ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Oct. 1, 2018 –J. David Bournazian, a shareholder in the Orange County office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, led a team of attorneys in representing Urban Armor Gear, LLC (UAG), a brand leader in protective cases for mobile devices, in its sale to Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW), a private equity firm.
An outdoor/adventure brand, UAG was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Orange County. Its cases are designed to protect products such as phones, laptops, and tablets. The company’s management owners will retain significant equity ownership in the company moving forward.
“UAG’s rapid growth and success speaks volumes to its innovative leadership team and creative brand,” Bournazian said. “We were proud to work with them on this transaction.”
Bournazian is a trial litigator and advisor, often called upon by some of the largest clients in the world to handle their most difficult and sensitive matters. Bringing a depth of experience in handling highly intricate litigation and business negotiations, Bournazian represents national and international clients, including well known and publicly traded companies, in both litigation and transactional matters.
In addition to Bournazian, the Greenberg Traurig attorney team included shareholders Ronald D. Husdon and Raymond A. Lee and Associate Christopher M. Piazza. D.A. Davidson & Co. served as financial advisor to UAG in the transaction.
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