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Brown Rudnick LLP

ONE FINANCIAL CENTER, BOSTON, MA 02111, USA
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Work +1 617 856 8200
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United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate - ranked: tier 4

Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick LLP is particularly recommended for its advice to investors in, and creditors of, distressed companies. In the retail space, the team advised term loan lenders and the term loan agent of Sports Authority and continues to act for secured term lenders of J. Crew Group; Edward Weisfelner led representation of the official committee of equity security holders of Adeptus Health in its Chapter 11 filing and related litigation; and the group was also engaged by the official committees of equity security in the Chapter 11 cases of Tidewater and IMX Acquisition. In another highlight, managing director William Baldiga acted for the unsecured creditors committee of Real Alloy and its affiliates. Baldiga, who splits his time between the Boston and New York offices, leads the team alongside co-heads Weisfelner (New York) and Jeffrey Jonas (Boston/New York). Robert Stark in New York is another name to note.

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United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)
M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m) - ranked: tier 5

Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick LLP has particular experience in specialized industries, including technology, healthcare, energy and government services. Recent work includes acting for transnational pharmaceutical company Lupin in its acquisition of privately held Symbiomix Therapeutics, which brings to market innovative therapies for gynecologic infections, and advising an Albuquerque-based biotech company that develops and markets blood diagnostic devices on its cross-border sale to a British firm. Boston-based Samuel Williams is the firm’s corporate and capital markets managing director; Williams advises public and private corporations in a variety of areas, including businesses in the IT, semiconductor, communications and other high-tech sectors.

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United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious
US taxes: non-contentious - ranked: tier 7

Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick LLP in New York is best known for its expertise in the tax implications of reorganizations, debt restructurings, bankruptcies and M&A deals. Recent highlights include advising Coast Crane Company on its sale by Essex Rental Corporation to Maxim Crane Works, as well as assisting Edwards Lifesciences with its acquisition of Harpoon Medical for initially $100m. Penn America Energy and Commonwealth Equity Services are also among the client roster. Vincent Guglielmotti, Barbara Kelly and Adam Cantor make up the core team. REIT and insurance tax lawyer Nicole Bouchard was elected to partner in early 2018.

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Latin America: International firms

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick LLP has an impressive Latin America-focused senior echelon with Alejandro Fiuza and Adolfo Garcia having more than 27 and 40-years’ experience respectively. Fiuza is dual-qualified in the US and Argentina, having spent 13 years as a partner and co-chair of the private equity practice at leading Argentine firm Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. Garcia leads Brown Rudnick LLP’s Cuban initiative. The Latin America team, which operates right across the region, handles a healthy mix of M&A, private equity investments and corporate restructuring engagements. Its clients include Endeavor Global, Staples, Tempur-Sealy, Seaboard Corporation, CBS Television, TripAdvisor, Oyster Technologies and Audax Management. Recent mandates include advising a US-based client on the corporate restructuring of – and a potential transaction involving – interests in a Latin American agribusiness company; and the team continues to advise Asociación Argentina de Capital Privado (ARCAP) following its launch in 2016, which followed 12 years of legal work, structuring and negotiations by Fiuza and the firm; ARCAP is expected to promote local and international private equity, venture capital and seed capital investment in Argentina by funds and companies.

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