businessandcorporate

Contact: Richard E. Putnam
Phone: 402.636.8285
Email: rputnam@bairdholm.com 

Areas of Practice

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Our Focus

Baird Holm attorneys are experienced in complex corporate development and corporate finance transactions. We advise public and closely held clients of all sizes, including many of the leading financial institutions, health care providers, agribusinesses, real estate developers, manufacturers, and technology firms in the central Midwest. Our corporate practice includes:

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Joint Ventures and Partnerships
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Investments
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Emerging Companies and Private Capital
  • Business Formation and Succession Planning
  • Franchising and Distribution
  • Tax-Efficient Structures
  • Securities Law and Investment Fund Compliance
  • Antitrust, Environmental and Industry-Specific Regulatory Compliance
  • Technology, Vendor, and Outsourcing Agreements
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Fiduciary Duties, Shareholders' Rights and other Corporate Governance Matters


Who We Represent

We routinely represent public and private companies, private funds and other investors, financial institutions, governmental entities, and nonprofit organizations. The broad diversification of our firm's work allows us to provide our clients with coordinated legal advice in multiple areas of the law. Recent representative matters include:

  • Advising the seller group in connection with the $67 million sale of stock of closely-held manufacturing company to private equity fund;
  • Representing a Nebraska technology company in an $85 million sale to a strategic partner in a cash and stock merger transaction;
  • Representing the founder of an internet marketing company in the sale of stock interest to a venture capital fund;
  • Representing a real estate investment fund in the $10 million private offering of limited partnership interests;
  • Advising a public pension fund in connection with venture capital, private equity, and SBIC investments;
  • Assisting an ESOP-owned wholesale distributor in $20 million asset sale;
  • Advising a multinational public corporation in connection with Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank compliance;
  • Assisting clients in conducting internal investigations related to corporate governance and securities law issues and in responding to SEC and IRS examinations;
  • Representing an agricultural equipment manufacturer in equity fund investments to raise growth capital and a series of strategic, light industrial acquisitions;
  • Representing Nebraska manufacturer in the $50 million sale to strategic partner in a cash and stock merger transaction;
  • Representing the purchaser in a $30 million acquisition of vehicle dealership; and
  • Representing a distribution company in a $12 million cash sale to a strategic buyer.

 

 

businessandcorporate

Contact: Richard E. Putnam
Phone: 402.636.8285
Email: rputnam@bairdholm.com 

Areas of Practice

1700 Farnam Street | Suite 1500 | Omaha, NE 68102 | 402.344.0500