Corporate

Our corporate practice continues to distinguish McGuireWoods among competitors. McGuireWoods’ corporate and M&A lawyers have been recognized by Chambers Global, while Chambers USA notes that “This group has a stellar reputation for its sophisticated corporate practice” and an “excellent network of offices to act for local and international clients on complex transactions.”

McGuireWoods’ corporate practice provides client-customized services in corporate finance and capital markets, corporate governance; cross-border transactions; entity formation; mergers and acquisitions; private equity and venture capital; securities compliance, and supply chain management.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in acquisitions and divestitures, and in every type of financing, including venture capital, private placements, public and private issuance of equity and debt, initial public offerings and recapitalizations. Working closely with accountants and other professional advisors, we offer clients the benefits of our experience with business entities of varying sizes, market segments and stages of growth.

Corporate highlights — In just the last five years, McGuireWoods’ private equity lawyers have represented more than 100 private equity funds. Our supply chain management group is one of few in the country that do an equal volume of work in this niche. We offer a unique approach to entity formation — we focus on the analysis behind what type of entity to use, coupled with an equal focus on planning and creating a tax-efficient structure. Our corporate lawyers work with our tax lawyers to maximize the tax implications and minimize liability.

Our clients include closely held and publicly held corporations, private individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies and other for-profit and nonprofit organizations. They also come from every industry — aerospace and defense, agriculture, automotive and transportation, community banking, construction, consumer products, energy, financial services, infrastructure, insurance, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, media and telecommunications, mining, private equity and technology, among others.

Our industry depth and range mirrors our global reach. With more than 1,100 lawyers in 23 offices around the world, we cross borders, practices and industries collaborating with colleagues and managing resources in the United States, Western and Southern Europe, Russia and Eurasia, China, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Latin America.

McGuireWoods has been well-respected and growing for more than 175 years. This legacy is a testament to our lawyers’ experience across business and industry, as well as our consistent ability to deliver an excellent, integrated legal product — efficiently and at a fair price. Some of our clients have been with us for nearly 50 years which speaks to the level of service we provide and the mutual loyalty we engender.

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Michael B. Woodard Partner T: +1 804 775 4729
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Alorica Continues Global Growth

Representation of Alorica, Inc., a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, in its acquisition of West Corporation's agent services businesses for approximately $275 million.
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Logistec Acquisition Forms New Entity

Representation of Logistec Corp. (TSX: LGT.A and LGT.B) in its acquisition of assets owned by a local terminal operator from Coleary Transport and the subsequent reorganization of various entities into a newly created LLC, Logistec Everglades, in which it holds a majority equity interest.
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Public-Private Partnership Transaction

Representation of Virginia Commonwealth University in its negotiations of a public-private partnership transaction with student housing developer American Campus Communities that will result in the construction of new on-campus housing. We negotiated the first-in-state off-balance-sheet transaction. Because of the novel partnership they negotiated, VCU’s bond capacity was not impacted. The project also included a synthetic TIF (tax increment financing), and the construction and operation of the new residence complex will be accomplished with safeguards to limit increases in students’ cost of living. The partnership will result in the construction of privately owned and operated on-campus housing for 1,524 freshman students in traditional and semi-suite style rooms.
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Senior Credit Facilities Provide for Healthcare Purchase

Representation of Capital One Healthcare in its financing of RoundTable Healthcare Partners’ $140 million acquisition of Symmetry Surgical.
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WESCO Expands Presence in the Southeast U.S.

