Rachel J. Silverman

Associate, Chicago

Biography

Overview

Rachel J. Silverman is an associate in the Firm's Global M&A Practice Group and a member of the Real Estate Industry Group. She is based in the Chicago office. Rachel's practice focuses on real estate transactions, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, dispositions and sale-and-leaseback transactions.

Bars and Courts
Illinois State Bar
Education
JD
Vanderbilt University Law School
Certificate of Specialization in Law and Business
Vanderbilt University
BA
University of Michigan
Languages
English

Experience

Representative matters include the representation of:

Valmet Corporation, the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, in its EUR 64 million acquisition of PMP Group, a Polish provider of technologies and services for the paper industry.

Dominus Capital, L.P., in its acquisition of Lockmasters, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of locks, doors and related hardware components and provider of related education and training classes.

Macquarie Infrastructure Partners and Uniti Group Inc. (NASDAQ: UNIT) in connection with the acquisition of Bluebird Network, LLC, the owner of an approximately 5,200-mile fiber network in Missouri and Illinois; and the concurrent representation of Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in connection with the acquisition of Uniti Group Inc.'s Midwest fiber business, comprising an approximately 2,500-mile fiber network in Illinois.

A large institutional investor in the purchase of four Marriott-flagged hotels, having a value in excess of $250 million.