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Peter D. Park

Associate
New York
F: +1.917.438.6186

Education

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2012, James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • B.A., Yale University, 2007, with distinction
  • New York
Overview
Experience

Overview

Peter Park is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice

Peter’s practice focuses on advising private and public companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies on a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, joint ventures, equity arrangements and corporate governance matters.

Experience

Representative Matters

Mergers and Acquisitions

Technology and Telecommunications:

  • Represented a private equity fund in its $4.3 billion acquisition of a publicly traded company’s technology platform.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a developer of electronic medical record and revenue cycle management software.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its $310 million acquisition of a developer of accounting software for oil and gas companies.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a developer of mobile traffic management software.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of an early stage manufacturer of night vision sensors.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a provider of prison telecommunication services.

Consumer Products/Food and Beverage/Business Services:

  • Represented a private equity fund in its $525 million sale of a casual dining restaurant chain.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of an operator of home improvement consumer shows.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its portfolio company, an operator of convenience stores and gas stations.
  • Represented a publicly traded car rental service company in its $210 million acquisition of a major franchisee.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its portfolio company, a provider of government household relocation services.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a casual dining restaurant chain.
  • Represented a publicly traded car rental service company in its acquisition of an international car rental brand.

Aerospace and Defense:

  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a manufacturer of precision flight-critical aerospace components.
  • Represented an aerospace and defense company owned by a private equity fund in a series of transactions, including several rollup acquisitions and a $340 million carve-out sale of the company’s composite mold division.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its take-private acquisition of an aerospace and defense company.

Industrial/Manufacturing/Waste Management:

  • Represented a publicly traded company in its carve-out sale of certain mining operations.
  • Represented a trash hauling and recycling company owned by a private equity fund in a series of transactions, including several rollup acquisitions with aggregate deal value of approximately $120 million, as well as the sale of the company.
  • Represented a collision repair services company owned by private equity funds in a series of rollup acquisitions with aggregate deal value of approximately $150 million.      
  • Represented a private equity fund in the $465 million sale of its portfolio company, a hazardous waste treatment and disposal company.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a playground equipment manufacturer.
  • Represented a publicly traded company in its $1.6 billion acquisition of another publicly traded company’s chemical and mining business.

Healthcare:

  • Represented a private equity fund in its formation of a home healthcare service platform and a series of rollup acquisitions of health agencies in the State of Florida.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its portfolio company, a leading supplier of mission-critical tactical medical products.
  • Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a drug testing service provider.

Joint Ventures and Minority Investments

  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with its preferred equity investment in an insurance brokerage firm, at implied enterprise valuation of $2.9 billion.
  • Represented a sovereign wealth fund in connection with its equity investment in a REIT, at implied enterprise valuation of $2.0 billion.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of minority interest in its portfolio company, a provider of high speed internet, cable TV and phone services.
  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with its equity investment in a manufacturer and distributor of pet foods.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the creation of a co-investment vehicle in connection with a pending platform acquisition as well as subsequent syndication of equity.      
  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with its preferred equity investment in an early stage developer of 3D printing devices.
  • Represented a private equity fund and its portfolio company, a provider of workflow solutions and proprietary databases for auto dealers and mechanical repair shops, in connection with a joint venture with a publicly traded company at implied enterprise valuation of $590 million.
  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with its preferred equity investment in a retailor of high-end appliances and subsequent rounds of capital raising.
  • Represented a private equity fund in connection with its preferred equity investment in an online platform for licensing, producing and streaming shows.

General Corporate/Governance Matters

  • Represented several portfolio companies in the structuring and implementation of complicated management incentive equity programs, including programs implemented through aggregator vehicles.
  • Represented a portfolio company in connection with several rounds of bridge financings and subsequent negotiations with minority investors.
  • Represented a portfolio company in connection with an internal corporate reorganization and a series of buyout transactions with the minority shareholders, followed by a freeze-out merger.
  • Represented several portfolio companies in connection with general employment matters, including negotiation of separation agreements, equity repurchase agreements, and amendments to equity plans.
  • Represented several portfolio companies in connection with “dividend recap” transactions, including advising the boards of directors on fiduciary duties and coordinating solvency opinions.