Victoria A. Rutwind Counsel

New York
T 646.414.6838 | F 973.422.6839

Victoria represents strategic and financial parties–including the buy side, the sell side, boards of directors, special committees, and investment banks–in complex merger and acquisition transactions. She handles both U.S. and cross-border matters, working with clients across a broad range of industries that encompasses retail, technology, energy, insurance, media, entertainment, and the life sciences.

In addition to advising on minority and control investments, Victoria also counsels clients on a wide variety of corporate and securities issues, including corporate governance and public company reporting matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Victoria was a Director of Legal Services at Lord & Taylor and an associate at Clifford Chance US LLP.

Representative Engagements

Representing FTP Power LLC (sPower), the largest independent owner, operator, and developer of utility scale solar assets in the United States, in its $2.1 billion pending sale to affiliates of The AES Corporation and Alberta Investment Management Corporation by Fir Tree Partners and sPower’s minority owners.
Representing Diligent Corporation (NZX:DIL) in its $624 million acquisition by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm.
Represented Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LBMH) in its $181 million acquisition by C. R. Bard, Inc.
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Other Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers (2017) - Recognized as a New York Metro Rising Star

Press Mentions

Lowenstein Sandler is advising Diligent Corporation, the leading provider of secure online collaboration and document sharing solutions, in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm. Under the terms of the transaction, stockholders of Diligent, a New Zealand Stock Exchange listed company, will receive $US 4.90 in cash for each share of Diligent stock, a consideration which values Diligent at approximately $US 624 million, including cash. The transaction remains subject to customary closing conditions, including stockholder approval, and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2Q 2016. Diligent will be a privately-held company upon closing. The Lowenstein team included Marita Makinen, Michael Reinhardt, Victoria Rutwind, Randall Dorf, Marc Lomasky, James Gregory, Darren Goodman, Michael Walutes, Lesley Adamo, Matthew Savare, Lisa Harvey, Lowell CitronTheodore Sica and Michael Brosse. , February 14, 2016

Related Areas

Capital Markets & Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Transactions & Advisory Group


University of Western Ontario ( B.A. , 2005 ) , Honors Business Administration
University of Toronto ( J.D. , 2008 )

Bar Admissions

New York