Greg Pryor is head of White & Case's Americas Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Practice.
He represents corporations, their stakeholders and private equity funds in a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and leveraged buyouts.
Clients benefit from his extensive experience in the corporate aspects of in-court and out-of-court restructurings. 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.
Greg was listed in Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America and has been recognized as a "Leading Individual" for Energy and Oil & Gas transactions in Legal 500. He was named "M&A Legal Advisor of the Year" by The M&A Advisor in 2016.
Greg received his BA from New York University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1985; and his JD from New York University School of Law in 1988.
Recent matters include the representation of:
- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company, in its US$9.45 billion all-cash 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.
- NeuroDerm Ltd., a Nasdaq-listed clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drug-device combinations for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, in its US$1.1 billion sale to Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation.
- Saudi Refining, Inc. (SRI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), in the discontinuation of Motiva Enterprises LLC and the division of Motiva's assets, liabilities and businesses between SRI and affiliates of its joint venture partner, Royal Dutch Shell PLC.
- 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.
- The Unsecured Noteholders of Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company, an Energy Future Holdings Corp. subsidiary, in a complex merger agreement as part of the largest US restructuring in 2015 and the US$12.5 billion acquisition of Oncor Electric Delivery Company.