, a shareholder in Stradling’s Corporate practice group, was quoted in an article published by TheStreet
, “Private Briefing: Anixter Battle Highlights PE’s Growing Clout.” Fueled by dry powder and frothy deal prices in private markets, more PE firms are wading into higher-profile take-private contests against strategics and taking the fight into the final rounds. Strategic players can extract more synergies with a company that’s already in their business.
, Shareholder in Stradling’s Corporate practice group, was quoted in an article published on May 1st by TheStreet, “Private Briefing: Young PE Firms Double Down on Entrepreneurship”. As private equity flourishes, more VPs are spinning off from their larger firms and starting their own shops. “You start out as a smaller business and the first thing you and your team do is find attractive deals,” Waldman said. “You’re doing all the legwork yourself. You’re doing business development and deal execution and management of your portfolio companies all with a small team”.
On April 25th, Stradling is hosted its quarterly Private Equity Breakfast Series, "Distressed M&A: Navigating Deal Execution for Special Situations," in the Santa Monica Office, featuring a conversation with Lincoln International and Stradling shareholders Marianne Mortimer
, Tom Waldman
and Fred Neufeld
. The discussion acted as a primer for new market entrants and those gearing up for the next cycle.
, a shareholder in Stradling’s Corporate and Securities
practice group, authored an article for Preferred Returns Newsletter
, the ABA
’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee’s publication, regarding the Delaware Supreme Court’s recent dismissal of a trade secrets case against a private equity fund. Alarm.com brought suit against ABS Capital alleging the firm has misused confidential information by investing in its competitor.