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Jake Lortz


Jake Lortz is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices. He focuses his practice on domestic and international M&A transactions, divestitures, corporate governance, and private equity.


Representative matters

SAP in the US$12.5 billion sale of Qualtrics International, Inc. to Silver Lake J.F. Lehman in its proposed acquisition of Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. in an all-cash transaction for US$45.50 per share that values the company at approximately US$1.2 billion, including net debt.

Great Elm Group, Inc. in

the sale of its majority equity interest in its durable medical equipment business, Great Elm Healthcare, LLC, to Quipt Home Medical Corp.

the sale of its majority equity interest in its subsidiary, Forest Investments, Inc., to affiliates of JPMorgan Chase & Co.



Attorney-at-Law, Texas


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law J.D., summa cum laude

Order of the Coif Comment Editor, SMU Law Review Sumners Foundation Scholar

University of Nebraska B.A., High Distinction

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.