Rachel M.Long

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.1502

Rachel Long advises clients on the employee benefits aspects of corporate acquisitions, dispositions, and mergers.

Rachel has experience drafting employment agreements and equity and incentive arrangements. In addition, she has assisted in the drafting of documents related to the golden parachute payment tax implications of executive compensation arrangements in private company transactions.

Experience

  • 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.
  • Husqvarna acquires Orbit IrrigationJones Day advised Husqvarna AB on the acquisition of Lunar Holding Corporation ("Orbit Irrigation") for $480 million in cash.
  • Sempra Energy sells PXiSE Energy SolutionsJones Day advised Sempra Energy in the sale of membership interests in PXiSE Energy Solutions to Yokogawa Electric Corporation.
  • American Pacific Group acquires Interwest Distribution CompanyJones Day advised American Pacific Group, a San Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm, in the acquisition of Interwest Distribution Company ("Interwest"), a leading distributor of building and automotive films.
  • The Duchossois Group sells The Chamberlain Group LLC to BlackstoneJones Day advised The Duchossois Group, Inc. in the sale of The Chamberlain Group LLC, a global leader in smart access solutions, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Halski SystemsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Logically of Halski Systems, an award-winning and full-service IT managed services provider.
  • Altabancorp merges with Glacier BancorpJones Day represented Altabancorp, the bank holding company for Altabank, in connection with its stock-for-stock merger with Glacier Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company for Glacier Bank.
  • Riverside portfolio companies acquire Intarome Fragrance CorporationJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio companies Premier Specialties, Inc. and Fragrance Solutions Corporation of Intarome Fragrance Corporation, creating a disruptive new fragrance house in the middle-market founded upon decades of experience from three separate well-respected companies.
  • SER Capital Partners invests $82 million in Brightcore EnergyJones Day represented SER Capital Partners in its $82 million investment in Brightcore Energy, a clean energy and efficiency as a service company serving commercial, industrial, and institutional real estate owners.
  • NEP acquires Prysm Collective, Lux Machina And Halon EntertainmentJones Day advised NEP Group in the acquisition of Prysm Collective, Lux Machina and Halon Entertainment.
  • Henderson Park and South Street Partners acquire Palmetto Bluff Montage Hotel and ResortJones Day represented Henderson Park Capital Partners in its joint venture with South Street Partners and the joint venture's acquisition and financing of Palmetto Bluff, a 20,000-acre single family residential and resort community in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, situated between Charleston and Savannah.
  • Riverside acquires ToolWatchJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition of ToolWatch, a leading provider of tool and equipment tracking and operations management software for the construction, utilities, and oil and gas industries.
  • STERIS acquires Cantel Medical for $3.6 billionJones Day advised STERIS plc in its acquisition of Cantel Medical Corp, a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental customers, for $3.6 billion.
  • Ansys Acquires Phoenix Integration, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in its acquisition of Phoenix Integration, Inc., a provider of software that enables model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to customers across multiple industries, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors.
  • Genesis Healthcare Partners creates partnership with Triton Pacific Capital Partners to form Urology Partners of AmericaJones Day represented Genesis Healthcare Partners, P.C., a large San Diego-based physician group specializing in comprehensive urologic care, including radiation oncology and gastroenterology, in its sale to Urology Partners of America, LLC, a newly-formed national urology platform backed by Triton Pacific Capital Partners.
  • TopBuild acquires American Building SystemsJones Day advised TopBuild Corp., a leading installer and distributor of insulation and building material products in the United States, in its acquisition of American Building Systems Group of Companies ("ABS").
  • Riverside invests in Area Wide ProtectiveJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its minority investment in Area Wide Protective, North America’s leading provider of outsourced temporary traffic safety management solutions supporting infrastructure repair, maintenance and upgrade activities for a broad range of blue-chip utilities, utility contractors and roadway maintenance providers.
  • Goodman Distribution acquires Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., Inc.Jones Day advised Goodman Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd., in the acquisition of Robinson Plumbing & Heating Supply Co., Inc., an existing distributor of Goodman, Amana® and Daikin brand residential unitary and light commercial products in the Northeast.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners invests in AWT Labels & Packing and Citation Healthcare LabelsJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with its investment in and financing of Advanced Web Technologies Holding Company, which operates as AWT Labels & Packaging and Citation Healthcare Labels, from Mason Wells, a Midwest-based private equity firm.
  • Ansys acquires Analytical Graphics, Inc. for $700 millionJones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in the $700 million acquisition of Analytical Graphics, Inc., a provider of mission-driven simulation, modeling, testing and analysis software for aerospace, defense and intelligence applications.