The global co-chair of the mergers and acquisitions group, partner in the corporate department and a member of the firm’s private equity group is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list in the Private Equity category.
The Deal, an award-winning financial news organization, is proud to announce that Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP’s Taurie Zeitzer has been named to its 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list.
Zeitzer is global co-chair of the mergers and acquisitions group, a partner in the corporate department and a member of the firm’s private equity group. She is an honoree in The Deal’s 2020 Top Women in Dealmaking list as part of the Private Equity category.
In the past year, Zeitzer drove to a close numerous high-value, market-leading media and technology deals, including numerous M&A deals for Apollo Global Management, which she has advised since 1998, and its portfolio companies. Recently, she advised the firm in its $3 billion-plus acquisition of Cox Media’s TV and radio assets from Northwest Broadcasting and its $2.7 billion acquisition of Shutterfly and Snapfish, among other deals.
She advised ADT in a $450 million equity investment from Google to establish a commercial partnership to develop smart home security offerings and worked with Searchlight Capital in its acquisition of a majority stake in Spanish-language media company Univision Holdings, among other deals.
Zeitzer was recognized among The Deal’s Powerhouse 20 women in M&A in 2018.
Founded in 1875, Paul, Weiss today has more than 1,000 lawyers in offices in Asia, Europe, the U.S. and Canada. The firm is widely recognized as a top performer in public M&A, private equity, litigation, white-collar and regulatory defense, and restructuring.
To be eligible for the Top Women in Dealmaking list, lawyers must be partners based in the U.S. The Deal recognized women in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and bankruptcy, and activism as well as adjacent industries such as lending and capital markets.
The Deal is an award-winning financial news organization founded in 1999 by legendary dealmaker Bruce Wasserstein. Since its founding, The Deal has been providing up-to-the-minute news, analysis and perspective to dealmakers across the globe through its network of events, subscription products and power rankings.
For more information about Zeitzer and other honorees in The Deal’s Top Women in Dealmaking list check out the latest Dealmaker Quarterly: