Experience

$55 Million Sale of Advertising Company

$55 million sale of advertising company to public company. The asset sale transaction involved the sale of rights in over 400 locations in four states, the transfer of over 1,000 advertising contracts, and the sale of two commercial buildings. The team helped the client navigate various corporate governance issues and achieve its goal of selling the business.

Approval of Special Tax District

Secured tentative approval for a special tax district for redevelopment project being developed by client company. The district would levy a 1 percent sales tax on goods sold in the 22-acre district. It would expire at the end of 2043 or once it reached a limit of $4.5 million.

Reduction in Appraised Value of Property for Client

Prevailed on a tax appeal before the St. Louis County Board of Equalization. The client, an operator of a composting and mulching facility, was challenging the appraised value of the land being used for the facility. We received a reduction of more than 50 percent in the appraised value of the property, which will save the client in excess of $75,000 in real estate taxes over the next three years.

Review of 480 Leases for Grocery Store Chain

Conducted a lease review for a national grocery store chain, consisting of approximately 480 leases across the country with a wide range of landlords and terms. This involved flagging construction and improvement rights, maintenance and repair responsibilities, approaching renewals and incomplete files.