Patrick S.Baldwin

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8276

For well over a decade, Patrick Baldwin has counseled and advised public and private strategic and emerging growth companies and sponsors and their portfolio companies in connection with their significant transactions, with a focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and equity investment transactions. He has helped clients structure, navigate, and complete buy- and sell-side mergers, acquisitions, carveouts, de-SPAC (special-purpose acquisition companies) business combinations, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, venture capital and later-stage equity financings, and private investment in public equity (PIPE) investments.

Patrick understands the needs of and has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, traditional and digital media, chemicals, energy and utilities, building products, pharmaceuticals, real estate investment, transportation and logistics, software, fintech, robotics, and other technology. Patrick's practice also includes advising clients on general corporate governance issues and negotiating key customer, supplier, and vendor contracts.

Patrick also serves in his local community, including as a member of the board of directors of the Piedmont Park Conservancy, a nonprofit charged with operating Atlanta's largest greenspace, Piedmont Park.

Before attending law school, Patrick managed commercial construction projects ranging in value from $2.5 million to $65 million.

Erfahrung

  • Koch Equity invests $400 million in CPM HoldingsJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development LLC in connection with its $400 million strategic equity investment in CPM Holdings, Inc., a leading global supplier of engineered process equipment for animal feed, oilseed processing, extrusion, and thermal processing markets.
  • Koch Equity finances MITER Brands $3.1 billion merger with PGT InnovationsJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development LLC in its equity investment to finance the $3.1 billion acquisition of PGT Innovations Inc. by MITER Brands.
  • The Stephens Group sells Summit Industrial Construction to Comfort Systems USAJones Day is advising The Stephens Group, LLC in the sale of portfolio company, Summit Industrial Construction, LLC, to Comfort Systems USA, Inc.
  • Innventure enters agreement with Learn CWJones Day is advising Innventure LLC in its business combination with Learn CW Investment Corporation, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (NYSE: “LCW”) sponsored by CWAM LC Sponsor LLC, an affiliate of Learn Capital and Commonwealth Asset Management.
  • DEKRA acquires Weiss Technik Environmental Testing LaboratoriesJones Day advised DEKRA North America in the acquisition of the environmental testing laboratories of Weiss Technik Testing Services.
  • FLEETCOR acquires PayByPhoneJones Day advised FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of PayByPhone, a global provider of digital parking payment solutions.
  • FLEETCOR enters into Cooperation Agreement with the D. E. Shaw GroupJones Day represented FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc., a $15 billion market cap business payments company, in connection with its entry into a cooperation agreement with shareholder D.E. Shaw.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Primary IntelligenceJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Corporate Visions of Primary Intelligence, a provider of SaaS-based win-loss analysis solutions for B2B companies.
  • Accelmed Partners leads $30 million private placement of Common Stock issued by Minerva Surgical, Inc.Jones Day represented Accelmed Partners in connection with its purchase of $30 million of Common Stock in a private placement issued by Minerva Surgical, Inc., granting Accelmed Partners a controlling stake in Minerva Surgical.
  • FLEETCOR acquires Global Reach GroupJones Day advised FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of Global Reach Group, a UK-based cross-border payments provider.
  • Deezer invests to create livestreaming powerhouse as Driift acquires DreamstageJones Day is advising Deezer S.A. in its £4 million investment in the merger of Driift and Dreamstage, creating a livestreaming powerhouse.
  • FleetCor acquires PlugsurfingJones Day advised FleetCor Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of Plugsurfing, a leading European electric vehicle (EV) software and network provider.
  • Koch Equity Development portfolio company, Getty Images, completes business combination with SPAC, CC Neuberger Principal Holdings IIJones Day acted as counsel to Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. and investor in Getty Images, in the business combination agreement with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II (NYSE: PRPB), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.
  • Deezer merges with and into I2PO S.A.Jones Day advised Deezer S.A. in the context of the SPAC transaction whereby Deezer S.A. merged with and into I2PO S.A., a French SPAC listed on the professional segment of the regulated market of Euronext Paris and the related PIPE financing.
  • Riverside acquires SolutaJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing of Soluta, Inc. and Boon-Chapman Benefit Administrators, Inc. (Soluta BCBA).
  • Luminex participates in business combination with Global Consumer Acquisition Corp.Jones Day advised Centre Lane Partners, LLC portfolio company Luminex Home Decor & Fragrance Holding Corporation in the attempted business combination with GP Global Limited and Global Consumer Acquisition Corp. (GACQ), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company.
  • Infor sells Enterprise Asset Management business in $2.8 billion carveout saleJones Day advised Infor, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in the sale of its Enterprise Asset Management business to Hexagon AB for $2.8 billion, consisting of (i) $800 million in cash and (ii) approximately $2 billion of Hexagon’s common stock (HEXA-B.ST).
  • Gray Television acquires Third Rail StudiosJones Day advised Gray Television, Inc. in the acquisition of Third Rail Studios in Doraville, Georgia, a movie and television production facility, from The Integral Group.
  • Riverside acquires Corporate VisionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing of Corporate Visions, a leading provider of science-backed sales, marketing, and customer success training solutions to global Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp. combines with Vintage Wine EstatesJones Day advised Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp., a TSX listed special acquisition company ("BCAC"), on its business combination with Vintage Wine Estates, one of the fastest growing U.S. wine producers.