Eric Mazur

Eric Mazur

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Eric Mazur focuses his practice on the representation of private equity funds, senior management teams, family offices, independent sponsors, private and public companies, and venture capital funds in connection with mergers, acquisitions, investments, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures across a broad range of industries.

Concentrations

  • Mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and divestitures
  • Private equity
  • Strategic transactions
  • Venture capital
  • Special situations and distressed transactions
  • General corporate and securities matters

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented Illinois RBG, L.L.C. in connection with the sale of the Grand Victoria Casino, a partnership between Illinois RBG, L.L.C. and MGM Resorts International, to Eldorado Resorts, Inc., a leading casino entertainment company.
  • Represented MidCap Financial, a leading health care-oriented commercial finance company focused on the middle market in the United States, in its formation transaction with affiliates of leading private equity funds.
  • Represented MidCap Financial in its acquisition by an entity managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC, a leading global investment manager.
  • Represented Apollo Education Group, one of the world’s largest private education providers, in its acquisition of a majority interest in Milpark Education, one of South Africa's leading private tertiary education providers.
  • Represented BrandSafway (f/k/a Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services), a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and global supplier of access, industrial services, and forming and shoring solutions, in numerous acquisitions of cathodic protection, industrial coatings (onshore and offshore), refractory, drilling, scaffolding, and leak detection / repair businesses.
  • Represented Puma Energy in its acquisition of all of Chevron’s fuel marketing and aviation businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Represented Malabar International, a key supplier of ground support and maintenance equipment for commercial and military aircraft, in its acquisition of DAE Industries, a manufacturer of engine stands and other ground support equipment based in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Represented Malabar International in its merger with Tronair, Inc., a premier supplier of aircraft ground support equipment solutions and portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital.
  • Represented Narrative Science Inc., a leader in natural language generation for enterprise, in its formation, subsequent capital raises, and general corporate matters.
  • Represented Schutt Sports, a leading domestic manufacturer of protective sports equipment and aftermarket reconditioning services, in the sale of substantially all its assets to Platinum Equity through a transaction conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.
  • Represented EB Arrow, a fund manager that specializes in retail and mixed-use property investment, in connection with its investment in Capview Partners, a Dallas-based real estate investment and fund management firm which specializes in net lease retail properties.
  • Represented Founders Brewing Co., one of the nation’s leading craft brewers, in its partnership with, and 30 percent minority investment by, Mahou San Miguel, Spain’s leading brewer for 125 years and which is 100 percent family owned.
  • Represented the senior management team of Embassy Management, a leading multi-state provider of community-based residential and behavioral services to adults and children, in its acquisition by Bregal Partners.
  • Represented Hero MotoCorp, India’s largest manufacturer of two-wheeler vehicles, in its partnership with Erik Buell Racing.
  • Represented Kissner Milling Company, a leading manufacturer of premium quality blended de-icing products, in its acquisition of WGS Salt.
  • Key member of team that represented Liberty Acquisition Holdings Corp. in its $1.5 billion reverse-acquisition of Promotora De Informaciones, S.A., a Spanish company.
  • Key member of hedge fund investor representation team that handled over 300 PIPE and similar transactions from 2007 to 2014.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Emerging Lawyer, Leading Lawyers Network, 2019
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2017-2018
  • 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, American Bar Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law
    • Managing Editor, Federal Communications Law Journal
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Canisius College
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • New York