Mergers and acquisitions representations include:
- The Scion Group LLC in its $1.4 billion acquisition (in joint venture with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation) of University House Communities Group, Inc.
- Xoom in its $1 billion sale to PayPal
- Courier Corporation in its $320 million acquisition by R.R. Donnelley
- Trulia in its $3.5 billion acquisition by Zillow
- Onyx Pharmaceuticals in its $10.4 billion sale to Amgen
- Mid-America Apartment Communities in its $8.6 billion acquisition of Colonial Properties Trust
- CreXus Investment Corp. in its $1 billion sale to Annaly Capital Management
- ZOLL Medical in its $2.2 billion sale to Asahi Kasei Corporation
- Salary.com in its $80 million sale to Kenexa
Financial advisor M&A representations include:
- Centerview Partners as financial advisor to Thoratec in its $3.4 billion sale to St. Jude Medical, XenoPort in its $467 million sale to Arbor Pharmaceutical, Idenix in its $3.8 billion sale to Merck and Relypsa in its $1.5 billion sale to Galenica
- Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Stemcentrx in its $5.8 billion sale to AbbVie, with up to an additional $4 billion in cash in success-based milestone payments
Mr. Liggio also provides public company reporting, securities compliance and corporate governance advice to Citrix Systems, Mid-America Apartment Communities, DCT Industrial Trust, Equity One, Unwired Planet and others. Mr. Liggio provides ongoing pro bono advice to The Greater Boston Food Bank on general corporate matters.
Mr. Liggio served as a law clerk to the Honorable R. Marc Kantrowitz of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.