Paul F. Kukish

Partner
New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
Profile Experience

Paul Kukish, Global Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins' Corporate Department, advises many of the world’s most prominent private equity firms and their portfolio companies on a range of M&A transactions.

Mr. Kukish draws on his experience in hundreds of mergers and acquisitions to advise on diverse types of transactions, with a particular focus on deals involving the consumer/retail, energy, and industrials sectors. His practice includes:

  • Public and private acquisitions and dispositions
  • Tender offers
  • Co-investments
  • Joint ventures

Mr. Kukish has also represented numerous public companies in complex transactions involving US and non-US entities across a range of industries.

Mr. Kukish formerly served as Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice.

Mr. Kukish’s experience includes advising:

  • Leonard Green & Partners in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including relating to:
    • Activision
    • Advantage Solutions  
    • Aspen Dental  
    • Authentic Brands Group
    • BJ’s Wholesale Club
    • Ellucian
    • Equinox
    • ExamWorks
    • Jetro
    • MDVIP
    • Mister Car Wash
    • MultiPlan
    • PDC Brands
    • Rand McNally
    • Shake Shack
    • Signet
    • SRS Distribution
    • Tank Holdings
    • The Container Store
    • The Shade Store
    • Tourneau
  • Odyssey Investment Partners in numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including relating to:
    • Aero Precision
    • Aramsco
    • Barcodes
    • BarrierSafe
    • CPI International
    • EAG
    • Evergreen Tank Solutions
    • L-Com
    • Neff Rental
    • One Call Medical
    • Pro Mach
    • Safway Services
    • TNT Crane
    • TrialCard
    • York Insurance Services
    • United Site Service
    • 4Wall
  • Ares Management in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
  • Avenue Capital in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
  • CVC Capital Partners in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
  • Energy Capital Partners in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
  • HPS Investment Partners in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
  • Riverstone in numerous acquisitions and divestitures
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