Alex Aber

Alex Aber

Partner
Boston

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 617 702 7750

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

"He is responsive, understands my issues and can navigate them effectively."

Chambers USA, 2022

Alex Aber focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters. He has extensive experience representing public and private company buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, minority investments and other strategic business transactions.

Alex has been recognized for his M&A work by Chambers USA, IFLR1000, Legal 500 US, and by The M&A Advisor in its 5th annual 40 Under 40 awards program.

Alex also advises founders and management of - and investors in - early stage and mature technology and life science companies on a broad range of matters including corporate governance, equity and debt financing transactions, technology licensing and joint ventures.

Alex currently serves as Co-Chair of the M&A Committee of the Business Transaction Section of the Boston Bar Association.

Awards and recognitions

2015-2016, 2022

Recognized Practitioner, Corporate/M&A
Chambers USA

2019-2021

Highly Regarded
IFLR1000

2019-2020

Recognized Lawyer
Legal 500 US

2015-2016

Leading Lawyer, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA

2014

Ranked among the top 40 Under 40
The M&A Advisor

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2002

B.S., Boston University, 1996

Bar admissions and qualifications

Massachusetts

Illinois (inactive)

Representative experience

Go1 on its acquisition of e-learning platform Coorpacademy.*

Celonis SE on its acquisition of Lenses.io, a pioneer in the fast growing streaming data industry.*

Ovia Health, a digital health company focused on maternity and family benefits for employers and health plans, on its sale to Labcorp (NYSE: LH).*

Skillsoft (Nasdaq: SKIL) on its acquisition of Pluma, a digital professional development and executive-quality coaching platform.*

Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR) on its acquisition of stadium app provider VenueNext.*

Bottomline Technologies (Nasdaq: EPAY) on its acquisition of TreasuryXpress, a cloud-based enterprise treasury management software company.*

Altman Vilandrie & Company on its merger with Solon Management Consulting to form Altman Solon, the world’s largest TMT-focused consulting firm.*

The Boston Consulting Group on the sale of its SOURCE AI technology to DataRobot.*

Recorded Future, a threat intelligence company, on its sale of a controlling interest in the company valued at US$780m to Insight Partners.*

Indigo Ag, Inc. on its acquisition of TellusLabs, a satellite imagery and machine learning company.*

Inovalon Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: INOV) on its US$1.2bn acquisition of ABILITY Network, a leading cloud-based Software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company.*

Dell Technologies on its US$145.8m sale of Mozy, Inc., a cloud backup solutions company, to Carbonite, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARB).*

Good Start Genetics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on preimplantation and carrier screening for inherited disorders, on its sale to Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA).*

The Boston Consulting Group on its acquisition of assets from digital design firm MAYA Design.*

Komand, Inc., a security orchestration and automation platform, on its sale to Rapid7, Inc. (Nasdaq: RPD).*

Dell EMC on the US$1.62bn sale of EMC’s enterprise content division to Open Text Corporation (Nasdaq: OTEX; TSX: OTC).*

Staples, Inc. (NYSE: SPLS) on the sale of its Staples Print Solutions business to Taylor Communications, Inc.*

Shopify Inc. (NYSE: SHOP; TSE: SH) on its acquisition of Kit CRM Inc, a virtual marketing assistant for business owners.*

EMC Corporation on its acquisition of Graphite Systems, Inc, a network-based supplier management platform.*

SOFAR S.p.A. on the sale of its surgical robotics division to TransEnterix (NYSE: TRXC).*

Quantia, Inc., a health care social learning and collaboration platform company, on its sale to Physicians Interactive, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck).*

EMC Corporation on its acquisition of The Cloudscaling Group, Inc, an elastic cloud infrastructure company.*

Isilon Systems LLC, a subsidiary of EMC Corporation, on its acquisition of software storage firm Likewise Software.*

Dell Technologies as strategic investor in Exotec Solutions’ Series C Financing.*

Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) as strategic investor in InfoSum’s Series A Financing.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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