NEW YORK – Nov. 25, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP represented Entrepreneurial Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm, in its acquisition of Salm Partners, the largest contract manufacturer of fully cooked sausages and premium hot dogs in the United States serving a blue-chip customer base that includes industry-leading brands. Salm Partners was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Denmark, Wisconsin. Entrepreneurial Equity Partners is a middle market, Chicago-based private equity firm focused on control-oriented investments in the food and consumer packaged goods industries.
The Greenberg Traurig team that represented Entrepreneurial Equity Partners was led by New York Corporate shareholder Ejim P. Achi. Other shareholders included Richard Kim (Corporate, New York), Niya Tang (Tax, New York), Noam Lipshitz (Tax, Fort Lauderdale), Leanne Reagan (Benefits, Miami), David M. Greenberg (Intellectual Property & Technology, New York), Sean W. Bezark (Environmental, Chicago), Jim Mace (Real Estate, Las Vegas), Paul Ranis (Labor & Employment, Fort Lauderdale) and Justin Prochnow (Healthcare, Denver).
Additional team members included New York Corporate associates Jeongseok Jay Yu, Jared Snyder, Mark Sanchez, Patrick Seo, Alexander Mandel, Christine Plagmeijer and Ylana Stumer, New York Intellectual property associate Sandy Chiu, and Las Vegas Real Estate associate Emina Kwok.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 450 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com