Representative Transactions

Corporate Divestiture of Health Care Business Unit

In March 2011, Kegler Brown represented a publicly traded, global medical technology company in its sale of an instrument management and repair business to a private equity fund. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Stock Purchase of Managed Care Organization

The lawyers at Kegler Brown represented a national claims and risk management service provider in its acquisition of an Ohio-based managed care organization. The transaction was completed in January 2011 and financial terms were not disclosed.

Divestiture of Medical Products Business Unit for Public Company

The transactional practice at Kegler Brown represented a publicly traded, global medical technology company its corporate divestiture of one of its business units to a strategic buyer. Financial terms of the November 2010 transaction were not disclosed.

Acquisition of Workers’ Compensation Third Party Administrator

Our firm represented a national claims and risk management service provider in its acquisition of a licensed third party administrator that represents employers in all issues related to workers’ compensation claims administration. Financial terms of the October 2010 transaction were not disclosed.

Reorganization and Spin-Off of Construction Company

Kegler Brown represented a provider of comprehensive construction and site management, development and environmental remediation services in connection with its reorganization and a spin-off of one of its operating divisions. Financial terms were not disclosed in the June 2010 transaction.

$225 Million Stock Purchase in Health Care Industry

The attorneys at Kegler Brown advised a publicly traded, global medical technology company in connection with its May 2010 stock purchase bid for a leading innovator in clinically differentiated needleless access connectors and administration sets that deliver intravenous medication to patients.

Divestiture of Medical Product Business Unit to East Coast Private Equity Firm

In September 2008, the Kegler Brown M+A team represented a publicly-traded global healthcare company in the sale of its orthopedic product manufacturing business unit an east coast private equity firm.

Sale of Health Care Business Unit to Chicago PE Firm

Lawyers at Kegler Brown represented a publicly-traded global healthcare company in its sale of several of its business units focused on the enteral feeding, vascular access, catheter location device and surgical protection systems markets. The corporate divestitures closed in August 2008.

Equity Sale, Debt Recapitalization and Reorganization of Food Service Company

In February 2008, Kegler Brown represented Michael’s Finer Meats and Seafoods Inc. (“Michael’s), a leading purveyor of premium meat and seafood products, in its equity sale, debt recapitalization and reorganization transaction sponsored by Sorenson Capital, a private equity firm focused on providing small- to middle-market buyouts and investments. Sorenson Capital became a significant investment partner in Michael’s as a result of the transaction. Terms of Sorenson Capital’s investment were not disclosed. Founded in 1962, Michael’s has established itself as a prominent provider of quality meats - beef, seafood and poultry - for high-end restaurants, hotels, resorts, country clubs, casinos and caterers in Ohio and other states throughout the U.S. Sorenson Capital is a private equity fund that provides small- to middle-market buyout and growth equity investments, with a particular focus on opportunities in selected states in the western U.S. Sorenson Capital is managed and controlled by West Rim Capital; both are headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Private Equity Investment, Recapitalization and Reorganization of Video Production Business

Kegler Brown represented an Ohio-based private equity firm in January 2008 in its equity investment and acquisition of the business assets of a regional supplier of pro-audio, lighting, staging and video production services, sales, and installation.

Article 9 Asset Acquisition of Craft Company

Kegler Brown represented a private equity firm in its sponsored Article 9 asset acquisition of two distressed businesses in the gift and stationery, children’s craft and paper crafts industries.

Acquisition of Nuclear Pharmacy Business

Our M+A lawyers represented a publicly-traded, global healthcare company in its acquisition of a nuclear pharmacy business with multiple locations and cyclotrons throughout the Southwest.

Venture Capital Investment in Recruiting and Job Placement Business

The lawyers at Kegler Brown advised a group of venture capital investors in connection with early-stage equity investments in a digital staffing company. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Public Company Acquisition of Health Care Logistics Business

Kegler Brown represented a publicly traded, global health care company in connection with its acquisition of a shipping and freight management services business that services the health care industry. Financial terms of the 2010 transaction were not disclosed.

Portfolio Company Sale for Private Equity Firm to Iowa Manufacturing Company

Our lawyers represented a Midwest-based private equity firm in its sale of one of its portfolio companies to a strategic buyer based in Iowa.

Strategic Acquisition of New York Advertising Agency

Kegler Brown represented Resource Ventures, Ltd. (d/b/a Resource) in the acquisition of Ammirati, a New York-based advertising agency. Resource is a digital marketing agency based in Columbus, Ohio. Ammirati, which was founded in 2002, most recently worked with Jerry Seinfeld on the web series "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee," and launched a new ad campaign for beer client Labatt during the Super Bowl. In addition, the firm works with Coca-Cola (Fuze, Vitaminwater, Gold Peak Tea), Seagram's, Nintendo, Pirate's Booty, Remy Cointreau, Schwinn and Sweet'N Low. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sale of Private School

In 2009, the transactional practice team represented a leading private pre-school operator (with 13 central Ohio locations) to a publicly traded, strategic buyer.

Canadian Acquisition of Chemical Distribution Business

Kegler Brown advised an Ontario-based coating technology business in its acquisition of a U.S.-based specialty chemical distribution company focused on paints, coating, adhesives and inks.