Eric Tajcher counsels businesses on US and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A). His clients include both financial and strategic acquirers, as well as companies that are acquisition targets or for sale. He also advises organizations on joint ventures, strategic alliances, private placements, and general corporate and compliance matters. Eric advises companies in a host of industries, including energy, natural resources, fintech, media, education, manufacturing, and retail and franchise. Eric also serves on the pro bono advisory council of the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.
Represented Merchant Warehouse in its investment by Parthenon Capital Partners
Represented Mercury Payment Systems in its sale of a controlling interest to Silver Lake Partners
Represented Pearson plc in its $155 million acquisition of China-based Global Education & Technology Group
Represented Pearson plc in its $145 million acquisition of Wall Street English
Represented Pearson plc in its $92 million acquisition of the worldwide operations of Wall Street Institute
Represented the Economist Group in its acquisition of Congressional Quarterly
Represented Sempra LNG in the equity arrangements for its $10 billion natural gas liquefaction facility joint venture in Cameron, Louisiana.
Represented InterEnergy Partners LP in the acquisition and equity arrangements of a 120MW power plant in South America
Represented Vintner Resources, LLC in its oil and gas joint venture with the Blackstone Group.
Represented Alta Resources, LLC in its oil and gas joint venture with the Blackstone Group
Represented TIAA-CREF in connection with the formation of an infrastructure fund with former Blackstone investment managers
Represented Owens Corning in its $800 million acquisition of a worldwide specialty glass yarns business
Represented Owens Corning in two-stage sale of its cultured stone business and related equity arrangements
Represented Apollo owned CKE restaurants in its sales to Roark Capital Group.
Represented a private equity firm in the $395 million sale of a global specialty chemical company
Represented Ares Capital Corporation in the sale of BenefitMall to Austin Ventures
Represented One Equity Partners in its $1 billion sale of a locomotive and railcar manufacturer to Caterpillar
Represented a private equity fund in its $340 million acquisition of a restaurant chain
City University of New York, Brooklyn College, 1998, B.A.
Fordham University School of Law, 2002, J.D.
Awards and Affiliations
Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2019)
Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 United States (2018)