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Bud Jerke
Bud W. Jerke
Associate
New York +1 212 841 1042 bjerke@cov.com Download V-card

Bud Jerke has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. His M&A practice includes public and private acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buy-outs, “going private” transactions and joint ventures. Mr. Jerke also advises clients on general corporate and strategic matters, including corporate governance and SEC compliance issues.

  • Steve Ballmer in his acquisition of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA franchise for $2 billion.
  • Ascension, the nation’s leading Catholic and non-profit health system, in a $200 million investment in Accretive Health.
  • Allergan in its $2.1 billion acquisition of publicly traded KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • The Special Conflicts Committee of the Board of Directors of Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. in its $5.8 billion merger with Targa Resource Partners LP.
  • Cedar Creek Lumber, a portfolio company of private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners, it its acquisition of Roberts & Dybdahl and other add-on acquisitions   
  • Forest Laboratories in its acquisition of publicly traded Furiex Pharmaceuticals for up to $1.46 billion.
  • AstraZeneca in its acquisition of Bristol-Myers Squibb's interests in the companies’ diabetes alliance for up to $4.3 billion.
  • Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. in a preferred stock investment in Aduro BioTech, Inc.
  • Illumina in its acquisition of NextBio.
  • A publicly traded software and consultancy company in connection with its approximately $2 billion going private transaction with a leading private equity firm.
  • A publicly traded pharmaceutical manufacturer in connection with its approximately $2 billion going private transaction with a leading private equity firm.

Pro Bono

  • Eyebeam, an art and technology center that promotes digital research and experimentation among artists, technologists and the public, on corporate and intellectual property matters.
  • Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund in connection with legal name change petitions.
  • Various legal clinics sponsored by New York non-profits advising clients on matters relating to business entity formation and commercial agreements.
  • Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (2011)