United States - New York John Evangelakos

Partner - Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

John Evangelakos is co-head of Sullivan & Cromwell’s cybersecurity group, the firm’s IP and technology group and a member of the firm’s M&A group. Mr Evangelakos has led transactions in a wide variety of industries, including in the technology, cybersecurity and financial services sectors.

Mr Evangelakos’s clients have included AkzoNobel, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Axel Springer, Barclays, Eastman Kodak, Intercontinental Exchange and Microsoft. He represented Intercontinental Exchange in its acquisitions of NYSE Euronext for $8.2 billion, Interactive Data Corporation for $5.2 billion and Standard & Poor’s Securities Evaluations and Credit Market Analysis businesses, Axel Springer in its acquisition of Business Insider – a leading digital offering for business news – and Eastman Kodak in the $527 million sale of its digital imaging patent portfolio to a consortium organised by Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation, which was pivotal to the restructuring and emergence of Eastman Kodak Company from bankruptcy.

Mr Evangelakos has been recognised as a leading lawyer in leveraged buyouts and private equity by The Best Lawyers in America (2008 to 2017), a leading lawyer in M&A by New York Super Lawyers (2007 to 2016), a recommended transactional IP lawyer in the IAM Patent 1000 (2014 to 2017) and in the patent licensing and transactional category of The Legal 500 United States (2014 and 2015).

Professional associations

  • ABA
  • LES

Firm details

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
125 Broad Street
New York NY 10004
United States

Contact details

E: evangelakosj@sullcrom.com
T: +1 212 558 4260
F: +1 212 558 3588
W: www.sullcrom.com


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