KJK’s Private Equity team represents a variety of private equity funds, fundless sponsors, management teams, investors and portfolio companies. Our team gets deals done in a responsive and cost-effective manner that focuses on our clients and their business and investment goals.
To help maximize opportunities while minimizing risk, we advise our private equity clients through the structuring, evaluation, negotiation and consummation of their capital raises, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, club transactions, minority investments and other acquisition, divestiture and exit transactions, the negotiation of their equity, debt and mezzanine financing arrangements, the preparation of their management equity and compensation programs, and counseling on their investment regulation and compliance matters. We also provide creative and time-sensitive advice in connection with the acquisitions of a financially distressed or bankrupt company.
Representing two private equity companies in purchase, operation and eventual $140 million sale of an aviation logistics business with international operations
Advising a private equity company in the structuring of its investment in a $124 million acquisition of heavy duty gear and gearbox manufacturer
Counseling a high tech recycling company that converts recyclable and non-recyclable plastic into higher value petroleum and natural gas products with its first round of private equity investment for $90 million
Forming and representing a $25 million fund and a follow-on $50 million fund that invest in middle market wholesale distribution and logistics organizations
Assisting a fundless sponsor to acquire a $25 million portfolio company engaged in the business of distributing over-the-counter consumer healthcare, wellness and sundry products
Advising a private equity group with the $22 million leveraged recapitalization of a consumer products company
Representing a fundless sponsor in a $21 million leveraged acquisition of a national retailer of patio and outdoor furnishings
Advising a private equity fund specializing in distribution companies with the $16 million sale of a medical products supplier
Aiding in the formation of a private equity fund that invests in Israeli technology businesses having operations in the Great Lakes region
Representing a fundless sponsor in the purchase of a portfolio company that repairs landing gear components for commercial and regional airlines
Counseling a private equity client in the acquisition of a manufacturer of piezoelectric ceramic igniters and ignition systems