Peter Bariso 

Special Counsel – New York
T.+1 212 504 6535
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Peter Bariso is a special counsel in the Corporate Group in Cadwalader's New York office. His practice covers a broad range of transactional matters. Peter represents both public and private companies, financial sponsors and investment managers in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs, securities offerings, spinoffs, joint ventures, investments, financings, restructurings and other complex corporate transactions.  In addition, Peter advises companies and boards of directors clients in an array of governance, shareholder engagement, securities laws and commercial matters. Peter’s practice spans multiple industries including, among others, manufacturing, shipping, aviation, media, technology and life sciences.

Peter received his B.S. in Finance from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business and his J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. Prior to law school, Peter worked at KeyBanc Capital Markets as a Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Analyst and later as a Detective with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.

Peter has advised clients on numerous significant matters, including the representation of:

  • AlTi Global, Inc. in a strategic investment of up to $450 million from Allianz X and Constellation Wealth Capital.
  • Two Harbors Investment Corp. in the acquisition by subsidiary Matrix Financial Services Corporation of RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing LLC.
  • AngioDynamics, Inc. in the $100 million sale of its Dialysis product portfolio and BioSentry Tract Sealant System Biopsy product to Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
  • Pershing Square in the formation of a first-of-its-kind investment vehicle, Pershing Square SPARC Holdings, Ltd., a special purpose acquisition rights company
  • MBIA Inc. and a joint venture acquisition vehicle majority owned by MBIA and Bardin Hill Investment Partners in connection with the acquisition of aircraft manufacturer MD Helicopters, Inc. through a Bankruptcy Code Section 363 asset sale.
  • Portico Capital Advisors, a leading M&A advisory firm focused on the Verticalized Software, Data, and Analytics sector, in its sale to Cowen Inc.
  • Superior Integrated Solutions, Inc./Darwin Automotive in its sale to J.D. Power
  • Monocle Acquisition Corporation in its merger with AerSale Corp.
  • AngioDynamics, Inc. in the $167.5 million sale of its NAMIC® fluid management portfolio to Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Inteva Products in the sale of its roof systems design and assembly business to CIE Automotive
  • AngioDynamics in its acquisitions of RadiaDyne and the BioSentry Tract Sealant assets of Surgical Specialties
  • ACRES Capital in the acquisition of the external manager of public REIT Exantas Capital Corp.
  • Corindus Vascular Robotics in its $1.1 billion acquisition by Siemens Healthineers AG
  • Elliott Management Corporation in its majority equity investment in small business loan provider Channel Partners Capital
  • New Mexico Health Connections in the sale of its commercial health insurance business to Evolent Health
  • The United States Department of the Treasury in the management of its $250 billion TARP Capital Purchase Program
  • BOLD, a technology company specializing in providing products and support for the career industry, in its acquisition of Resume Companion, including substantially all of the intellectual property and other assets associated with the business
  • The Howard Hughes Corporation in a Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $800 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes and concurrent tender offer and consent solicitation for $750 million aggregate outstanding principal amount of senior notes of another series
  • Community Bank System, Inc. in several transactions, including: its $98 million acquisition of Steuben Trust Corporation and its acquisition of Kinderhook Bank Corp.
  • Sompo International in its acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of Lexon Surety Group LLC, the second largest independent surety insurer in the US
  • The Medicines Company in its agreement to sell its infectious disease business to Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. for $270 million and royalty payments on net sales of the pharmaceutical products sold to Melinta in the transaction


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Peter Bariso 


  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of Law
    J.D., summa cum laude
  • Indiana University