Starboard Value’s $200-million strategic investment in Papa John’s won “Activist Campaign of the Year” at The Deal Awards 2019, held in New York City. The Schulte team advising Starboard was led by Ele Klein, partner and co-chair of the firm’s global Shareholder Activism Group, and M&A and securities partner F. Xavier Kowalski. The team also included special counsel Clara Zylberg and associate David Rothenberg.
The Deal Awards recognize the leading lawyers, bankers and advisers shaping the deal economy. Winners are chosen from hundreds of nominations, across dozens of categories and sectors, individuals and firms.