Peter Halasz


Adjunct Professor of Law

919 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States of America
212.756.2238 Phone

[email protected]
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Peter Jonathan Halasz is educated in both law and business, and his practice includes mergers & acquisitions, securities, private equity, international business and investment funds. In the area of private equity M&A, he has represented clients in auctions and sales, restructurings and leveraged capitalizations, mergers, unsolicited tender offers, privatizations, international joint ventures, special-committee representations and venture capital investments. In the finance area, Peter has represented issuers and underwriters in public offerings of equity and debt, commercial paper and euro medium-term note programs, Rule 144A offerings, and the organizations and offerings of alternative investment fund products.

The United States Lawyer Rankings – 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions ranked Peter as one of the Top 10 lawyers in the nation in the area of International Trade and Finance. After graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College in 1980, Peter was admitted to a dual-degree program offered jointly by Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School and, in 1984, was awarded a J.D., cum laude, and an M.B.A.

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023
  • “Recent Developments in Fund Structuring Terms,” NYCBA Private Equity Structuring: The Basics, September 2015
    “Developments in Outbound China M&A: Opportunities for U.S. Private Equity Owners,” SRZ Asia Investment Series, February 2015
    Mergermarket Cross-Border M&A Spotlight Webinar, September 2014
    “How American Interests Can Catch the Wave of Chinese Overseas Investing,” Golden Networking China Leaders Forum, October 2013
    Young Jewish Professionals Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Forum, March 2013
    “Post-Crisis Relationship Between U.S. and China,” Golden Networking China Leaders Forum, December 2012
    “Capital Markets: Investment, Trading and the Future of China,” Columbia University Chinese Student and Scholars Association Third Annual Columbia China Prospects Conference, November 2012
    “How to Locate and Expedite Your Next Deal,” Mergermarket Webcast, June 2012
    “The Current Economic and Investment Climate in China: A Conversation with ‘Mr. China,’” SRZ Asia Investment Series, June 2012
    Chair and moderator, “Is It Just a Matter of Time Before China Takes Over the World?,” Golden Networking China Leaders Forum, October 2011
    “The Current State of the Private Equity Investment Environment in China,” SRZ Asia Investment Series, July 2011
    AIFEA Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds Boot Camp, November 2010
    “Acquisitions,” Columbia University School of Law, July 2010

  • New York City Bar Association
    Corporation Law Committee
    American Bar Association