Kyle Rabe

Kyle Rabe

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Covington & Burling LLP
The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018-1405
Tel: +1 212 841 1036
Fax: +646 441 9036




  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • London School of Economics, M.Sc., 2004
  • Georgetown University, B.A., 2003

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Kyle Rabe is a member of the firm’s corporate group and is resident in our New York office.  His experience includes mergers & acquisitions, takeover defenses, sports media transactions and private equity fund formation.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the National Hockey League in negotiating its twelve-year, C$5.2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for national broadcast and multimedia rights to NHL games, including the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Stanley Cup Final, in Canada.
  • Represented Salix Pharmaceuticals in its $2.6 billion acquisition of Santarus, Inc.
  • Represented Aristocrat Leisure Limited in its $1.28 billion acquisition of Video Gaming Technologies.
  • Represented AstraZeneca in its acquisition of Bristol-Myers Squibb's interests in the companies’ diabetes alliance for an initial consideration of $2.7 billion on completion and up to $1.4 billion in regulatory, launch and sales-related payments.
  • Represented King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its $3.6 billion merger with Pfizer Inc.
  • Represented P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP (PSAM) in its successful proxy contest to require a renegotiation of the terms of the business combination between MetroPCS and T-Mobile.
  • Represented SandRidge Energy Inc. in its response to a campaign by activist investor TPG-Axon to change control of the SandRidge board of directors.
  • Represented a US fund sponsor in the formation and marketing of a $1 billion private equity fund.

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Staff Assistant (2005-2006)

Honors and Rankings

  • New York Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions and Business/Corporate "Rising Star" (2012-2014)
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