Experience

Cross-Border Sale of Tech-Enabled Enterprise Sales Training Company

Served as legal counsel to a U.S.-based private equity firm in its sale to a European investor of a tech-enabled enterprise sales training company, which provided services to companies ranking within Forbes top 35 Global companies.

Counsel to Private Equity Fund in $20 Million Equity Acquisition

Acted as counsel to a private equity fund in its $20 million equity acquisition of a company serving various large industrial and aerospace customers. The transaction involved a complicated pre-closing tax-free reorganization, donation of a minority interest in the target company to a donor-advised fund, international distribution issues, and a representations and warranties insurance policy. Helped client achieve its goal of closing and deploying allocated capital at year-end on an expedited basis.

$95 Million Sale of Health Care Financing Company

Counsel to seller for the sale of health care financing company with an enterprise value of approximately $95 million. Sale was to a private-equity backed purchaser and involved a post-closing transition period for state licensing issues.

Acquisition of Beer Distribution Business

Represented St. Louis regional beer distributor in the purchase of a distributing company serving southeastern Missouri. The acquisition adds to the client’s annual distribution volume and expands its market share in the region.

$35 Million+ Strategic Fulfillment/Transportation Contract

Served as outside counsel responsible for $35 million+ long-term strategic fulfillment/transportation contract for international retailer.

Multiple Acquisitions Support Client's Diversification Strategy

Represented a client in completing numerous acquisitions of manufacturing, distribution, construction and technology companies. These transactions ranged from several million dollars to nearly $100 million and occurred over several years. These acquisitions supported the company’s goals of diversifying its products and services offerings in its core markets as well as provided avenues for expansion into other markets.

$300 Million Divestiture of Financial Services Company

Represented a private equity fund in a nearly $300 million divestiture of a financial services company specializing in the health care industry. This transaction involved lengthy negotiations with an NYSE-listed buyer expanding in the market, and allowed the fund to exceed is required rate of return on its investment.

Acquisitions in Health Care Field for Private Equity Fund

Represented a private equity fund in nine acquisitions of health care accounts receivables management and Medicaid eligibility companies with locations nationwide. These acquisitions involved related credit facility negotiations. As a result of these acquisitions, the private equity fund was able to achieve its roll-up strategy in the industry.