Samuel W. Hurt

Associate

  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2017; Contributing Editor, The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform; Treasurer, Bankruptcy Law Society
  • BA (History), magna cum laude, Middlebury College, 2012

Qualifications

  • New York, 2018

Samuel W. Hurt

Associate

Sam Hurt is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s mergers and acquisitions group. Sam’s practice focuses on representing public and private companies in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset purchases and sales, as well as general corporate matters. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Sam was an associate in the corporate group of another leading law firm in New York.

Experience

Strategic Transactions

  • Represented a financial services firm in two separate SPAC acquisitions, each valued at approximately $2 billion.*
  • Represented a private equity fund in its $1.9 billion take-private acquisition of a global aerospace company.*
  • Represented a global retailer in its $680 million cross-border bolt-on acquisition, as well as a subsequent $500 million strategic merger with a U.S. retailer from several private equity sponsors.*
  • Represented a leading U.S. media company in its $340 million acquisition of an educational technology company.*
  • Represented one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers in its $200 million cross-border acquisition of an autonomous driving and robotics company.*
  • Represented a multinational internet technology company in its cross-border acquisition of a U.S. technology consultancy from a Canadian private equity sponsor.*
  • Represented a private equity firm in numerous strategic leveraged acquisitions.*
  • Represented a U.S.-based technology company in connection with a cross-border joint venture to co-develop and sell certain proprietary technology.*

Capital Markets Transactions

  • Represented an activist hedge fund investor in its nomination of a new director slate to a publicly-traded e-commerce company.*
  • Represented an engineering and manufacturing company in a $575 million debt financing.*
  • Represented a multinational professional services firm in its private placement of $150 million of unsecured notes.*
*Prior to joining Ropes & Gray
  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2017; Contributing Editor, The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform; Treasurer, Bankruptcy Law Society
  • BA (History), magna cum laude, Middlebury College, 2012

Qualifications

  • New York, 2018
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