Investment in Regenerative Agriculture Firm

Represented a venture capital firm in its investment in a regenerative agriculture firm. As part of the investment, we amended the target’s operating agreement to provide our client with appropriate protections.

Investment in Agroforestry Asset Management Company

Represented a venture capital firm in its investment in an agroforestry asset management company. As part of the investment, we reviewed and commented on the company’s convertible notes and note purchase agreement.

Investment in Specialty Healthcare Manufacturer

Represented a venture capital firm in its investment in a nootropic supplement manufacturer that focuses on cognitive enhancement products. As part of the investment, we performed due diligence on the target, commented on the purchase and sale agreement and solicited waivers to the company’s transfer restrictions.

Capture the League – Corporate Matters

Represented Capture the League, LLC, a multi-game eSports organization, in corporate matters related to preparation of non-player employment and confidentiality agreements, independent contractor agreements, master service agreements and player trades.

VG Growth Partners – Crunchsters

Represented VG Growth Partners in its investment in Crunchsters, an innovative food manufacturer that produces nutritious and organic plant-based snack products.

Tekserve Corporation – Sale of Business Segments

Represented Tekserve Corporation, which was the first Apple Premium Service Provider in New York City, in the sale of certain of its commercial business segments to Axispoint, a global software development and technology consulting company. 

Top Rank – Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas

Represented Top Rank in all television license agreements with U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican pay-per-view and closed-circuit television distributors and exhibitors, as well as all international licensing agreements for the November 5 world welterweight championship between Manny Pacquiao and Jessie Vargas, held at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Top Rank – Terrence Crawford v. Victor Postol

Represented Top Rank in the July 23 HBO pay-per-view world championship bout between Terrence Crawford and Victor Postol at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Inergex – Acquisition of Crossfuze

Represented Inergex in the acquisition of Crossfuze Solutions, a provider of ServiceNow® implementation and integration services. We also represented Inergex in the acquisition financing through a secured credit facility from a national bank.

Unilever – Sale of TCB, Just For Me, Consort for Men, Motions and Groom & Clean Brands

Represented Unilever in the sale of its TCB, Just For Me, Consort for Men, Motions and Groom & Clean brands to Strength of Nature, a multi-cultural hair care company.

Formation of Real Estate Debt Fund

Represented real estate investors in the formation and launch of a real estate fund to originate, acquire and service high-yield loans collateralized by real estate or equity interests in real estate owning entities.

Inergex – Acquisition of TREC

Represented Inergex in its acquisition of TREC Corporation and TREC Pacific Corporation, a call center with the base of its operations in the Philippines.

Acquisition of Fiber Optic Cable System

Represented a group of investors in a joint venture to acquire a fiber optic cable system from a network provider in New York. The transaction included a capital raise and obtaining a new franchise agreement from New York City.

Top Rank – Floyd Mayweather, Jr. v. Manny Pacquiao

Represented Top Rank in the worldwide promotion of one of the biggest boxing matches of all time - the 2015 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. v. Manny Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event was promoted by Mayweather Promotions LLC, Top Rank, Showtime Networks and HBO and telecast live to more than 150 countries outside of the U.S. and Canada.

Plainfield Asset Management – Portfolio Company Sales

Represented Plainfield Asset Management in connection with the sale of several portfolio companies.

COATL Capital, LLC – Family Office

Represented client in the formation of an investment advisor focusing on Latin American clients. Draft various employment and severance agreements for employees of the new investment advisor.

Plainfield Asset Management – Hawkeye Renewables

Represented Plainfield Asset Management in the sale of an interest in Hawkeye Renewables, an ethanol producer that specializes in ethanol and dried distiller grains.

Plainfield Asset Management – Real Estate Sale

Representation of Plainfield in the sale of certain real estate developments and a pool of loans secured by various real estate projects and to a real estate developer.

Plainfield Asset Management – General Counsel Services

Representation of Plainfield Asset Management, on an ongoing basis, in general outside counsel services.

Plainfield Asset Management – Sale

Representation of Plainfield Asset Management in the sale of a package of assets in connection with its liquidation, including a secured loan to a high-end retail company, an investment in an EU solar panel manufacturer and a Greek public company.

Plainfield Gaming Inc. – Military Parts LLC

Representation of Plainfield Gaming Inc. in funding an additional capital contribution to Military Parts Exchange LLC. Provisions of the company's operating agreement relating to the composition and voting of the Board of Directors were also amended to reflect each member's membership interest in the company.

Plainfield Asset Management – Restructuring

Represented Plainfield Asset Management in restructuring Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC—a mixed martial arts promotional company—of which Plainfield was majority owner. As part of the restructuring, Plainfield sold a portion of their equity in Bellator to a new private equity investor and converted its outstanding loans to Bellator into new equity.