Daniel R. Breslin

  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA

Daniel Breslin is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. He advises private equity sponsors, portfolio companies, and public and private strategic clients primarily on mergers and acquisitions, both in the US and cross-border. Mr. Breslin's wide range of transactional experience includes:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Minority investments
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructurings
  • Corporate governance

Mr. Breslin has represented clients in a broad spectrum of industries, including automotive, retail, lodging/hospitality, and manufacturing.

He is a member of Latham's Ethics Committee.

Mr. Breslin’s experience includes representing:

  • The Carlyle Group in connection with its acquisition of Acosta Sales & Marketing
  • Bass Pro Shops in its US$5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela's Incorporated and related preferred equity financing
  • Onex Partners in connection with the US$3.55 billion acquisition by Onex and  Baring Private Equity Asia of the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters Corporation
  • Johnson Electric in connection with its approximately CAD$800 million acquisition of Stackpole International
  • Sirona Dental in its US$13.3 billion merger of equals with DENTSPLY International to create the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies
  • Globe Specialty Metals in its US$3.1 billion merger of equals with Grupo FerroAtlantica to create a leading international silicon and specialty metals producer
  • The Pritzker Organization in connection with the approximately US$1 billion acquisition of TMS International Corp.
  • GTCR, LLC in connection with its acquisition of Correctional Healthcare Companies
  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation in connection with its approximately US$220 million sale of the Hyatt Residential Group
  • LifeStorage LP, a US provider of self-storage space services, in connection with Sovran Self Storage’s US$1.3 billion acquisition of LifeStorage
  • Illinois Tool Works in its US$450 million acquisition of the Engineered Fasteners and Components business (EF&C) of ZF TRW, an automotive OEM and components supplier


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