Genevieve Dominguez

Genevieve Dominguez

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Genevieve Dominguez represents companies, family offices, and private equity firms in connection with various corporate transactions as well as general corporate counseling and governance. She focuses her practice on representing strategic and financial buyers and sellers in transactions including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, divestitures and financings, in a broad variety of industries.

Capabilities

Experience

Private Equity

  • Represented Brentwood Associates in its acquisition, and subsequent sale, of iconic American shoemaker Allen Edmonds Corporation.
  • Represented Brentwood Associates in its acquisition, and subsequent sale, of Sundance Holdings Group, LLC, a leading multichannel direct marketer and specialty retailer of women's apparel and accessories.
  • Represented Falconhead Capital, LLC in its acquisition of Kwik Tek, Inc., a leading designer and supplier of outdoor branded products for the recreational watersports and winter sports markets.
  • Represented Brentwood Associates in the acquisition of J.McLaughlin, a preeminent designer, marketer and multi-channel retailer of classic American sportswear with modern relevance. 
  • Represented Brentwood Associates in its acquisition of Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States.

Food & Beverage

  • Represented Fulton Street Brewery LLC (d/b/a Goose Island Beer Company) in its sale of a stake in the company to Anheuser-Busch.
  • Represented Green Flash Brewing Co., a San Diego-based American craft brewery, in connection with its acquisition by Muirlands Capital, a CA-based private equity firm. 
  • Represented Founders Brewing Co., one of the nation’s leading craft brewers, in its partnership with, and investment by, Mahou San Miguel, Spain’s 100% family-owned leading brewer for 125 years.

Packaging

  • Represented Liquid Container, LP, a blow molded plastic container manufacturer, in its $568 million sale to Graham Packaging Company Inc., a leading industry participant.
  • Represented Mid Oaks Investments in its acquisition of CM Packaging Group.

Other Acquisitions & Investments

  • Represented UK-based polling and market research company in connection with its purchase of the stock and assets of a U.S.-based market research company.
  • Represented several different start-up and emerging companies and investors with raising and providing capital through private offerings in the following industries: mining, high-frequency trading, chocolate and digital advertising.
  • Represented Young Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: YDNT), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, in the acquisition of Mydent International Enterprises Corp. ("Mydent"), a leading supplier of infection control products, disposables, preventives, impression material systems, rotary instruments and restoratives, including under the DEFEND brand, in over 45 countries.
  • Represented Ovivo Inc., a Canadian provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology, and systems for energy, municipal, and electronics markets, in its acquisition of Westech Industrial, Inc. d/b/a Varec Biogas, a Texas and California-based designer, service and distributor of biogas safety equipment for municipal waste management.
  • Represented Tricoci family and its investor group in the acquisition of Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Spas from Elizabeth Arden and North Castle Partners, a Connecticut-based private equity firm.

Special Situations & Distressed Transactions

  • Represented pharmacy services provider as debtor in connection with a sale pursuant to Sections 363 and 365 of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • Represented LaserMasters LLC, a Phoenix-based company that manufactures, distributes and recycles replacement toner cartridges, remanufactured printers and related imaging suppliers to resellers, in its equity sale to Luminescent Technology Solutions LLC, an affiliate of Turnspire Capital Partners LLC.
  • Extern, Justice McNulty, Illinois Appellate Court

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
  • Recipient, CALI "Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing," Spring 2007
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association
  • Member, HFS Chicago Scholars Young Professionals Board, 2013-2018

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., with honors, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009
  • B.A., cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2005
Admissions
  • Illinois