Christopher P. Salera Associate

Chris focuses his practice on corporate and private equity transactions. He has experience representing public and privately-held companies, private equity funds, and institutional investors in platform and add-on acquisitions, mergers, equity investments, divestitures, recapitalizations, joint ventures, commercial transactions, and corporate governance matters.

Chris received his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was an executive editor on the Wake Forest Law Review and received CALI Awards for obtaining the highest grade in each of Mergers & Acquisitions and Broker-Dealer Regulation.  He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in finance and marketing from the University of Pittsburgh.

Experience

Representation of Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, one of the largest medical groups in the Ohio tristate region and a national leader in providing advanced orthopedic care.

Representation of Valley Ridge Investment Partners, an independent sponsor private equity firm, as lead investor, in the acquisition of National Power Corp., a provider of managed power and network infrastructure solutions.

Representation of MavenHill Capital, an Ohio-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Hollywood Beauty Imports, a leading supplier of multicultural hair and skin care products.

Representation of Texture Contemporary Ballet, a Pittsburgh-based modern ballet troupe, in its acquisition of Pittsburgh Youth Ballet, a non-profit organization founded by former Pittsburgh Ballet Theater ballerina Jean Gedeon.

Representation of a Pennsylvania-based private equity firm in its acquisition of a company that provides inventory verification services.

Representation of a dermatology practice and its practice management company in the add-on acquisition of a West Virginia-based dermatology practice.

Representation of a designer, manufacturer, distributor and seller of school uniforms and related accessories, and its private equity investor, in the add-on acquisition of a family-owned a retail apparel company.

Representation of a Trivest Partners, private equity firm, in its investment in ScanSTAT Technologies, a growing medical records release and disclosure management company.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organizations, in its acquisition of Retina Vitreous Associates, Inc., a leading vitreoretinal surgical practice in Ohio.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organizations, in its acquisition of Retina Physicians and Surgeons, an Ohio-based leading ophthalmology practice with five physicians.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organizations, in its acquisition of Dayton Eye Associates, a leading group of ophthalmologists in Ohio.

Representation of 3 Rivers Capital, a Pennsylvania-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Amazing Care Home Health Services, Inc., a Colorado-based home health services company.

Representation of a family investment firm in its acquisition of a home healthcare services company.

Representation of Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its investment in DataLink Service Fund Solutions, a leading provider of medical software solutions.

Representation of Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, in its strategic partnership with Cincinnati Eye Institute, one of the largest and most reputable ophthalmology practices in the country, to form CEI Vision Partners, a management services organization.

Representation of Eye Health America, a full-service eye care practice backed by LLR Partners, in its acquisition of Piedmont Surgery, a South Carolina-based ambulatory surgery center.

Representation of Eye Health America, a full-service eye care practice backed by LLR Partners, in its acquisition of Clemson Eyes, a South Carolina-based innovative medical and surgical eye care services provider.

Representation of Eye Health America, a full-service eye care practice backed by LLR Partners, in its acquisition of Eye Associates of Manatee, a Florida-based eye care service provider.

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, Executive Editor, Wake Forest Law Review, 2015
  • University of Pittsburgh, BSBA, Finance and Marketing, cum laude, Dean’s List, 2010
  • Co-author, "Navigating the Presumption of Liability for Oil and Gas Operators," The Legal Intelligencer, July 25, 2016
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