Jason R. Boyea

Jason R. Boyea

Jason R. Boyea
Partner

jboyea@fdh.com
T: (203) 325-5076 - F: (203) 325-5001
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Jason Boyea’s practice involves representation of clients in a wide range of corporate transactions, including domestic and international private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, going private transactions and public offerings. Mr. Boyea also advises clients on general corporate and securities laws matters. Below are some representative transactions and matters that Mr. Boyea has advised clients on:

Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Concurrent leveraged acquisition of two separately owned companies in the same industry
  • Global restructuring and financing of an electric motor development company    
  • Preferred stock investment in a restaurant chain in China
  • Various leveraged acquisitions by fundless sponsors
  • Various investments by Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)

Public Companies/Public Offerings

  • Divestiture of a global business division by a public life sciences company
  • Preferred stock PIPE offering for a public healthcare company

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Leveraged acquisition of an industrial company with manufacturing facilities in Mexico
  • Sale of an overseas mobile phone content provider to an Italian public company

Company Representation

  • Restructuring and recapitalization of a highly regulated service provider
  • General corporate representation of several small and mid-size private companies, including assistance with divisions recapitalizing, succession planning and strategic acquisitions and diverstitures

Mr. Boyea joined Finn Dixon & Herling initially as a first year summer associate in 2000 and became a partner in 2009.

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Recognized by Chambers and Partners as a Leader in the field of Corporate/M&A each of the years 2014-2018.

Recognized in the 2014 Fairfield County Business Journal's 40 Under 40 List. The 40 Under 40 List recognizes 40 of the best, brightest and most promising business people in Fairfield County who are under the age of 40.

Recognized as one of the "New Leaders in the Law" in Connecticut (2012).  Recipients of the award are under 40 years of age and demonstrate professional achievements that distinguish them from their peers.

Recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star in Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, 2009-2017 (view the selection criteria)

Co-authored the chapter titled “Purchases and Sales of Business Entities” in A Practical Guide to Organizing a Business in Connecticut, MCLE New England, 2013. Click here for more information regarding the publication.

Mr. Boyea has authored an international private equity article titled "Alpha and Beta Forces Shaping Today's Foreign Private Equity Deals" which is featured in Inside the Minds: Strategies for International Private Equity Transactions, Aspatore Books, 2012.  Mr. Boyea is among 5 other leading international transaction lawyers selected to contribute to the publication.  Click here to read the chapter.   

Private Equity 2011 - Caveat Investor:  What To Consider And What To Watch Out For When Investing Additional Capital Into A Portfolio Company.  Click here to read article.

Private Equity in 2009 – 9 tips for protecting your investment, your rights and your designated directors, Deal Lawyers, Vol. 3, No. 3, May-June 2009. Click here to read article.

No Easy Way Out? Periodic Reports May be Required for Deregistered Securities, Business Law Today, Volume 13, Number 6

Panelist, Managing the Lifecycle of a Private Equity Investment for the Private Investor, Stamford Marriott Business Conference

Representative Speaker for United States Private Equity Legal Practice at Global PE Issues-India Focus Conference hosted by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce at the Hotel Taj President, Mumbai, India.

"Getting Started: Conceiving and Launching a Venture in Today's Economy." Perspectives on Venture Capital Forum presented by the Yale Entrepreneurial Society and the Yale School of Management Entrepreneurship Club.

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Fairfield University, B.S., 1998, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Sigma Nu

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2002
  • New York, 2002

Associations and Memberships

Executive member and Vice President of the Fairfield University Alumni Association Board of Directors

Executive Legal Sponsor of the Connecticut Chapter of The CFO Alliance (2010 and 2011).

Connecticut Bar Association

American Bar Association
Business Law Committee on Legal Opinions of the American Bar Association