Alex Aber

Alex Aber


Email [email protected]​

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


Highly Regarded


Recognized Lawyer
Legal 500 US


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


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

Education and admissions


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

B.S., Boston University, 1996

Bar admissions and qualifications


Illinois (inactive)

Representative experience

Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) on its acquisition of Ondat, a cloud-based storage technology provider.

Charles River Associates (Nasdaq: CRAI) on its acquisition of bioStrategiesGroup, a healthcare commercial strategy consulting firm.

OutSystems, a global leader in high-performance application development, on its acquisition of Ionic.

Go1, the Australia-based EdTech unicorn, in various acquisitions, including on its acquisition Anders Pink and Coorpacademy.*

Celonis SE on its acquisition of, 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.*

Recorded Future, a security intelligence company, on its sale of a controlling interest in the company valued at more than 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.*

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.*

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

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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