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Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
"He is a deliberate, thoughtful, practical lawyer who focuses on the endgame and knows all the legal nuances of corporate law."
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Bruce is a partner in the firm's Corporate Practice Group and past chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice Group and Investment Funds Industry Group; partnership secretary and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Concentrates practice in private equity transactions. Practice includes mergers and acquisitions, and working closely with the firm’s leveraged finance lawyers on the related financing of those deals (both domestically and internationally), as well as private placements and general corporate counseling. Advises both investors and emerging growth businesses in connection with venture capital investments, and also structures and documents limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. Has advised sponsors of funds and other financial buyers (and their portfolio companies), as well as strategic buyers, in completing leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalizations, mergers, and asset and stock acquisitions; has represented numerous sellers of businesses to both financial and strategic buyers; has counseled companies on contracting, financing, licensing, outsourcing, capitalization, incentive equity, buy-sell, governance, fiduciary duty and other shareholder relations matters.
Chair Emeritus, Board of Councilors, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Past Board Member, Association for Corporate Growth, Philadelphia Chapter.
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1990; B.A., History, Haverford College, 1987, Phi Beta Kappa.