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CURT C. MYERS
Partner/Co-Chair
Corporate
212.468.4987
cmyers@dglaw.com
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cmyers@dglaw.com

Curt C. Myers is co-chair of the Corporate Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert. He is involved in all aspects of the firm’s corporate practice, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, employment agreements and general commercial matters. Mr. Myers regularly participates in the structuring and negotiation of acquisitions, investments, joint ventures and divestitures for clients in the advertising, marketing and communications industries, including WPP Group plc, J. Walter Thompson, Hawkeye Communications, Millward Brown, Grey Advertising, Work & Co., The Kantar Group, Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubicam, ListenFirst Media, Group M Worldwide, and Pulse Films. He has also negotiated numerous senior executive employment contracts, non-competition agreements and separation agreements for both employers and executives in a variety of industries.

REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represent Diageo plc and its affiliates in connection with their venture investment program in the US.
  • Represented ListenFirst Media, a Saas-based social analytics platform for consumer brands, in connection with a majority growth equity investment by Frontier Capital.
  • Represented a New York based technology and digital design business in connection with a minority growth equity investment by a large, brand name private equity firm.
  • Represented Hawkeye Communications Inc, a nationally integrated marketing services company, in connection with the sale of its business in 2 separate transactions; one portion being sold to Publicis Groupe and another portion being sold to Vistex Enterprise Software.
  • Represented Bruin Sports Capital in connection with its acquisition of Engine Shop, an experiential marketing agency focusing on the entertainment, sports, fashion, consumer and lifestyle sectors.
  • Represented WPP plc in its acquisition of 24/7 Real Media, Inc, valued at approximately $650 million. 
  • Represented WPP Digital in the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Schematic, Inc. (now Possible Worldwide).
  • Represented Wunderman Worldwide, in the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Blast Radius Inc., a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the United States and Europe. 
  • Represented Wunderman Worldwide in its acquisition of Pierry, Inc., an industry leading marketing software integration and solutions company.
  • Represented WPP plc in its acquisition of Young & Rubicam Group, including Y&R Advertising, Burson-Marsteller, Landor, Wunderman, Cohn & Wolfe and Sudler & Hennessey for $4.5 billion -- the largest advertising industry transaction to date.
  • Represented The Intrapac Group in the sale of its U.S. based aluminum tube manufacturing operations to Montebello Packaging, Inc.
  • Represented the owners of dodgeball.com, a social networking service, in the sale of their business to Google Inc.

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
Connecticut

EDUCATION

Duke University, J.D., 1991
Williams College, B.A., 1987


REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represent Diageo plc and its affiliates in connection with their venture investment program in the US.
  • Represented ListenFirst Media, a Saas-based social analytics platform for consumer brands, in connection with a majority growth equity investment by Frontier Capital.
  • Represented a New York based technology and digital design business in connection with a minority growth equity investment by a large, brand name private equity firm.
  • Represented Hawkeye Communications Inc, a nationally integrated marketing services company, in connection with the sale of its business in 2 separate transactions; one portion being sold to Publicis Groupe and another portion being sold to Vistex Enterprise Software.
  • Represented Bruin Sports Capital in connection with its acquisition of Engine Shop, an experiential marketing agency focusing on the entertainment, sports, fashion, consumer and lifestyle sectors.
  • Represented WPP plc in its acquisition of 24/7 Real Media, Inc, valued at approximately $650 million. 
  • Represented WPP Digital in the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Schematic, Inc. (now Possible Worldwide).
  • Represented Wunderman Worldwide, in the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Blast Radius Inc., a Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the United States and Europe. 
  • Represented Wunderman Worldwide in its acquisition of Pierry, Inc., an industry leading marketing software integration and solutions company.
  • Represented WPP plc in its acquisition of Young & Rubicam Group, including Y&R Advertising, Burson-Marsteller, Landor, Wunderman, Cohn & Wolfe and Sudler & Hennessey for $4.5 billion -- the largest advertising industry transaction to date.
  • Represented The Intrapac Group in the sale of its U.S. based aluminum tube manufacturing operations to Montebello Packaging, Inc.
  • Represented the owners of dodgeball.com, a social networking service, in the sale of their business to Google Inc.

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
Connecticut

EDUCATION

Duke University, J.D., 1991
Williams College, B.A., 1987