Benjamin F. Hantz

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Education
  • Duquesne University, School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Duquesne Business Law Journal, Staff Member, Duquesne Law Review, 2013
  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, Economics, magna cum laude, 2006
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

Member, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Partners Board

Ben focuses his practice on corporate and private equity transactions. He regularly represents public and private companies and private equity funds in a wide variety of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments, commercial transactions, corporate governance matters, and business planning and structuring. He also has extensive background managing complex due diligence aspects of small and large mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

His experience extends across multiple industries, including technology, energy, financial, food and beverage, healthcare, laboratory testing, manufacturing, and records and data management.

Ben received his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated magna cum laude.

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Representation of a private equity firm in its equity acquisition of two dermatology practice management companies.

Representation of an investment management group, in its $1 million acquisition, through a portfolio company, of the assets of a communications company.

Representation of an investment management group, in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of the assets of a provider of next-generation windows and Linux VPS web hosting services.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of a provider of web hosting services.

Representation of an investment management group in its acquisition, through a portfolio company, of the assets of a web hosting company.

Representation of a private equity firm in its $35 million investment in a premier provider of dermatology services.

Representation of a provider of medical alert and medication dispensing systems in its sale to the largest independent provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems in North America.

Representation of one of the world’s largest independent alternative asset management firms in its $55 million debt and equity investment in two healthcare providers.

Representation of a private equity firm in connection with its purchase of all of the equity interests of a provider of academic and special education programs for public, private and charter schools in the U.S.

Representation of private owners of personal emergency response systems business in connection with the sale of all outstanding stock of the business.

Representation of private equity purchaser of plastic products company.

Representation of sole owner of privately held high end lighting company in divestiture of company equity interests.

Representation of publicly traded coal company in divestiture of coal assets and equity interest in a joint venture.

Representation of publicly traded records and data management company in multiple acquisitions of records and data management business assets.

Representation of publicly traded company in multiple acquisitions of tower infrastructure assets.

Representation of publicly traded company in multiple acquisitions of strategic fiber assets.

Representation of private manufacturer and distributor of food products in acquisition of new line of food products.

Representation of privately held healthcare products company in divestiture of all company assets.

Representation of publicly traded company in minority investment in privately held paint company.

Managed complex due diligence reviews for publicly traded company’s acquisition of several large portfolios of tower infrastructure assets.

Managed complex due diligence reviews for publicly traded company’s acquisitions of strategic fiber and tower infrastructure assets.