Garth Osterman


I have been representing clients in mergers and acquisitions for almost 20 years, across a broad spectrum of industries, with a specialty in international and cross-border transactions.

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Garth Osterman concentrates his practice on M&A, divestitures, buyouts and private equity. For nearly two decades, he has represented public and private companies in their strategic transactions, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions, including transactions in Eastern Europe, South America, Central America and Asia. His clients include companies of all sizes, hedge funds, large family offices and private equity funds engaged in US domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and restructurings. Garth acts in a variety of capacities in representing his clients, including lead deal counsel, cross-border structuring advisor, special advisor to shareholders and neutral drafter in multiparty divestiture transactions.

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  • Anova Applied Electronics: Sale to Electrolux 

  • Shipston Equity Holdings: Compass Automotive Group Acquisition 

  • EyeLock: Acquired by VOXX International 

  • Shipston Equity Holdings: Busche Enterprise Division acquisition 

  • Cazador Acquisition Corporation: Net Element Acquisition 

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  • University of San Francisco School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 1996

  • University of Washington
    BA, 1993

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