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USA 2022
Illinois Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
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Band 3

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Katten

Katten’s Corporate practice lawyers provide sophisticated transactional representation and business counseling to national and global companies in diverse industries. To comprehensively represent our clients in their business transactions, our corporate attorneys partner with Katten lawyers from other disciplines, including antitrust, environmental and workplace safety, intellectual property, labor and employment, and  transactional tax planning.

Our core practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities. Attorneys in our Mergers and Acquisitions practice handle complex domestic and international transactions for public and private companies, financial institutions and investment funds. Our Private Equity practice lawyers work with private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies to maximize the value of their investments   from entry through exit. Our Securities practice attorneys assist clients with public and private offerings of equity and debt securities and other securities transactions, and provide regulatory advice to public and private companies and other financial market participants. We also provide corporate governance and business counseling to companies and their boards of directors and board committees.

Chambers Review

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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Illinois
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Esteemed corporate practice which offers particular strengths in midmarket transactions. Fields a number of expert corporate advisers representing clients from industries including life sciences, financial services and healthcare, alongside private equity firms and wider investors. Draws upon additional strength in tax structuring and cross-border matters to provide full-service transactional representation.

Work Highlights

Provided by Katten
  • Katten advised Larry H. Miller Management Corporation on the sale of its majority interest in the Utah Jazz, Salt Lake City Stars, Vivint Smart Home Arena and other related assets to entrepreneur Ryan Smith.

Notable Practitioners

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Kimberly T. Smith
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Kimberly T. Smith
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Band 4

Kimberly Smith is recognized for her capabilities in M&A. She has additional expertise in LBOs and joint ventures.
"Kimberly is very responsive and knows how to manage Katten's internal resources to get the job done for us. She is also very good with the opposing counsels."

Walter S Weinberg
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Walter S Weinberg
4
Band 4

Walter Weinberg serves clients in the venture capital and private equity spaces. He acts in the likes of debt and equity financings and acquisitions.

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Mark R Grossmann
4
Band 4

Mark Grossmann is the global chair of the firm's corporate department. He often advises on cross-border private equity transactions.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Corporate/M&A: Private Equity

Kimberly T. Smith
4
Kimberly T. Smith
4
Band 4
4
Mark R Grossmann
4
Band 4
Walter S Weinberg
4
Walter S Weinberg
4
Band 4