Christian Abouchaker focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Mr. Abouchaker represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as strategic buyers and sellers in domestic and international transactions across a wide range of industry sectors. He also advises clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance issues and commercial contracts.

Before joining Dechert, Mr. Abouchaker was an attorney in the New York office of an international law firm. Prior to that he was an attorney in the Montreal office of a national Canadian law firm.

Key Matters

  • AEA Investors in its acquisition of Monroe Engineering.
  • New Mountain Capital in its sale of Zep Vehicle Care to National Carwash Solutions.
  • Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services in its acquisition of Agency Network Exchange.
  • Atria Senior Living in its acquisition of the management business of Holiday Retirement.
  • Novacap in its acquisition of Foliot Furniture.
  • Novacap in its sale of Intelerad Medical Systems to Hg Capital.
  • Novacap in its platform investment with Eddyfi/NDT.
  • Syntax Systems in its acquisition of Freudenberg IT.
  • Live Nation in its strategic partnership with Evenko.
  • Consolidated Bottle Corporation in its sale to Berlin Packaging.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • Pritzker Private Capital and ProAmpac Packaging (as Canadian counsel) in the acquisition of Rosenbloom Group and Hymopack.
    • Desjardins Venture Capital in its investment in the Champlain SH Real Estate Fund.
    • ELNA Medical Group in its national expansion strategy and the acquisition of multiple medical clinics.
    • Faurecia in its acquisition of IRYStec Software.
    • Voxco in its recapitalization by Pivoton Capital.
    • A US-based private equity firm in its acquisition of a Canadian audiobooks company.
    • A Canadian private equity firm in its investment in an IT services provider.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.