Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Boston
Life Science Nation
Byron S. Kalogerou is the Chair of the Firm’s Life Science Industry Group and head of the Boston Corporate Advisory Practice Group. Byron focuses his practice on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and joint ventures and alliances. He has substantial on the ground experience in structuring mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures on six continents. Byron has extensive industry background in the medical device, fire and security, energy, telecom and industrial sectors. Before his move back to private practice, Byron spent 17 years in-house, including 14 years at Tyco International, where he served in a variety of roles including as general counsel of its fire and security business, its telecommunications business and as general counsel of its international legal department, a function he created. He has handled hundreds of M&A transactions. These include Tyco’s most significant transactions, including the $12 billion acquisition of AMP Inc., the $850 million purchase of AT&T Submarine Systems, and the $2.2 billion initial public offering of TyCom Ltd. In addition, he handled many of Tyco’s medical device company acquisitions.