Allison D. Gargano focuses her practice on advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, Fortune 500 companies and emerging market companies on mergers & acquisitions, asset purchases, dispositions and private equity investments. Allison has substantive experience in both domestic and cross-border transactions. She also advises clients on general corporate and compliance matters. Allison represents both strategic and private equity clients primarily in the retail, healthcare, life sciences, fintech and financial services industries.
Represented Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Kamps Pallets, Inc.
Represented Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Five Star Food Service
Represented Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Café Rio Inc.
Represented Freeman Spogli & Co. in its leveraged recapitalization of Batteries Plus Bulbs
Represented sponsors in the leveraged recapitalization of totes Isotoner Corporation
Represented Varsity Healthcare Partners in its investment in Colonial Family Practice
Represented Freeman Spogli in its investment in Osprey Packs
Represented Freeman Spogli in its acquisition of Plantation Products
Represented Tempur Sealy International, Inc. in its acquisition of Sealy Corporation and its related placement of $375 million senior notes
Represented Sandvik AB in its acquisition of Varel International Energy Services
Represented Clearpool Group in its sale to BMO Financial Group
Represented Cambridge Global Payments in its sale, for approximately C$900 million, to Fleetcor
Represented UBM plc in the sale of PR Newswire
Represented Advance Publications in its acquisition of 1010data
Represented Samson Capital Advisors LLC, a fixed income investment management firm, in its proposed acquisition by Fiera Capital Corporation, a Canadian investment firm
Represented The MDE Group, Inc., and its affiliate Acertus Capital Management LLC, in their acquisition by Beacon Trust Company
Representing Stifel Financial Corporation in its pending acquisition of Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co., N.A. (LMIC) from Legg Mason, Inc.
Representing HF2 Financial Management, a special purpose acquisition company, in its pending purchase of a majority of the equity of Zais Group, a specialized credit manager
Represented Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. in its initial public offering of securities
Represented OM Asset Management Limited, a subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, in its initial public offering of securities
Represented Bel Air Investment Advisors and Bel Air Securities in their sale to Fiera Capital Corporation
Represented AIG Advisor Group in the acquisition of Woodbury Financial Services, a registered broker-dealer, from Hartford Life and Annuity Insurance Company
Georgetown University Law Center, 2011, Juris Doctor