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About Our M&A Practice
Gray Reed Adds Transactional Partner in Houston
Gray Reed is delighted to welcome David Peterman to our Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity Practice Group. David is a skilled dealmaker and business advisor with over 30 years of experience guiding domestic and international clients through mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions and other complex corporate matters.
Two Gray Reed Deals Named as Finalists in the Association for Corporate Growth Houston’s 2020 M&A Deal of the Year Awards
Gray Reed and its clients were finalists in the following categories:
- Oil and Gas Deal of the Year (under $500 million)
- Technology and Business Deal of the Year.
Congratulations to Gray Reed Partners Nancy Bostic, Wes Dorman, Charles Koerth and Brock Niezgoda on receiving the peer-nominated recognition from Houstonia Magazine.
Congratulations to Gray Reed Partners Amy Lott and Brock Niezgoda. Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars recognizes up-and-coming attorneys who are either 40-years old and younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars.
The M&A Advisor recognized Gray Reed in its 12th Annual International M&A Awards as the "Africa Region Deal of the Year” and in its 19th Annual M&A Advisory Awards as the “Cross Border Deal of the Year ($50MM-$75MM).” Gray Reed was recognized for its work with Nitya Capital and its $150 million recapitalization with approximately $50 million of new equity of a portfolio of multiple multifamily assets located in Texas. Gray Reed attorneys involved Dan Kroll and Austin Carlson.
Our Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity attorneys regularly counsel private equity funds, venture capital funds, portfolio companies, privately held and public companies with U.S. and international operations, management groups, founders, institutional investors and family offices in a broad range of industries in complex transactions spanning each phase of their growth cycle. Our team has depth of experience representing clients in their capacity as buyers, sellers, operators and issuers, including representing clients in minority and majority equity investments and recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, complex partnership formation and finance, liquidity events and debt financings. We also advise boards of directors on fiduciary matters and companies on day-to-day operational matters. Read More…