Gould & Ratner recently represented CC Industries in the acquisition of Central Indiana Ethanol (CIE), expanding CC Industries’ portfolio of businesses and introducing a new industry sector for the holding company. Chicago-based CC Industries is the holding company for the Crown Family’s privately-held companies, including: GILLIG, Great Dane Trailers, J.L. Clark, Miracapo Pizza Company, Provisur Technologies, Riverside Rail, Selig, Southern Devall Group and Trail King Industries. CIE is one of the largest producers of grain-based, high quality, specialty alcohols in the U.S.
Brian Gilbert, a Managing Partner and Chair of the Corporate Practice, led a team of lawyers and paralegals across the firm’s practice areas that included Sevan Avakian, James Abney, Rebecca Smart, Heather Basile and Susan Mosteller on the corporate side; Joseph Marzo and Gayle Cosentino assisting with real estate matters; David Michael and Mark Brookstein providing counsel on employment and litigation matters, Karin O’Connell assisting with environmental law matters; David Arnburg on benefits and Steven Gustafson and Ilana Bley on the tax side.
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