John A.Ghazoul

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.7896

John Ghazoul advises public and private companies and private equity firms on M&A and other strategic transactions. His experience includes domestic and international transactions in a range of industries, including software and technology, manufacturing, financial services, life sciences, and aviation.

Experience

  • UPL sells stake in Advanta Enterprises to KKRJones Day advised UPL Limited in its $300 million sale of a 13.33% stake in its subsidiary, Advanta Enterprises Limited, to KKR.
  • Engage PEO acquires Fusion Employer ServicesJones Day advised Engage PEO in the acquisition of Fusion Employer Services, a Lawrenceville, New Jersey-based professional employer organization which has deep roots in the New Jersey market and a reputation for high-quality specialty services, including payroll and tax, human resources management, a full range of benefits, 401(k), and workers' compensation.
  • Sensata Technologies acquires DynapowerJones Day advised Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a leading industrial technology company and provider of sensor-rich solutions and insights for customers, in connection with its acquisition of Dynapower Company, LLC, a leading provider of energy storage and power conversion systems, from private equity firm Pfingsten Partners for $580 million in cash.
  • Signature Aviation sells TAC Air FBOs to Atlantic AviationJones Day advised Signature Aviation in its divestiture of three TAC Air fixed base operations at Omaha, Nebraska (OMA); Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (RDU); and Hartford, Connecticut (BDL) to Atlantic Aviation.
  • Sonepar sells Vallen Distribution to Nautic PartnersJones Day represented the Sonepar Group – a Paris-headquartered global leader in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services – in the sale of Sonepar's subsidiary business, Vallen Distribution, to Nautic Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based in Rhode Island.
  • Signature Aviation acquires 14 TAC Air locations Jones Day advised Signature Aviation in the acquisition of the TAC Air business of The Arnold Companies.
  • City of Hope acquires Cancer Treatment Centers of AmericaJones Day advised City of Hope, a world-renowned, National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer research and treatment organization, in connection with its acquisition of Cancer Treatment Centers of America, a network of oncology hospitals and outpatient care centers across the United States.
  • Ecolab obtains $3 billion credit facilityJones Day advised Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, in connection with a $3 billion unsecured committed delayed draw term loan credit facility provided by JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and other lenders.
  • Wells Fargo provides $955 million senior unsecured credit facilities to Orion Office REIT LPJones Day represented Wells Fargo, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $600 million senior unsecured term loan and revolving credit facility and a $355 million senior unsecured bridge term loan credit facility provided to Orion Office REIT LP.