Greg Pryor is a partner in White & Case's M&A group, based in New York. He represents corporations, their stakeholders and financial investors in a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and leveraged buyouts.
In addition, public and private corporations regularly receive his counsel on general corporate and compliance matters, restructurings, corporate governance issues and public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.
The M&A Advisor awarded Greg "M&A Legal Advisor of the Year" in 2016, in recognition of his leading role in numerous high-profile deals in 2016. He is named as a "Leading Lawyer" in Chambers, Euromoney, and The Legal 500.
Recent matters include the representation of:
- Saudi Aramco in its US$69.1 billion acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund.
- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) in its US$12.8 billion acquisition of Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG, TSX: G).
- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) in its US$9.45 billion acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp., which indirectly owns 80% of Oncor Electric Delivery Company, LLC, an operator of the largest electric transmission and distribution system in Texas. The transaction, which created the largest utility holding company in the US, valued Oncor at US$18.8 billion. This transaction was named "M&A Deal of the Year" by The Deal in 2018.
- Qingdao Haier, a company that is 41% owned by the leading Chinese home appliance manufacturer Haier Group Corp., in its US$5.4 billion acquisition of GE's appliance business, through an auction process. The transaction was named "Cross-border M&A Deal of the Year" by The M&A Advisor 2017.
- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) in its US$750 million rights offering.
Greg received his JD from New York University School of Law in 1988, and received his BA from New York University in 1985.