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DALLAS – April 16, 2024 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP attorneys advised Dallas-based private equity firm Broadwing Capital Management LLC (Broadwing) in Broadwing and Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP's strategic growth investment into the family-owned Upchurch Companies (Upchurch). Upchurch is a leading mechanical, electrical, and plumbing service provider operating throughout the southeastern United States.

The transaction, which closed in March, is a strategic addition to Broadwing’s growing portfolio of operating businesses in its initial fund, Broadwing Capital Fund I LP. Broadwing partnered with Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (DK) to bolster Broadwing’s growth plans for Upchurch.

“We are thrilled to assist the Broadwing team with this strategically important transaction, which will further enhance the Broadwing portfolio,” said Greenberg Traurig Dallas Corporate Shareholder Thomas Woolsey, who led the Greenberg Traurig team. “It is always an honor to work alongside Broadwing’s Co-Founders Eliot Kerlin and Andrew Boisseau, and we thank them for their continued trust in our legal counsel.”

Broadwing focuses on first-time institutional capital opportunities in the manufacturing and services sectors. The team has completed more than 70 acquisitions and deployed approximately $750 million of equity.

The Greenberg Traurig attorney team on the transaction also included Corporate Shareholders August Huelle, Richard C. Kim, and Richard D. Dusenbury, Corporate Of Counsel Zachary A. Luber, Corporate Associates Travis Alley and Bryce Bailey, Tax Shareholder Joseph J. Curran, Tax Associate Shivani Rumalla, Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation Shareholder Stephen M. Pepper, Insurance Shareholder Fred E. Karlinsky, Insurance Of Counsel Christian Brito, Labor & Employment Shareholder Lindsay J. Fiore, Financial Regulatory & Compliance Shareholder Richard M. Cutshall, and Trial Practice Shareholder Joel Max Eads

Read the press release issued by DK.

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