Acquisition of Pride Plating, Inc.
Represented Trive Capital in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Valence Surface Technologies, of Pride Plating, Inc., a metal finishing company based in Oklahoma.
Acquisition of Strata Worldwide Holdings
Represented Wingate Partners in its acquisition of Strata Products Worldwide, LLC and Strata Proximity Systems, LLC.
Acquisition of Fineblanking Company
Represented Wingate Partners in its acquisition of MPI Products Holdings, a Michigan-based company that designs and manufactures fineblanking based components and assemblies.
$400 Million Credit Facility
Represented E&P company focused on Marcellus Shale in connection with $400 million senior secured second lien credit facility.
Acquisition of AGM Automotive by Trive Capital
Represented Trive Capital, LLC in its acquisition of AGM Automotive, Inc., a global supplier of interior components and systems to the automotive marketplace based out of Michigan.
Sale of Finnish Subsidiary of Flowserve Corporation
Represented Flowserve Corporation as U.S. counsel in the sale of its subsidiary, Naval Oy, to the Finnish valve manufacturer, Vexve Oy, in a transaction that included the sale of its all-welded ball valve product line, a manufacturing facility located in Laitila, Finland and a service and support center located in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Acquisition of NPG Holding, Inc. by an Affiliate of Rock-Tenn Company
Represented NPG Holding, Inc. in its acquisition by an affiliate of Rock-Tenn Company.
Innovative Mag-Drive, LLC Acquisition
Represented Flowserve US Inc. in its acquisition of Innovative Mag-Drive, LLC d/b/a Innomag, a manufacturer of advanced sealless magnetic drive centrifugal pumps.
Chief Oil Marcellus Shale Acquisition
Represented Chief Oil & Gas and its working interest partners, Enerplus Resources (USA) and Tug Hill Marcellus, in its acquisition of MKR Holdings LLC from a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation for about $500 million.
Strategic Acquisition of Data Services Company
Represented one of the nation's largest background screening providers in the strategic acquisition of a data collection services company.
Acquisition of PromoWorks Assets
Represented CROSSMARK Inc. in its acquisition of all of the assets of PromoWorks, a leading shopper engagement firm.
Sale of Assets to Sunbelt Rentals
Represented Shamrock Equipment Rentals, an energy-related business renting into the oil and gas industries, in its sale of the business and assets to Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. for a cash consideration of $24 million.
Acquisition of Metal Finishing Companies
Represented a private equity client in its acquisition of three metal finishing companies based out of California.
Equity Rollover Transaction
Represent U.S. sellers in an equity rollover transaction in which a U.S. private equity firm acquired a controlling interest in the target U.S. and Canadian businesses.
Acquisition of MagneCote Business
Represented Nekoosa Coated Products, LLC in its acquisition by an affiliate of the MagneCote business, which manufactures and converts magnetic paper. The MagneCote business was owned by MagnetNotes, Ltd.
Movie Theater Merger
Represented Movie Tavern, Inc. in its merger with and into a subsidiary of VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC.
Acquisition of Marketing Werks, Inc.
Represented CROSSMARK, Inc., a leading consumer goods sales and marketing services company, in its acquisition of Marketing Werks Inc., the largest independent consumer-engagement company in the country.
Harland Clarke Corp. Acquisition of NCP Solutions LLC
Represented Harland Clarke Corp in its acquisition of NCP Solutions LLC, the nation’s largest payment coupon-book provider to the financial services industry.
The Curotto-Can, Inc. Sale Transaction
Represented The Curotto-Can, Inc. in its stock sale to The Heil Co. d/b/a Environmental Solutions Group. The Curotto-Can, Inc. is known for its automated carry can that mounts to the forks of a commercial front loader, converting the unit to an automated front loader.
Acquisition of IGI Corp. and its Subsidiaries by Nekoosa Coated Products, LLC, a Wingate Partners Portfolio Company
Represented Wingate Partners in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Nekoosa Coated Products, LLC, of IGI Corp., parent of RTape Corp. and CET Films Corp., New Jersey-based manufacturers of specialty pressure-sensitive application tapes and extruded films used in the graphic arts industry.
Huron Inc. Sale Transaction
Represented SunTx Capital Partners in its sale of Huron Inc., an automotive industry part manufacturer that is a leading supplier of critical engine and transmission components and assemblies.
Acquisition of Assets of EP-Team, Inc. by Affiliates of BNSF Logistics, LLC
Represented BNSF Logistics International, Inc. in its acquisition of EP-Team, Inc., a privately held global logistics project cargo provider.
Acquisition of Stock and Assets of Albacor Shipping Inc. (Canada) by Affiliates of BNSF Logistics, LLC
Represented BNSF Logistics, LLC in its acquisition by affiliates of Albacor Shipping Inc., a Canada-based international global project and general cargo provider with locations across North America, Europe and Russia.
Sale of Majority Stake in CROSSMARK Holdings, Inc.
Represented CROSSMARK Holdings, Inc. in transaction which facilitated a majority investment by an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, LLC.
