Rachel B. Cohen-Deano

Rachel B. Cohen-Deano

Of Counsel

Rachel Cohen-Deano focuses her practice on private equity fund formation, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

Concentrations

  • Private equity fund formation
  • Leveraged acquisitions
  • Divestitures
  • General corporate matters

主要执业方向

主要执业经验

  • Represented $3 billion distressed debt private equity fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented $250 million biotech venture capital fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented $1.5 billion middle market private equity fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented $500 million lower middle market private equity fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented $400 million middle market private equity fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented $400 million secondary investment middle market private equity fund in connection with its formation and offering.
  • Represented $250 million private equity fund with a focus on investments in disruptive technology company investments in connection with its formation and offering.
  • Represented $125 million middle market private equity fund in connection with its formation, offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented real estate private equity fund in connection with fund formation and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented movie production private equity fund in connection with fund formation and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented urgent care medical practice management company in connection with private placement of minority interests and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented privately held pizza restaurant in connection with equity offering and ongoing general corporate representation.
  • Represented real estate tax portfolio private equity fund in connection with fund formation and offering.
  • Represented intellectual property private equity fund in connection with fund formation and offering.
  • Represented London based private equity fund in connection with fund formation and offering.
  • 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 private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of post-production services company.
  • Representation of private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of several ambulatory surgical centers and related management company.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of call centers located in the U.S., Panama and Jamaica.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of distressed automotive parts manufacturer.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of health care logistics company.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of all of the stock of a U.S. lighting equipment rental company and substantially all of the assets of several Canadian lighting equipment rental companies.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of an automotive parts manufacturer.
  • Represented portfolio company of a private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of seven mattress manufacturing companies and subsequent merger with mattress branding company.
  • Represented family investment company in its acquisition of two Canadian container and packaging companies and subsequent merger.
  • Represented private equity fund in its acquisition of a marketing and discount offer company.
  • Represented private equity fund in connection with the leveraged acquisition of all of the stock of a U.S. lighting equipment rental company and substantially all of the assets of several Canadian lighting equipment rental companies.
  • Represented privately held Israeli technology company in connection with the disposition of all its equity to a publicly traded company.
  • Represented molded plastics packaging company in connection with the disposition of all its equity to a wholly owned subsidiary of a publicly traded company.
  • Represented home health care and hospice care provider in connection with the disposition of all its equity.
  • Represented medical laboratory testing service provider in connection with sale of all its stock by merger to a portfolio company of a private equity fund.
  • Represented special event marketing company in connection with the disposition of all its stock to a publicly traded corporation.
  • Represented marketing company in connection with the disposition of all of its stock.
  • Represented industrial mineral producer in connection with the sale of a division to a subsidiary of a publicly traded corporation.
  • Represented privately held software company in connection with the sale of all of its stock to a publicly traded corporation.
  • Represented cable and wire manufacturer in connection with the sale of a majority of its stock to a private equity fund.
  • Represented beauty school in connection with the sale of a majority of its equity interests to a private equity fund.
  • Represented hardware manufacturing company in connection with the sale of all its stock to a privately held company.
  • Intern, Judge Blanche Manning, Northern District of Illinois, Summer 2003

荣誉和领导力

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Illinois Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2012-2019
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2014-2016

资历

教育
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, 2005
    • Harno Scholar
    • CALI award for excellence in Tax Exempt Organizations
    • Study Abroad at Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany
  • B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
获准执业地区
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Wisconsin