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Board Experience

  • Board of Advisors, Israel Cleantech Ventures L.P. I & II (2007 – present) – venture capital
  • Board of Directors, Complemar Partners, Inc. (2012 – present) – electronic and digital fulfillment
  • Society of Fellows, Culinary Institute of America (2015 – present) – hospitality education programs
  • Board of Managers, Momofuku Holdings LLC (2013 – 2016) – restaurants and media
  • Board of Advisors, Overture Hospitality Capital I, LP (2013 – present) – hospitality
  • Board of Directors, Noma Holdings ApS (Denmark)  (2013 – present) – restaurants
  • Board of Directors, CVC, Inc. (1990-2001) – semi-conductor and data storage equipment
  • Board of Directors, Turnaround for Children
    (2003 – present) – non-profit public school programs

Speaker/Author

  • New York Stock Exchange, New IPO Transitional Models – New York
  • USI World Trade Center Tech Roadshow – New York
  • Susquehanna Growth Equity Conference – Atlantic City
  • Merage Institute – Innovation Bridge Program – Irvine, California
  • Restaurant Finance and Development Conference – Las Vegas
  • TiE Global – Is New York Ready for the Electric Car? – New York
  • USI Women Entrepreneur Summit – New York
  • W.I.S.E. Restaurant Entrepreneurs Summit – Chicago

Andrew C. Peskoe
Partner

Andrew Peskoe is co-head of the firm’s corporate practice group, and also co-head of the food, beverage and hospitality practice group. Mr. Peskoe’s practice focuses on the representation of private and public emerging growth companies, venture capital funds, private equity funds and strategic investors in international and domestic mergers, acquisitions, equity and debt financings, technology transfer and licensing, and complex financing transactions, including leverage buyouts, venture capital and “growth equity” financings, and other private equity transactions. Mr. Peskoe works with companies and funds in the fields of new media, technology, financial services, food and restaurant services, investment management, communications and consumer products. Mr. Peskoe also provides general corporate representation to companies, individuals and non-profits in their business endeavors. Representative transactions handled by Mr. Peskoe include:

  • Represented private equity group in spin off from money-center bank and purchase of portfolio control investments.
  • Represented television celebrities and celebrity chefs in business development, expansion, joint venture and financing transactions.
  • Represented private equity group in successive acquisitions of aerospace operating companies
  • Represented founder and financial technology company in successful rounds of venture fund investment from $4 million through $250 million.
  • Represented medical services company in roll-up of strategic businesses and successive rounds of venture investment.
  • Represented founders and affiliated companies operating multiple  –  concept restaurant chains in successful roll-up and private equity recapitalization.
  • Represented Indian strategic investor in successful control investment in United States public company.
  • Represented private European conglomerate in acquisition of $450 million United States manufacturing concern.
  • Represented management in successful LBO of business, through subsequent IPO and sale to strategic investor.
  • Represented healthcare insurance company in successive investment and acquisition transactions.
  • Represented venture capital funds in numerous early stage technology investments.
  • Represented stockholders of insurance company in $70 million sale to public strategic buyer.
  • Represented financial technology company in $35 million strategic acquisition.
  • Represented founders in sale of software company to strategic buyer.
  • Represented private equity fund in purchase and $100 million sale of sports equipment maker.
  • Represent financial technology investment fund in control acquisition of specialty  – debt finance company
  • Represented financial technology company in successful auction of minority stake owned by bankrupt partner.
  • Represented merchant bank in successive venture investments in music device company.
  • Represented music label/aggregator in successive rounds of venture investments.
  • Represented private equity fund in purchase and $100 million sale of media placement/advertising firm.

Education and Honors

  • J. D., cum laude, Harvard Law School (1982)
  • A. B., magna cum laude, Harvard College (1979)

Judicial Clerkship

  • Law clerk, Justice S.M. Schreiber of the New Jersey Supreme Court

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Prior Experience

  • Christy & Viener (since merged into Salans)
  • Consultant to:
    • The National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts),
    • The National Academy of Sciences (Washington, D.C.) and
    • The Antitrust Division of the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General prior to entering private practice

Awards

  • Named in Super Lawyers (2006-2017)