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Mark H. Lucas

  • Partner | M&A and Private Equity

New York

T: +1.212.859.8268

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Mark Lucas regularly acts for leading private equity firms and public and private companies on corporate and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Mark has extensive transactional experience across a broad range of sectors from industrials to technology, energy, and infrastructure, major media, healthcare, consumer, and financial services transactions.

Mark was previously vice president and associate general counsel of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. He focused on private equity transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising activities, as well as other principal investments made by Goldman Sachs.

Mark offers clients invaluable perspective, having of having worked on both the client and outside counsel sides of matters, and across the full life cycle of private equity investing. This skillset, including a profound understanding of the inner workings of sophisticated institutions and the complex regulatory environment in which they operate, allows h...

Mark Lucas regularly acts for leading private equity firms and public and private companies on corporate and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Mark has extensive transactional experience across a broad range of sectors from industrials to technology, energy, and infrastructure, major media, healthcare, consumer, and financial services transactions.

Mark was previously vice president and associate general counsel of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. He focused on private equity transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising activities, as well as other principal investments made by Goldman Sachs.

Mark offers clients invaluable perspective, having of having worked on both the client and outside counsel sides of matters, and across the full life cycle of private equity investing. This skillset, including a profound understanding of the inner workings of sophisticated institutions and the complex regulatory environment in which they operate, allows him to provide tailored client service to address the unique needs of each individual client and scenario.
The Legal 500 has recognized Mark in Private Equity Buyouts. Mark has co-authored articles published in various publications including Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation and Transaction Advisors. He is also a multiple USA Triathlon all-American and has represented Australia at ITU World AG Triathlon Championships.

Work Highlights:

  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management,  as part of a buyer group, for the take private of New Frontier Health Corporation
  • West Street Energy Partners, West Street Infrastructure Partners, and West Street Capital Partners, alongside Riverstone Holdings, in the US$1.6 billion acquisition of Lucid Energy Group II and counsel to Goldman Sachs Asset Management in the subsequent US$3.55 billion sale of Lucid Energy to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Targa Resources.
  • RedBird Capital Partners, in several engagements including its investments in EquipmentShare, Wasserman Media Group and Main Event Entertainment; the acquisition of Vida Capital, alongside Reverence Capital Partners; and its acquisition, alongside Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson of the XFL
  • Goldman Sachs Infrastructure Partners, in connection with the sale of its majority stake in Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V. (RCO), the largest private toll road concessionaire/pure-play toll road operator in Mexico, to a consortium consisting of Abertis Infraestructuras, S.A. and GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd.
  • Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division, in more than 50 engagements including investments in Allbirds, Cheddar, Marqeta, Minute Media, Quibi, Uber, and Vast Data and Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, in numerous engagements including investments in Automation Anywhere, KnowBe4, ScienceLogic, and Very Good Security

Professional associations

  • Member, Partnership for New York City Innovation Council, Partnership for New York City
  • Member, American Bar Association

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M&A/PE Quarterly Newsletter, Winter 2022
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