PRIVATE EQUITY and VENTURE CAPITAL

  • Represented a PCS entrepreneur joint venture with a major cellular carrier to buy, build and operate a cellular company across the country with initial debt and equity capital of close to $500 million.
  • Represented a private equity fund and management group purchase of minor league professional baseball teams in Texas, Missouri and New Jersey.
  • Represented the purchaser of a leading novelty consumer products company after significant debt restructure and other workouts and equity infusion.
  • Acted as an expert witness in a venture capital case involving the standard of care of a lawyer representing an entity seeking private equity funds.
  • Represented a private equity fund making several mezzanine loans and workouts totaling $150 million.
  • Represented a private equity funds and management team in a rollup of cellular licenses in the southeast in multiple acquisitions worth several hundred million dollars and then an ultimate sale to a public company for close to $900 million.
  • Represented a New York-based venture capital fund investing in a large mobile telephone retail store chain.
  • Represented a startup CLEC in New York growing its business and receiving a private equity infusion of more than $40 million with partial and full redemptions of certain stockholders.
  • Represented a management team in Texas in a management buyout of a division of a public company concentrating in the development of VoIP software, as well as raise several rounds of equity financing.
  • Represented a radio station operator in Chicago buying several properties in the Midwest and receiving private equity and debt financing for more than $50 million.
  • Represented a Texas-based residential service software company receiving multiple rounds of private debt and equity financing.
  • Represented a venture capital fund making several investments in early stage software, biotech and telecommunication service companies.
  • Represented a private venture fund in the acquisition of stock of a high tech manufacturing business, including negotiation of employment agreements, option plans and other incentive arrangements for retained executive management.
  • Represented the owner of a nationally recognized retail specialty stores in issuance of a newly created series of preferred stock to venture capital investors for $2 million.
  • Represented a biotech company in negotiations with venture capital firms resulting in the issuance of $1.5 million of preferred stock and $1 million of senior subordinated debentures and warrants.