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Luke P Iovine III

Partner, Corporate Department
New York
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY
United States

Fax: 1(212) 230-7649


Luke Iovine is a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office.

Mr. Iovine's practice is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, and general corporate matters in the United States and Latin America. He represents public and private companies in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, and a variety of other joint venture, business combination, and restructuring transactions (including the representation of debtors and creditor committees in connection with 363 sales and other asset dispositions). He has represented numerous companies and investors in the commercial real estate, telecommunications, data center, media, financial services, and other industries.  


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1990, Valedictorian and Managing Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review

  • Bucknell University, B.S.B.A., 1987

Speaking Engagements

  • Lectured in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, as well as hostile-takeovers of publicly traded limited partnerships

  • What's Market: Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements: Severance Payments and Benefits (2013; co-author, Mark Poerio)


  • Member, New York Bar Association

Recent Representations

Illustrative Representations

  • North American Power & Gas in its sale to Calpine Energy Services.

  • Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd in its acquisition of the global housing and serviced apartment businesses of Oakwood Worldwide.

  • Ivanhoe Cambridge in co-investment with Mexican pension funds to invest in commercial real estate assets through the first CERPI established in Mexico.

  • Investa Bank, SA in its acquisition of Deutsche Bank's Mexican brokerage and banking businesses.

  • Ivanhoe Cambridge in connection with its investment in Ivanhoe Ancar Shopping Centers, one of the largest shopping center companies in Brazil.

  • Tierpoint Data Centers in its acquisition of CoSentry, Inc. from TA Associates and the related financing

  • Suddenlink Cable Systems in its $9.1 billion sale to Altice, NA

  • Nobu Restaurants and Hotels (Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa and Other Owners) in connection with restructuring and equity investment by James Packer's Crown Resorts

  • Providence Service Corp. (Nasdaq) in the $200 million sale of its behavioral health business to Molina Healthcare (Nasdaq)

  • Grupo Acosta Verde (commercial real estate in Mexico) in connection with equity investment by Sam Zell's Equity International

  • Tierpoint Data Centers in its $575 million acquisition of Windstream Hosted Solutions from Windstream Corp (Nasdaq) and the related financing

  • Tierpoint Data Centers in its acquisition of XAND (provider of colocation, cloud, disaster recovery, and managed services) and the related financing

  • Ivanhoe Cambridge in the creation of a partnership with Black Creek Group to develop mixed-use urban communities in Mexico

  • Tribeca Enterprises LLC (Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Other Owners) in sale of 50% stake to Madison Square Garden Company

  • Kaydon Corporation (NYSE) in $1.25 billion sale to SKF AB

  • Vyve Broadband in the acquisitions of (i) the assets of James Cable and (ii) the assets of Allegiance cable systems

  • Suddenlink Cable Systems in $6.6 billion sale to BC Partners and CPP Investment Board

  • MXenergy in connection with its $175 million sale to Constellation Energy

  • Fanatics, Inc. in connection with its $277 million sale to GSI Commerce, Inc. (Nasdaq)

Practice Areas

Latin America
Mergers and Acquisitions
Securities and Capital Markets
Data Centers




New York Bar


Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. 1990
Bucknell University, B.S.B.A. 1987

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