James Goldfarb

Vice President
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James Goldfarb is a Vice President at Sloane & Company and has been with the firm since 2018. He is a member of the firm’s financial and crisis communications practice, advising a range of public and private companies on media and investor communications strategies.

James has worked on numerous special situations including mergers and acquisitions, SPACs and de-SPACs, restructurings, litigation matters, crisis management, shareholder activism and ongoing reputation positioning.

Recent Engagements of Note Include:

  • Companies and boards in several confidential litigation assignments.
  • American Express Global Business Travel in its $5.3bn deal with Apollo Strategic Growth Capital.
  • Liberty Media with ongoing financial communications support, including its planned split-off of the Atlanta Braves and its associated real estate development project.
  • IMAX with ongoing financial communications and investor relations support, including its acquisition of streaming technology company SSIMWAVE Inc.
  • Meta with ongoing financial communications and investor relations support.
  • PG&E’s equity holders in the Company’s restructuring.
  • Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation in their $1.4bn acquisition by Wise Road Capital.
  • NextNav in its $1.2bn deal with Spartacus Acquisition Corporation.
  • Ouster Inc. in its $1.9bn deal with SPAC Colonnade Acquisition Corp.
  • Issuers and investors in numerous shareholder activism situations including:
    • Cubic in its acquisition defense against Elliott Management and successful acquisition by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.
    • MDC Partners in its reverse merger with The Stagwell Group and defense campaign against activist Indaba Capital.
    • Companies and boards in several confidential activist preparedness assignments.

Prior to joining Sloane, James interned with strategic communications firms Joele Frank |Wilkinson| Brimmer | Katcher and Abernathy MacGregor, working on their mergers and acquisitions teams.

James graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

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