Dennis Cassell

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, Book Review Editor, Houston Law Review

B.S., Business Administration, Colorado State University

Bar Admissions

Texas

Profile

As a member of the Business Transactions Section and Mergers and Acquisition Practice Group at Haynes and Boone, Dennis Cassell has extensive experience assisting a broad spectrum of both domestic and international clients with complex business transactions. His practice focuses primarily on negotiated and hostile mergers and acquisitions, business divestitures and the restructuring of business organizations in both public and private transactions. Dennis is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Representative Transactions 

  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the assets of Keywell L.L.C. 
  • CD Listening Bar, Inc., d/b/a Super D in its purchase of the shares of Alliance Entertainment Holding Corporation 
  • Allegiance Crane & Equipment, LLC in its acquisition of the assets of USA Mobile Crane, LLC. 
  • Frigelar Comercio e Distribuicao S/A, a Brazilian entity, in its inbound acquisition of the assets of Jovan Corporation d/b/a Johnstone Supply. 
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its bankruptcy acquisition of the assets of Gulfstream Crane, LLC. 
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the stock of Ace Asphalt of Arizona, Inc. 
  • Altec Lansing LLC in its Australian acquisition of the assets of Avega Systems, Inc. 
  • Altec Lansing LLC in its bankruptcy acquisition of the assets of Vestalife, LLC. 
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the Altec Lansing division of Plantronics, Inc. 
  • Trilogy, Inc. in its acquisition by tender offer of Versata, Inc., a publicly held computer software company. 
  • Trilogy, Inc. in its acquisition of Artemis International Solutions, Inc., a publicly held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Nextance, Inc., a privately held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Gensym Corporation, a publicly held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Clear Technology, Inc., a privately held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Evolutionary Technologies International, Inc., a privately held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Tenfold Corporation, a publicly held computer software company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Nuvo Network Management, Inc., a publicly held Canadian computer services company. 
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Ecora Software Corporation, a privately held computer software company. 
  • Consolidated Restaurant Companies, Inc., a restaurant holding company owning El Chico, Cantina Laredo, III Forks, Silver Fox, Cool River Café, Good Eats and Lucky’s, in the reorganization of its ownership structure and related financing transactions.

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions and Committee on Corporate Governance)
  • Dallas Bar Association

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