Summer R.Desloge

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4109

Summer Desloge advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies in M&A transactions. She has experience with a variety of deal structures, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and carveouts. She has also represented investors in the sale of partnership interests on the secondary market.

Prior to law school, Summer spent two months teaching English to children in Nepal.

Experience

  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Applied Educational Systems (AES)Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company iCEV of Applied Educational Systems (AES), a provider of digital career and technical education content for K-12 schools and career centers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires BloodHubJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company InVita Healthcare Technologies of BloodHub, a leading software provider of blood and biologics supply chain automation solutions.
  • MPE Partners makes strategic investment in 3D InternationalJones Day advised MPE Partners along with portfolio company Hi-Tech Industries in the strategic investment and financing by portfolio company Hi-Tech Industries in 3D International, LLC d/b/a 3D Car Care, a vertically-integrated designer and manufacturer of premium vehicle care and detailing products sold through professional and consumer channels.
  • Xcel Energy completes $700 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Xcel Energy Inc. in connection with its underwritten public offering of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.60% Senior Notes, Series due June 1, 2032.
  • MPE Partners acquires and recapitalizes Hi-Tech IndustriesJones Day represented MPE Partners in the acquisition, financing, and recapitalization of Hi-Tech Industries, a leading provider of consumable vehicle detailing and reconditioning products to the professional and do-it-yourself markets.
  • Hirtle Callaghan & Co sells portfolio of interests in over 30 private equity fundsJones Day represented Hirtle Callaghan & Co in connection with the sale of a portfolio of interests in over 30 private equity funds.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Medical Marketing Solutions GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Medical Marketing Solutions Group (MMSG), a leading medical education company that provides strategic services, scientific and medical communications, and operational and event management services to global biopharmaceutical companies.
  • Follett Corporation acquired by private investor groupJones Day advised Follett Corporation in the sale of its corporate entity as well as Follett Higher Education, the company’s collegiate retail and Follett ACCESS business, to a group of private investors led by Jefferson River Capital LLC, a private investment company controlled by the James family.
  • Riverside acquires SolutaJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing of Soluta, Inc. and Boon-Chapman Benefit Administrators, Inc. (Soluta BCBA).
  • Swander Pace Capital portfolio company acquires Farm Ridge FoodsJones Day advised Swander Pace Capital in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Patriot Pickle of the pickle assets of Farm Ridge Foods, which distributes pickled products into the retail channel under its own name, as well as private label and third-party brands.
  • Follett Corporation divests Baker & Taylor division to private investor groupJones Day advised Follett Corporation in its divestiture of its Baker & Taylor division, the world's premier distributor of physical and digital books and services to public and academic libraries, which will now operate as an independent, privately-owned entity group led by Baker & Taylor's President and CEO Aman Kochar.
  • Additional Publications

    • 2019
      Clarity or Confusion?: The Economic Substance Doctrine and Its Statutory Counterpart, 46 J. Legis. 326 (2019).