Kiyan Bigloo

Kiyan Bigloo

Associate

Kiyan Bigloo focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations, private equity and venture capital transactions, public and private securities offerings, corporate governance and compliance, and other general corporate law matters.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations
  • Corporate restructurings 
  • Private equity and venture capital transactions
  • Public and private securities offerings
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • General corporate law

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of Chewy, Inc. as the Issuer in a Series D and E equity financing.
  • Representation of an online retailer in its private placement of securities to funds affiliated with several private investment firms.
  • Representation of CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metropolitan area, in its acquisition by funds affiliated with global private equity firm Warburg Pincus. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • Representation of HandStands, the market share leader in the U.S. automobile air freshener segment, in its acquisition of California Scents, a leading manufacturer and distributor of home and automotive air fresheners.
  • Representation of Medusind Solutions Inc., a 1200+ employee leading global resource for outsourced medical billing solutions, in its acquisition of Avisena Inc., a medical technology provider of a cloud-based medical billing platform.
  • Representation of Nomad Foods Limited (LSE: NHL), a leading European packaged and frozen foods company, in its approximately £500 million (US$780.7 million) acquisition of Findus Sverige AB and its subsidiaries. The target group comprises frozen-food maker Findus Group's continental European businesses in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, France, Spain and Belgium and its operations include the intellectual property and commercialization rights to the Findus, Lutosa, and La Cocinera brands in the respective markets. 
  • Representation of a private equity firm's affiliate company in its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding capital stock of an orthodontic practice management corporation.
  • Representation of Palm Ventures, LLC and its affiliates Heartland Steel Products, LLC ("Heartland Steel"), Heartland Steel Products West, LLC ("Heartland West") and Heartland Engineered Products, LLC ("HEP") in connection with the sale of 100% of the equity interests of each of Heartland Steel, Heartland West and HEP to Heartland Steel Holdings, LLC (an affiliate of LFM Capital Partners, LP).
  • Representation of a platform company of a private equity client in its acquisition and financing of a company which provides cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) focused on delivering project management, call center support, quoting, customizable reporting, sales and other marketing tools for home improvement businesses.
  • Representation of Florida-based Platform Specialty Products (NYSE: PAH), a high technology specialty chemicals company, in its $365 million acquisition of the electronic chemicals and photomasks business of Cleveland-based OM Group (NYSE: OMG). OM Group has become a privately-held subsidiary of the Apollo Funds, managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) with its Magnetic Technologies, Battery Technologies and Advanced Organics businesses retained by the Apollo Funds.
  • Representation of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE: PAH) in a $350 million private placement of Platform common stock to help fund its $1 billion acquisition of Chemtura AgroSolutions, the agrochemicals business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT). 
  • Representation of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE: PAH) in all aspects of its $1 billion acquisition of Chemtura AgroSolutions, the agrochemicals business of Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CHMT). Acquisition funding consisted of $950 million cash and two million shares of Platform's common stock. The transaction included drafting form of purchase agreements, negotiating with Chemtura and its counsel, coordinating with local counsel in 25 countries and advising on aspects including diligence, environmental, energy, regulatory and tax matters. Also completed a $350 million private placement of Platform common stock to help fund the purchase.
  • Representation of Quilvest USA, Inc., and its affiliate, Hill & Valley, Inc., in connection with the sale of 100% Hill & Valley's capital stock to J&J Snack Foods Investment Corporation.
  • Representation of REV Group, Inc. (NYSE:REVG) in its acquisition of all of the assets of Midwest Automotive Designs, LLC, a leading custom van “upfitter” (headquartered in Elkhart, IN) that develops and manufactures luxury vehicles for end segments including motorhomes, shuttle vans, limousines, and customized executive transportation vehicles. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • Representation of an affiliate of New Water Capital, L.P. in the acquisition of the capital stock of Sea Link International IRB, Inc. Sea Link International IRB, Inc. is a Florida based corporation who provides designer support and manufactures high-precision automotive lighting components servicing global Tier 1 and OEM customers. The deal included a 305 rollover by the target company's former sole shareholder.
  • Representation of TZP Capital Partners in its add-on acquisition of the equity interests of each of these property management companies: Home Encounter, LLC; Home Encounter Property Services, LLC; and Home Encounter Community Management, LLC.
  • Representation of HRG Management, LLC, an affiliate of private equity firm TZP Capital Partners, in its acquisition of certain specified assets and liabilities of HomeRiver Group, LLC.
  • Representation of HRG Management, LLC, an affiliate of private equity firm TZP Capital Partners, in its acquisition of an Idaho-based property management company.
  • Representation of HRG Management, LLC, an affiliated of private equity firm TZP Capital Partners, in its acquisition of an Indiana-based property management business.
  • Representation of a Home Encounter, an affiliate of private equity firm TZP Capital Partners, in its acquisition of a Florida-based property management company.
  • Representation of Vizient, Inc. in a $2.7 billion three-step transaction to acquire the Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) business of MedAssets, Inc. from Pamplona Capital Management. Vizient is the U.S.'s largest member-owned health care company. MedAssets is a leading healthcare performance improvement company headquartered in Georgia.
  • Representation of XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) in its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary XL Reinsurance America Inc.'s acquisition of Allied International Holdings, Inc., the holding company of Allied Specialty Insurance, Inc. and T.H.E. Insurance Company, a leading insurer of the outdoor entertainment industry in the U.S. XL Group, through its subsidiaries and under the XL Catlin brand, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. The Greenberg Traurig team handled the negotiation and preparation of the stock purchase agreement, due diligence related to the acquisition and made the filings necessary to secure regulatory approval to enter into the transaction as well as the various regulatory filings required after the closing in all states in which the company is authorized to do business.
  • Legal Extern, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Department of Enforcement, Spring 2012
  • Legal and Compliance Intern, Stone Harbor Investment Partners LP, Summer 2011
  • Legal Intern, Florida Legal Services, Inc., Summer 2010

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Member, Boys N Toys Event Committee, Kids in Distress (KID), 2018

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2012
    • Publications Editor, Psychology, Public Policy and Law Journal, 2011-2012
    • Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, 2009-2012
    • Recipient, C.A.L.I. Excellence for the Future Award  and Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award for International Criminal Law, Spring 2011
  • M.S., summa cum laude, City University of New York at Queens College, 2008
  • B.A., cum laude, City University of New York at Queens College, 2006
Admissions
  • Florida