Kaye Scholer Advises Special Committee on Genco-Baltic Merger
A Kaye Scholer deal team recently advised Baltic Trading Limited’s independent special committee on a definitive merger agreement with Genco Shipping & Trading Limited, Baltic’s parent company. The stock-for-stock deal, which was announced April 8, is expected to close in the third quarter of 2015. Genco expects to have its stock listed on the NYSE upon consummation of the merger.
The Kaye Scholer team for this transaction included Corporate attorneys Mel Cherney, Steven Canner, Nick O’Keefe, Peter Danias, Amita Gopinath and Michelle Han; Tax attorneys Laurie Abramowitz and Gus Weinkam; Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits attorneys Jeff London and Brian Witkowski, Bankruptcy & Restructuring attorney Scott Talmadge, Litigation attorney Aaron Rubinstein, Environmental attorney Connie Ericson and Finance attorney Jeff Misher.