Ted Appleton advises private equity and venture capital funds (and their sponsors) in formation and governance matters, M&A transactions, and early stage investments. He also represents investors, including large health systems and public corporations, in connection with their investments into private equity and venture capital funds.
The private equity and venture capital funds with which Ted has recently worked include MPE Partners, Drive Capital, Noro-Moseley Partners, The Riverside Company, and Trinity Hunt Partners.
On the transactional side, Ted advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of Advanced Web Technologies Holding Company in December of 2020. Other notable transactions on which Ted has worked include: Associated Estates' $2.5 billion sale to Brookfield Asset Management and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.'s provision of $500 million in construction financing for a hotel and conference center in Aurora, Colorado.
In community matters, Ted serves on the board of directors of the Center for Arts Inspired Learning, is a member of the Alumni Representative Committee of Office of Undergraduate Admissions of Columbia University in the City of New York, and coaches youth baseball.
- University of Michigan (J.D. cum laude 2014); Columbia University (B.A. in History 2006)
Named to Best Lawyers in America's 2021 "Ones to Watch" list
- Intern to the Honorable Laurie J. Michelson, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan (Summer 2012)