Mehar Jagota focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, securities, and general corporate matters. He primarily advises buyers, sellers and investors on acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, joint ventures, and other types of transactions. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Mehar worked for a large, international law firm in New York, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial institutions, and general corporate matters.
During law school, Mehar was co-president of the South Asian Law Students Association, treasurer of the Columbia Business Law Association, and participated in the Harlem Tutorial Project. He was also a member of the Columbia Business Law Review.
The Economist Group in its sale of CQ Roll Call
Penske Media in its investment in Wenner Media
Court Square Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Research Now, Inc., in connection with the merger of Research Now and Survey Sampling International, Inc.
Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in System1 LLC
Highstar Capital and Ares EIF in the pending sale to JERA Co., Inc. of a 50% interest in the Linden Cogeneration Facility, a 972-MW gas-fired thermal power cogeneration complex
Ares Capital and Golub Capital, and their portfolio company, Champion Parent Corp., in the sale of Champion Parent’s subsidiary, Competitor Group Inc.
Daily Mail and General Trust plc in the sale of Elite Daily to Bustle Digital Group
A private equity firm in a variety of bids and completed acquisitions of motion picture and television assets
Raymond James in its acquisition of the legacy Alex. Brown, Inc. business from Deutsche Bank
Fortress Investment Group LLC in its strategic alliance with Mount Kellett Capital Management.
American Capital, Ltd. in its merger with Ares Capital
BlackRock in its acquisition of the energy infrastructure funds business of First Reserve
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (post-bankruptcy estate) in a sale of its minority interest in D.E. Shaw & Co
American Beacon Advisors in its acquisition of interests in Shapiro Capital Management and ARK Investment Management
First Eagle Investment Management in its acquisition by funds affiliated with Blackstone and Corsair Capital
Solus Alternative Asset Management in its sale of a minority interest to Blackstone Capital Partners
Russell Investments in its acquisition by the London Stock Exchange Group for $2.7 billion
CAM Capital (f/k/a Caxton Alternative Management) in the minority investment by Goldman Sachs Petershill investment funds in Caxton Associates
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services in its acquisition of the retirement plan services business of New York Life Investment Management
Credit Suisse Group AG in connection with the sale of its Customized Fund Investment Group to Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.
Société Générale in the sale of The TCW Group to funds affiliated with the Carlyle Group
Some matters were handled prior to joining Morgan Lewis.
Columbia Law School, 2012, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar