Advised and Prepared Documents to Facilitate Capital Raises
Managed due diligence and drafted private placement memoranda and related offering documents to facilitate our clients’ efforts to raise capital to fund the medical marijuana application process and business build out, while mitigating the risk of future securities fraud claims by investors.
Acquisition of Transportation Services Company
Counsel to buyer in the acquisition of a transportation services company in a carve-out transaction. The transaction achieved the client's goals of expanding to several key locations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and establishing key strategic partnerships with regional customers.
$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.
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.
Multimillion-Dollar Sale of Family Pharmacy
Represented a family pharmacy that specialized in compounding, human fertility drugs and hormone replacement therapy. The buyer's tax structure required us to complete a tax-free reorganization of the client's business prior to closing. The transaction also involved complicated tax and dividend issues regarding the majority shareholder's redemption of shares in the holding company that owned the pharmacy prior to closing.
International Divestiture for Diversified Private Client
Represented diversified private company in a multimillion-dollar divestiture of its travel gear distribution business. This transaction involved lengthy negotiations with an overseas buyer and allowed our client to achieve its goal of exiting the travel gear business to further focus on its unrelated core business.
Acquisition of Electrical Contracting Firm
Counsel to buyer in the acquisition of an electrical contracting firm, largely owned by an ESOP and subject to a multi-employer pension plan. Combination with mechanical contracting business of the buyer resulted in a combined business with approximately $100 million in annual revenues.
$14 Million Purchase of Car Rental Company
Represented client in acquisition of a family-owned car rental company with nine locations, expanding the client's presence in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin market.
Multimillion-Dollar Investment in Multi-State Marijuana Cultivation Business
Advised and assisted client with documenting a multimillion-dollar investment in a multi-state marijuana cultivation business.
Sale of Private Contract Manufacturer
Represented a privately held contract manufacturer in its acquisition by a diversified holding company, including due diligence and disclosure matters, employee benefits, environmental and tax considerations.
$35 Million Sale of Industrial Site
Represented the seller in the complex sale of a 1,300-acre industrial property for $35 million. The firm also represented the client in its purchase of the site three years earlier, which included handling several lawsuits inherited in the purchase.
Asset Sale for Software Developer
Represented a software development company in its sale of assets to a national health care services company in the provider health care and risk management solutions market.
$1 Billion-Plus Rights Deal for MLB Team
Assisted client, a Major League Baseball team, in closing a more than $1 billion rights deal with a major cable sports network. The deal ensures more than 150 regular season games will be aired on the network through 2032.
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.
Antitrust and Compliance Reviews for Fortune 500 Manufacturer
Performed numerous on-site antitrust compliance reviews and training for a Fortune 500 multinational manufacturing and engineering services company. Involved travel with in-house counsel to numerous subsidiaries and allowed the client to achieve its compliance program goals and initiatives.
Counsel to Fortune 500 Tech/Engineering Client on Commercial Agreements
Provide counsel to a multibillion-dollar Fortune 500 technology and engineering company in connection with various supply, distribution, group purchasing, manufacturing, license and other commercial agreements. This representation helps facilitate the company’s go-to-market strategies and sales objectives.
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.