Corporate and Private Equity Attorney Robert Giacchetti Joins Holland & Knight in Boston
BOSTON (January 23, 2024) – Holland & Knight continues to strengthen its leading Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group with the addition of Robert Giacchetti as a partner in its Boston office. Prior to joining Holland & Knight, he was a principal at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP.
"Rob is a great addition to the firm's private equity and corporate teams and will further expand the firm's experience in representing private equity funds and strategic companies in middle-market M&A," said Brian Leary, practice group leader for Holland & Knight's Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group in the Boston region. "Rob's extensive network within and outside Boston will further solidify our relationships with existing clients and make connections with new clients."
Mr. Giacchetti has extensive experience representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a range of transactions, including platform acquisitions, add-ons and leveraged buyouts. He also regularly represents strategic buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Mr. Giacchetti represents clients in complex transactions across a wide range of industries, including technology, education, healthcare and sports.
"I am excited to join Holland & Knight, as the firm's reputation for providing preeminent corporate services at the local, national and international levels will help with the growth of my practice," said Mr. Giacchetti. "I look forward to contributing my skills and experience to the high-level services that Holland & Knight already offers to its clients."
Mr. Giacchetti earned a J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School and a B.A. degree from Boston College. He is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Texas.
Holland & Knight's Private Equity Team advises funds, portfolio companies, family offices, independent sponsors and other investors in all aspects of investment strategies, with a particular focus on middle-market deals. Bloomberg and LSEG (formerly Refinitiv) rank Holland & Knight in the top five in the United States and top 10 globally, by deal count, for all M&A and private equity transactions in 2023, and in the top five for mid-market deals in the U.S. Through the HK Deal Flow℠ program, Holland & Knight facilitates deal leads for clients and prospective clients by matching acquisition or capital raising opportunities with buyers and investors.