L. New York
Life at FGS Global
Emily Claffey is a Partner in the New York office. She advises clients on long-term positioning and reputation management, executive leadership transitions, M&A, IPOs, shareholder activism, litigation and crisis situations.
Life Pre-FGS Global
Began career at predecessor firm, Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Life Beyond FGS Global
Enjoys drawing & painting, fitness, and Bravo.
Clients include Shiseido, Vector Group, Douglas Elliman, Brighton Park Capital, IRI, Quanterix, Tivity Health, Aleph Group, and Packable. Also advises a leading law firm and boutique investment bank.
Notable assignments include advising: IRI on its proposed merger with NPD Group and new majority investment by Hellman & Friedman; Tivity Health on its proposed acquisition by Stone Point Capital; Durational Capital on its take-private of Casper Mattress; Shiseido on its acquisition of Drunk Elephant and sale of Laura Mercier and Buxom to Advent International; Xponential Fitness on its IPO; Vector Group on its spin-off Douglas Elliman; Inspire Brands on its acquisitions of Dunkin' Brands, Sonic and Jimmy John's; ESS Inc. on its SPAC merger and public listing; GCP Applied Technologies on its acquisition by Saint-Gobain; Versum Materials on its acquisition by Merck KGaA; Sprint on its merger with T-Mobile; Becton Dickinson on its acquisition of C.R. Bard, acquisition of CareFusion, and the spin-off of its Diabetes Care business; Sonus Network on its combination with GENBAND; Rockwell Collins on its acquisition of B/E Aerospace; United Airlines on the settlement of a threatened proxy contest; Rudolph Technologies on its merger with Nanometrics; AMAG Pharmaceuticals on its settlement agreement with Caligan Partners; Starwood Hotels & Resorts on its contested acquisition by Marriott and sale of its vacation ownership business to Interval Leisure Group; MGM Resorts on its defense against Land & Buildings; Cracker Barrel on its defense against Biglari Holdings; Casey's General Stores on its defense against Alimentation Couche-Tard, and CDK Global on the settlement of a proxy contest by Elliott Management.