“Extraordinary intellectual horsepower coupled with an intense work ethic”

“Extremely intelligent and capable, with excellent judgment”

Chambers USA 2016-2018

Alex Kelly

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA

Alex Kelly, Global Vice Chair of the Private Equity Practice, represents private equity firms, financial institutions, asset managers and other public and private companies in corporate transactions across a wide range of industry sectors, including financial services/asset management, infrastructure, consumer retail, and technology.

Ms. Kelly has been recognized as one of the Top Women in Dealmaking by The Deal, a 40 Under 40 Honoree by Bloomberg Law 2021, a Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 US, an Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers USA, a Rising Star in the field of private equity by Law360, and an Emerging Leader by the M&A Advisor.

Ms. Kelly previously served on the firm’s Associates Committee.

Ms. Kelly's experience includes:

Recent Private Equity / Asset Manager Representations:
  • BC Partners in its investment in Advantage Capital Holdings, an insurance and reinsurance platform
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of a majority stake in Origis Energy, a vertically integrated renewable energy platform in the United States
  • GCM Grosvenor in its acquisition of ReSource Waste Services, a processor of construction and demolition material
  • Onex, a global asset manager, in the acquisition of Falcon Investment Advisors, a private equity asset manager
  • Ares, a global asset manager, in the acquisition of the Black Creek Group, a real estate investment manager
  • PIMCO, a global asset manager, in the acquisitions of Allianz Real Estate, a real estate asset manager, and Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, a fixed-income asset manager
  • HPS Investment Partners in its acquisition and subsequent sale of Waste Industries USA, a provider of solid waste and recycling services
  • Azimut Group, a global asset manager, in the acquisition of Sanctuary Wealth, an asset manager that serves as a platform for breakaway financial advisors
  • Content Partners, an entertainment asset manager, in its sale to Carlyle and the entry into a joint venture with Carlyle
  • GTCR in its acquisition of AssuredPartners, a US insurance brokerage firm, and Ultimus Fund Solutions and The Gemini Companies, each providers of full service fund administration solutions
  • IFM Investors in its investment in GCT Global Container Terminals, a leading container terminal operator in North America
  • Silver Lake Partners in its investment into Jio Platforms, India’s top telecom operator, and its acquisition of TEG, Asia Pacific’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company
Recent Company Representations:
  • Evertec, Inc. (EVTC) in the sale of certain technology assets to Popular, Inc. (BPOP)
  • L’Oréal in its acquisition of Youth to the People, a skincare company
  • DXC Technology in the sale of its state and local health and human services business, sale of its healthcare software business, and acquisition of Molina Medicaid Solutions
  • CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective in its sale of its craft beer and hard seltzer business to Monster Beverage Corporation
  • Endeavor Operating Company in the acquisition of On Location Experiences, a hospitality company, and its partnership with the NFL
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