Representation of WESCO International, Inc. in its $52 million acquisition of Atlanta Electrical Distributors.
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Acquisition of a Contract Management Firm

Representation of a leading foodservice and support services company in its acquisition of a major independent contract management firm.
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Deal Forms One of the Nation’s Largest Combined Electric and Gas Companies

Representation of Dominion Resources Inc., one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the U.S., in its $4.4 billion acquisition plus the assumption of debt for an enterprise value of approximately $6 billion of Questar Corp.
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Highlander Partners Support Fuerst Day Lawson Holdings Ltd. Expansion

Representation of Highlander Partners, LP, a leading middle market private investment firm, it its acquisition of Fuerst Day Lawson Holdings, a UK-based food and beverage manufacturer and supplier.
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Largest Acquisition in Hooker Furniture’s 91-Year History

Representation of Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ: HOFT), a family owned premier importer and manufacturer of furniture, in its $105 million acquisition of the business of Home Meridian International, a furniture wholesaler with operations in the U.S., China, Vietnam and Malaysia.
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Park Sterling Expands Richmond, VA Presence

Representation of Park Sterling Bank in its $87 million acquisition by merger of First Capital Bancorp.
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KIA Signs Blake Griffin to Multiyear Sponsorship Deal

Representation of Kia Motors, an international automobile manufacturer, in a multiyear services and endorsement agreement with NBA superstar Blake Griffin
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KIA Signs Endorsement Deal with Lebron James


Representation of Kia Motors, an international automobile manufacturer, in a long-term sponsorship and endorsement deal with NBA superstar Lebron James.
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Nascar Contract Negotiation

Representation of NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer in contract negotiations as new driver of the No. 14 car at Stewart-Haas racing beginning in 2017.
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Kayne Partners $17.5 Million Investment in Source Intelligence

Representation of Kayne Partners in connection with its investment in Source Intelligence, a global leader for supply chain compliance solutions.
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Recapitalization of a provider of vehicle service contracts

Represented Summit Park in its recapitalization of C.A.R.S. Protection Plus, a leading provider of vehicle service contracts.
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Representation of an international wholesale manufacturer and distributor in the sale of its assets

Representation of Universal Technologies, Inc., an international wholesale manufacturer and distributor of chemical HVAC leak sealant products, in the sale of its assets to The RectorSeal Corporation, a portfolio company of publicly-traded CSW Industrials, Inc.
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Investment in a manufacturer and distributor of laboratory equipment

Representation of a F.N.B. Capital Partners in connection with its investment in a manufacturer and distributor of laboratory equipment.
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Underwriters and join book-running managers

Representation of the underwriters and join book-running managers in connection with the initial public offering of Oasmia Pharmaceutical.
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Spectra Energy Partners Sells Two Natural Gas Liquids Pipelines in Texas

Representation of the Conflicts Committee of the General Partner of Spectra Energy Partners in connection with its $1.5 billion sale of two natural gas liquids pipelines to Spectra Energy Corp.
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Acosta Broadens Experiential Marketing Services in North America

Representation of Acosta, Inc. in its $16.7 million acquisition of substantially all of the assets of three Delaware entities engaged in the experiential marketing business under the name Escalate.
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Karen J Adams Karen J. Adams
Counsel
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 373 8854
F: +1 704 353 6173
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Debo Adesina Debo O. Adesina
Senior Counsel
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201

T: +1 214 932 6416
F: +1 469 372 3883
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James M Anderson III James M. Anderson III
Partner
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 1044
F: +1 804 698 2155
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Hubert André-Dumont Hubert André-Dumont
Partner
rue des Colonies 56 - box 3
1000 Brussels

T: +32 2 629 42 60
F: +32 2 629 42 22
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Heather M Welch Heather Welch Arbogast
Associate
500 East Pratt Street
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-3169

T: +1 410 659 4459
F: +1 410 659 4477
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Bradley S Austin Bradley S. Austin
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 373 8992
F: +1 704 373 8840
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Ilene A Bailey Ilene A. Bailey
Counsel
500 East Pratt Street
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-3169

T: +1 410 659 4449
F: +1 410 659 4478
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Kelly Balkin Kelly J. Balkin
Associate
500 East Pratt Street
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21202-3169

T: +1 410 659 4467
F: +1 410 659 4476
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Joel Bannister Joel Bannister
Partner
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201

