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Andrew Lucano

Partner

New York
Direct: (212) 218-6492
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Mr. Lucano is a partner in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and is Vice Chair of Seyfarth’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He concentrates his practice in representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, venture capital, and securities matters. Mr. Lucano represents both sellers and buyers in a range of M&A transactions, with significant experience in the communications industry representing cable operators and financial entities in the sale and purchase of cable systems located throughout the country. His communications practice includes representation of one of the country’s largest cable television providers in numerous business transactions. He is also experienced in securities law compliance and corporate governance matters, and advises public companies regarding periodic reporting obligations and other Securities and Exchange Commission related matters.

Mr. Lucano is a member of the Thomson Reuters Business Law Partner Advisory Board.

Mr. Lucano is a partner in the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and is Vice Chair of Seyfarth’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He concentrates his practice in representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, venture capital, and securities matters. Mr. Lucano represents both sellers and buyers in a range of M&A transactions, with significant experience in the communications industry representing cable operators and financial entities in the sale and purchase of cable systems located throughout the country. His communications practice includes representation of one of the country’s largest cable television providers in numerous business transactions. He is also experienced in securities law compliance and corporate governance matters, and advises public companies regarding periodic reporting obligations and other Securities and Exchange Commission related matters.

Mr. Lucano is a member of the Thomson Reuters Business Law Partner Advisory Board.

Education

  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, cum laude (2000)
    Articles and Notes Editor, St. John’s Law Review
  • B.S., State University of New York at Albany, cum laude (1995)

Admissions

  • New York

Affiliations

  • Thomson Reuters Business Law Partner Advisory Board (Member, 2014)

Representative Engagements

Cable Industry Matters

  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its equity sale transaction to Altice, N.V. 
  • Representation of Puerto Rico Cable Acquisition Co., which does business as Choice Cable TV, in its sale to Liberty Global plc and Searchlight Capital Partners LP.
  • Representation of Grande Communications in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Centrovision, Inc. in Texas.
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its equity sale transaction to BC Partners and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its acquisition of certain Texas cable systems from Northland Communications.
  • Representation of Windjammer Communications in the sale of its cable systems in California, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Idaho and Washington to affiliates of Zito Media.
  • Representation of US Cable in the auction for the sale of all of its assets which resulted in three separate transactions.
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its acquisition of NPG Cable.
  • Representation of Windjammer Communications in the sale of its Greenwood, MS cable system to Suddenlink Communications.
  • Representation of Windjammer Communications in the sale of its cable systems located in Alabama and Georgia to Charter Communications.
  • Representation of Windjammer Communications in its purchase of multiple cable systems from Time Warner Cable.
  • Representation of the City of Alameda, CA in the sale of its cable system to Comcast.
  • Representation of US Cable in the sale of its cable system located in New Jersey to Cablevision. 
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its acquisition  of cable assets located in California, Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, Texas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Louisiana from Cox Communications .
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its acquisition of cable assets located in Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia from Charter Communications .
  • Representation of Suddenlink Communications in its sale of cable assets located in California and Virginia.
  • Acts as outside general counsel for cable television provider.

Other Matters

  • Representation of Alleghany Capital Corporation in its acquisition of a majority interest in IPS-Integrated Project Services, one of the largest technical service providers focused on the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
  • Representation of Alleghany Capital Corporation in its investment in Jazwares, LLC, a privately held toy and consumer electronics company.
  • Representation of Scale-Tronix, Inc., a leading manufacturer of medical scales and patient weighing systems for hospitals, clinics and extended-care facilities around the world, in the sale of substantially all of its assets sale to Welch Allyn, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic device company.
  • Representation of stockholders of an outsourcing company in an equity sale transaction.
  • Representation of the owners of a private tower company with properties in Costa Rica in an equity sale transaction.
  • Representation of a commercial research company in an equity sale to a private equity firm.
  • Representation of a publicly-traded healthcare company in connection with Securities Exchange Act of 1934 compliance and corporate governance matters.

Presentations

  • Panelist, "Hot Topics and Trends in Middle-Market M&A,” The Corporate Connection: Panel Sessions of Corporate Investment Decisions to Drive Growth, Midwest ACG Capital Connection (October 18, 2016)
  • Presenter, “The Indemnity Package: A Recap of Key Deal Terms in Today’s Middle-Market M&A Environment,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 15, 2016)
  • Panelist, "What's Market? Selected Terms in M&A Transactions," Bay Area General Counsel Conference (June 5, 2012) 

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