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Catherine Livingston



Catherine Livingston

Life at FGS Global

Advises clients on communications strategies for M&A, IPOs, litigation, crisis matters, activist shareholder situations, senior management changes, and ongoing corporate positioning and investor relations programs.

Life Pre-FGS Global

Supported a wide range of clients on high-stakes communications at predecessor firm, SVC.

Life Beyond FGS Global

Can be found offering unsolicited TV show recommendations or walking her chiweenie mix, Smokey Joe, along the Malden River.

Catherine Livingston is a Director in the Boston office, providing strategic communications support to a wide range of clients on a variety of transactions and special situations, including M&A, IPOs, litigation, crisis matters, proxy contests, and management changes, as well as ongoing investor relations and corporate positioning projects.

Catherine’s notable assignments include providing support to: Klaviyo on its IPO on the NYSE; Nano Dimension on its activist defense against Murchinson Ltd; Alkermes on its proxy defense against Sarissa Capital Management LP; American Equity on its sale to Brookfield Reinsurance for $4.3 billion; Spirit Airlines on its sale to JetBlue for $3.8 billion; Spirit Airlines on its merger, later terminated, with Frontier Group Holdings in a transaction valued at $6.6 billion; Trimble on its acquisition of Transporeon; Douglas Elliman on its spinoff from Vector Group and listing on the NYSE; Lantheus on its strategic collaboration and exclusive license agreements with POINT Biopharma; Slack on its sale to Salesforce; American Equity on its strategic partnership with Brookfield Asset Management and hostile takeover defense against Athene & MassMutual; Inspire Brands on its acquisitions of Dunkin’ Brands, Sonic and Jimmy John’s; 21st Century Fox on its sale to Disney; Herbalife Nutrition on its investigation by the FTC and activist defense against Bill Ackman / Pershing Square; Univision on its announcement of a strategic review and sale to Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight; Univision on the sale of assets comprising Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion to Great Hill Partners; and Uber, Sonos, AMTD International, and IHS Towers on their respective IPOs.

Catherine graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Writing.

Catherine Livingston
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