Sharp advises clients in negotiating and closing business transactions, primarily including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other strategic transactions. In his practice, he manages substantial work streams for all ranges of transactions, from bolt-on acquisitions and product line carve-outs, to divestitures of substantial business units and transformational cross-border acquisitions.
Prior to joining Fredrikson & Byron, Sharp was the practice lead for a cross-functional M&A team at a multinational financial consultancy firm. He received his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law and received his M.S. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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