Nir Servatka

Nir Servatka is an associate in the Corporate/Commercial, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions practices in the New York office.

He began his law career as a corporate associate at a highly regarded Israeli law firm where he focused on private equity investments, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial matters.

While attending law school, Nir served as a member of the Columbia Law School Journal of European Law, and as a board member of the Columbia Law School Business and Law Association.

Representative Work

  • Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with its acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America, with operations in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.

  • Acted for The Aristotle Corporation in connection with the sale of that company to the private equity firm Wasserstein & Co. The Aristotle Corporation, headquartered in Fort Atkinson, WI, is a leading developer and value-added distributor of specialty products for the education, healthcare training, laboratory testing and agricultural end markets.

  • Acted for Public Sector Pension Investment Board in connection with the acquisition by way of a joint venture with Henley Holding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, of a 58 million square foot portfolio of core industrial properties held by investment funds owned and managed by Exeter Property Group for US $3.15 billion.

  • Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Alliance Corporation, a distributor and manufacturer of products and solutions for North American wireless, broadband, broadcast and wireline networks.

  • Acted for G.I. Sportz Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Kee Action Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of paintball sporting goods, equipment and apparel, based in New Jersey with distribution facilities located across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

  • Acted for the Bentall Kennedy Group in its acquisition of Landon Butler & Co. and NewTower Trust Company, the investor relations and capital-raising firm and trustee of the Multi-Employer Property Trust, an open-end commingled real estate equity fund that invests in a diversified portfolio of institutional-quality real estate assets in the United States and has in excess of $6 billion in net asset value as of June 30, 2015.

  • Acted for a wholly owned subsidiary of Knight Therapeutics Inc., in the US$125 million cash sale of its Neglected Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher, which was granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the approval of Impavidor (miltefosine) for treatment of patients with visceral, mucosal and cutaneous leishmaniasis, to Gilead Sciences, Inc.

  • Acted for True Gold Mining Inc. in connection with its $51.9-million financing consisting of a $42-million bought deal offering of units by way of short form prospectus and concurrent $9.9-million private placement of units to Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC, True Gold's largest shareholder.

  • Acted for Paladin Labs Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Endo Health Solutions Inc. in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

  • Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in connection with its private offering of debt and equity securities for aggregate proceeds of $148 million.

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Nir Servatka
Nir Servatka
New York
Bar Admissions:

New York, 2013

Israel, 2009


Columbia University, LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar), 2012

University of Haifa, LL.B. (cum laude), 2008