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.

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.

$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. 

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.

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.