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Faisal Delawalla is a deal lawyer, representing both strategic and financial buyers and sellers in M&A and commercial transactions.

Faisal’s track record advising clients in successful M&A deals speaks for itself. He has been a lead advisor in over 40 completed M&A deals for clients in industries ranging from traditional manufacturing to cutting-edge cryptocurrency. He is also a trusted advisor in other commercial agreement transactions, including customer, supply, and distribution deals.

Companies across the US and around the globe depend on Faisal’s no nonsense approach and his ability to keep his client’s business goals and objectives top of mind throughout negotiations.

In the firm’s Chicago office, Faisal leads the Recruiting Committee. He is also a member of the Firm’s Corporate Workload Committee, which guides the development of the Firm’s junior Corporate attorneys.

 

Practices

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Acritas Stars: Stand-Out Lawyers for Exceptional Service and Professional Excellence, 2017, 2019, 2021
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Representative Experience

Faisal has been a lead advisor in over 40 completed M&A and Corporate Finance deals, including the following representations:

  • International food company in numerous strategic acquisitions and investments totaling approximately $2 billion.
  • Owners in $210 million sale of SaaS business to a publicly-traded company.
  • International IT consulting company in numerous strategic acquisitions totaling approximately $150 million.
  • International IT consulting company in $15 million strategic acquisition.
  • Private equity portfolio company in $24 million acquisition of health and wellness products business.
  • Private equity portfolio company in numerous acquisitions of property management service providers totaling $50 million.
  • Owner in $45 million sale of warehousing and logistics business to private equity portfolio company.
  • Family owners in $40 million sale of power manufacturing business to international strategic buyer.
  • Family owners in $50 million sale of dyes and colorants business to international strategic buyer.
  • Executive search firm in multiple financing transactions totaling approximately $130 million.
  • Insurance solutions firm in multiple transactions, including $15 million insurance company investment, $15 million shell insurance company sale, and $10 million underwriter acquisition.
  • Cryptocurrency company in $60 million strategic acquisition.
  • Private equity firm in $20 million purchase of LTL trucking business.