Ellen C. Wheeler

Associate

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  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2012; co-editor in chief, Harvard Negotiation Law Review
  • BA (Economics and Government), cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2009

Qualifications

  • New York, 2012

Ellen C. Wheeler

Associate

Ellen Wheeler is an associate in the corporate department.  She practices primarily in the firm’s private equity transactions group.

During law school, Ellen worked at MTV Networks / Harmonix Music Systems in its business and legal affairs group, and served as co-editor in chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.

Experience

  • Represented TPG Sixth Street Partners in its approximately $1.27 billion purchase of Credit Suisse’s distressed credit portfolio consisting of over 270 instruments across asset types and geographies relating to approximately 170 companies.
  • Represented Blackstone and Change Healthcare Holdings, Inc. in the creation with McKesson Corporation of a new healthcare health care information technology company, combining substantially all of Change Healthcare’s business and the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions business.
  • Represented Goldman, Sachs & Co. in a number of structured equity investments in the telecommunications, data center and real estate industries.
  • Represented Key Food Stores Co-Operative Inc. in its successful stalking horse bid for a collection of grocery stores in the chapter 11 cases of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P).
  • Represented TPG Capital on its acquisition from Actavis plc of Actavis’ Aptalis Pharmaceutical Technologies (Pharmatech) business, a leading pharmaceutical research and development and manufacturing company.
  • Represented TPG Growth in its investment in NorthStar Anesthesia, an anesthesiology practice management business.
  • Represented a private equity firm in a multi-million dollar minority investment in a company that originates small balance commercial real estate loans.
  • Represented TPG Real Estate in connection with its $120 million investment in and subsequent sale of self-storage company, LifeStorage, LP.