C. J. Berkeley Horne Associate

Berkeley focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, asset based lending, and securities transactions, with an emphasis on the healthcare and energy industries.

Healthcare

Berkeley regularly advises private equity groups, physicians, and dentists in the purchase and sale of physician and dental practices.  He also assists clients active in the healthcare technology space with corporate and transactional matters. In addition, Berkeley has advised financial institutions in financing transactions of borrowers active in the healthcare industry.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Berkeley regularly assists clients with acquisitions, divestitures, affiliations, joint ventures and other strategic transactions with an emphasis on the healthcare, power and oil and gas industries.

Private Equity & Lending Transactions

Berkeley also regularly counsels clients on investing activities, including mezzanine financing, senior lending, venture capital, and control buyouts. He has significant experience representing  independent sponsors and Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC Funds).

Oil & Gas

Berkeley advises investors and privately held energy companies on matters involving acquisitions and dispositions, mineral conveyancing, and transactions associated with upstream operations and oilfield services.  

Experience

Represented independent sponsor in acquisition of industrial flare service company.

Represent investment group in acquisition and roll-up of surgical hospitals and physician practices.

Represented operator of water disposal wells in sale to strategic buyer.

Represented independent sponsor in acquisition of $20 million oil field services company.

Represent lender in extension of $10 million credit facility to restaurant group.

Represent private equity group in $30 million acquisition of medical services organization.

Represent seller of $120 million dental services organization.

Represent seller of $10 million healthcare information service provider.

Represented owners in sale of approximately $85 million pharmaceutical manufacturing company to private equity fund.

Represented owners in sale of approximately $50 million environmental remediation company to private equity fund.

Represented owners in sale of approximately $50 million IT government contracting company to employee stock ownership plan.

Represented investor group in sale of approximately $40 million building materials manufacturing company to strategic buyer.

Represented owners in sale of approximately $30 million industrial manufacturing company to strategic buyer.

Represented management in buyout of $40 million trucking and logistics company.

Represented owners in sale of recreational vehicle dealer to strategic buyer.

Represented owners in sale of janitorial services company to strategic buyer.

Represented buyer of industrial furniture manufacturing company.

Represented owners in roll-up and sale of hospitality corporate group of 34 entities to private equity fund.

Represented owners in sale of chemical manufacturing company to strategic buyer.

Represented owners in sale of natural gas pipeline holding company to strategic buyer.

Represented community bank in merger with competitor.

Represented lender on its extension of senior secured credit facility to oilfield services company.

  • University of Richmond School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
  • Hampden-Sydney College, BA, Economics and Political Science, 2007
  • The University of Texas School of Law, Visiting Student, Associate Editor, Texas Review of Law and Politics, 2009-2010

Executive Committee, Business Law Section of the Richmond Bar Association

Secretary, James River Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society

  • Alabama
  • Texas
  • Virginia
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