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Andrew R. Finkelstein is a shareholder in the firm's corporate practice. Andrew focuses his business transactional practice on mergers and acquisitions and has deep experience in a broad range of transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, venture capital financings, joint ventures and other direct investments.

Andrew represents clients in a variety of industries, including banking and financial services, telecommunications, technology, clean technology, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, employee outsourcing, real estate, hospitality, distilleries, restaurant chains, and health care.

Andrew represents both purchasers and targets in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, 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 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 investors in connection with venture capital financings, including initial seed capital, SAFE transactions, convertible debt offerings, preferred stock offerings, and related follow-on offerings (including down rounds).

Andrew also represents real estate developers in negotiating complex joint venture agreements with private equity funds and other institutional investors throughout the United States.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Venture capital
  • Private equity
  • Private and public offerings
  • Exchange Act reporting and compliance
  • Corporate governance
  • Joint ventures
  • General corporate
  • Strategic business, finance and transactional planning

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Represented Summit Broadband Inc. and its parent company Cable Bahamas, Ltd. in connection with the sale of Summit Broadband to an affiliate of Grain Management, LLC.
  • Represented Orange Lake Resorts in connection with KSL Capital Partners' acquisition of a minority investment in Orange Lake Resorts.
  • 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 Orange Lake Resorts in its acquisition of Silverleaf Resorts from an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P
  • Represented seller of a leading professional employer organization (PEO) inits sale to an affiliate of Snow Phipps Group, LLC.
  • Represented seller in the sale of a laser photonics company to IPG Photonics Corporation.
  • Represented Value Financial Services Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Value Pawn & Jewelry in its $130 million sale to EZCorp Inc.
  • Represented purchaser in the roll-up of pawn companies in Arizona, Canada and North Dakota and its related equity finances with a leading global private equity fund.
  • Represented seller in the $14 million sale of a leading cord blood bank to a strategic purchaser.
  • Represented purchaser in the roll-up of Burger King and Wingstop franchises in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • 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 venture transactions.
  • Represented purchaser in the $217 million acquisition of the owner of 18 medical office properties and related joint venture transactions.
  • 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 to 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 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 financial services company in its $13 million recapitalization with angel investor consisting of convertible debt and Series A Preferred Stock.
  • Represented venture capital investors 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 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.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Listed, TheBest 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
  • Rally Maker and Mentor, Rally Social Enterprise Accelerator, 2018 - Present
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member, Leadership Orlando, Class 66
  • Member, The Florida Bar Association

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • 法務博士, cum laude, Stetson University College of Law
    • Member, Stetson Law Review
  • 学士号, History, University of Florida
弁護士資格
  • Florida
言語