John J. Loncto

John J. Loncto

Of Counsel

John’s practice is focused on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financings, EB-5 financings, and corporate formation and governance.  He has also represented private equity real estate funds and joint ventures in connection with their formation and investment activities.  Prior to becoming an attorney, John served as an officer in the United States Navy, earned a MBA, and worked as a management consultant for an international consulting firm.

Concentrations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance
  • Real estate funds and joint ventures
  • EB-5 financing
  • Corporate formation and governance

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Represented Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq: HMNY) and MoviePass Inc. (“MoviePass”), a majority-owned subsidiary of HMNY, in the acquisition of Moviefone, an entertainment service which provides over 6 million monthly unique visitors full access to the entertainment ecosystem, from movie theaters to streaming services. HMNY acquired Moviefone from Oath Inc. (formerly, AOL Inc.), a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.
  • Representation of a 3D technology company in an asset purchase transaction in which it acquired the assets of a Korean 3D theater system and display technology company and its U.S. affiliate.
  • Representation of a publicly traded aerospace and defense corporation in its acquisition of a manufacturer of satellite components and space communication systems in an all-cash merger transaction.
  • Representation of a U.S. television production company in a stock purchase transaction in which it was acquired by a British television production company.
  • Representation of a health care services and consulting company in a stock purchase transaction in which it was acquired by a private equity backed health care company.
  • Representation of a wholesale food distributor in a stock purchase transaction in which it was acquired by a private equity fund.
  • Representation founders of a mixed martial arts organization in support of its private placement equity offering.
  • Representation of the producers of the "Terminator 4" motion picture in debt financing transactions.
  • Representation of an educational services company in Series A and Series B rounds of financing.
  • Representation of a developer of a web-based entertainment portal in a private placement equity offering.
  • Representation of an architectural services firm in a sale of Series A preferred stock to a private equity fund.
  • Representation of a real estate investment fund in an offering of equity interests in a fund formed to acquire a portfolio of public and private commercial real estate assets.
  • Representation of a real estate investment fund in the drafting and negotiation of a limited partnership agreement and subscription agreements for a fund that will acquire and develop assisted living facilities.
  • Representation of a real estate investment trust with respect to an offering of equity interests, the proceeds of which were used to fund investments in multi-family residential, commercial properties, and mixed-use properties.
  • Representation of a publicly traded real estate investment trust in its acquisition of a majority interest in entities owning medical and life science research facilities and office buildings.
  • Representation of a developer and operator of senior housing in multiple EB-5 financings to raise funds for the construction of assisted living facilities.
  • Representation of major developers in a series of EB-5 financings to fund the construction of mixed-use residential and commercial properties in New York City.
  • Representation of an entity organized for the purposes of developing, financing, producing, and distributing family entertainment programming in connection with its formation and drafting of an operating agreement.
  • Representation of a provider of health and fitness services in connection with a corporate restructuring and the formation of holding company and operating entities.
  • Representation of an internet-based political campaign services company in the drafting of organizational documents, joint venture agreements, and marketing agreements.
  • Representation of real estate funds in the formation of limited partnerships for purposes of investing in real estate development projects.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, Century City Bar Association

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law
  • M.B.A., Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
  • B.A., History, cum laude, University of Rochester
Zulassung
  • California
Admitted in California. Not admitted in Georgia.
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