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Representative Experience

  • Represented The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) in the acquisition of the Folgers Coffee business from The Procter & Gamble Company through a Reverse Morris Trust transaction, valued at over $3 billion.
  • Represented Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. in the acquisition of the West Virginia coal operations of INR Energy, LLC, a producer and exporter of high-volatile metallurgical and thermal coal, for $775 million.
  • Represented FML Holdings, Inc. (n/k/a FMSA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FMSA), an affiliate of Fairmount Santrol Inc.), a producer of high-purity sand for a broad range of industrial applications including sand-based proppants for the oil and gas industry, in the sale of a 51% equity interest to ASP FML Holdings, LLC (an affiliate of American Securities Capital Partners, LLC), and a $775 million credit facility in connection therewith.
  • Represented Transtar Holding Company (a Linsalata Capital Partners portfolio company), a distributor of driveline solutions and a supplier of autobody refinishing solutions to the automotive repair industry, in the sale of securities to Speedstar Acquisition Corporation (an affiliate of Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe LLC).
  • Represented The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) in the acquisition of assets of Sara Lee Corporation, a foodservice, coffee and hot beverage business.
  • Represented Mayfran Holdings, Inc., a provider of engineered solutions for scrap and coolant management and material handling, in the sale of stock and equity interests in Mayfran International, Incorporated and Conergics International, LLC (two of its subsidiary companies) to Tsubakimoto Chain Co.
  • Represented Rust-Oleum Corporation (a subsidiary of RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM)) in the acquisition of the prime paint manufacturing and contract packaging business of Synta, Inc.
  • Represented GCA Services Group, Inc., a provider of facility janitorial and custodial services, in a merger transaction with Erie Acquisition Holdings, Inc. (a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group), with GCA Services Group, Inc. as the surviving corporation.
  • Represented Cardinal Health 108, Inc., Cardinal Health P.R. 120, Inc. and Cardinal Health 111, LLC in the acquisition of the supply chain service business for pharmaceutical critical care and fractionated blood products of Novis Pharmaceuticals, LLC. 
  • Represented Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) in the sale of stock of Invacare Supply Group, Inc., a distributor of disposable medical supplies, to AssuraMed, Inc. for $150 million.
  • Represented Flexjet, LLC (the acquisition entity of Flight Options, LLC) in the acquisition of the Flexjet division of Bombardier Corporation.
  • Represented NT Holding Company (a Linsalata Capital Partners portfolio company), a manufacturer and distributor of radiofrequency devices for the treatment of chronic pain conditions, in the sale of securities to St. Jude Medical, Inc.