Alex Aber | Boston | Hogan Lovells

Alex Aber

Partner Corporate & Finance

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Alex Aber
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  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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"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.

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"He has excellent expertise in M&A and corporate transactions."

Thomson Reuters, 2022

Representative experience

Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) on its acquisition of Moogsoft, an AI-driven provider of intelligent monitoring solutions that support DevOps and ITOps.

Commvault Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVLT) on its acquisition of Appranix, Inc., a leading provider of cyber resilience and data protection solutions.

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 of mobile learning app Blinkist, AI-powered EdTech Anders Pink, and Swiss-French EdTech Coorpacademy

Celonis SE on its acquisition of Symbio, an innovative provider of AI-driven business process management software.

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

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.

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.

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2002
  • B.S., Boston University, 1996
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Massachusetts
  • Illinois (inactive)

Recognition

Recognized Practitioner, Corporate/M&A

Chambers USA

2015-2016, 2022-2023
Highly Regarded

IFLR1000

2019-2021
Recognized Lawyer

Legal 500 US

2019-2020
Leading Lawyer, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

2015-2016
Ranked among the top 40 Under 40

The M&A Advisor

2014