GTCR’s artnership with Charles A. Nicolais to form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented GTCR, which announced on February 1, 2017, that it has entered into a partnership with Charles A. Nicolais to form Ceba-Tech Specialty Solutions, Inc. The new company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, will focus on acquiring companies and assets in the specialty chemicals, materials and ingredients industry as part of […]

Morgan Stanley’s US$7 Billion Senior Notes Offering

Sidley has advised the underwriters, led by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, in connection with Morgan Stanley’s SEC-registered global offering of US$7 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes. The three-tranche offering was comprised of US$1.75 billion of floating rate senior notes due 2022, US$3 billion of 3.625% fixed rate senior notes due 2027 and […]

Riverside Company’s acquisition of Eirene, Inc., a provider of a cloud-based SaaS software for dental practices

The Riverside Company has bolstered its ProSites platform with the addition of Eirene, Inc. (dba PracticeMojo), a provider of a cloud-based SaaS software for dental practices. No financial terms were disclosed. ProSites offers custom website design, search engine marketing, social media management, and pay-per-click solutions to over 14,000 dental, medical and professional practices. PracticeMojo’s software […]

Shore Capital Partners’s acquisition of a minority stake in Argentum Medical, LLC and certain assets of Cura Surgical, Inc.

Shore Capital Partners has announced that it has completed a growth investment in Argentum Medical, LLC and certain assets of Cura Surgical, Inc. Founded in 2001 and located in Geneva, IL, Argentum manufactures and sells innovative wound care products across a wide number of clinical applications, including the Silverlon® brand, its rapidly-growing, proprietary range of […]

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s $50.4 Million Public Offering of Common Shares

Hogan Lovells is representing Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative transdermal synthetic cannabinoid treatments, in a public offering worth approximately US$50.4 million. The offering of 2.8 million shares of its common stock at a price of US$18.00 per share is subject to customary closing conditions. Proceeds […]

Coty Inc.’s $600 Million acquisition of 60% Interest in Younique LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Younique LLC, a leading online peer-to-peer social selling platform in beauty, in its sale of a 60 percent stake to Coty Inc. (NYSE: COTY) for approximately $600 million, valuing Younique at $1 billion. The transaction closed on Feb. 1. In this new partnership, Younique’s founders continue to own the remaining […]

Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC’s growth capital investment in Currency Capital, LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Lovell Minnick Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm specializing in financial services and related business services, on its growth capital investment in Currency Capital, LLC and certain related entities. Currency Capital, headquartered in Los Angeles, is a leading online equipment financing exchange, serving owners of small and medium-sized companies. […]

Nordson Corporation’s acquisition of Plas-Pak Industries, Inc.

Nordson Corporation has acquired Plas-Pak Industries, Inc., a Norwich, Connecticut designer and manufacturer of injection molded, single-use plastic dispensing and packaging products including two-component (2K) cartridges for industrial and commercial do-it-yourself (DIY) adhesives, dial-a-dose calibrated syringes for veterinary and animal health applications, and specialty syringes for pesticide, dental and other markets. Terms of the deal […]

Banco Cuscatlán’s $100 Million Securitization

Arias, Hogan Lovells, Consortium Legal and Mayer Brown have advised on the transaction Banco Cuscatlán in El Salvador has created and Sponsored a new diversified payment rights securitization program (DPR). Titularizadora de DPRs Limited, a special purpose vehicle organized in the Cayman Islands, borrowed US$100 million of Series 2016-1 Loans. Credit Suisse was the sole […]

McKesson Corporation’s $1.1 Billion Acquisition of CoverMyMeds, LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised CoverMyMeds, LLC, one of the fastest growing healthcare technology companies in the U.S., on its sale to McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), a healthcare services and information technology company, for approximately $1.1 billion plus contingent consideration of up to $0.3 billion. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory review, […]

Home Point Financial’s $211 Million Acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Home Point Financial Corporation, a national multi-channel mortgage originator and servicer, on its acquisition of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: SGM), a leading, publicly traded, mortgage company, for approximately $211 million. The transaction is subject to certain customary closing conditions and is expected to close by the end of the second […]