Jana J.Haikal

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.3767

Jana Haikal represents public and private companies and private equity funds in private equity and M&A transactions, preferred equity investments, and general corporate governance matters. She has been involved in transactions in a variety of industries, including health care and technology.

Experience

  • Centre Lane Partners acquires personalization business of Kibo Software, Inc.Jones Day advised Centre Lane Partners, LLC in the acquisition and financing of the personalization business of Kibo Software, Inc., a market leader in modern, omnichannel commerce and a platform company of Vista Equity Partners.
  • 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.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires LauchlanJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company The Channel Company, a global provider of news, insights, strategy, events, and marketing services for the technology industry, of Lauchlan, a U.S. based global marketing agency dedicated to the technology industry.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires MacKenzie-Childs from Castanea PartnersJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in the acquisition and financing of MacKenzie-Childs, the artisan-driven American heritage home decor brand, from Castanea Partners.
  • Riverside sells Parker ProductsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of Parker Food Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of specialty value-added ingredients for large multi-national and emerging food and beverage brands, to a portfolio company of InvestIndustrial.
  • American Industrial Partners portfolio company Vertex merges with VectrusJones Day advised Vertex Aerospace, a portfolio company of American Industrial Partners, in its stock-for-stock merger with Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), at an implied value for Vertex of approximately $2.1 billion.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires El RanchitoJones Day advised EagleTree Capital and its portfolio company, The Fuse Group, in the acquisition of El Ranchito, a world-renowned, high-end independent visual effects studio headquartered in Madrid, Spain, and a studio location in Barcelona.
  • MassMutual invests in Kudu Investment Management, LLCJones Day advised Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in connection with a minority equity investment in Kudu Investment Management, LLC, which provides long-term capital solutions -- including generational ownership transfers, management buyouts, acquisition and growth finance, as well as liquidity for legacy partners -- to asset and wealth managers globally.
  • EagleTree Capital portfolio company acquires bChannelsJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company The Channel Company of bChannels, a leading global marketing and data services agency specializing in the technology channel.
  • Riverside acquires SolutaJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing of Soluta, Inc. and Boon-Chapman Benefit Administrators, Inc. (Soluta BCBA).
  • Solmax acquires U.S. geosynthetics manufacturer PropexJones Day served as antitrust and financing counsel to Groupe Solmax Inc. (Solmax) in the acquisition by Solmax of Propex Operating Company, LLC, a leading geosynthetics manufacturer with a long track record in the construction, transportation, mining, and automotive industries.