T: +1 214 932 6412
F: +1 214 932 6499
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Greg Barr Gregory C. Barr
Associate
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 750 8603
F: +1 312 698 4546
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John S Barr John S. Barr
Senior Deputy General Counsel
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 4709
F: +1 804 698 2238
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default mcguire woods image Susan L. Barrett
Associate
Tower Two-Sixty
260 Forbes Avenue
Suite 1800
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3142

T: +1 412 667 7917
F: +1 412 402 4177
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Scott Becker Scott Becker
Partner
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 750 6016
F: +1 312 920 6135
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Samuel C Bernstein Samuel C. Bernstein
Associate
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 849 8222
F: +1 312 698 4571
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default mcguire woods image Eryn L. Berquist
Associate
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 1262
F: +1 804 698 2262
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Daniel Bidwell L. Daniel Bidwell
Associate
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 7631
F: +1 804 698 2231
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Kevin Boardman J. Kevin Boardman
Partner
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201

T: +1 214 932 6403
F: +1 214 932 6499
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Photo of Sarah Bosse Sarah B. Bosse
Associate
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 343 2371
F: +1 704 444 8777
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Stephanie K Briggs Evans Stephanie K. Briggs Evans
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 343 2249
F: +1 704 444 8711
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Jeff Brooker Jeffrey D. Brooker
Partner
2000 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX 75201

T: +1 214 932 6417
F: +1 214 932 6499
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Christian Brose Christian Brose
Partner
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

T: +1 704 343 2315
F: +1 704 444 8871
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Holly Buckley Holly Buckley
Partner
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 849 3687
F: +1 312 698 4504
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Robert L Burrus Jr. Robert L. Burrus Jr.
Chairman Emeritus
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 4306
F: +1 804 698 2023
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Bryan P Bylica Bryan P. Bylica
Partner
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818

T: +1 312 750 3617
F: +1 312 698 4533
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Thomas E Cabaniss Thomas E. Cabaniss
Partner
Gateway Plaza
800 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219-3916

T: +1 804 775 4733
F: +1 804 775 1061
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Event

10th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Conference

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Chicago, IL
Event

Food and Beverage M&A and Private Equity Update - Dallas

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Dallas, TX
Event

SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Complimentary Webinar
Event

Independent Sponsors of the Southeast Networking Breakfast

Friday, October 19, 2018
Charlotte, NC
Event

2018 Independent Sponsor Conference

Tuesday, Oct. 2 – Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
Dallas, TX
Event

13th Annual Healthcare Finance and Growth Conference

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Charlotte, NC
Event

SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update

September 25, 2018
Complimentary Webinar
Event

Networking With Women in Private Equity and Finance

September 12, 2018
New York, NY
Event

Independent Sponsors of Boston Networking Meeting

September 12, 2018
Boston, MA
Event

Independent Sponsors of Denver Networking Lunch

September 5, 2018
Denver, CO
Event

Independent Sponsors of San Francisco Networking Lunch

Thursday, June 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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Independent Sponsors of New York Networking Lunch

June 4, 2018
New York, NY
Speaking Engagement

How Independent Sponsors Can Identify and Win Profitable Deals

May 24, 2018
Webinar Hosted by Buyouts Insider
Event

SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update

May 22, 2018
Complimentary Webinar
Event

Food and Beverage M&A and Private Equity Update

May 15, 2018
Chicago, IL
Event

Networking With Women in Private Equity and Finance

May 8, 2018
Charlotte, NC
Speaking Engagement

2018 Capital Strategies Workshop

May 3, 2018
Pittsburgh, PA
Event

Independent Sponsors of Los Angeles Networking Lunch

May 2, 2018
Los Angeles, CA
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Legal Alert

Update UBO Register

Compliance Deadline Postponed to 31 March 2019

October 1, 2018
Legal Alert

Women in Private Equity to Know: Katie Noggle

August 30, 2018
Legal Alert

Dermatology Spotlight Panel: 5 Key Points

The Healthcare Investor
April 10, 2018
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