Evan Hoole is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and is a resident in the New York office. Mr. Hoole focuses on the representation of corporate clients, private equity funds and commercial banks in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.
Representation of Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS), Canada's largest publicly-owned distribution utility, in its US$11.3 billion acquisition of ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC), an electric transmission company operating in the Great Lakes and Great Plains regions.
Representation of Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in its US$54.2 billion agreement to acquire Cigna Corporation, a combination that will create a premiere health benefits company with critical diversification and scale to lead the transformation of health care delivery for consumers.
Representation of Omnicare, Inc. in its US$12.7 billion sale to CVS Health.
Representation of Ornua Co-operative Ltd. on its sale of its subsidiary, DPI Specialty Foods, Inc., one of the largest specialty food distributors in the United States, to Arbor Investments, a Chicago-based private equity firm specializing in the food and beverage industry.
Representation of Quad-C Management, Inc. in its acquisition of The Wolf Holdings Organization, Inc., a leading supplier of kitchen cabinets and a leading provider of specialty building products.
Representation of Harvest Partners in the sale of its portfolio company, Driven Brands, Inc., a franchisor of US automotive repair chains (including Maaco and Meineke Car Care).