Tannenbaum, Fred

General

  • An Oregon-based manufacturer of photo voltaic inverters merger into a public company for up to $90 million.
  • Purchase of leading novelty consumer products company after significant debt restructure and other work-outs and equity infusion.
  • A private equity fund purchase of a manufacturer of specialty adhesive products for mid eight figures.
  • A private equity fund make several mezzanine loans and work-outs totaling $150 million.
  • A sale of a manufacturer of tire pressure gauges for mid-eight figures.
  • Telecommunications

  • Leading regional wireless telecommunications carrier receives private equity financing for a leveraged recapitalization over $250 million.
  • Private equity funds and management team in a roll-up 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.
  • Sale of a wireless tower portfolio for over $150 million.
  • Sale of a CLEC in the Mid-Atlantic region for more than $120 million.
  • 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.
  • A start-up CLEC in New York grow its business and receive a private equity infusion of more than $40 million with partial and full redemptions of certain stockholders. Ultimate sale to a strategic partner for over $120 million.
  • A communications tower owner attempt to sell and ultimately recapitalize its operations in 17 states.
  • A leading wireless carrier in the upper Midwest sale and leaseback of its large portfolio of towers.
  • A leading wireless and ILEC provider receiving a mid-eight-figure preferred equity infusion and tender for some stockholders.
  • A large tower operating purchase of numerous collocation agreements and master lease of nearly 1,000-tower portfolio throughout the United States.
  • Service on the board of directors of a large regional wireless and landline company in the upper Midwest.
  • Service on the board of directors of a leading hosting company for texting, VOLTE and VoWiFi providers.
  • Media and Entertainment

  • A radio station operator in Chicago buy several properties in the Midwest and receive private equity and debt financing for more than $50 million.
  • An outdoor advertising company sell its operations in California, Nevada, and Illinois for $30 million.
  • A leading SaaS-based music licensing and consulting company raising various rounds of financing and then undergoing various creditor-protection avenues.
  • A leading nationwide golf course owner purchase of several golf courses across the country and entering into various management agreements.
  • A private equity fund and management group purchase of minor-league professional baseball teams in Texas, Missouri and New Jersey.
  • Two theatrical producers (including a multiple Tony Award winner) created a closed-end fund for the production of several Broadway plays and events.
  • Technology and Venture Capital

  • A venture-backed manufacturer of PV inverters in Oregon sale to a public company for up to $90 million.
  • An inventor of more than 150 medical device patents structured and negotiated several complex licensing transactions with major medical device manufacturers.
  • Acting as expert witness in a venture capital case involving the standard of care of a lawyer representing an entity seeking private equity funds.
  • A Texas-based residential service software company received multiple rounds of private debt and equity financing, and then sale to a private company.
  • A leading university-based developer of haptic technology raised Series A capital from worldwide strategic investors as well as venture funds.
  • An East Coast-based SEO company raised angel and then Series A capital.
  • Represented several funds in multiple rounds of investments in a leading wellness software developer, as well as serve as general counsel.
  • A fund invested in an A round investment in a Southwest developer of marketing analysis software.
  • An early state medical tourism company developed its disruptive technology and received various rounds of financing, as well as serve as general counsel.
  • Represent a New York-based company through various states of financing as it grows its SEO and its reputation software business, as well as serve as general counsel.
  • An online visa procurement company received various rounds of financing, as well as serve as general counsel.
  • Food and Beverage

  • A private equity fund purchase of two seed manufacturing and distribution businesses in the upper Midwest for $30 million each, and the accelerated sale of one business for many nultiples of old price.
  • A leading branded food company received a venture capital infusion, refinanced bank debt and incentivized management.
  • A leading national food products distribution company purchased separate businesses in New Jersey, Minnesota, Iowa, Georgia, Texas and California and established operations in Canada and Mexico.
  • A rural private equity investment fund made many growth capital investments in agricultural chemical products and seed distribution companies.
  • A Chicago-based consumer branded caramel apple manufacturer obtained Series B financing.
  • A private equity fund purchased for $40 million a Southeastern-based “soil to oil” supply chain manufacturing business with operations throughout the world.
  • A Chicago-based consumer branded gourmet pretzel manufacturer handled many equity, distribution and other strategic transactions.
  • General Counsel and Board Membership

  • Fred acts as day-to-day de facto general counsel for more than 60 companies across the United States ranging in size from start-up to $900 million in revenues and in industries including manufacturing, distribution, food, service, telecom, software and technology. Fred also serves on the boards of directors of several corporations.
  • Fred serves on the boards of directors of a leading regional wireless communications provider, an early stage health and wellness software company, an investment bank and a Southeastern-based telecom service hosting company.