Patrick S.Baldwin

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8276

Patrick Baldwin counsels and advises clients on corporate and securities law focusing on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He has advised public and private companies and private equity firms and their portfolio companies on buy- and sell-side mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and leveraged buyouts. His transactional experience also includes joint ventures, licensing arrangements, corporate restructurings, venture and later-stage equity financings, and debt securities offerings. Patrick has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, media, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, building products, and technology.

Patrick's practice also includes advising established public and private companies and emerging growth private companies on general corporate governance issues; on the drafting and negotiation of customer, supplier, and vendor contracts; and on the formation, capitalization, and structuring of their business entities.

While on special assignment with client UCB, S.A., Patrick acted as corporate counsel for UCB, Inc., the global pharmaceutical company's U.S. affiliate.

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

Experience

  • Deezer merges with and into I2PO S.A.Jones Day is advising Deezer S.A. in the context of the proposed SPAC transaction whereby Deezer S.A. would be 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 is advising Centre Lane Partners, LLC portfolio company Luminex Home Decor & Fragrance Holding Corporation in the business combination with GP Global Limited and Global Consumer Acquisition Corp. (GACQ), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company.
  • Koch Equity Development portfolio company, Getty Images, to be combined with SPAC, CC Neuberger Principal Holdings IIJones Day is acting 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.
  • 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.
  • Koch Strategic Platforms makes $500 million strategic minority equity investment in MavenirJones Day advised Koch Strategic Platforms, a subsidiary of Koch Investments Group, in its strategic $500 million minority equity investment in Mavenir, the only U.S. based provider of end-to-end, cloud-native software to meet the growing demand for 5G digital transformation by communication service providers and enterprises.
  • PureCycle Technologies combines with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day advised PureCycle Technologies LLC ("PureCycle") in its business combination with Roth CH Acquisition I Co. ("Roth SPAC"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation backed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group, and Roth CH Acquisition I Co. Parent Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Roth CH ("Holdings"), among others.
  • Gray Television leads $40 million Series C financing of Envy Gaming, Inc.Jones Day represented Gray Television, Inc. as lead investor in a $40 million Series C financing of Envy Gaming, Inc., an entertainment and esports company based in Dallas, Texas.
  • Koch Equity Development invests preferred equity in AIM listed Victoria plcJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC ("KED"), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment into AIM listed Victoria plc ("Victoria"), a UK-based global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of flooring products.
  • Koch Industries acquired remaining equity stake in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on the purchase of the remaining equity stake held by Golden Gate Capital in Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry.
  • Truck-Lite receives significant investment from Genstar CapitalJones Day advised Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a leading provider of safety lighting, filtration systems, and telematics services for commercial vehicles, in connection with Genstar Capital's significant investment in Truck-Lite.
  • $700 million purchase of 49.9% interest in Big River Steel by United States Steel CorporationJones Day advised KM BRS, LLC (a subsidiary of Koch Minerals, LLC), a preferred equity holder of Big River Steel, in the $700 million purchase of a 49.9% interest in Big River Steel by United States Steel Corporation, with a call option to acquire the remaining 50.1% within the next four years.
  • Flint Hills Resources sold chemical manufacturing facility to MotivaJones Day advised Flint Hills Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on the sale of its chemical manufacturing facility located in Port Arthur, Texas, to Motiva Enterprises LLC.
  • Koch Methanol acquires majority ownership stake in St. James Parish methanol joint ventureJones Day advised Koch Methanol, LLC ("Koch Methanol"), a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with the recapitalization of YCI Methanol One, LLC (the "Joint Venture"), a joint venture between Koch Methanol and Yuhuang Chemical Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company, Ltd.
  • Koch participates in $1.5 billion investment in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development (KED), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with an investment of $1.5 billion in Infor by KED and Golden Gate Capital.
  • INVISTA sells Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment HoldingJones Day advised INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its sale of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires consumer health business of Merck KGaAJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) in its €3.375 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA.