Representative Transactions

  • Represented Anheuser-Busch, LLC (“AB”) in certain transactional matters, including the acquisition of additional brands, distributorships, other malt beverage suppliers, and swap transactions. Recent transactions include the purchase of a Texas craft beer brewer, a manufacturer of alcoholic seltzer products, and the swap of one of AB’s wholly-owned distributorships located in Kentucky for another distributorship located in several counties in Colorado
  • Represented Anthem Partnership Holding Company, LLC in the sale of shares of subsidiary to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Represented Universal Printing Company in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Henry Wurst Inc.
  • Represented Plumbers Supply Company of St. Louis in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Henry Plumbing Supply Co.
  • Assisted in the merger of two Missouri banks
  • Represented BBB Industries, LLC (automotive parts manufacturer) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of King Kalipers, Inc.
  • Represented manufacturing company in its sale to a private equity firm, which included a rollover of equity to the purchasing entity
  • Represented Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II, LLC in the sale of its stake in Randall Manufacturing LLC
  • Represented Kozeny McCubbin & Katz in its sale to Aldridge Pite, LLP
  • Represented Belden Inc. in acquisition of Gepco brand assets from General Cable
  • Represented Clayton Corporation in the sale of the assets of its foam products division to DAP Products, Inc.
  • Represented Wehrenberg Theatre (theatre chain) in its sale to Marcus Theatres Corporation
  • Represented a publicly traded Fortune 500 company in its divestiture of a manufacturing division of the company
  • Represented SLU Care (academic physician practice) in the sale of its infusion business to SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
  • Assisted Iowa and Missouri-based Anheuser-Busch distributor in its acquisition of another Anheuser-Busch distributor in central Illinois, including obtaining federal and state beverage permits
  • Represented the owners of Quality Pumping, LLC, Alliance Pumping, L.L.C., Metro Materials, Inc. and Spirit Hauling Company in the sale of equity and assets
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of National Pasteurized Eggs, Inc. ($94.7 million)
  • Represented Design Corrugating Company in its sale to Fundiciones Bulaguer
  • Represented Enhanced Medical Services in its acquisition of Vision Systems, Inc.
  • Represented JFJ Eyecare, Ltd. and Eye Surgery Center, Ltd. in their sale to an affiliate of Eyecare Partners, LLC
  • Represented health insurance company in its acquisition and subsequent divestiture of a dental network and analytics company
  • Represented health insurance company in its acquisition of existing Indiana HMO line of business through an endorsement arrangement
  • Represented health insurance company in the asset acquisition of a health insurance brokerage business
  • Represented health insurance company in its asset acquisition of health insurance brokerage business
  • Represented health insurance company in its divestiture of health insurance brokerage business
  • Represented health insurance company it the termination of its joint venture arrangement with a hospital system to offer a specialty product
  • Represented health insurance company of a minority interest in its acquisition in a health care clearinghouse
  • Represented health insurance company in its acquisition of existing Nevada HMO line of business through an endorsement arrangement
  • Represented health insurance company it the divestiture of imaging management holding company
  • Represented New York health insurance company in the acquisition of a New York health insurance company
  • Represented health insurance company in the divestiture of its workers compensation insured and self-funded line of business
  • Represented health insurance holding company in its acquisition of an ownership interest in an urgent care facility management and operating company, in which other ownership interest is held by private equity/venture capital
  • Represented health insurance holding company in its acquisition of ownership interests in health care technology ventures, in which other ownership interests are held by founders and/or private equity/venture capital
  • Represented health insurance holding company in its acquisition of an ownership interest in a joint venture with the founders of an online physician care delivery platform
  • Represented health insurance holding company acquisition of ownership interest in multiple joint ventures across the nation with physician management services company, under which physician practice management services will be provided to a various physician groups and IPAs
  • Represented health insurance holding company in the acquisition of an ownership interest in a joint venture with various hospital systems for maintenance of a health information database
  • Represented health insurance holding company in its acquisition of an ownership interest in a joint venture with various hospital systems for development of a narrow network HMO product
  • Represented national health insurance company in the acquisition of another national health insurance company
  • Represented health insurance holding company in the acquisition of an ownership interest in an HMO joint venture with a state-wide hospital systems for development of a narrow network HMO product
  • Represented Graybar Electric Company, Inc. in its acquisition of Cape Electrical Supply Holdings LLC (distributor of electrical and communications products and services to the commercial industrial, residential, institutional, and utility markets)
  • Represented Better Brands Bevco in its sale to Salute American, LLC
  • Represented Florida Anheuser-Busch distributor in the sale of its craft beer portfolio to multiple purchasers
  • Represented Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II, LLC in its acquisition of a majority stake in Bulk Tank Holdings LLC
  • Represented Anheuser-Busch, LLC in the sale of certain assets to Colorado Eagle, LLC and Colorado Eagle Realty, LLC
  • Represented infrastructure development company in the purchase of minority shareholders for approximately $65 million in a combination of cash and notes
  • Represented Belden Inc. in sale of division of private company
  • Represented fourth largest tool and die manufacturing company in its sale to a private equity firm
  • Represented privately owned charter bus company in its sale to a private equity firm
  • Represented True Fitness Technology, Inc. in its acquisition of Paramount Fitness Corp.
