Evan Hoole is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and is 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 Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle-market private equity firm, in its investment in Pharm-Olam International, Ltd., a multinational, full-service clinical research organization serving the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries.
Representation of Zimmer Biomet (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, in its US$1.1 billion acquisition of LDR Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: LDRH), a global medical device company focused on designing and commercializing novel and proprietary surgical technologies for the treatment of patients suffering from spine disorders.
Representation of Quad-C Management, Inc., a private equity investment firm, in its sale of Generation Brands Holdings, Inc., a leading American lighting and ceiling fan company.
Representation of Dominus Capital LP, a leading middle-market private equity firm, in its sale of On Campus Marketing, the largest provider of affinity programs for universities and colleges across the United States.
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 recently terminated US$54.2 billion agreement to acquire Cigna Corporation, a combination that garnered front-page coverage for over 2 years and involved extensive coordination of a White & Case team of cross-practice lawyers in M&A, antitrust, litigation and bank finance.
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).