Michael F.Green Jr.

Associate

(T) 1.404.581.8150

Michael Green advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other strategic transactions. He has represented public and private companies in a wide variety of industries including consumer products, software and information technology, financial services, and industrial products.

Michael has represented clients in a number of significant transactions including Newell Brands in its $2.3 billion sale of The Waddington Group to Novolex Holdings and its $1.3 billion sale of its Pure Fishing division to Sycamore Partners, Randstad in the acquisition of Monster Worldwide, General Electric Company in the sale of its Small Industrial Motors Business to Wolong Electric Group, and Adecco Group in the acquisition of General Assembly.

Prior to practicing law Michael worked in commercial real estate and played golf at the University of Georgia where he served on the board of directors of the University of Georgia Athletic Association.

Experience

  • Exide Technologies completes $1.1 billion comprehensive new financing and recapitalizationJones Day represented Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, in connection with a comprehensive new financing and recapitalization transaction.
  • Newell Brands sells Process Solutions to One Rock Capital Partners, LLC for $500 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Process Solutions business to One Rock Capital Partners, LLC for $500 million in cash.
  • Elsevier acquires assets from Cengage LearningJones Day represented Elsevier Inc., a subsidiary of RELX Group plc, in the acquisition of the assets comprising the Evolve Platform and Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Application, an online portal and platform used in healthcare higher learning, from Cengage Learning, Inc.
  • Modern Media Acquisition enters merger agreement with Akazoo Ltd.Jones Day is advising Modern Media Acquisition Corp. ("MMDM"), a special purpose acquisition company, in its business combination with Akazoo Limited, a U.K.- based digital music streaming platform specializing in emerging markets.
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • Baker Hughes sells natural gas solutions business to First Reserve and Pietro FiorentiniJones Day advised Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), in the sale of its global Natural Gas Solutions (NGS) business to two separate buyers, First Reserve and Pietro Fiorentini.
  • GE sells assets related to its Small Industrial Motors Business to Wolong Electric GroupJones Day advised General Electric Company in the sale of the small industrial motors business of its Power Conversion division to Wolong Electric Group Co., Ltd.
  • Newell Brands sells Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. for $395 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the $395 million sale of Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. to Seidler Equity Partners and Major League Baseball.
  • Newell Brands sells The Waddington Group to Novolex for approximately $2.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in its sale of The Waddington Group to Novolex Holdings, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, for approximately $2.3 billion in cash.
  • Adecco Group acquires General Assembly Space, Inc. for $412.5 millionJones Day advised The Adecco Group AG in its $412.5 million acquisition of General Assembly Space, Inc., a provider of work force educational curricula and training courses in the fields of technology, design, business, data, and digital marketing.
  • Birch Communications' Cloud and Business Services business acquired by Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. for $600 millionJones Day advised Birch Communications, Inc. in the acquisition of its cloud and business services business by Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. for approximately $600 million in an all-stock transaction which included the purchase of 50 million shares of Fusion’s Common Stock and the refinancing of $444 million of Birch indebtedness.
  • Aderant acquires Handshake SoftwareJones Day advised Aderant North America, Inc., a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc., in the acquisition of Handshake Software, Inc., a provider of software products to the legal vertical, including portals, knowledge management, enterprise search, and mobility solutions.
  • Newell Brands sells Winter Sports businesses to Kohlberg & Company for $240 millionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) in the sale of its Winter Sports businesses to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $240 million, subject to adjustment.
  • Newell Brands sells Tools division to Stanley Black & Decker for $1.95 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the $1.95 billion sale of its Tools business, including the Irwin®, Lenox®, and Hilmor® brands, to Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
  • Randstad acquires Monster for $429 millionJones Day advised Randstad Holding nv (AMS: RAND), a leading human resources services provider, in the acquisition of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW).
  • 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.
  • RELX Group acquires FlightStats and Diio LLCJones Day advised FlightGlobal, the aviation arm of Reed Business Information (a division of RELX Group) in its acquisitions of FlightStats and Diio LLC.
  • 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).
  • Newell Brands acquires Jarden Corporation for $16 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Jarden Corporation in a cash and stock transaction valued at $60 per share, or approximately $16 billion in equity value.
  • Greystar issues $70 million of additional 8.25% Senior Secured Notes in Rule 144A and Regulation S offeringJones Day represented Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC, a provider of multifamily property management, development, and investment services in the United States, in connection with its issuance of $70 million of additional 8.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
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