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 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 Amazing Care Home Health Services, LLC, a leading provider of private duty nursing and pediatric services and a portfolio company of 3 Rivers Capital, in its add–on acquisition of Lakeway Home Health, a skilled home health care company.

Representation of Amazing Care Home Health Services, Inc., a leading provider of private duty nursing and pediatric services and a portfolio company of 3 Rivers Capital, in its add-on acquisition of Ivy Lane Pediatrics, Inc., a full-service pediatric home healthcare provider for children.

Representation of Amazing Care Home Health Services, LLC, a leading provider of private duty nursing and pediatric services and a portfolio company of 3 Rivers Capital, in its add–on acquisition of Haaksma Speech Pathology, a Colorado-based provider engaged in pediatric speech, occupational, and physical therapy.

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

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

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organization, in its acquisition of Virginia Eye Consultants, a Virginia-based ophthalmology practice.

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

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organization, in its acquisition of Apex Eye, an ophthalmology practice with 11 ophthalmologists and three optometrists spread across five locations in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organizations, in its acquisition of Virginia Beach Eye Center, a Virginia-based ophthalmology practice.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organizations, in its acquisition of the stock and assets of Valley Eye Institute, an Ohio-based ophthalmology practice.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organization, in its add-on acquisition of Columbus Ophthalmology Associates, an Ohio-based ophthalmology practice.

Representation of CEI Vision Partners, a leading ophthalmology services organization, in its add-on acquisition of Tidewater Eye Centers, a leading group of ophthalmologists in Virginia.  

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 private equity-backed home health care platform in the add-on acquisition of a Arizona-based home health 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 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 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 Eye Associates of Manatee, a Florida-based eye care service provider.

Representation of Quigley Eye Specialists, a leading multispecialty ophthalmology practice in Florida, in connection with its recapitalization by New Harbor Capital, a private equity firm.

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 Maynards Industries USA, LLC, a preeminent liquidation, auction and appraisal company in North America, in its acquisition of Hobie Cat, a worldwide watercraft manufacturer.

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

Representation of Medley Capital Corporation, a private equity firm, in its sale of Dick’s Last Resort, a restaurant chain known for its laid-back atmosphere and obnoxious servers, to Déjà vu Services, a global operator of entertainment clubs and stores.

Representation of RCap Equity, a Pennsylvania-based private equity firm, in its acquisition of Douglas-Guardian Services Corporation, a company that provides inventory verification services.

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 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 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 Revelstoke Capital Partners, a private equity firm, in its investment in Vet’s Best Friend, an operator of general practice veterinary clinics and hospitals.

Representation of Strata Products Worldwide, a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of underground mine safety products, in the sale of its A.L. Lee product line to Irwin Mine and Tunneling Supply, an affiliate of Irwin Car and Equipment, a mining equipment manufacturer.

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 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 Valley Ridge Investment Partners, an independent sponsor private equity firm, as lead investor, in the acquisition of ALCOM, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of aluminum trailers.

Representation of Fluidra, S.A. (BME: FDR), a Spain-based global leader in pool and wellness equipment, in its $245 cross-border acquisition of Custom Molded Products (CMP), a Georgia-based manufacturer of pool and spa components.

  • 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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