Daniel Katcher

Founding Partner at Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

Daniel Katcher

Daniel Katcher

Founding Partner at Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

Biography

A founding partner of the firm, Dan develops and implements targeted communications strategies for clients involved in corporate transactions and special situations, including negotiated mergers and acquisitions, unsolicited takeovers and proxy contests. In addition, he works with clients across a broad range of industries to develop and implement ongoing investor relations and media relations programs. His areas of expertise include:

Mergers & Acquisitions

He advises companies on friendly and unsolicited M&A transactions. Recent and noteworthy projects include advising Allergan in its defense against Valeant/Pershing Square and its merger with Actavis; Dresser-Rand in its sale to Siemens; Apollo in its acquisitions of CEC Entertainment and Harrah’s Entertainment; Human Genome in its sale to GlaxoSmithKline; ITT on its separation into three publicly traded companies; Airgas in its defense against Air Products; Ralcorp in its defense against ConAgra; Tenet Healthcare in its defense against Community Hospitals; and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters in its acquisition of Deidrich’s Coffee.

Shareholder Activism

He counsels Board of Directors and management teams facing activist investors and has advised on numerous proxy contests. Recent experience includes: Williams Companies (Corvex); Hertz (Jana, Carl Icahn); XenoPort (Clinton Group); Procter & Gamble (Pershing Square); Oshkosh (Carl Icahn); Clearwater Paper (SAC Capital); Clorox (Carl Icahn); and Target (Pershing Square).

Investor Relations & Public Relations

He has extensive experience helping companies enhance their overall communications, including investor relations, long-term corporate positioning and internal and external communications. He works closely with his clients to ensure that their corporate stories support and promote overall business objectives and are articulated clearly and consistently.

Crisis Communications

He has considerable crisis and issues management experience and has advised companies in connection with special situations such as state and federal investigations, regulatory inquiries, insider trading allegations, facility disasters, workforce reductions, high-profile litigation and leadership changes.

Dan was previously a Managing Director at Abernathy MacGregor Frank. He began his career as a practicing attorney and was an associate at Hoffman & Pollok, a law firm specializing in complex criminal and civil litigation. He received a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was an editor of the Cardozo Law Review. He received a BA in sociology from New York University.

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Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher provides public relations services. It offers corporate communication, investor relations, transaction communications, shareholder activism, crisis communication, and litigation support. The company was founded by Joele Frank in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Tailored Brands, Inc. purchases Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc.

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Apollo Global Management, Inc., Apollo Global Management, Inc. /Private Equity purchase CEC Entertainment, Inc.

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Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (Inactive) purchases Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

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