and FS Investment Corporation IV, five business development companies sponsored by Franklin Square Holdings, L.P., in connection with their continuous public offerings for gross proceeds of over US$13 billion in the aggregate.
  • Fashion house and haute couturier Elie Saab in its US expansion and related corporate governance issues.
  • Graham Partners in the sale of Strata Proximity Systems and Strata Products, a global provider of safety products and services in the mining industry, to Wingate Partners.
  • Stripes Group, in connection with its investment in Udemy, a leading global marketplace for online courses.
  • Court Square Capital Partners and NMTI Holdings, Inc., a US technology company and hotel booking services provider, in its US$500 million sale to Amadeus IT Holdings SA, a leading Spanish travel technology company (AMS.MC).
  • Court Square Capital Partners in the acquisition of the parent company of National Seating & Mobility, a leading provider of customized wheelchairs and adaptive seating systems.

Education

Harvard University, A.B., 2004, cum laude
Harvard University, A.M., Middle Eastern Studies, 2004
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2013, Associate Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

Bar Admissions/Qualifications

Pennsylvania

Languages

Arabic
French
Hebrew