Pepper Hamilton today announced results of the deals closed during the fourth quarter, ending December 31, 2017. The firm advised on more than 18 deals, with combined transaction values over $2.1 billion, including cross-border deals in Ireland and Canada.
Partners provided counsel to organizations across a variety of industries, including health care, life sciences, airlines and aviation, telecommunications, manufacturing, consumer products and retail, software and more.
“Deal execution remained strong in the fourth quarter, further proving our commitment to deep market knowledge and superior client service,” said Brian Katz, chair of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Pepper Hamilton. “Delivering exceptional service to our clients has always been a top priority, and we pride ourselves on providing innovative and effective solutions for today’s marketplace. Our Q4 results are a testament to this commitment. We have hit the ground running in the new year, and have a number of deals closed or in the pipeline for Q1 already.”
Highlights of the Q4 transactions include:
The Campbell Soup Company acquisition of Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc. Lead partner – Solomon Hunter, Jr.
Star2Star Communications LLC’s merger with Blue Face Limited. Lead partner – Christopher S. Miller
Groupe Solmax, Inc.’s stock purchase of GSE Environmental, Inc. Lead partner – James D. Epstein
LSC Communications US, LLC’s stock purchase of Clark Holdings Inc. Lead partner – James D. Rosener
Argentum Capital Partners III, LP’s stock purchase of Flightdocs II, LLC. Lead partner – P. Thao Le
Lesaffre International Corporation’s stock purchase of Envera LLC. Lead partner – Julia D. Corelli
Williams Sound, LLC’s asset purchase of Pointmaker Industries, LLC. Lead partner – Christopher S. Miller
Five Arrows Capital Partners’ acquisition of Pediatric Therapy Services, LLC (The Stepping Stones Group). Lead partner – James D. Epstein
PeopleNet Acquisition Inc.’s (an affiliate of Insight Venture Partners and Bullhorn) stock purchase of PeopleNet Corporation. Lead partner – James D. Rosener
VESTA Modular’s acquisition of Touax Modular Buildings USA, LLC. Lead partner – Matthew M. Greenberg
Sunstone Partners Management LLC’s stock purchase of ProgenyHealth, Inc. Lead partner – Christopher S. Miller