Our Practice Groups

International

  • Advised the Government of India in the international offer and sale of $1.1 billion of its majority shareholding in NMDC Limited, the Indian mining group (with Goldman Sachs, Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and others as brokers)
  • Represented Pfleiderer AG, a publicly held German manufacturer of engineered wood products, in the sale of its particleboard, melamine, and HDF/MDF manufacturing facilities in Moncure, NC, to Arauco Panels, Inc.
  • Represented Littlejohn & Co. in its acquisition of Direct ChassisLink, Inc. from the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group
  • Represented Pfleiderer AG in the sale of Pergo, LLC, a leading manufacturer of laminate flooring, to Mohawk Industries, Inc.
  • Represented Pfleiderer Canada, Inc. in the sale of its subsidiary, Uniboard Canada Inc., a manufacturer of melamine, HDF, MDF, and particleboard products, to Kaycan Ltd.
  • Advised the Government of India in the international offer and sale of $585 million of its majority shareholding in  Oil India Ltd. (with Citi, HSBC, and Kotak Securities as brokers)
  • Represented CITIC Capital Partners in connection with the formation of numerous private equity funds targeting investments in China, Japan, and other global jurisdictions
  • Represented ENN Energy Holdings, a leading privately held Chinese alternative energy company, in a US joint venture
  • Represented AGC Networks Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Essar Group, the India-based global conglomerate, in AGC's acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Transcend United Technologies
  • Represented Vitec Group Plc, a UK-based broadcasting systems company, in various strategic acquisitions
  • Represented Gaja Capital Advisors in the formation of Gaja Capital Fund I and Gaja Capital Fund I-B, Mauritius private equity funds investing in companies in India
  • Represented Marathon Data Systems, a field-force automation software and online marketing services company, in its acquisition of Viamente S.r.l., an Italian routing logistics software company
  • Represented Littlejohn & Co., a private equity fund sponsor, in the sale of LVH Holdings Inc., a Canadian coffee production, distribution, and services company to Green Mountain Coffee Toasters (Nasdaq: GMCR) for CDN $915 million
  • Represented Citi Venture Capital International in its partial exit from Pesquera Exalmar S.A., a Peruvian company, as part of that company’s international IPO and Lima Stock Exchange listing
  • Represented FinAccess International, Inc., an international investment advisor, in its sale to an affiliate of Mexican conglomerate Grupo Modello
  • Represented Uniboard USA LLC, an affiliate of Pfleiderer AG, in the sale of certain operations to Paneles Arauco S.A. (Chile)
  • Represented the Essar Group, an Indian multinational conglomerate, in the going-private transaction of its subsidiary, Aegis Communications, Inc.
  • Represented Rediff.com India Limited, an Indian internet portal company (Nasdaq: REDF), in the sale of its subsidiary Valucom, Inc. to publicly traded WorldQuest Networks, Inc.
  • Represented CRIF S.p.A., an Italian financial software and services company, in strategic acquisitions of Cypress Software Systems L.P., Equifax Enabling Technologies, LLC, Southwest FLS Services, Inc., and Aimbridge Indirect Lending LLC
  • Represented Antenna Software, Inc., a mobile device software products and services company, in its acquisition of UK-based Volantis Ltd.
  • Represented Q-Med AB, a Swedish pharmaceutical devices company, in its sale by exclusive license to Oceana Therapeutics LLC
  • Represented Vanco Direct USA, an affiliate of UK-based Vanco Group Plc, in its acquisition of Universal Access Global Holdings Inc. and subsidiaries in a sale under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  • Represented a German company engaged in the coating of steel pipe for the oil and gas industry in the negotiation and documentation of a joint venture in Azerbaijan to develop and operate a manufacturing facility
  • Represented a French company engaged in the coating of steel pipe for the oil and gas industry in the negotiation of a joint venture in Qatar
  • Represented a Spanish company engaged in the oil and gas pipeline service industry in the acquisition of a U.S. company with specialty technology in pipeline services
  • Represented Rediff.com India Limited, an Indian web portal company in its ongoing SEC public reporting and Nasdaq listing matters and acted as general United States counsel
  • Represented a U.S. operator of executive office suites in the negotiation and documentation of acquisitions in Mexico, Brazil, and Chile
  • Represented a U.S. manufacturer of steel pipe in the negotiation of a joint venture in Venezuela
  • Represented a company engaged in the manufacture and sale of hardware for cable communications in the acquisition of a company with operations in the U.S. and Canada