Marc A. Granger advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on a broad range of M&A transactions across the corporate life cycle.

Mr. Granger leverages extensive experience representing both private equity and strategic clients, as well as a detail-oriented approach, to guide clients on complex M&A transactions, including:

  • Acquisitions, including going-private transactions
  • Carve-out transactions
  • Divestitures, including with respect to divisions and product lines
  • Joint ventures 
  • Consortium arrangements
  • Other strategic investments
  • Corporate governance matters

Before joining Latham, Mr. Granger was an associate in the Atlanta office of a large international law firm, where he focused on M&A, corporate finance, and general corporate law. 

Mr. Granger’s experience includes advising:

Private Equity

  • The Carlyle Group on:
    • Its majority investment in Exiger, a software-as-a-service company that provides solutions for corporations, government agencies, and banks to manage supply chains
    • Its investment in Duravant, an engineered equipment and automation solutions provider
    • Acquiring Akzo Nobel’s specialty chemicals business
    • Investing in 1Life Healthcare, the technology and management company behind One Medical, the nation’s leading member-based, technology-powered national primary care organization
    • Selling ECI Software Solutions, a provider of enterprise resource planning software solutions to Apax Partners
    • Acquiring Net Health Systems, a provider of cloud-based clinical documentation, practice management, and billing solutions for specialized outpatient healthcare providers, as well as multiple add-on transactions for Net Health
    • Its US$1.9 billion sale of Veyance Technologies to Continental 
  • Platinum Equity on:
    • Its US$2.5 billion acquisition of Multi-Color Corporation, a publicly traded provider of global label solutions, and Multi-Color’s subsequent sale
    • Acquiring Oregon Tool, a manufacturer and distributor of professional-grade cutting tools, outdoor accessories, and parts
    • Acquiring United Site Services, a leading provider of portable restroom, temporary fence, and related site services, as well as a continuation fund transaction and more than 45 add-on transactions
    • Acquiring Livingston International, an international trade-services firm that specializes in customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and trade consulting
    • Its public-to-private acquisition of Nasdaq-listed Electro Rent, a provider of new and used electronic test and measurement equipment and personal computer rentals, and the subsequent add-on acquisition of UK-based Microlease

Public Company

  • Cogent Communications on acquiring T-Mobile’s wireline business, comprising of the legacy Sprint long-haul fiber network
  • 2U in acquiring Trilogy Education, a developer of educational software, for cash and stock
  • Headspace in its merger of equals with, to form a company offering the world’s most accessible and comprehensive digital mental health and wellbeing platform 
  • Xerium Technologies on its sale to Andritz Group
  • Cbeyond on its sale to Birch Communications
  • Integra LifeSciences on:
    • The tax-free spin-off of its orthobiologics and spinal fusion hardware business
    • Acquiring US rights to Tornier’s ankle and toe replacement products

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Washington & Lee University School of Law, 2005
    cum laude
  • BA, Washington & Lee University, 1999