British Aerospace: Served as counsel to British Aerospace for a joint venture in the missile industry.
Dormakaba Group/Stanley Black & Decker: Represented dormakaba Group, as U.S. counsel, in its $725 million acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker’s Mechanical Security businesses.
EADS: Counseled EADS, the largest European defense company, on various acquisitions, sales and joint ventures, including the negotiation and structuring of a European industrial project in the sector of unmanned air vehicles and with respect to the restructuring of shareholdings and the formation of a joint venture in Germany.
Implant Sciences/L-3 Communications: Represent Implant Sciences in the $117.5 million sale of its explosives trace detection assets to L-3 Communications, a Section 363 bankruptcy sale, and in connection with its chapter 11 cases.
Mubadala: Advised Abu-Dhabi-based Mubadala on setting up its aerospace business, in particular in the acquisition of SR Technics from 3i and the creation of Sanad, an aircraft engine and rotables (spare parts) leasing business.
Northrop Grumman: Represented Northrop Grumman Corporation in a wide range of domestic and cross- border transactions, including business combinations, divestitures, public and private offerings of securities, and structured and project finance deals.
PAI partners/ADB: Advised PAI partners in its acquisition of ADB from Montagu Private Equity. ADB is the global leader in airfield ground lighting products, systems and solutions, serving over 2,000 airports worldwide.
PAI partners/ADB Airfield Solutions/Safegate: Represented PAI partners and ADB Airfield Solutions in the acquisition of Safegate.
Platform Partners/Landmark Aviation: Represented Platform Partners in the $625 million sale of Landmark Aviation to The Carlyle Group.
Preeminent Investment Firm: Advised a preeminent investment firm in a joint venture with SunCal for the construction of base facilities for the United States Army in Northern California.
Sanad: Advising Sanad, an aircraft engine and rotables (spare parts) leasing business, on its initial leasing transaction for Air Berlin Advised Sanad and SR Technics on developing an ICS offering (integrated component service) to participating airlines granting access to a spare parts pool financed by Sanad.
SN Brussels Airlines (SN Airholding BV): Represented SN Brussels Airlines in acquisition by Virgin Express.
Soros Private Equity Partners/JetBlue: Represented Soros Private Equity Partners in equity investment into JetBlue start-up.
The Sterling Group/Destin Jet: Represented The Sterling Group in its acquisition of Destin Jet, a fixed-based operator (FBO, an airport-located business that provides support services to private aircraft), as the first FBO in its newly formed FBO network, Triumph FBO.
The Sterling Group/Velcon Filters: Represented The Sterling Group and its portfolio company Velcon Filters, LLC, a U.S.-based industrial filtration systems manufacturer, in various acquisitions, including:
- Velcon Filters/Parker Hannifin Corporation: Sale of Velcon Filters by The Sterling Group to Parker Hannifin Corporation.
- Warner Lewis GmbH: Acquisition of the remaining 69 percent equity interest of the aircraft refueling solutions company Warner Lewis GmbH.
Telesat Canada/Telstar 10 Transaction: Represented Telesat, the world's fourth largest satellite operator, in the sale of its interest in the Telstar 10 communications satellite to APT Satellite Company Limited.
Thales Group/LiveTV: Represented Thales Group in its $400 million acquisition of LiveTV, the leading provider of live in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems for commercial airlines, from JetBlue Airways. With 65,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales is a global technology leader in the aerospace, transportation and defense & security markets.
Waypoint Leasing: Represented consortium of investors in the formation and financing of Limerick, Ireland-based Waypoint Leasing, a helicopter leasing company that provides financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide.