Patrick S.Baldwin

Associate

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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

  • $700 million purchase of 49.9 percent 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 percent interest in Big River Steel by United States Steel Corporation, with a call option to acquire the remaining 50.1 percent within the next four years.
  • Koch participates in $1.5 billion investment in InforJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development (KED), the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, 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.
  • Koch Methanol invests in YCI Methanol One and its $1.85 billion methanol production facilityJones Day advised Koch Methanol, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, in its minority equity investment in YCI Methanol One, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Yuhuang Chemical Industries, Inc. and its parent company Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company, Ltd.
  • Koch Real Estate Investments invests in Safe Harbor MarinasJones Day advised Koch Real Estate Investments, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on its investment in Safe Harbor Marinas, LLC.
  • Koch Equity Development commits $650 million preferred equity financing to support Meredith Corporation's $2.8 billion acquisition of Time, Inc.Jones Day advised Koch Equity Development, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with its $650 million of preferred equity financing to Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, in connection with Meredith’s $2.8 billion acquisition of magazine publisher Time, Inc.
  • Koch Disruptive Technologies leads $150 million investment in INSIGHTECJones Day advised Koch Disruptive Technologies, a subsidiary of Koch Industries focused on finding and funding innovative and emerging companies, as the lead investor in a $150 million Series E funding round for INSIGHTEC, a commercial stage medical device company.
  • Koch Ag & Energy Solutions sells 1,054 MW CCGT Plant in Odessa, Texas to Vistra EnergyJones Day advised Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in the sale of a 1,054 MW combined cycle, combustion turbine power plant located in Odessa, Texas, to a subsidiary of Vistra Energy, the parent company for TXU Energy and Luminant, for $350 million in cash, plus a potential spark spread-based earnout.
  • Koch Equity Development invests over $2 billion in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with its equity investment of more than $2 billion in Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud.
  • Koch Industries acquires Guardian IndustriesJones Day advised Koch Industries, Inc. on the acquisition of the remaining 55.5 percent of Guardian Industries Corp. not already owned by affiliates of Koch.
  • American Capital Agency Corp. acquires American Capital Mortgage Management, LLC for $562 millionJones Day advised American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC), a mortgage REIT that invests primarily in agency securities, in its $562 million cash acquisition of American Capital Mortgage Management LLC from American Capital Asset Management, LLC ("ACAM"), a wholly-owned portfolio company of American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACAS).
  • The Southern Company acquires AGL Resources for $12 billionJones Day advised The Southern Company (NYSE: SO) in connection with the acquisition and related financing of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) in a cash transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $12 billion, including total equity value of approximately $8 billion.
  • Koch Equity Development to partner with BDT Capital Partners and Penske to acquire Truck-LiteJones Day is advising Koch Equity Development LLC (KED), the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in connection with the acquisition of Truck-Lite Co., LLC, alongside BDT Capital Partners, LLC (BDT), through its investment funds.
  • Flint Hills Resources sells large scale rail facility to CIG LogisticsJones Day advised Flint Hills Resources Odessa, LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Hills Resources, LLC, in its sale of a premier 330 acre rail facility in Odessa, Texas to CIG Logistics.
  • Koch Industries subsidiary provides common and preferred equity financing commitments to an affiliate of Vista Equity Partners in connection with Vista's proposed acquisition of Solera Holdings, Inc. for approximately $6.5 billionJones Day is advising a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. regarding its common and preferred equity financing commitments in connection with the approximately $6.5 billion proposed acquisition of Solera Holdings, Inc. by an affiliate of Vista Equity Partners.
  • Vertafore acquires QQ SolutionsJones Day advised Vertafore, a leading provider of cloud-based insurance software and services, in its acquisition of QQ Solutions, Inc., a provider of agency management systems.
  • J.P. Morgan acts as financial advisor to The Geo GroupJones Day advised J.P. Morgan Securities in its role as financial advisor to The Geo Group, Inc. in connection with its $312 million acquisition of various correctional facilities from LCS Correction Services, Inc.
  • Flint Hills Resources acquires ethanol business of Southwest Georgia EthanolJones Day advised Flint Hills Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its acquisition of the ethanol business of Southwest Georgia Ethanol, LLC.
  • Crawford & Company acquires GAB RobinsJones Day advised Crawford & Company in the acquisition of GAB Robins Holdings UK Limited, a loss adjusting and claims management provider headquartered in the United Kingdom.
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