Kegler Brown is a founding member of the OhioPE organization, a Columbus-based collection of private equity and corporate transaction professionals seeking to drive growth for emerging businesses in central Ohio. With a renowned tech sector featuring a world-class technology incubator, TechColumbus, central Ohio has become a breeding ground for the kind of innovation that attracts talent from across the country and investment from private investors and venture funds alike. To this organization, Kegler Brown brings a wealth of mid-market transactional experience and expertise, and its working relationships with capital providers, including angel investors, private equity firms, venture funds, mezzanine funds and commercial banks.
Todd Kegler, chair of the firm's respected transactional practice, serves as a board member of the organization. Other founding sponsors include GBQ, central Ohio’s largest independent accounting and consulting firm, and Lockton, the world's largest, privately owned, independent insurance broker.