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Tyler Savage



Tyler Savage is a partner in the M&A and Corporate Transactions group. Tyler is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada—he advises domestic and international clients on a variety of corporate matters with extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, securities and private equity transactions.

Tyler's clients include beverage and alcohol manufacturers and distributors, sports franchises, technology and software companies, manufacturing and industrial companies, construction materials companies and professional service providers.

What do you focus on?

I represent private and public companies on a wide range of legal matters, including mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, restructurings and dispositions, both domestically and internationally.

I have represented companies of all stages in various verticals as well as the venture and private equity funds that invest in them. In addition to my transactional practice, I advise domestic and foreign companies on a variety of sophisticated day-to-day corporate legal matters such as agreements with vendors, suppliers, executives and employees and those concerning manufacturing and research and development.

Over the past few years, I have lead and assisted on transactions with an aggregate value of more than $5B across a variety of industries.

What do you see on the horizon?

The economy continues to grow and optimism will remain strong within the business sector. We will continue to see strong deal flow as companies focus on growth through acquisition, both domestically and internationally.

Representative Experience

  • Ongoing representation of a number of public companies with respect to general corporate governance and risk mitigation.
  • Ongoing representation of numerous private companies with respect to their day-to-day business operations, governance matters and risk mitigation.
  • Ongoing representation of several technology-driven growth companies in financing transactions, both conventional debt and equity.
  • Representation of issuers in numerous private placement offerings for transactions ranging between $5M and $800M.
  • Representation of various private and publicly traded companies in connection with acquisitions and dispositions, with purchase prices ranging from approximately $10M to more than $1.2B.
  • Represented various construction industry companies on transactions ranging from $50M to $500M.
  • Acted as outside general counsel to a private selling group in connection with sale of an NHL hockey club and major league lacrosse club.
  • Acted as outside general counsel to ownership group of an NHL hockey club and major league lacrosse club.                                          

Advice from corporate attorneys: Listen and learn

Rochester Business Journal | December 03, 2018

Rochester Corporate partners Lori Green and Tyler Savage are quoted in this article on the insights they’ve gathered throughout years of practice, and what advice they’d give to up-and-coming attorneys.

Nixon Peabody steers Paychex $1.2B HR outsourcing biz buy

Law360 | November 25, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage and associate Kat Murphy are mentioned as lead deal counsel for longtime client Paychex Inc. in its $1.2 billion purchase of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp. The NP deal team had invaluable assistance from lawyers and staff across many practices and offices.

Paychex expands HR portfolio with Oasis

The Deal | November 25, 2018

In the following coverage, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage and associate Kat Murphy are mentioned as lead deal counsel for longtime client Paychex Inc. in its $1.2 billion purchase of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp. The NP deal team had invaluable assistance from lawyers and staff across many practices and offices.

According to a recent study/survey … End-of-August 2018 edition

Modern Restaurant Management | August 29, 2018

This end-of-month roundup of top restaurant news includes highlights from Nixon Peabody’s Food, Beverage & Agriculture team’s quarterly Crystal Ball outlook report. Boston Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner Lee Harrington, Los Angeles Corporate partner Ellie Altshuler, Rochester Corporate partner Tyler Savage, and Buffalo Complex Commercial Disputes associate Tracey Scarpello are quoted.

M&A Tactics Evolve to Maintain 'Local' Rep of Small Brands

FoodDive | January 18, 2018

Rochester M&A and corporate transactions partner Tyler Savage is quoted in this article outlining how smaller brands can maintain consumer trust after they are acquired by a larger entity.

Evolving M&A strategies seek to preserve “local” feel of regional brands post-partnership

FoodNavigator-USA | January 09, 2018

Rochester M&A and corporate transactions partner Tyler Savage and associate Isaac Figueras are featured in this article about how national and international brands are creating new strategies to enter regional markets.

Nixon Peabody Adds Corporate Partner in Rochester, NY

Law360 | September 27, 2016

This feature story highlights the arrival of Rochester M&A and corporate transactions partner Tyler Savage.

Contact

Tyler Savage

Partner
Co-leader, Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

Rochester

Phone: 585-263-1105


Fax: 844-456-0056

Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D.

State University of New York at Geneseo, B.A.

New York

Tyler was selected, through peer-review survey, for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the field of Corporate Law. Tyler has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2018.

Tyler has been designated a “Recognized Practitioner” for exceptional standing in the legal community in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 for Corporate/M&A (New York (Upstate)).

Tyler was a recipient of the Rochester Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” award in 2011.

Tyler is a board member and audit committee member of both Campus Auxiliary Services, Inc. at the State University of New York at Geneseo and EquiCenter, Inc. He is a former board member of the Bivona Child Advocacy Center. In the past, Tyler was a committee member of the Business Law Section of the Monroe County Bar Association and a volunteer for the Literacy for Life program. He is a member of the American, New York State and Monroe County bar associations.

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