Acquisition Finance

John Ventola, Kevin Simard, Lyman Bullard, Jim Kane, Andy Hickey
Pete Palladino, Doug Gooding

Blue Chip Clients    

Bank of America
Brown Brothers Harriman
Falcon Mezzanine Partners
G.A. Capital
Gordon Brothers   
John Hancock
JPMorgan Chase
Liberty Mutual
MassMutual (Babson)
NewStar Financial
PNC Bank   
RBS Citizens, NA
Sovereign Bank
TD Bank
The Hartford
Webster Bank
Wells Fargo

Preeminent Private Equity Clients

Represented preeminent private equity firms in acquisitions and financings, including:

Altaris Capital Partners
Avista Capital
BV Investment Partners
Heritage Partners   
Intervale Capital
Mainsail Partners
Polaris Ventures
Riverside Partners   
Summit Partners
Spectrum Equity
Symmetric Capital
Windjammer Capital


Acquisition Finance

"an assembly of very practical and reasonable attorneys who can handle everything – you can’t go wrong with them … they offer their clients a real partnership and have fantastic industry expertise"

Chambers USA

Leader in Sophisticated Acquisition Financing

Represent leading national and international financial institutions, acquirors and sellers in full range of acquisition financings.

Transaction Powerhouse

Merger and acquisitions with proceeds over $55 billion.


Financial transactions across US and in 27 foreign countries.

Bench Strength

Over 25 lawyers representing major financial institutions in complex transactions.  Lawyers throughout practice areas consistently receive national recognition for excellence.  Named “Go-to Firm” in M&A by Corporate Counsel.

Complex Transactions

Highly experienced in complex acquisition financings:

  • $300 million working capital/dealer agreement acquisition facility for security alarm monitoring company.
  • $300 million 144A private placement of secured mortgage notes followed by registered exchange offer.
  • $250 million 144A private placement of secured mortgage notes followed by registered exchange offer (acquisition of Lenzie Generating Station).
  • $210 million 144A private placement of secured mortgage notes followed by registered exchange offer (acquisition of Silverhawk Generating Facility).
  • $120 million senior debt financing of acquisition of sports team.
  • $115 million working capital/acquisition facility for national toy retailer.
  • $84 million acquisition of cable television, internet and telephone company.
  • $77 million acquisition of electronic payment software company.
  • $77 million acquisition involving supplier of electrical equipment.


Experts in wide range of industry financings, including in energy, healthcare, media, retail, sports and technology.

Preeminent Private Equity Buyout Practice

Preeminent private equity firms in buyouts and related acquisition financings:

Advent International
Altaris Capital Partners            
Avista Capital
BV Investment Partners
Heritage Partners
Highland Capital

JMH Capital
Mainsail Partners
Polaris Ventures
Riverside Partners
Summit Partners
Spectrum Equity



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