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Barrett W. Price

Fax +1.704.331.7598
Barry Price is a corporate associate in the Charlotte office and his practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and leveraged buyouts with respect to regional, national and international corporate transactions. He is often involved in cross-border transactions, involving parties and operations in multiple countries and related international issues. Mr. Price also advises corporate clients regarding general corporate matters, corporate governance and commercial contracts.

Mr. Price has represented numerous types of parties in transactions, including multinational public companies, private equity sponsors, financial institutions, private companies, founders and management teams.

Mr. Price has worked in a wide-range of industries, including business services, data management, distribution, green energy, financial services, healthcare, life sciences (including pharmaceuticals), manufacturing, software, technology, telecommunications and industrial services.

Professional Background

Mr. Price served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Johnston, US District Court for the District of Nevada, 2011-2012.

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Price was a corporate associate in the Charlotte office of another international law firm. He has experience preparing, reviewing, and negotiating M&A agreements on both buy and sell side. His clients primarily include private equity companies and international and multinational strategic clients and he assists with transactions in various industries including software, professional services, manufacturing, food service, health care, finance, telecom, and construction.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Boy Scouts of America - Pack 4, Cub Scout Committee Chairman
  • Represented North Carolina-based Cook & Boardman, LLC in its acquisition of the assets of Specialized Architectural Products, LLC, a Florida-based distributor of door, frame, and hardware products to the construction and hospitality industry. Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Delta Door is a leading distributor of commercial doors, frames and hardware to architects, contractors and facility managers of non-residential buildings.
  • Advised Capgemini America, Inc., a New Jersey corporation and indirect subsidiary of Capgemini SE (a publicly-traded French company), in connection with several acquisitions of US-based targets, including its acquisition of Lyons Consulting Group, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company. Lyons is an award-winning digital and global commerce service provider with deep expertise in Salesforce Commerce Cloud.
  • Represented a private equity buyer in connection with its $8 billion carve out acquisition of a software business.
  • Served as outside US M&A counsel to a publicly-traded, industrial services German company and assisted with several acquisitions over the course of three years.
  • Represented a privately-held Italian company in connection with its acquisition of US-based targets in the food services industry.