A recognized leader in corporate law, George Hagerty advises companies, private equity firms, and investment banks on transformational events and capital raising activities.
His practice spans all aspects of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and debt financing. George's many years in New York, London, and Colorado give him a global perspective on diverse dealmaking scenarios. According to Chambers USA, clients say he "is a very smart guy, has a lot of experience on cross-border transactions and is easy to work with."
With his decades-long technical experience woven in with practical knowledge, clients look to George as a trusted adviser. He helps structure and negotiate private equity investments, stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, leveraged buy-outs, going-private transactions, and acquisition financings. He also counsels public companies on compliance, corporate governance, and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting. George is also a seasoned adviser to issuers and investment banks in domestic and international private placements and public offerings of debt and equity, including Rule 144A, Regulation S, and dual-listed offerings.
George has been included in The Best Lawyers in America, noted in particular for his work in private equity, and Chambers USA, where he has been recognized as a leader in the corporate/M&A field. In 2013, George was named as Colorado's "Barrister's Best" attorney for private equity law by Law Week Colorado. He has served on the firm's corporate leadership team and currently serves on its private equity coordinating committee. George is a trustee of the Eisenhower Foundation, the nonprofit that coordinates the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the World Trade Center Denver and the Crestmoor Community Association.
- New York
- Member, Colorado Bar Association
- Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
- Registered Foreign Lawyer, The Law Society of England and Wales