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Jack Levy

Partner
 
Jack Levy is a partner in Centerview’s New York office working across each of the firm's industry verticals, advising on client strategy and executing major transactions and restructurings.  He has over 40 years of experience in M&A and is among the most well-known and respected investment bankers in the industry.

Mr. Levy has counseled numerous companies across a wide variety of industries. His transaction experience includes advising:
  • athenahealth on its $5.7 billion sale to Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital
  • Blue Mercury on its $210 million sale to Macy’s
  • Pfizer on its $15 billion+ consumer healthcare joint venture with GSK
  • Blue Buffalo on its $8.0 billion sale to General Mills
  • American Greetings on its sale to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
  • HSNi on its $2.6 billion sale to Liberty Interactive Corporation
  • Federated Department Stores on its $10.4 billion acquisition of Macy’s
  • Pfizer on its $68 billion acquisition of Wyeth
  • Saks on its $2.4 billion sale to Hudson Bay Company
  • Barneys on its $940 million sale to Istithmar World Americas Inc
  • Macy’s on its $11 billion acquisition of May Department Stores
  • Jos A. Bank on its $1.8 billion sale to Men’s Warehouse
  • Marshall Field’s on its $3.2 billion sale to May Department Stores
  • Cubist on its $8.4 billion sale to Merck
  • Intermune on its $8.3 billion sale to Roche
  • Target on its $1.9 billion sale of Pharmacy business to CVS
  • Elizabeth Arden on its $870 million sale to Revlon
  • Gillette on its $54 billion sale to Proctor & Gamble
  • Lord & Taylor on its $1.2 billion sale to NRDC Equity Partners
  • Danaher on its $17 billion spin off of Fortive Corp
  • BE Aerospace on its $2 billion spin off of  KLX Inc.
  • Air Methods on its $2.5 billion sale to American Securities
In addition to advising on many marquee M&A transactions and activist matters, Mr. Levy has held important management positions and mentored the careers of bankers throughout his tenure on Wall Street.

Before joining Centerview, Mr. Levy was a partner at Goldman Sachs for 15 years until July 2015. At Goldman, Mr. Levy served as Co-Chairman of the firm’s global M&A practice and as a member of the firm’s Partnership Committee. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years at Merrill Lynch, where he ran the firm’s global M&A department from 1990 to 2000.

Mr. Levy received his MBA from Stanford University and his undergraduate degree from Hamilton College.
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Thomson Reuters
Announced: Q3 2019
Value: $27 billion
Status: Pending

Financial advisor to Thomson Reuters, together with private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone, on the sale of Refinitiv to the London Stock Exchange Group plc
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