John C. Raney


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John Raney maintains a broad mergers and acquisition practice, encompassing public and private acquisitions, dispositions, tender offers, co-investments, joint ventures, and venture financing. John represents public and private companies, and private equity firms, in transactions involving US and non-US companies across a wide range of industries, from health care to retail, manufacturing, real estate, and beyond. He also counsels clients in general corporate matters and has represented issuers and underwriters in numerous debt and equity securities offerings.

Approaching matters with a broad vision of the issues that confront businesses, John crafts creative and constructive solutions to help his clients advance their interests. He is a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice.


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of California at Los Angeles, J.D.
  • Boston College, B.A.: Philosophy (2002)
  • Represented a medical diagnostic company in its US$600 sale to an international health care company.
  • Represented middle-market private equity firms in numerous acquisitions, divestitures and investments.
  • Represented a public pharmaceutical company in its US$5.6 billion sale to an international pharmaceutical company.
  • Represented a real estate investment trust in its US$7.4 billion merger with another real estate investment trust.