Andrew R. Finkelstein

Andrew R. Finkelstein

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Andrew R. Finkelstein focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, private equity and venture capital transactions and general corporate matters. Mr. Finkelstein represents clients in a variety of industries, including banking and financial services, telecommunications, technology, clean technology, manufacturing, distribution, employee outsourcing and leasing, real estate development, timeshare, health care, and Internet services.

Andrew represents both purchasers and targets in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and leveraged buyouts. He represents issuers and investors in SEC registered public offerings of equity securities and private offerings of equity and debt securities, and routinely provides advice regarding periodic SEC reporting, compliance and corporate governance matters.

In addition, Andrew advises early stage and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries as well as venture capital funds in connection with venture capital financing transactions.

Andrew also represents real estate developers in negotiating complex joint venture agreements with real estate funds and other institutional investors.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Venture capital and private equity transactions
  • Private and public offerings
  • Exchange Act reporting and compliance
  • Stock exchange listings and compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Joint ventures
  • Banking law, regulation and compliance
  • Strategic business, finance and transactional planning
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Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Represented NLFC Holdings Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Navitas Credit Corp. (“Navitas”), in a merger transaction with United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) whereby United Community Banks acquired NLFC, including Navitas for $130 million. 
  • Represented seller in the $195 million sale of a leading professional employer organization (PEO) company to a private equity fund.
  • Represented Orange Lake Resorts in its acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
  • Represented seller in the $165 million sale of a leading financial technology company to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented seller in the $115 million sale of a leading pawn company to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented purchaser in the roll-up of pawn companies in Arizona, Canada and North Dakota and its related equity finances with a leading private equity fund.
  • Represented seller in the $50 million sale of a leading pest control company to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented purchaser in the $206 million acquisition of the owner of 26 medical office properties and related joint ventures.
  • Represented purchaser in the $217 million acquisition of the owner of 18 medical office properties and related joint ventures.
  • Represented seller in $20 million sale of internet home improvement retailer to private equity fund.
  • Represented seller in the $36 million sale of a regional telecommunications company with a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented purchaser in the $16 million acquisition of a telecommunication company and in subsequent strategic acquisitions and debt and equity financings.
  • Represented seller in the $15 million sale of manufacturing company to strategic purchaser.
  • Represented seller in the $10 million sale of a software company to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented leading wholesale distribution company in the purchase and sale of certain of its operating subsidiaries.
  • Represented diagnostic imaging company in the purchase and sale of certain of its facilities.
  • Represented seller in the sale of its online recruitment services company to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented seller in the sale of certain of its call center operations to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented a bank holding company in its public offering of $115 million of common stock.
  • Represented a financial holding company in its public offering of $75 million of common stock.
  • Represented a bank holding company in its private offering of $34 million of common stock.
  • Represented multiple public companies in various PIPE transactions and shelf offerings.
  • Represented multiple issuers in a variety of industries in the private placement of debt and equity securities for offering amounts between $1 million and $200 million.
  • Represented a technology company in its $37 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented a clean technology company in its $32 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented a financial services company in its $11 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented a financial services company in its $9 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented a healthcare company in its $3 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented a technology company in its $5.5 million venture capital financing.
  • Represented venture capital funds and many emerging growth companies in connection with financing rounds, acquisitions and company changes of ownership.
  • Represented leading real estate developers in connection with complex real estate joint ventures with leading real estate private equity funds and other large institutional investors with respect to the development of condominium, multi-family, commercial, retail, mixed-use, and hotel projects throughout the United States.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2016-2020
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2010
  • Chairman, Historical Society of Central Florida, Inc., 2014-2016
    • President, 2012-2014
  • Board Member, Rollins College Hamilton Holt School, 2011-2017
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member, Leadership Orlando, Class 66
  • Member, The Florida Bar Association

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., cum laude, Stetson University College of Law
    • Member, Stetson Law Review
  • B.A., History, University of Florida
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Florida
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