  • Represented Enhanced Medical Services, LLC in acquisition of Star Ophthalmic
  • Represented Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC in acquisition of Virtue Cider
  • Represented Anheuser-Busch, LLC in the purchase of certain assets from Standard Sales Company, L.P.
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Willamette Egg Farms, LLC ($90 million)
  • Represented Cavallo Bus Lines, Inc. in the sale of its equity interests to BCPL, LLC
  • Represented Gateway Commercial, LLC (commercial real estate broker) in sale of Colliers International Saint Louis, LLC
  • Represented Covington Development LLC (commercial real estate developer) in joint venture with Blue Vista Capital Management, LLC
  • Represented The Marketing Alliance, Inc. (distributor of individual life insurance and final service products) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Aspiration Capital Partners – MJ, LLC and ACPMJ Gastonia, LLC  (a child's entertainment center franchise)
  • Represented Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II, LLC in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of DIT-MCO International Corporation
  • Represented Elite Orthopedics, LLC in spin-off of Apollo Surgical Group, LLC
  • Represented insurance, benefits and risk management firm in its equity sale to an industry competitor
  • Represented HBM Holdings Company (private investment company) in its acquisition of Breen Energy Solutions, LLC (provider of acid gas management services to fossil fuel power generation industry) ($5.5 million)
  • Represented J.W. Terrill Inc. (insurance brokerage company) in its sale to Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
  • Represented BBB Industries, LLC (automotive parts manufacturer) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of ATSCO Remanufacturing, Inc.
  • Represented M.S.A. Alliance, LLC (physician practice affiliated with Memorial Hospital) in the sale of its urology medical practice to Urology Consultants, Ltd.
  • Represented JRK Industries LLC in the acquisition of Arrow Box Company of St. Louis, Dutch Realty, LLC and Duchess Realty, LLC
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of MOM Brands Company ($1.15 billion)
  • Represented The Bank of Lawrence County in its merger with Citizens National Bank of Albion
  • Represented Ferrara Bros. Building Materials Corp. in the sale of its equity interests to U.S. Concrete, Inc. ($60 million)
  • Represented Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II, LLC in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of K. Hall Studio Inc.
  • Represented Seaway Plastics Engineering, Inc. (plastic injection molding company) in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Tonka Bay Equity Partners, LLC
  • Represented The Marketing Alliance, Inc. (distributor of individual life insurance and final service products) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Jumping 4 Him, LLC and Jumping 4 Him 2, LLC (a child's entertainment center franchise)
  • Represented HOK Group (architectural firm) in its acquisition of 360 Architects
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of American Blanching Company (peanut butter products)($128 million)
  • Represented Belden Inc. (publicly traded manufacturer of connecting and network products) in its acquisition of Coast Wire & Plastic Tech, LLC
  • Represented BMC Stone, LLC in the purchase of substantially all of the assets of APAC-Missouri, Inc.
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc., in its acquisition of assets relating to the PowerBar business from Nestlé ($135 million)
  • Represented Missouri wine and spirits distributor in the sale of a portion of its equity to a strategic partner, and the simultaneous purchase of the assets of related wine and spirits distributor
  • Represented LDM Group, LLC (medical information company) in its sale to PDR II Purchaser LLC (private equity firm)
  • Represented Castle Contracting, LLC (construction company) in its sale to McCarthy Holdings, Inc. (construction company)
  • Represented Logistics Management Solutions, L.L.C. (non asset-based logistics company) in its sale to Transplace Holdings, Inc. (private equity firm)
  • Represented Banterra Corp. (bank) in its acquisition of Hardin County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Represented Nurses To Go, L.L.C. (home health agency) in its sale to Epic Health Services, Inc.
  • Represented RF Controls, LLC (RFID technology company) in a joint venture sale with Stanley Black & Decker (industrial tools and household hardware manufacturer)
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Michael Foods Group, Inc. (liquid egg, potato and cheese business) ($2.5 billion)
  • Represented Maniforce, LLC (internet and social media marketing) in its acquisition of certain assets of SocialKaty, Inc. (internet and social media marketing)
  • Represented Belden Inc. in its acquisition of ProSoft Technology, Inc. ($105 million)
  • Represented Enhanced Medical Services, LLC (medical device company) in its acquisition of Universal Ophthalmic (seller of ophthalmic equipment)
  • Represented Midland Capital Partners, LLC in its acquisition of certain assets of Froyo Creve Coeur LLC, FroYo Frontenac, LLC, FroYo Manchester, LLC, FroYo StL South County, LLC, and Jason Jan Corporation, Inc. (frozen yogurt restaurants)
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Golden Boy Foods, Ltd. (peanut and other nut butter products business) (CAD $320 million)
  • Represented Duraflame, Inc. (manufacturer of fire logs and fire-related products) in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets and real estate of Timberland Forest Products, Inc. and Timberland Forest Properties of Missouri, L.L.C. (charcoal manufacturer)
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Dymatize Enterprises, LLC (performance nutrition products business) ($380 million)
  • Represented Mississippi Lime Company in its acquisition of certain assets of Huron Lime Company, LLC
  • Represented TSG, LLC (third-party logistics brokerage) in its acquisition of the assets of The Winetasting Network (an online wine sales and distribution company) from 1-800-Flowers.com
  • Represented infrastructure development company in the purchase of a 49% interest in related joint ventures for approximately $10 million
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Dakota Growers, Inc. (pasta products business) ($370 million)
  • Represented HOK Group (architecture firm) in its acquisition of the assets of BBMG Architects
  • Represented Virginia Eagle Distributing Company, LLC (distributor of Anheuser-Busch products) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Tony Guiffre Distributing Co., Inc. d/b/a Guiffre Distributing Company (distributor of Anheuser-Busch products)
  • Represented Maverick Consulting Group, LLC in its sale of certain assets of Warrenton Retirement Center to ClearPath Senior Holdings, LLC
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of Premier Nutrition Corporation (performance nutrition products business) ($180 million)
  • Represented Lindsay P, LLC (acquisition subsidiary) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Lindsay Phillips, Inc. and Lindsay Phillips, LLC (shoe manufacturer)
  • Represented Post Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of certain assets of Hearthside Food Solutions, LLC (granola products business) ($158 million)
  • Represented Federal International, Inc. (waste recycler and broker) in its acquisition of Sustainable Recycling, LLC
  • Represented Doane Marketing Research, Inc. in its acquisition of certain assets of The Context Network, LLC (agricultural market research provider)
  • Represented Northwest Coffee Company in its acquisition of the assets of a Rocky Bay, Inc. (St. Louis-area coffee shop franchise)
  • Represented majority shareholders of Casino Queen, Inc. in the sale of all of its equity to a leveraged Employee Stock Option Plan ($170 million)
  • Represented Belden Inc. in its acquisition of PPC Broadband (manufacturer and developer of connectivity solutions for the broadband service provider market) ($516 million)
  • Represented Belden Inc. in its sale of its Thermax division and Raydex subsidiary to Carlisle Companies (diversified manufacturing company) ($265 million)
  • Represented The Marketing Alliance, Inc. (distributor of individual life insurance and final service products) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of MJ6570, LLC and MJ Fairview Heights, LLC (a child's entertainment center franchise)
  • Represented Landmark Distribution, LLC (parcel logistics service) in the sale of substantially all its assets to International Wholesale Supply, Inc.
  • Represented Sage Capital Investors Roundtable II, LLC in its acquisition of a majority stake in The St. Louis Brewery, LLC
  • Represented AMS Distributing, Inc. in the sale of substantially all its assets to AMS Investment Group LP
  • Represented St. Anthony's Physician Organization in its acquisition of Midwest Medical Associates, Inc. (primary care physician practice)
  • Represented Western Beverage, LLC (Oregon beer distributor) in the sale of substantially all of its assets to Anheuser-Busch, LLC
  • Represented R-J Taylor-Wyatt, LLC (a CIC Group affiliate) in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of R-J Taylor Welding & Construction, Inc.
  • Represented AHM Financial Group, LLC (financial services company) in its acquisition of Swett & Crawford of Georgia, Inc. (insurance agency)
  • Represented Missouri Technology Corporation in connection with various equity and debt investments in emerging technology companies in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Represented WellPoint Holding Corp. (a publicly traded health care company) in its acquisition of Rayant Insurance Company of New York
  • Represented Dix Bancshares, Inc. (bank holding services) in connection with its merger with Cedar Bancorp, Inc.
  • Represented University of Missouri in its sale of RADIL (animal research lab) to IDEXX Corporation (pet healthcare innovation) ($43 million)
  • Represented Premier Manufacturing, Inc. (distributor of tobacco products) and its affiliate, Franchise Wholesale Co., LLC, in the sale of the stock/membership interests of each company to U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc.
  • Represented G. C. Sage, Inc. (designer, manufacturer and installer of specialty architectural finishes) in its acquisition of all of the stock of Environmental Interiors, Inc. (manufacturer and designer of exterior architectural structures)
  • Represented Centric Health Services, Inc. in the merger of its mail order pharmacy business into a subsidiary of the F. Dohmen Co. (outsourced life science applications)
  • Represented Luxco, Inc. (alcohol, wine and liquor supplier) in its sale of the assets comprising its Admiral Nelson brand to Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.
  • Represented The Marketing Alliance, Inc. (distributor of individual life insurance and final service products) in its acquisition of JDC Construction, Inc.
  • Represented an affiliate of Amex Nooter, LLC (general and mechanical contracting) in the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Amex Construction Company, Inc.
  • Represented SRAM Corporation (bicycle component manufacturer) in its acquisition of Quarq Technology, Inc. (bicycle component manufacturer)