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Andrew R. Lloyd

Private Equity and Venture Capital Representations

Affiliates of Ridgemont Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of Transportation Insight, an asset-lite provider of enterprise logistics and transportation brokerage services, and its subsequent sale to affiliates of Gryphon Investors.
Affiliates of Ridgemont Equity Partners in connection with its growth equity investment in Nolan Transportation Group, a non-asset freight broker providing multimodal brokerage services, and its subsequent sale to Transportation Insight and affiliates of Gryphon Investors.
Affiliates of Ridgemont Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of Unishippers Global Logistics, a leading provider of third-party logistics services to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Affiliates of Ridgemont Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of Allied 100, a provider of products and services to the automated external defibrillator (AED) marketplace.
Affiliates of Ridgemont Equity Partners in connection with its sale of Aurora Parts and Accessories, a leading distributor of aftermarket parts and accessories for over-the-road semi-trailers, to affiliates of Sterling Capital Partners.
Patricia Industries’ portfolio company, Laborie Medical Technologies Inc., in connection with its $235 million acquisition of Cogentix Medical Inc. (CGNT:Nasdaq CM), a urology-focused medical device manufacturer and supplier.
Affiliates of Brightstar Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Global Resale, a global provider of aftermarket services and reverse logistics relating to used and replaced IT, wireless, and enterprise assets.
Affiliates of CapitalSouth Growth Fund in connection with its recapitalization of provider of S&S Management Group, a provider of third-party investigative and litigation support services, armed and unarmed guards, and other similar services for retailers, hotels, malls, and government entities.
Affiliates of CapitalSouth Growth Fund in connection with its formation and capitalization of Fresh Dining Concepts, currently one of the largest Auntie Anne’s Inc. franchisees, operating in-line stores, baking kiosks, and satellite retail units.
Affiliates of CapitalSouth Growth Fund in connection with its acquisition of Stride Tool, a designer and manufacturer of specialty hand tools for both private label lines and in-house brands sold through distributors and other manufacturers, and its subsequent sale to DiversiTech Corp.
Affiliates of Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of W.A. Kendall and Company, LLC, a provider of vegetation management services to utility companies in the southeastern United States.
Affiliates of Aquiline Capital Partners in connection with the $100 million acquisition of First Investors Financial Services Group, an auto lender specializing in lending to consumers with impaired credit profiles. (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)
Affiliates of Insight Venture Partners in connection with its acquisition of a significant minority stake in B2B-Center, a Russian online procurement platform for businesses to sell or acquire goods and services. (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)

Strategic Representations

Affiliates of Capgemini SE (CAP:EN Paris) in connection with the acquisition of LiquidHub, a digital customer engagement company.
Wells Fargo & Company (WFC:New York) in connection with the sale of Wells Fargo Global Fund Services, its fund administration business, to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SSNC:Nasdaq GS).
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition with its $500 million acquisition of CNET Media Group from ViacomCBS and its subsequent sale of CNET Content Solutions (CCS) to 1WorldSync, a Battery Ventures portfolio company.
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition of Soda, a media company operating a family of online brands.
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition of Choose Energy, a venture-capital-backed company operating an online marketplace for electricity and natural gas.
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition of Allconnect, a venture-capital-backed technology-enabled sales and marketing solutions company.
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition of Higher Education, a provider of marketing and enrollment services to post-secondary institutions in the United States, from affiliates of The Vistria Group.
Red Ventures in connection with its acquisition of Healthline Media, a publisher of consumer health and wellness information sites, from affiliates of Summit Partners.
Affiliates of ASSA ABLOY AB (ASSAB:Stockholm) in connection with multiple acquisitions of industrial and commercial door and docking solutions distributors, servicers, and installers.
The Vitamin Shoppe (VSI:New York) in connection with the $85 million acquisition of Nutri-Force Nutrition, a contract manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, and supplements.
Handy & Harman Ltd. in connection with the $157 million divestiture of Arlon, its engineered materials solutions division.
Lucas-Milhaupt, Inc., a subsidiary of Handy & Harman Ltd., in connection with its $60 million acquisition of Wolverine Joining Technologies, a manufacturer of brazing, and soldering filler materials for the appliance, construction, and metal-working industries.
Egemin Automation, the automation brand of KION Group AG, in connection with its acquisition of Retrotech, a U.S.-based systems integrator of warehouse and distribution solutions, from Savoye S.A.
Level 3 Communications in connection with its $3.0 billion acquisition of Global Crossing Limited. (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)
ev3 Inc. in connection with its $2.6 billion acquisition by Covidien (COV:New York). (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)

Other Notable Representations

Third Point LLC in connection with its successfully settled proxy contest against Yahoo! Inc., which resulted in the departure of the company’s chief executive officer and a change in the majority of its board of directors, including the addition of three Third Point nominees. (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)

New York-based non-profit housing assistance organization in connection with its reorganization and the spin-off of its national operations (pro bono). (Matter handled prior to joining K&L Gates.)

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