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Samuel W. Wales

Partner
Sidley
Washington, D.C.

Practice Area: M&A

    All-Star

    ALL-STAR BIOGRAPHY

    Sam Wales has a wide-ranging practice representing private equity funds and publicly traded and privately held companies, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, joint ventures, and the related financing required to fund such transactions. Sam won the 2018 “Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $1B)” by The M&A Advisor for his representation of Steward Health Care System in connection with its acquisition of Iasis Healthcare from TPG Capital.

    Sam has represented clients in a wide array of transactions, business ventures, and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience representing private equity funds in leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, growth equity and venture capital investments, divestitures, and recapitalizations. He also represents publicly traded and privately held companies in connection with a variety of corporate
    matters, including strategic mergers and other acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, restructurings, recapitalizations, and general corporate matters.

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    +1-202-736-8590

    Samuel W. Wales

    Partner
    Sidley
    Washington, D.C.

    Practice Area: M&A

    M&A All-Star

    WHAT CLIENTS SAY

    "Sam has the ability to break down complex problems so that the business team can understand."
    "He tailor solutions to our needs"


    MY CLIENT PHILOSOPHY

    "To state the obvious, providing exceptional service is the entire ballgame. It is not just being incredibly responsive and understanding the client’s business and needs, but also connecting personally with the business and legal professionals at our client and understanding their needs as individuals. I find it very rewarding to help these individuals, along with the client, achieve success and accomplish their goals, and, as a result, I am all-in on every matter for our clients."

    – Samuel W. Wales

    ALL-STAR BIOGRAPHY

    Sam Wales has a wide-ranging practice representing private equity funds and publicly traded and privately held companies, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, joint ventures, and the related financing required to fund such transactions. Sam won the 2018 “Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year (Over $1B)” by The M&A Advisor for his representation of Steward Health Care System in connection with its acquisition of Iasis Healthcare from TPG Capital.

    Sam has represented clients in a wide array of transactions, business ventures, and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience representing private equity funds in leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, growth equity and venture capital investments, divestitures, and recapitalizations. He also represents publicly traded and privately held companies in connection with a variety of corporate
    matters, including strategic mergers and other acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, restructurings, recapitalizations, and general corporate matters.

    Visit All-Star's Firm »