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.
Rexnord Corp, a multiplatform industrial leader, in its definitive agreement with Regal Beloit Corp. under which Rexnord will separate its Process & Motion Control segment by way of a tax-free spin-off to Rexnord shareholders and then combine it with Regal in a Reverse Morris Trust transaction creating a $10 billion PMC business
Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Kamps Pallets, Inc.
Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Five Star Food Service
Freeman Spogli & Co. in its acquisition of Café Rio Inc.
Freeman Spogli & Co. in its leveraged recapitalization of Batteries Plus Bulbs
sponsors in the leveraged recapitalization of totes Isotoner Corporation
Varsity Healthcare Partners in its investment in Colonial Family Practice
Freeman Spogli in its investment in Osprey Packs
Freeman Spogli in its acquisition of Plantation Products
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. in its acquisition of Sealy Corporation and its related placement of $375 million senior notes
Sandvik AB in its acquisition of Varel International Energy Services
Clearpool Group in its sale to BMO Financial Group
Cambridge Global Payments in its sale, for approximately C$900 million, to Fleetcor
UBM plc in the sale of PR Newswire
Advance Publications in its acquisition of 1010data
Samson Capital Advisors LLC, a fixed income investment management firm, in its proposed acquisition by Fiera Capital Corporation, a Canadian investment firm
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
Silvercrest Asset Management Group Inc. in its initial public offering of securities
OM Asset Management Limited, a subsidiary of Old Mutual plc, in its initial public offering of securities
Bel Air Investment Advisors and Bel Air Securities in their sale to Fiera Capital Corporation
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