Acquisition of Nekoosa Coated Products by Wingate Partners
Advised Wingate Partners in the purchase of all of the equity interest in Wisconsin-based specialty paper manufacturer Nekoosa Coated Products.
Argo Data Res. Corp. v. Shagrithaya, 380 S.W.3d 249 (Tex. App.—Dallas Aug. 29, 2012, pet. denied)
Obtained reversal and rendition of take-nothing judgment in favor of corporate client on appeal of alleged shareholder oppression claim in which trial court had ordered that corporation be caused to issue an $85 million dividend.
Purchase, Contribution and Redemption Agreement
Represented sellers in the sale ownership in Curves International, Inc. and Curves for Women II, L.C. to Curves International Holdings, Inc. and NCP-CW Corp., respectively. Curves is the largest fitness club franchise in the world.
Stock Purchase Agreement
Represented Hitachi Consulting Corporation in the purchase of all of the stock of PRIZIM, Inc.
Membership Interest Purchase Agreement
Represented Port-A-Cool, LLC in the sale of all of its membership interests for $80 million to Walter Meier Corp., a subsidiary of Walter Meier AG. Port-A-Cool, LLC is the leader in evaporative cooling in the United States.
Acquisition of Skagen Designs, Ltd.
Assisted Fossil, Inc. in its agreement to acquire Skagen Designs, Ltd. and certain of its international affiliates for approximately $232 million in cash and 150,000 shares of Fossil common stock. The acquisition closed April 2, 2012.
Sale of the Stock of ICS Holding Corp., Parent of Industrial Container Services, LLC
Represented Wingate Partners and ICS Holding Corp. (ICS) in the sale of all of ICS' stock to Aurora Capital Group.
Acquisition of a Steel Wire Manufacturer by a Private Equity Client
Represented North Texas-based private equity client in its acquisition of a steel wire manufacturer.
United Rentals Northwest, Inc. Acquisition of Gulfstar Rental Solutions, LP
Represented United Rentals Northwest, Inc. in its purchase of substantially all of the assets of Gulfstar Rental Solutions, LP.
CapStar Commercial Real Estate Services, Ltd. sale to Cassidy Turley, Inc.
Represented CapStar Commercial Real Estate Services, Ltd. in the sale of all of its assets to Cassidy Turley, Inc.
Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. in its Acquisition of Software Companies
Represented Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. in its acquisition of Parsam Technologies, LLC, a financial services application software company, and SRC Software Private Limited, and an application development services company.
Renwood Acquisitions, LLC Acquisition of Assets of Heckethorn Manufacturing Co., LLC
Represented Rosewood Investments, Inc. in its purchase of assets from Heckethorn Manufacturing Co., LLC.
CARBO Ceramics, Inc. in its Acquisition of BBL Falcon Industries, Ltd.
Represented CARBO Ceramics, Inc. in its acquisition of BBL Falcon Industries, Ltd., a leading supplier of spill prevention and containment systems for the oil and gas industry.
Agreement and Plan of Merger Between Applied Research Associates, Inc., et. al. and Geo-Marine, Inc., et. al.
Represented Geo-Marine, Inc. in the sale of the company to Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Ben E. Keith Company Acquisiton of Assets of Winn Meat Company, L.P.
Represented Winn Meat Company, L.P. in the sale of assets to Ben E. Keith Company.
Acquisition of Assets of Payments Nation
Represented Viewpointe Archive Services in its purchase of assets from Payments Nation.
Representation of Boards of Directors in Acquisition of Energy Company
Represented the Boards of Directors of both Hassie Hunt Exploration Company and Hassie Hunt Production Company in connection with the $4.5 billion acquisition of Hunt Petroleum Corporation and the Hassie Hunt Companies by Ft. Worth-based XTO Energy.
Wingate Partners IV, L.P. Acquisition of Sunrise Oilfield Supply, Inc.
Represented Wingate Partners in its purchase of stock of Sunrise Oilfield Supply, Inc.
Asset Purchase Agreement
Represented United Rentals, Inc. in its purchase of assets from HSS RentX, Inc.
Represented Trinity Contractors, Inc. in its Acquisition by Group Maintenance America Corp.
Represented Trinity Contractors, Inc., a $100 million full-service mechanical and electrical contracting firm headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas it its acquisition by Group Maintenance America Corp. Trinity provides a broad range of engineering, construction, preventive maintenance and other on-site mechanical and electrical services to industrial, institutional and commercial customers throughout the southern United States.
Shagitahya v. Martin and ARGO
Defense of claims of minority shareholder oppression and request for dividend from company to all shareholders.
Special Transaction Committee - Texas Genco Holdings, Inc.
The Special Transaction Committee of the Board of Directors of Texas Genco Holdings, Inc. in connection with the sale of the publicly-held interests in Texas Genco to GC Power Acquisition LLC, an entity owned by investment funds affiliated with The Blackstone Group, Hellman & Friedman LLC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Texas Pacific Group.