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Recent Matters

  • Represented BLR (Business and Legal Resources) and UCG in simultaneous sales of BLR, on the one hand, and three portfolio companies owned by UCG (including PE Hub and Buyouts), on the other hand, to Leeds Equity Partners. BLR and the three portfolio companies, DecisionHealth, Argosy, and Center for Communications Management Information, will form Simplify Compliance LLC. BLR is a provider of legal and regulatory compliance information products and services to employers. UCG is a business to business information publisher in the financial, healthcare, and telecom data and information industries.
  • Represented M&Q Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of Capital Partners Private Equity Income Funds II, LP, in its acquisition and financing of the assets and operations of Outlook Group Corp., a leading provider of custom packaging solutions primarily for the food and beverage, consumer products and medical end markets.
  • Represented American Leather Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Capital Partners Private Equity Income Fund II, LP, in its acquisition of LEE Industries, a maker of innovatively styled, high-quality home furnishings in Conover, North Carolina.
  • Represented a market leader of advanced television solutions that creates, serves, and measures advertising products in connected and smart TVs and over-the-top devices in a preferred equity financing.
  • Represented Return Path, Inc. in the sale of its Email Fraud Protection Business to Proofpoint, Inc. (price undisclosed).  Return Path is a leading data solutions provider that helps companies promote and protect their brand through their email optimization and consumer insight technology.
  • Represented L Catterton in connection with a significant investment in Velvet Taco.  Velvet Taco is a fast-growing restaurant concept serving a diverse taco-based menu in a fast, but fun and casual, setting.  Velvet Taco currently has restaurants in Dallas, Fort Worth, Chicago and Houston.
  • Represented L Catterton and its portfolio company Aquasana, in connection with the sale of Aquasana to A.O. Smith Corp for $87 million in cash.  Based in Texas, Aquasana is a leader in the direct-to-consumer residential water treatment portion of the water treatment industry.
  • Represented Dubin Clark & Company, Inc. in its recapitalization of Powerhouse Maintenance, Inc. and related entities, Orange Industries LLC and PAM Sweeping Corp. Powerhouse specializes in the maintenance and repair of commercial parking lots and related areas for property managers and owners of predominantly commercial and industrial facilities, apartment complexes, strip malls and retail shopping centers.
  • Represented RFE Investment Partners and its portfolio company HTI Technology and Industries, Inc. in connection with the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Klauber Machine & Gear Co., a Pacific, Missouri-based manufacturer of fractional horsepower gearmotors and gear products.
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