International

We help domestic clients navigate complex legal matters around the world and also frequently assist foreign-based companies entering the U.S. market.

Representative experience highlights

  • Represented a publicly-traded, locally-based retailer in a $340-million sale transaction to a German private equity purchaser.

  • Represented a European-based dairy and nutritional ingredients company in a $315 million bolt-on transaction to expand their presence in North America.

  • Represented a large publicly traded company in a joint venture involving operations in Jamaica, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Mexico and Guatemala to form one of the largest privately controlled companies in Central America.

  • Represented a publicly traded company in its merger with another publicly traded company in a global transaction involving North American, Central American and European markets valued at $7.8 billion.

  • Represented an international vending services company in the acquisition of a Netherlands-based manufacturer of vending equipment, and in the formation of companies in Spain, Portugal, France and Belgium as strategic add-ons.

  • Counsel to a Canadian public REIT, for whom we have completed acquisitions of 18 industrial, office and retail properties totaling over $440 million, and financings of 17 projects totaling over $202 million.

  • Represented truck and trailer manufacturer in its acquisition of assets and transfer of leased real estate in the UK.

  • Prepared insurance claims for a U.S. based company for losses arising from employee theft in the Far East.

  • Developed, grew and managed a comprehensive global patent portfolio for a home healthcare equipment company, including patents in Europe, China, Australia and New Zealand.

  • Represented a U.S. based security company in an international distributor dispute involving claims of tortious interference and breach of covenant of good faith and fair dealings in Mexico.