Jessica A. Sheridan

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8212
F 212 728 9212
jsheridanwillkie.com
Houston
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002

Jessica A. Sheridan is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and the Private Equity Practice Group. Jessica focuses on complex corporate and transactional matters, including the representation of private equity firms and public companies in connection with public and private acquisitions, divestitures and investments, as well as professional sports transactions. She also counsels clients on general corporate governance matters, compliance with applicable securities regulations, as well as a broad array of commercial issues.

Jessica A. Sheridan is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department and the Private Equity Practice Group. Jessica focuses on complex corporate and transactional matters, including the representation of private equity firms and public companies in connection with public and private acquisitions, divestitures and investments, as well as professional sports transactions. She also counsels clients on general corporate governance matters, compliance with applicable securities regulations, as well as a broad array of commercial issues.

Selected Significant Matters

Jessica has represented a wide range of clients in a variety of industries. Recent representations include*:

  • Atlantic Street Capital and its portfolio company ZIPS Car Wash, a leading express focused tunnel car wash operator in the U.S. in numerous acquisitions of express car wash locations
  • CIP Capital, in its sale to an affiliate of TPG Capital of a majority of its interest in P20 Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of certain employer of record, payroll and benefits services
  • Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its subsidiary United Surgical Partners International in the acquisition of up to 45 ambulatory surgery centers from SurgCenter Development and its physician partners for approximately $1.1 billion
  • CIP Capital portfolio company Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS), a leading RegTech platform, in its acquisition of AMFINE, a provider of SaaS-based regulatory reporting services to European asset managers, asset servicers and insurers
  • Take-Two Interactive Software in its $192 million acquisition of mobile games developer Playdots
  • CIP Capital in its acquisition of Sales Benchmark Index, a leading management consulting firm exclusively focused on revenue growth
  • CIP Capital in its acquisition of Benefit Resource, a leading third party administrator of pre-tax benefits and COBRA services
  • CIP Capital in its acquisition of People 2.0 Global, LP, a leading business process outsourcer in the human capital services sector
  • Harvest Partners and its portfolio company EyeCare Services Partners, a vertically-integrated ophthalmologic services platform in numerous acquisitions of clinics and practices
  • HubPen, a portfolio company of Tenex Capital Management, in various add-on acquisitions
  • Tenex Capital Management in its investment in Smile Design, a leading dental service organization operating across Central Florida
  • ALC, a portfolio company of CIP Capital, in its acquisition of QBC Holdings, Inc., a leading device graph company
  • Affinitiv, a portfolio company of CIP Capital, in its acquisition of Caldwell & Kerr Enterprises, a leading provider of digital and new media marketing in the automotive industry
  • Compliance Solutions Strategies, a portfolio company of CIP Capital, in its acquisition of TradeChannel, a leading provider of post-trade regulatory reporting, data and systems integration software to the financial services industry
  • CIP Capital in its investment in ALC, a leading provider of innovative marketing data solutions
  • Tenex Capital Management, in connection with its investment in Team Select Home Care, a leading provider of post-acute healthcare services in a home-based setting
  • Tenex Capital Management, in its sale of Progressive Employer Management Company, a leading provider of outsourced payroll and benefits solutions
  • CIP Capital, in its sale of RevSpring, a leading provider of revenue cycle technology services to the healthcare and financial services industries
  • BDT Capital Partners, in connection with its investment in Athletico Physical Therapy, one of the largest providers of orthopedic rehabilitation services in the U.S.
  • CIP Capital in its investment in Compliance Solutions Strategies, a leading provider of technology-enabled regulatory and compliance solutions to the financial services industry, through the merger of three leading businesses in the governance, risk management and compliance market: Advise Technologies, Ascendant Compliance Management and The MoneyMate Group
  • CIP Capital and OnCourse Learning Corporation (a CIP Capital portfolio company), in connection with the acquisition of the Institute for Professional Care Education, a leading provider of training and compliance solutions for assisted living communities, home care providers and home health agencies
  • CIP Capital in its investment in Affinitiv, Inc., a leading provider of marketing and technology services to automotive manufacturers and dealerships formed through the merger of four market leading companies: DPS, Peak Performance, OneCommand and TimeHighway.com
  • Seal Rock Partners, in connection with its investment in KeySource Medical, a leading distributor of generic pharmaceuticals
  • Tenex Capital Management, in connection with its investment in Hub Pen Company, a leading designer and supplier of promotional writing instruments
  • OMERS Private Equity, in connection with the acquisition of Forefront Dermatology, a leading practice management company servicing a network of dermatology practices
  • A&M Capital Opportunities, in connection with the acquisition of Iron Hill, a casual restaurant and craft brewery chain
  • OMERS Private Equity and MatrixCare (an OMERS Private Equity portfolio company), in connection with the acquisition of AOD Software, a leading EHR for long-term and senior living providers
  • CIP Capital, in its sale of CoAdvantage Corporation, a leading Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that offers small and mid-sized businesses a comprehensive package of outsourced human resources solutions, to Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity
  • ZM Capital, in its sale of Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a leading provider of technology-enabled payroll, production accounting and related value-added services to the entertainment industry, to Silver Lake Partners
  • OMERS Private Equity, in connection with its sale of Logibec Inc., a leading provider of information systems for the health and social services sector, to GI Partners
  • CIP Capital and OnCourse Learning Corporation (a CIP Capital portfolio company), in connection with the acquisition of Gannett Healthcare Group, a leading provider of continuing education, certification test preparation, online recruitment, digital media, publications and related services for nurses and other healthcare professionals in the United States
  • Summit Partners, in its sale of Tippmann Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance paintball markers and accessories
  • MatrixCare, Inc., a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity, in its acquisition of AOD Software, a provider of integrated point-of-sale solutions
  • OMERS Private Equity, it its sale of Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers, a leading physical therapy provider
  • Thomas H. Lee, in its acquisition of CompuCom Holding Corp., a leading IT outsourcing company
  • Environmental Resources Management, it its sale, under a scheme of arrangement by Bridgepoint to Charterhouse Capital Partners
  • General Electric Capital Corporation, in its sale of GE Capital’s equipment rental services franchise to Linzor Capital Partners
  • General Electric Capital Corporation, in its sale of GE Capital’s consumer mortgage business in Mexico to Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico
  • DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, in its sale of Total Safety U.S., Inc., a distributor and marketer of industrial fire protection and gas detection systems
  • Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Hockey Club, in its sale of the franchise
  • Texas Rangers MLB Baseball Club, in its Chapter 11 auction and eventual sale of the franchise and restructuring of related assets
  • Dallas Stars NHL Hockey Club, in its Chapter 11 auction and eventual sale of the franchise
  • Crescent Resources, in its pre-arranged plan of reorganization under Chapter 11
  • SemGroup, in its restructuring under Chapter 11
  • Key Plastics, in its restructuring under Chapter 11

* Jessica advised on some of these matters prior to joining Willkie.

Selected Professional and Business Activities

Jessica is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Asian American Bar Association, and serves on the Board of and Regional Leadership Council for Texas Pride Impact Funds.