Jack R.Fines

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.1308

Jack Fines practices in the areas of private equity and M&A, with a focus on representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Jack has experience in cross-border transactions, fund formation, debt and equity financing, and other strategic transactions. He also advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies on corporate governance and general business law matters. His practice has involved businesses in the consumer goods, logistics, energy, industrial products, and technology sectors.

Jack has represented various private equity funds and their portfolio companies, including High Road Capital Partners, American Pacific Group, HCI Equity Partners, and The Riverside Company.

Experience

  • American Pacific Group portfolio company sells PENETREX®Jones Day advised American Pacific Group in the sale by portfolio company, Wellbeam Consumer Health, of PENETREX®, a leading joint and muscle care brand trusted by millions of consumers, to Carlin Consumer Health, a preeminent consumer health business that specializes in acquiring leading over-the-counter ("OTC") brands.
  • Radial Equity acquires Moss Motors and Rimmer BrosJones Day advised Radial Equity Partners in the acquisition and financing of Moss Motors, a U.S.-headquartered aftermarket supplier of parts for British cars, and Rimmer Bros, a UK-based supplier of replacement parts for UK marque vehicles.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Baird Capital portfolio company acquires Velocity Dynamics, LLCJones Day represented Baird Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company Cleanwater1, Inc. of Velocity Dynamics, LLC, a leading solutions provider of branded, proprietary dry and liquid feed systems for the optimization of chemistry in water and wastewater utilities and industrial plants.
  • H-D Advanced Manufacturing sells Engineered Solutions Group to Timken CompanyJones Day represented H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company in connection with its sale of Engineered Solutions Group (a.k.a. Innovative Mechanical Solutions or iMECH) to The Timken Company.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires ASL Print FXJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging Inc. (AWT) of ASL Print FX (ASL), a leading manufacturer of innovative print solutions to beverage, consumer packaged goods, envelope, and promotional markets across North America.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires Color Putty Co., Inc.Jones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company U-C Coatings, LLC of the Color Putty product line, a manufacturing and distribution company specializing in the water- and oil-based putties used for woodwork, flooring, furniture, recreational vehicles, and cabinetry.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires DC Kilowatts Inc.Jones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition and financing by portfolio company Exponential Power, Inc. of DC Kilowatts Inc., expanding the company’s motive power service expertise and position as an industry leading supplier of DC power solutions.
  • Rockwood Equity Partners sells BJG Electronics, Inc. to FDH AeroJones Day advised Rockwood Equity Partners LLC in connection with its sale of portfolio company BJG Electronics, Inc. ("BJG"), a global supplier of interconnect and electromechanical products to the world’s leading OEMs in the defense, commercial aviation, business aviation, space, oil and gas, and industrial markets, to FDH Aero ("FDH"), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.
  • Riverside forms Riverside Micro-Cap Fund VIJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the formation of Riverside Micro-Cap Fund VI (RMCF VI), raising $1.872 billion in investable capital, the largest in RMCF and Riverside history and more than 50% larger than its predecessor fund RMCF V.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires Power Product ServicesJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Exponential Power, Inc. of the business of Power Product Services, Inc., expanding the company's position as an industry leading supplier of DC power, products, solutions, and services.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Label InnovationJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging (AWT) of Label Innovation, a custom converter and label manufacturer utilizing roll-to-roll rotary and laser die-cutting technology to produce products and components for the medical, technology, and security markets.
  • Tecum Capital invests in Keystone FoamJones Day advised Tecum Capital in its investment in Keystone Foam PA, LLC, formerly known as Keystone Foam Corporation, a fabricator of proprietary custom foam products for various end markets.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires Elite Technologies & CommunicationsJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition by portfolio company Exponential Power, Inc. of Elite Technologies & Communications, Inc. (Elite Tech), expanding the company's position as an industry leading supplier of DC power, products, solutions, and services.
  • Baird Capital acquires UGSI Solutions, Inc.Jones Day represented Baird Capital in the acquisition and financing of UGSI Solutions and its subsidiaries, which provide water quality management solutions and chemical feed systems to municipal water and wastewater utility markets.
  • Riverside sells WorkStrideJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of WorkStride, an enterprise rewards solutions business, to Prepaid Technologies, a leading provider of prepaid payment technology solutions based in Alabama.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company acquires Trinity GuardJones Day advised American Pacific Group in the acquisition by portfolio company Fresche Solutions of Trinity Guard, a leader in world-class security, auditing and detection software and services that provide vital capabilities to detect and protect against growing cybercrimes.
  • Riverside acquires PaleoWestJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its acquisition of PaleoWest, a professional consultancy that assists clients with their need to address federal, state, and local level environmental regulations, typically in support of a wide variety of land development projects such as the permitting of solar and wind generation facilities, housing developments, roads and bridges, and other major infrastructure development projects.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires Labeltronix, LLCJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. (AWT) of Labeltronix, LLC, a leading label manufacturer of premium craft labels serving some of the country's most prominent brands, in a variety of markets including wine and spirits, craft beer, nutraceutical, food and beverage, and other CPG sectors.
  • American Pacific Group portfolio company acquires BioTRUST Nutrition® LLCJones Day advised American Pacific Group in connection with the acquisition and financing of BioTRUST Nutrition® LLC, a fast-growing, leading eCommerce nutrition brand with a portfolio of high-quality, science-based products that span protein, collagen, healthy living, anti-aging, and digestive health, by one of its portfolio companies, Wellbeam Consumer Health, LLC.