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Recent Matters

johnnie-O, the next great iconic American brand, today announced that it has closed an investment of $108 million from Wasatch Global Investors (“Wasatch”) and Ares Management Corporation (“Ares”) funds. After giving effect to the financing, Wasatch and Ares funds collectively will hold a minority interest in the Company.
Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is pleased to announce that Skawenniio Barnes, Colin McKeon, Tony Miodonka and Austin Pendleton were elected partners of the Firm, and David Allen and Ryan Sexton were promoted to the position of counsel, effective January 1, 2022.  
Patten Seed Company completed its second add-on acquisition since Heartwood Partners’ initial investment and expanded its sod-growing footprint westward by purchased Frog Pond Turf in December 2021. Frog Pond was established in 1997 by the Baker Family (Bill, Kimberly and Brad) and is headquartered in Opelika, Ala. Brad Baker, farm manager of Frog Pond, will continue in that role at Super-Sod managing over 1,400 acres of turfgrass production. This acquisition marks Super-Sod’s first foray into cultivating Alabama farmland and enables their reach into the Auburn, Montgomery, and Birmingham markets, while offering additional supply of Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass to serve their Columbus, Newnan, and Atlanta, Georgia customers.
Represented L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm, and Velvet Taco (“VT”), the popular Dallas-based restaurant concept serving up globally inspired tacos, in the sale of a majority stake in VT to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
Heartwood Partners is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Patten Seed, a multi-generation family and management-run business with numerous farms, its Super-Sod retail stores, and an eCommerce platform serving Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, has acquired Mid Tenn Turf.  This acquisition allows Patten Seed to expand into Tennessee.
Represented Sur-Seal (a Heartwood Partners investment company) in its acquisition of Spectex, a New Hampshire based company specializing in custom engineering, converting, and manufacturing of flexible materials.

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