Develops and executes communications strategies for friendly and contested M&A situations and shareholder activism campaigns, as well as corporate positioning and investor relations programs.
Spent 15 years at predecessor firm, Sard Verbinnen, advising corporate clients, investor groups and individuals. Began career at Monitor Group, a strategy consulting firm in Cambridge.
Proud Boston native who loves golf, poker and hot sauce. Can be found admiring his wife's art and chasing their toddler and dog around Brooklyn.
Jared Levy is a Partner in the New York office and he co-leads the firm's Transaction and Financial Communications practice in North America. He advises a wide range of clients on complex M&A transactions, proxy contests and shareholder activism campaigns, management changes, corporate positioning, and ongoing media and investor relations programs.
Recent assignments include advising Harley-Davidson on the separation of its EV motorcycle business, LiveWire; Bed Bath & Beyond on shareholder agitation by RC Ventures (Ryan Cohen); Genesco on its successful proxy defense against Legion Partners; II-VI on its acquisition of Coherent; Durational Capital on its take private of Casper Sleep; NortonLifeLock on its acquisition of Avast; and 3D printing company Markforged on its public listing on the NYSE.
Over his career, Jared has advised on many notable M&A transactions and proxy contests, including L3 on its $34 billion merger of equals with Harris Corporation; Automatic Data Processing (ADP) on its successful proxy defense against Pershing Square; LATAM Air Lines Group on its joint venture with Delta Air Lines; Molson Coors on its U.S. joint venture with SABMiller; Sherwin-Williams on its acquisition of Valspar; Continental Airlines on its merger with United Airlines; NYSE Euronext on its attempted merger with Deutsche Boerse and, ultimately, its acquisition by ICE.
Jared graduated Union College with a BA in Economics and a minor in Psychology.