Kevin O'Mara

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8275
F 212 728 9275
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Kevin O’Mara is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Kevin represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with acquisitions, exits, add-ons, roll ups, leveraged dividends, and other private equity transactions. He also has experience in both domestic and foreign investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Clients in such diverse sectors as media, manufacturing, oil and gas, business services, education and technology regularly turn to Kevin for guidance on significant investments, financings, and liquidity events. He also assists financial sponsors with intershareholder arrangements and board counseling of public and private companies.

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Kevin O’Mara is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Kevin represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with acquisitions, exits, add-ons, roll ups, leveraged dividends, and other private equity transactions. He also has experience in both domestic and foreign investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in the recapitalization and acquisition of Medical Knowledge Group from WindRose Health Investors
  • Advised Infogroup, Inc. in connection with a bolt-on acquisition
  • Advising Court Square Capital Partners and its portfolio company, Research Now, Inc., in connection with the merger of Research Now and Survey Sampling International, Inc.
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in System1 LLC
  • Advising Safanad, Inc. in connection with several acquisitions in the education space
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of Infogroup, Inc. from CCMP Capital
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with the sale of Vestcom International Inc., the leading in-store marketing firm, to an affiliate of Charlesbank Capital Partners
  • Advised an affiliate of Court Square Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of Information Planning and Services, Inc.
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with add-on acquisitions for its portfolio company, Research Now, Inc.
  • Advised an affiliate of Court Square Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of Foxfire Printing & Packaging, Inc.
  • Advised Empeiria Capital in connection with its investment in an oilfield services provider
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with a leveraged dividend from one of its portfolio companies
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with its $297 million acquisition of Vestcom International Inc.
  • Advised Court Square Capital Partners in connection with its $300 million sale of Mosaic Sales Solutions, a provider of merchandising, direct and assisted selling, product knowledge transfer, and experiential marketing services, to Acosta Inc., a Thomas H. Lee Partners portfolio company
  • Represented Empeiria Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Empeiria Capital, in connection with the successful completion of its $56 million tender offer for shares of its Common Stock, enabling the company to consummate its initial business transaction, and in connection with several add-on acquisitions following this initial transaction
  • Represented Empeiria Capital in connection with the formation of a private investment partnership with an offshore family office

 

 

* Kevin advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.