Mark S. Kaduboski

Partner

Mark S. Kaduboski
Partner
office Stamford
phone 203-363-7627
fax203-363-7676
emailmkaduboski@wiggin.com
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Biography

Mark has spent twenty years helping business clients smoothly and profitably execute mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments, and other strategic transactions.

As Chair of the firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, he has extensive experience assisting both privately and publicly held businesses operating in numerous industries, from life sciences and outsourcing to manufacturing and financial services, as they advance their corporate strategies. Mark's clients include numerous Fortune 500 companies as well as private equity firms, family offices, and the portfolio companies of those investors.

Known for providing practical, actionable guidance, Mark has led hundreds of transactions, with an aggregate value of several billion dollars. These deals are generally "middle market" in size, involve privately held targets, and are often cross-border in nature. As a result of this international focus, Mark is also the firm's representative to the TerraLex global legal network.

  • Mark regularly assists the portfolio companies of leading global private equity firms in executing their acquisition-focused growth strategies in the US. In the past two years, he has assisted a global facilities service company owned by a leading European P. E. firm with more than a dozen acquisitions as it builds a U. S. market presence.
  • Mark regularly represents a leading global business-process outsourcing company in acquisitions of businesses and technology assets in the US. He has handled over a dozen such transactions in the past decade.
  • Mark often assists entrepreneurs in the sale of their companies, such as with the sale of a European development-stage life sciences company to Bristol-Myers Squibb in a transaction worth as much as $520 million.

Mark's experience also includes advising emerging-growth and other closely held businesses on general corporate matters, and public companies on securities law compliance and corporate governance.

 Mark joined the firm in 2002 after beginning his career at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. Mark received his J.D. magna cum laude from Boston College Law School, where he served as an editor of the Boston College Law Review. He received his B.A. cum laude with distinction, in History from Yale University.

 Mark has served on the boards of the Yale Alumni Fund, Connecticut Food Bank, Connecticut Ballet, Wilton Library Association, and Arts Council of Greater New Haven.

Advisories

05.20.2015Rapid Arbitration Act Brings a New Dispute Resolution Option to Delaware Businesses
05.15.2015Attention Those With Foreign Affiliates: the Form BE-10 Deadline is Coming Up
12.03.2013SEC Proposes Onerous Rules to Implement JOBS Act Provision Allowing Crowdfunding
07.17.2013SEC Adopts Final Rules Allowing General Solicitation in Private Placements but Takes Other Significant Actions that May Impact Fundraising
04.15.2013"Follow Us on Twitter" – SEC Makes Clear That Companies May Utilize Social Media Channels for Corporate Communications Under Certain Circumstances
03.27.2013Delaware Clarifies Impact of Common Merger Structure on Contractual Anti-Assignment Clauses
02.21.2013Smaller Reporting Companies Subject to Say-on-Pay Rules in the 2013 Proxy Season
01.14.2013Netflix Encounters SEC Inquiry For Social Media Communications
09.10.2012SEC Proposes Rules to Implement JOBS Act Provision Allowing General Solicitation and Advertising in Private Placements
07.19.2012SEC Issues Final Rules on Compensation Committee Independence and Disclosure
06.29.2012Proxy Access Makes a Comeback
05.01.2012Implementing Exclusive Forum Selection Clauses: Now or Never?
04.04.2012JOBS Act Seeks to Ease Capital Raising for Emerging Growth Companies
03.30.2012Say-on-Pay: Disclosing Decisions on Frequency of Vote
02.07.2012SEC's Division of Corporation Finance Issues Guidance on Cybersecurity Disclosure
01.18.2012Ringing in the New Year with a Fresh Look at Public Company Communications in the Era of Social Media
12.03.2010SEC Settlement Highlights the Importance of Avoiding Selective Disclosure

News

10.27.2017Wiggin and Dana Advises Hudson Technologies, Inc. in $220 million Acquisition of Airgas-Refrigerants, Inc.
08.22.2016Wiggin and Dana Assists Point72 Asset Management with Investment in Emerging Quantitative Investment Firm
07.12.2016Wiggin and Dana Advises Cormorant Pharmaceuticals AB in sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb
06.06.2016Wiggin and Dana Advises Probi AB in Acquisition of Nutraceutix®
08.27.2015Wiggin and Dana Advises Alligator Bioscience AB in Licensing Agreement with Janssen Biotech, Inc.
11.18.2014Wiggin and Dana Advises Galecto Biotech AB in Option for Bristol-Myers to Acquire Galecto
06.27.2014Wiggin and Dana Advises ViskoTeepak U.S. Holdings, Inc. in Acquisition of Vista International Packaging, LLC
06.16.2014Wiggin and Dana Advises SJ Levinson & Sons LLC in Sale to Plia Systems, Inc.
05.07.2014Wiggin and Dana Participates in Walk Against Hunger
09.23.2013Wiggin and Dana Receives Connecticut Food Bank's Top Fundraising Team Award
05.24.2012Wiggin and Dana Participates in Connecticut Food Bank's Walk Against Hunger
07.12.2010Wiggin and Dana Lawyer Named Chapter co-President of Connecticut Venture Group
09.10.2009Wiggin and Dana Lawyer Named to Connecticut Food Bank Board of Directors
06.18.2009Wiggin and Dana Lawyer Receives the Fairfield County Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Awards Program
08.02.2007Wiggin and Dana Counsel to Meda as it Enters U.S. Market with MedPointe Acquisition
11.10.2006Wiggin and Dana Represents Meda AB in 3M's $2.1 billion Divestment of 3M's Pharmaceutical Business
03.20.2006Wiggin and Dana Promotes Two Associates to Partner.
06.23.2004Wiggin and Dana assists client UIL in closing $110 million sale of American Payment Systems, Inc.

office Stamford
phone 203-363-7627
fax203-363-7676
emailmkaduboski@wiggin.com
view LinkedIn profile

PRACTICE GROUPS

EDUCATION

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1997, magna cum laude
  • Yale University, B.A., 1993, cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • New York


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