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Jason S. Saltsberg

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  • Jason was named for inclusion to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service for lawyers under 40, for 2013 and 2014.

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2003

M.M.H., School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, 1998

B.S., Cornell University, 1994

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York, 2004
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As a Corporate attorney with Olshan, Jason S. Saltsberg represents publicly traded and closely held companies in connection with corporate transactions and general corporate matters.

Jason routinely counsels clients in connection with their business acquisitions, dispositions, financing transactions, and security offerings. As a result, he has extensive experience negotiating a wide range of business-related agreements, including those involving debt and equity investments, mergers, and stock and asset purchases.

Jason regularly advises clients regarding the preparation and filing of SEC reports, and on financing, corporate governance, securities laws and stock exchange matters. Jason also has substantial general corporate experience, including the negotiation and drafting of employment, stockholder, registration rights, partnership, and operating agreements.

In addition, Jason works closely with the firm's Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group to assist investors with restructurings and with the acquisition and divestiture of distressed businesses and assets.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Men’s Club President, Midway Jewish Center

Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network

Board of Trustees, Beta Omicron house corporation of Delta Tau Delta

  • Represented GenCorp Inc., a leading technology-based designer, developer and manufacturer of aerospace and defense products, in the successful completion of the $550 million acquisition of the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne business from United Technologies in part with the proceeds from a $460 million bond offering. The acquisition will nearly double the size of GenCorp and help ensure that it continues to be a leader in the next space age.
  • Represented hedge fund in its conversion into a publicly traded limited partnership listed on the NYSE.
  • Represented GenCorp Inc., a leading manufacturer of aerospace and defense products, in connection with its amended $200 million credit facility.
  • Represented CosmoCom, Inc., a developer of call center management software, in connection with its acquisition by Enghouse Systems Limited, a large Canadian public company, and its subsidiary, Syntellect Inc., for a purchase price of approximately $20 million.
  • Represented Empire Resorts, Inc. in its $35 million rights offering.
  • Represented Everlast Worldwide Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of boxing and fitness-related sporting goods equipment and worldwide licensor of the Everlast brand, in its $185 million merger with Brands Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sports Direct International plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Fox & Hound Restaurant Group in the amendment of their syndicated credit facilities with two major lenders which provided the funds for its acquisition of Champps Entertainment, Inc., a Nasdaq National Market company.
  • Represented a privately held men's accessories company in the $63 million acquisition of the third largest luggage company in the United States. In connection with the acquisition, also represented the company in obtaining over $40 million in secured credit facilities with two major lenders.
  • Represented a company engaged in the operation and development of an electronic open marketplace for the purchase and sale of advertising media in a reverse merger and $12 million PIPE transaction.
  • Represented a NASDAQ-listed company engaged in the gaming and hospitality industries in a PIPE transaction that resulted in raising more than $30 million and a Rule 144A underwritten private offering that resulted in net proceeds of more than $60 million.
  • Represented a diversified industrial manufacturer in obtaining over a $100 million secured credit facility with two major lenders.

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