O’Melveny Worldwide

Christopher B. Cash


Chris Cash is an award-winning M&A attorney who advises private equity investors and other pubic and private companies in a broad range of domestic and cross-border corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and asset dispositions, joint ventures, restructurings, recapitalizations, minority investments, matters related to corporate governance and other complex corporate transactions.

Chris regularly advises clients with fund formations, ongoing fund operations, investment due diligence, extensive side letter negotiations and general fund compliance matters. Chris also has substantial experience representing developers, lenders and investors in the financing, construction and development of energy infrastructure projects.

Chris has twice received "One to Watch" distinction in the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, recognizing lawyers who have been in private practice for less than ten years in the corporate and mergers and acquisition categories. 

  • Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Siebert Financial Corp. on the sale of a controlling interest to Kakao Pay Corp.
  • Represented Fall Line Endurance Fund as lead investor to acquire and take private Greenlight Biosciences Holdings PBC via tender offer.
  • Represented TTM Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of Telephonics Corporation, a subsidiary of Griffon Corporation for US$330 million. 
  • Represented ReKT Global in its merger with Metaverse specialist entertainment company Infinite Realty for US$470 million.
  • Represented The Bank of Montreal in the sale of its EMEA asset management business and transition of certain US assets to Ameriprise's Columbia Threadneedle Investments for US$845 million.*
  • Represented Waddell & Reed Financial in its sale to Macquarie Asset Management and the sale of its wealth management business to LPL Financial for US$1.7 billion.*
  • Represented The Araz Group, America's first PPO, in connection with its sale of all of its assets to Abry Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount.*
  • Represented Carlsberg UK in connection with its acquisition of certain licenses from Brooklyn Brewery Corporation for an undisclosed amount.*
  • Represented a food safety company in connection with its sale to a private equity firm for an undisclosed amount.*
  • Represented Village Fertility Pharmacy, a portfolio company of BelHealth Investment Partners, in its acquisition of Integrity RX Specialty Pharmacy for an undisclosed amount.*
  • Represented Aquiline Capital Partners in connection with its sale of Beach & Associates to Acrisure for an undisclosed amount.*
  • Represented Milford Hospital in Connecticut in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of nearby Bridgeport Hospital, an affiliate of the Yale New Haven Health System.*
  • Represented Hannon Armstrong in connection with its joint venture with Summit Ridge Energy, including acquiring and selling independently developed solar energy facilities.
  • Represented Ormat Technologies, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of U.S. Geothermal, Inc. for US$110 million.*
  • Represented Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, LLC in connection with its sale of the approximately 102.5 MW biomass electricity generating facility located in the City of Gainesville, Florida for US$750 million.*
  • Represented Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Macquarie, in connection with its purchase of NRG South Central Generating LLC for US$1 billion.*
  • Represented I Squared Capital in its US$1.3 billion acquisition of IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses from Kenon Holdings Ltd.*

Investment Fund and Financing Transactions

  • Representation of institutional investors in investments in buyout, venture capital, real estate, mezzanine and infrastructure funds.*
  • Represented international family office advisor with over US$2.5 billion AUM in hedge fund, private equity fund and direct deal investments in various sectors.*
  • Represented major international lease companies in connection with the sale, leasing and financing of its new and used aircraft.*
  • Represented creditor financial institutions in US$1.5 billion restructuring of publicly traded shipping company.*

*Please note that representations with an asterisk (*) were completed prior to joining O’Melveny.


Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Hofstra Law School, J.D.: cum laude; Articles Editor, Hofstra Law Review, Volume 45
  • Stony Brook University, B.A., Political Science: summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers' "Ones to Watch" list for Corporate Law (2023-2024)

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Nicholas G. Garaufis, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York