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C. Cartwright Bibee

Partner
+1.843.579.5621
Fax +1.843.579.5601

Carty Bibee focuses his practice on negotiated business combinations and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as well as general corporate counseling, involving public companies, private companies and startup / emerging growth companies across a broad spectrum of industries.

He has experience in structuring and executing stock and asset transactions, including preparing and negotiating transaction documents. He also has experience in commercial real estate transactions, financing transactions and corporate governance matters.

Carty has also represented equity investors in connection with solar energy projects and other projects generating tax credits.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the K&L Gates, Carty practiced in the corporate group of a midsized, southeastern firm.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Leadership Charleston, Class of 2011
M&A – Acquisitions
  • Publicly traded aerospace and industrial distribution company in connection with the roll-up acquisitions of several distributors.
  • Publicly traded aerospace and industrial distribution company in connection with the acquisitions of aerospace-related parts manufacturers.
  • South Carolina-based international t-shirt and apparel manufacturer in connection with its acquisition of a California-based retro style t-shirt manufacturer.
  • Developer of renewable energy projects in connection with its acquisitions of solar facilities in North Carolina.
  • Publicly traded company in connection with a strategic purchase of a lodging management business in a stock transaction.

M&A – Dispositions
  • Sale of vacation rental management business to publicly traded, strategic acquirer in a stock transaction.
  • Sale of membership interests in four related real estate development companies.
  • Closely-held coal mine operator in connection with the sale of its assets.

M&A – Carve-out Divestitures
  • Publicly traded paper and packaging company in connection with a $730 million carve-out divestiture of its building products business.

General Corporate Representation
  • South Carolina subsidiary of an international medical device manufacturer, including general corporate advice, and preparation of various commercial agreements.
  • Preparing and reviewing commercial agreements, selection and formation of business entities and drafting company minutes and resolutions.

Tax Credit Investments
  • Equity investor in connection with solar energy projects in Oregon and Idaho generating over $98,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Equity investor in connection with a solar energy project in South Carolina generating over $7,000,000 of federal tax credits.
  • Equity investor in connection with solar energy projects in North Carolina generating state tax credits.
  • Equity investors in connection with projects in Georgia and South Carolina generating state historic tax credits and state textile tax credits.