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Andrew White has a general corporate practice, with an emphasis on negotiating and documenting complex corporate and commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and equity investments. As a significant part of his practice, he represents both corporate and private equity buyers and sellers in a variety of merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, he assists several institutional growth equity and venture capital firms in their seed capital and early and late-stage financings, including control transactions, and has handled fund formation matters. Finally, Andrew has experience in sports transactions. He currently serves as the leader of the firm’s Boston corporate practice.
Andrew serves as counsel to emerging growth, middle-market and established companies, both public and private, in a variety of fields. His significant corporate clients include BMW of North America, including its investment affiliate BMW iVentures;Waters Corporation, a public life sciences company; and PaxVax, Inc., a private specialty vaccine pharmaceutical company. Significant equity capital clients include Equity Resource Investments; GE Capital Equity Group; Guggenheim Partners; Mediphase Venture Partners; Sandbridge Capital; Spring Lake Equity Partners; and Tudor Growth Equity.
Andrew once worked on Wall Street, serving as a managing director for Credit Suisse. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Andrew was a partner in the corporate practice group of another international law firm.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Represented Waters Corporation, in multiple acquisitions including Thermometric AB ; Thar Instruments, Inc.; Environmental Resource Associates; Anter Corporation and Anter Labs; Blue Reference Inc; and NuGenesis Technologies Corporation
Represented BMW, in the acquisition and sale of Husqvarna Motorcycles, and the acquisition of Endurance Motor Cars. Also, advised BMW in the sales of Westchester BMW and BMW of Eugene, Oregon
Represented AIG Highstar Capital, a private equity arm of AIG, in its sale of the Southern Star pipeline and in its acquisition with DLJ Merchant Banking of American Ref-Fuel Company
Represented Tudor Growth Equity in the sales of its interests in Intelligrated, Inc., Crossbeam Systems, Inc. and TractManager, Inc
Represented a consortium of investors led by a Boston Red Sox limited partner and a Boston Celtics owner in the acquisition of AS Roma of the Italian Serie A football league
Represented The Kraft Group in the acquisition of MLS soccer team the San Jose Earthquakes (formerly the San Jose Clash)
Represented a major league baseball team in the sale of its Single A franchise to the Tampa Bay Rays
Represented Hollywood producer Peter Guber and Magic Johnson in their purchase of an interest in a major league baseball team
Represented a minority owner in the sale of his interest in the New York Yankees
Represented BMW of North America in its establishment of a venture capital unit, BMW iVentures, formed to make investments in companies offering transportation-related services
Represented BMW iVentures in its investment in My City Way
Represented Tudor Growth Equity in numerous portfolio investments
Represented Sandbridge Capital in its investment in a New York hedge fund
Represented Mediphase Venture Partners in numerous portfolio investments
Represented Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics in commercial flu and meningitis supply and distribution contracts with a multitude of customers including CVS, Target, Kmart, Cleveland Clinic, Walgreens, Rite Aid and Safeway, commercial vaccine manufacturing arrangements, and with various joint venture and pilot program arrangements