Healthcare and Life Science Experience
Representation of Bostwick Laboratories in sale to MetalMark Capital.
Representation of HealthMark Partners in sale of ambulatory surgery center management business to USPI.
Representation of a private equity fund in regulatory matters in acquisition of national owner/operator of surgical hospitals.
Representation of a Surgery Center of Joliet in sale to Provena St. Joseph Hospital.
Representation of a private equity fund in regulatory matters in acquisition of national ambulatory surgery center management company.
Representation of a Chicago Hospital System in multiple acquisitions of physician practice groups.
Representation of LLR Equity Partners, a private equity fund, in its investment in a manufacturer of complex mobility devices.
Representation of I-Cyt Mission Technology, Inc. in sale to Sony Corporation of America.
Represented Chicago Hospital System in major acquisition of regional hospital.
Represented LLR Equity Partners in its investment in Vivere, LLC, a Texas fertility clinic chain.
Representation of an Indiana ambulatory surgery center in restructuring transaction with regional hospital system.
Representation of Rosetta Partners, a life sciences private equity fund, in its investment in a Wisconsin innovator of a revolutionary wound infection-fighting drug.
Representation of a private equity fund in acquisition of controlling interest in California-based medical equipment manufacturer.
Representation of a large agricultural cooperative in strategic joint venture with global agriculture company.
Representation of a investor in large investment in Indiana grain origination and merchandising business.
Representation of an Illinois agricultural company in several acquisitions of regional grain businesses.
Representation of a large acquirer of controlling interest of three agricultural cooperatives in Iowa.
Representation of a large agricultural cooperative in acquisition through merger of several Illinois regional agricultural cooperatives.
Representation of an acquirer in acquisition of major grain storage and aggregator in southern Illinois.
Representation of a strategic acquirer of large seed and agronomy business out of bankruptcy with locations all along the east coast.
Representation of an investor in investment and divestiture of Mexican pet food manufacturer.
Representation of a regional agricultural supply cooperative in sale of interest in Midwest refining facility to CHS.
Representation of Clean Energy Trust, a regional consortium of research institutions facilitating commercialization of clean technology businesses.
Representation of a purchaser of an Iowa-based fuel terminal business.
Representation of a developer of corn oil extraction technology added to the ethanol production process.
Representation of a bidder in acquisition of assets out of bankruptcy from publicly traded ethanol production company.
Representation of multiple energy-related private equity funds in formation and fund investments.
Representation of an early stage venture capital fund in preferred stock investment in gaming software company.
Representation of an Argonne Venture Accelerator Committee, a group of technology venture capital funds in commercializing technology from Argonne National Laboratory.
Representation of a Norwegian company in its acquisition of leading provider of software for utilities industry.
Representation of a secure messaging software company in sale to publicly traded software company.
Representation of numerous technology start-up companies in formation and preferred equity round financings.
Manufacturing and other M&A Experience
Representation of seller in complex reorganization of international employee benefits systems provider.
Representation of Altus Capital in leveraged buyout of Michigan-based manufacturer of zinc die cast parts for gaming, appliance and automotive industries.
Representation of Altus Capital in leveraged buyout of Indiana mineral wool manufacturing company.
Representation of an acquirer in acquisition in portfolio company investment in hedge fund management company.
Representation of Aqua-Vac Systems, Inc., manufacturer of robotic pool cleaning equipment in the sale of substantially all of its assets.
Representation of an investor in acquisition of Utah-based charter school.
Representation of MK Capital in investment in national landscape services company.
Representation of a mezzanine lender in mezzanine and warrant investment in wholesale distributor of fruits and vegetables.
Representation of a regional senior lender in numerous asset-backed loan facilities.
Representation of a lender in currency hedge facility for international operations of domestic manufacturer.
Representation of an ABL lender in $150 million term and revolving credit facility to a poultry producer with facilities in numerous states.
Fund Formation Experience
Representation of Hyde Park Venture Partners in formation of venture capital fund.
Representation of numerous venture capital, mezzanine and buyout private equity funds in their formation and fundraising.
Advice on numerous funds in the licensing process of obtaining licensure as a “Small Business Investment Company” throughout all aspects of licensure process.
Regulatory guidance with respect to portfolio company investments and related issues to numerous regulated private equity funds.
SBIC regulatory advice to introduction of TIGRcub securities fund.