Joe Germani


Joe Germani counsels clients on sensitive high stakes communications and reputational matters. He leads a number of Longacre Square’s special situations and ongoing positioning mandates for both public and private companies, as well as asset managers and other entities.

Joe’s experience encompasses friendly and hostile M&A, shareholder activism, litigation and restructuring, corporate crisis, issues and reputation management, and public affairs campaigns.

Representative matters include:

  • Spok Holdings in its strategic review process and investor relations initiatives
  • Outerbridge Capital Management in its proxy contest with Comtech Telecommunications
  • New York Life in its $6.3 billion acquisition of Cigna’s Group Insurance business
  • KVH in its proxy contest defense against Vintage Capital Management and VIEX Capital Advisors
  • Revlon in its successful debt exchange and ongoing creditor-related issues
  • Advent Technologies in its $358 million acquisition by AMCI Acquisition Corp

Prior to Longacre Square Partners, Joe spent nearly a decade at Sloane & Company, where he was Managing Director, Special Situations. He also previously worked at Brunswick Group.

Joe graduated from Georgetown University with a B.S. in Foreign Service and earned an M.A. in European History from New York University.