Tarek El Erian

tarek-El Erian

Tarek El Erian


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3828 | +1 212 698 3599

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Tarek El Erian focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions and assisting on a range of domestic and international transactions.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. El Erian served as an Associate in the corporate and securities group of a leading Egyptian law firm in Cairo, where he counseled Egyptian and international companies on mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate, reorganizations, and transactional matters.

  • Griffon Corporation, a publically traded diversified holding company, in its US$200 million acquisition of ClosetMaid Corporation, a market leader of home storage and organization products, from Emerson Electric Co. 
  • A leading Private Equity Firm in its US$435 million sale of a provider of aftermarket maintenance, repair and replacement services for commercial HVAC equipment. 
  • A group of lenders in the origination of two mortgage loans in the combined principal amount of US$2.475 billion, secured by two portfolios totaling 145 assets throughout the US. 
  • SK hynix Inc., as a member of the consortium, in the two trillion yen (approx. US$18 billion) acquisition of Japan-based Toshiba Corporation’s NAND flash memory and solid-state drive business.
  • Cairo University, Law School, LL.B, 2011
  • American University in Cairo, LL.M., International and Comparative Law, 2015
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.M., 2016, Class Speaker
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • New York
  • Egypt
  • Arabic
  • English
  • German