Brian L. Petrequin

Brian L. Petrequin

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Brian L. Petrequin focuses his practice on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. He serves as lender’s counsel and represents public and private corporations as well as banks and other financial institutions. Brian also represents clients in matters related to intellectual property and internet law.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented a German software and consulting services vendor in connection with developing form master service agreements, license agreements and professional service agreements for use in the United States and negotiating and drafting specific license and service agreement transactions with customers.°
  • Represented a Sri-Lankan and UK travel software vendor in connection with a license and service agreement with a major multi-national amusement and vacation resort company.°
  • Represented a US software vendor in connection with updating its customer transaction document structure and forms, as well as negotiating and drafting customer license, master service, consulting and reseller agreements.°
  • Represented various SAAS providers in connection with master service and other services agreements with clients.°
  • Represented various U.S. subsidiaries of a Swedish multinational air compressor and tool, mining and construction equipment manufacturer over the past 12 years in numerous roll-up acquisitions of distributors, as a well as other strategic acquisitions and participation in auctions and pre-acquisition due diligence, in deals ranging from $5 million to $1 billion.°
  • Represented the U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese multinational industrial gas manufacturer in $750 million acquisition of assets from two merging competitors that were required to divest assets by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.°
  • Represented the U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese multinational industrial gas manufacturer in $300 million acquisition of all outstanding stock of liquid CO2 and dry ice manufacturer.°
  • Represented a U.S. bridge manufacturer in connection with its receipt of a $5.5 minority stock investment in the company to facilitate the partial redemption of an existing shareholder.°
  • Represented a compressed air equipment manufacturer in a $95.5 million stock purchase of a medical gas equipment manufacturer with operations in the U.S. and U.K.°
  • Represented a compressed air equipment manufacturer in a $200 million asset purchase of a competitive air compressor manufacturer, with operations in the U.S. and China, from a U.S. public company.°
  • Represented an international private bank in $95.5 million secured loan to U.K. citizen pledging securities of Irish public company and Cypress private company as collateral for loan.°
  • Represented a national bank in its capacity as administrative agent in providing a $50 million secured credit facility to a U.S. mobile phone tower development and leasing company.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Petrequin prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Law Clerk, Michigan Tax Tribunal, 1996-1997
  • Clinical Resident, The Cooley Clinic, 1997

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2017-2020
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • B.A., Linfield College
Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey