Key Experience

  • Advises in complex mergers and acquisitions.
  • Provides counsel on alternative equity financing arrangements, including novel structured equity transactions.
  • Assists with implementing highly negotiated management equity arrangements.


Andy Lehman assists clients with negotiating and closing complex mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, structured equity transactions and management equity arrangements.

Representative Work

  • Represented a public-company acquirer in three separate stock-for-stock mergers involving an aggregate transaction value in excess of $2 billion.
  • Advised a financial sponsor in connection with multiple structured equity investments, including in its $750 million preferred equity investment in an acquisition vehicle that was created to acquire oil and gas assets and subsequent recapitalization of the investee company and its $500 million growth investment in a midstream enterprise.
  • Counseled a private equity group in its $220 million acquisition of a Brazilian telecom company.
  • Represented a financial sponsor in its acquisition by cash merger of a technology services business backed by a consortium of venture capital funds.
  • Assisted in the divestiture of a 49 percent equity interest in a midstream subsidiary by a publicly traded midstream enterprise to an infrastructure fund for aggregate cash consideration of approximately $350 million.