Lisa S.Lathrop

Partner

Chicago + 1.312.269.1528

Lisa Lathrop acts as the principal lawyer for private equity funds during the full life cycle of their portfolio company investments, from acquisition through disposition. During her nearly 20 years of practice at Jones Day, Lisa has worked on a wide variety of deal structures in jurisdictions around the globe. Lisa's extensive experience also includes the representation of privately held businesses and other strategic buyers and sellers in connection with their M&A activity. She also serves a general counsel function for countless portfolio companies of private equity funds. Lisa is the practice leader for Jones Day's New Lawyer Group.

The clients Lisa represents include Baird Capital, Blue Sea Capital, Gulftech International, HCI Equity Partners, High Road Capital Partners, Irving Place Capital, Norwest Equity Partners, The Riverside Company, and Sky Island Capital.

Experience

  • Blue Sea Capital sold NSi Industries to Odyssey Investment PartnersJones Day advised Blue Sea Capital LLC on its sale of NSi Industries, LLC to Odyssey Investment Partners.
  • Riverside invests in Red NucleusJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of Red Nucleus Enterprises, LLC, a company that offers learning and compliance services to customers in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Riverside sells majority investment in n2y to Providence Equity PartnersJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of its majority investment in n2y LLC, a leading provider of software, curricula, and tools to the K-12 special education market, to Providence Equity Partners.
  • Blue Sea Capital acquires Innovative FlexPakJones Day advised Blue Sea Capital in its acquisition and related financing of Innovative FlexPak, a developer, formulator, and provider of single-serve and multi-dose ingestible health and wellness products for leading brands.
  • Norwest Equity Partners acquires Arteriors HomeJones Day represented Norwest Equity Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing of 4M Capital, Ltd. d/b/a Arteriors Home, a leading designer and supplier of artisanal lighting, furnishings, and home décor accessories.
  • Sky Island Capital forms special purpose vehicle and subsequent acquisition of controlling investment in Material Sciences CorporationJones Day represented Sky Island Capital LLC in connection with the formation of a special purpose vehicle and the subsequent acquisition of a controlling investment in Material Sciences Corporation, a provider of advanced materials and specialty coated metals.
  • Irving Place Capital sells Ohio Transmission Corporation to Genstar CapitalJones Day represented Irving Place Capital and its portfolio company, Ohio Transmission Corporation (“OTC”), a leading technical distributor and solutions provider, in Irving Place Capital's sale of OTC to Genstar Capital.
  • Riverside sells interest in Health and Safety Institute to Waud Capital PartnersJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of its interest in the Health & Safety Institute (“HSI”) to Waud Capital Partners.
  • Gulftech acquired ABL S.p.A.Jones Day advised U.S.-based Gulftech International, Inc., a diversified holding company operating global manufacturers of food processing equipment, in connection with the acquisition, through a subsidiary, of 100% of the outstanding shares of the Italian manufacturer of fruit and vegetables processing machinery ABL S.p.A. from its shareholders NEIP III SICAF S.p.A. and members of the Ascari family, the company’s founders.
  • SDS Rx acquires Medical Delivery ServicesJones Day advised Strategic Delivery Solutions ("SDS Rx"), backed by HCI Equity Partners, in the acquisition of Medical Delivery Services.
  • NSi Industries acquires Polaris Sales Co., LLCJones Day advised NSi Industries, LLC in its acquisition of Polaris Sales Co., LLC, d/b/a Polaris Electrical Connectors, an Odessa, Florida-based market leader of American-made pre-insulated multi-tap connectors.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Pyxa SystemsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Pyxa Systems, a research and development (R&D) focused software company offering process-enabled technology solutions for the global pharmaceutical industry.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires ILSIJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Abracon LLC of ILSI, a developer and supplier of frequency control products.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Sure Foot CorporationJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company SureWerx, a leading supplier of professional safety products, tools and equipment, of Sure Foot Corporation, a manufacturer of footwear traction aid products.
  • Blue Sea Capital portfolio company acquires Bridgeport FittingsJones Day represented Blue Sea Capital LLC in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company NSI Industries, LLC, a leading provider of electrical products, of Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., an electrical products manufacturer.
  • Sky Island Capital forms special purpose vehicle and subsequent acquisition of controlling investment in Material Sciences CorporationJones Day represented Sky Island Capital LLC in connection with the formation of a special purpose vehicle and the subsequent acquisition of a controlling investment in Material Sciences Corporation, a provider of advanced materials and specialty coated metals.
  • Riverside acquires Naturally Slim®Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financing of NS412, LLC (d/b/a Naturally Slim®), a leading digital health platform focused on helping participants reduce Metabolic Syndrome, lose weight, and lead healthier lives.
  • NSi Industries merges with Platinum Tools®Jones Day advised NSi Industries, LLC in the acquisition and related financing of Platinum Tools®, a market leader of award-winning datacom products, driving the innovation for the preparation, installation, hand termination, and testing of wire and cable.
  • SureWerx acquires ADA SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing of ADA Solutions by portfolio company SureWerx Inc., a leading provider of proprietary branded professional safety products, tools, and equipment used across general industrial, construction, energy, and automotive aftermarket settings.
  • Riverside sells Fisher UnitechJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of its interests in Fisher Unitech (Fisher), a leading provider of 3D design software tools and 3D printers, to Computer Aided Technology ("CATI"), a portfolio company of CIVC Partners, L.P.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • June 3, 2015
      Processing a Sale: Key Components and Moving Parts, Plastics Financial Summit
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