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Julie Blackmore

Julie Blackmore has experience across a broad array of industries in various corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, buyouts and recapitalizations, private equity and joint venture transactions, private securities offerings, corporate governance and compliance, and other general corporate matters.

She has also advised public companies from various industries on corporate and securities law matters, including public company SEC reporting compliance, corporate governance and public securities offerings.

Kompetencje

Doświadczenie

M&A

  • Representation of Element Solutions Inc (f/k/a Platform Specialty Products Corporation), a specialty chemicals company, in the sale of its agricultural solutions business consisting of Arysta LifeScience Inc., a Delaware corporation, and its domestic and foreign subsidiaries, to UPL Corporation Limited, a Mauritius public company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of UPL Limited, for an aggregate purchase price of $4.2 billion in cash.
  • Representation of Luxury Brand Partners in its:
    • Sale of BECCA, Inc., a high-growth makeup brand company, to The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL).
    • Sale of Oribe Hair Care, LLC, a luxury hair care brand globally recognized for its award winning professional products, to Kao USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation, a leading international manufacturer and marketer of top beauty brands based in Japan.
  • Representation of BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), a leading wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information, in its:
    • $15 million acquisition of VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSCP), a leading provider of clinical trial imaging solutions. The acquisition followed the successful completion of the all cash tender offer for all outstanding common and preferred shares of VirtualScopics.
    • Acquisition of LifeWatch AG (SIX:LIFE), a supplier of remote cardiac monitoring solutions headquartered in Switzerland with US operations based in Rosemont, Illinois, by way of a tender offer for approximately $280 million (CHF269.5 million) in a cash and stock transaction.
    • Acquisition through a reverse triangular merger of all of the issued and outstanding equity of Geneva Healthcare, Inc., a New York based-company and leading provider of remote monitoring for implantable cardiac devices.
  • Representation of Scott Laboratories, Inc., a California-based company providing the North American specialty beverage industry with innovative solutions and products including fermentation goods, filtration media, equipment, packaging products and laboratory services, in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding capital stock to Lallemand, a private, family-owned Canadian group that specializes in the research, development, production, marketing and distribution of yeast, bacteria and other derivatives for use in the food ingredients, human nutrition, animal nutrition, baking, wine, beer, biofuels and pharmaceutical industries.
  • 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 Kingsbridge Holdings in its purchase of Tech. Finance Co., LLC, a California-based company specializing in leasing technology equipment and software.
  • Representation of a franchisee in the sale of its franchise ownership of Pure Barre, the largest barre fitness franchise in North America.
  • Representation of a software and payment processing platform and portfolio company of several private equity funds in numerous acquisitions of software companies specializing in SaaS solutions for governmental entities and municipalities.
  • Representation of a New York-based private equity firm in its acquisition of all of the outstanding capital stock of two Indiana-based companies that are engaged in the business of sourcing and distributing precision ground metals and providing value-added services in the metals supply chain.
  • Representation of a Florida-based private equity firm in its sale of a New York City-based supplier of branded & private label home-fashion products to major retailers offering curtains, bedding, throws and specialty products.

Capital Markets

  • Representation of Nomad Foods Limited, a £2.0 billion European frozen foods company, with respect to its listing on the NYSE.
  • Representation of Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, in multiple underwritten public offerings of fixed rate medium term notes in the range of $300 million to $400 million per offering.
  • Representation of Restaurant Brands International Inc., one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies and parent of Tim Hortons and Burger King brands, in its $601.7 million underwritten secondary public offering of Common Shares issued concurrently in the U.S. on the New York Stock Exchange and in Canada on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Legal Assistant, The Women’s Tennis Association, Fall 2014
    • Legal Intern, Summer 2013
  • Legal Intern, Galaxy Sports Advisors, Spring 2014
  • Intern, Exclusive Sports Group, Summer 2012

Sukcesy i wyróżnienia

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021
  • Member, Leadership Fort Lauderdale Class XXVI
  • Member, HANDY Next Gen Board
  • Candidate, Woman of the Year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Southern Florida Chapter, 2018

Kwalifikacje

Wykształcenie
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2014
    • Member, The University of Miami Business Law Review
  • B.S., cum laude, The Ohio State University, 2010
    • Member, The Ohio State University Women’s Varsity Tennis Team, 2005-2009; Team Captain, 2008-2009
Posiadane uprawnienia
  • Florida
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