Eric Rauch
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Eric Rauch

Partner
rauch.eric@dorsey.com

Overview

ERIC TAKES A PRACTICAL AND FLEXIBLE APPROACH TO ENSURE THAT HIS CLIENTS ACHIEVE THEIR DEAL OBJECTIVES.

As a Partner in Dorsey’s Corporate Group, his practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures of private and public companies. Eric’s clients are primarily private equity sponsors and strategic acquirers, and also include co-investors, sellers of closely held businesses, hedge funds, and investment banks. His deal experience extends across most industries but has a special focus on health care and life sciences.

Prior to joining Dorsey, Eric practiced in the corporate groups of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Sidley Austin LLP.  Before that, he was the summer clerk for Second Circuit Judge Robert D. Sack. More recently, he worked in the skilled nursing space, successfully executing a turn-around of a distressed subacute rehabilitation business.

Education & Admissions

Columbia Law School (J.D., 2005)

University of Chicago (M.S.), Computer Science, 2001

University of Chicago (B.A.), with General Honors, Economics, 2000

Admissions

  • New York
  • Minnesota

Experience

Representative Transactions

  • Warburg Pincus affiliates in multiple acquisitions, corporate and other legal matters
  • TA Associates in its investment in Biocomposites and other acquisitions
  • Serent in corporate and M&A matters including divestiture of portfolio company
  • LASIK MD in investment in largest US LASIK provider and other M&A matters 
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated subsidiaries in multiple acquisitions
  • Optum and its Affiliates in revenue cycle management outsourcing transactions with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems, and North Shore-LIJ the nation’s 14th largest health care system
  • The Mosaic Co. in $1.4 billion acquisition of CF Industries phosphate business
  • Transport America, Inc. in $310 million sale of the company
  • Concordia Healthcare Corp. in purchase of multiple pharmaceutical products including from PBM and Eisai and Sumitomo
  • Torrent Pharma in multiple acquisitions including purchase of assets from Sun-Ranbaxy
  • U.S. Bancorp subsidiaries in multiple acquisitions
  • Land O’ Lakes Inc. and its subsidiaries in multiple acquisitions and divestitures
  • Thrivent Lutheran Financial in multiple acquisitions, coinvestments and divestitures
  • Best Buy Co., Inc. in purchase and sale of mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc. and other M&A transactions
  • Sale of Personnel Decisions International Corporation to Korn/Ferry International
  • GeneNews Limited in its participation in Innovative Diagnostic Laboratory, LLP joint venture

News & Resources

Articles

The Impact of Transaction Size on Highly Negotiated M&A Deal Points, by Eric Rauch and Brian Burke, The Business Lawyer; Vol. 71, Summer 2016 (copies available upon request)

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey & Whitney Names New Partners
Dorsey’s Cleantech Group Leaves Their Footprint from the West Coast to the Midwest and Back!

Industries & Practices

  • Banking
  • Blockchain & Digital Assets
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Cooperative Law
  • Emerging Companies
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Health Care
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

Accolades

  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2012 and 2013
Eric Rauch