Stephanie R.Breitenbach


Cleveland + 1.216.586.1025

Stephanie Breitenbach advises public and private companies on transactional and corporate law matters. Her practice focuses on advising clients with respect to domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other strategic transactions. Stephanie also counsels clients on general corporate governance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) compliance matters.

Stephanie has advised clients on a variety of mergers and acquisitions, including Parker Hannifin Corporation's $1.725 billion acquisition of Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC; OMNOVA Solutions Inc.'s $824 million acquisition by Synthomer plc; American Greetings Corporation's sale of a 60% ownership stake to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice; Nordson Corporation's $705 million acquisition of Vention Medical's Advanced Technologies business; and Cabot Corporation's divestiture of its Specialty Fluids business to Sinomine (Hong Kong) Rare Metals Resources Co. Limited.

Stephanie serves on the board of trustees of the Cleveland School of the Arts, an arts high school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Prior to attending law school, Stephanie worked in corporate banking at a major U.S. financial institution.


  • Parker Hannifin acquires Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC for $1.725 billion cashJones Day advised Parker Hannifin Corporation in its $1.725 billion cash acquisition of Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC.
  • OMNOVA acquired by Synthomer plc for $824 millionJones Day advised OMNOVA Solutions Inc. in its $824 million acquisition by Synthomer plc, a United Kingdom-based specialty chemical company.
  • Cabot sells its Specialty Fluids business to Sinomine (Hong Kong) Rare Metals Resources Co. Limited for $135 millionJones Day advised Cabot Corporation in the sale of its Specialty Fluids Business to Sinomine (Hong Kong) Rare Metals Resources Co. Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinomine Resource Group Co., Ltd., for $135 million.
  • American Greetings sells majority interest in company to Clayton, Dubilier & RiceJones Day advised American Greetings Corporation in its sale of a 60 percent ownership stake to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
  • KeyBank sells Key Insurance & Benefits Services to USI Insurance ServicesJones Day advised KeyBank in the sale of Key Insurance & Benefits Services, Inc. to USI Insurance Services.
  • Nelson Labs acquires Gibraltar Laboratories, Inc.Jones Day advised Sotera Health's Nelson Labs business in its acquisition of Gibraltar Laboratories, a leading outsourced provider of microbiology and analytical chemistry testing for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.
  • Nordson acquires Advanced Technologies business of Vention Medical for $705 millionJones Day advised Nordson Corporation in its $705 million acquisition of Vention Medical’s Advanced Technologies (Vention AT) business, a leading designer, developer, and manufacturer of minimally invasive interventional delivery devices, catheters, and advanced components for the global medical technology market.
  • Digital Bridge in consortium with PSP Investments and TIAA Investments acquires Vantage Data CentersJones Day advised a consortium which includes Digital Bridge Holdings, LLC, a leading global communications infrastructure company, Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), and TIAA Investments (an affiliate of Nuveen), on the acquisition and related financing of Vantage Data Centers, a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications.
  • Cintas acquires G&K Services for $2.2 billionJones Day advised Cintas Corporation in its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of G&K Services, Inc. for $97.50 per share in cash, for a total enterprise value of approximately $2.2 billion, including acquired debt.
  • Axiall acquired by Westlake Chemical for $33 per share in all-cash transaction with $3.8 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Axiall Corporation in connection with Westlake Chemical Corporation's $3.8 billion enterprise value acquisition.
  • DataBank to divest LightBound fiber/CLEC assets to EverstreamJones Day is advising DataBank in the divestiture of the LightBound fiber/CLEC assets to Everstream, a business-only fiber network provider.
  • Monster acquires JobrJones Day advised Monster Worldwide, Inc. in its acquisition of Jobr, a mobile job discovery app.
  • Ferro acquires Cappelle PigmentsJones Day advised Ferro Corporation in connection with the acquisition of all the shares of Belgium-based Cappelle Pigments NV.
  • Ferro acquires Endeka CeramicsJones Day represented Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based performance materials, in connection with its acquisition of Endeka Group, a global producer of high-value coatings and key raw materials for the ceramic tile market.
  • Riverside acquires Competitive Edge SoftwareJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Competitive Edge Software, a developer of cloud-based security and law enforcement reporting and management solutions to customers in a variety of industries including education, healthcare, corporate, private security, and law enforcement.
  • TimkenSteel completes registered offering of $75 million of Convertible NotesJones Day represented TimkenSteel Corporation, an international manufacturer and distributor of special bar quality large steel bars and seamless mechanical steel tubing, in connection with its registered offering of $75 million of 6.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2021.
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