Brian S.Mulcahy

Partner

Chicago + 1.312.269.4144

Brian Mulcahy's practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on private equity, including transactions in health care, food, and industrials space. He has significant experience leading deals in both healthy and distressed transactions.

Brian has represented various private equity funds in leveraged buyout transactions and counsels many of their portfolio companies on critical legal matters. He also has significant experience representing strategic buyers and sellers in a variety of mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. Brian's recent transactions include upwards of $1B of acquisition and divestures in the middle market. These clients include The Riverside Company, Resilience Capital Partners, and Goldman Sachs.

Brian is a member of The Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Experience

  • Riverside to sell ARCOSJones Day is advising The Riverside Company in its sale of ARCOS, the market leader in resource management software for utilities, airlines, and other critical infrastructure industries, to Vista Equity Partners.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Think Tech Labs (Rethink)Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Buildout, Inc. of Think Tech Labs (Rethink), a SaaS-based CRM software serving Commercial Real Estate (CRE) brokerages and brokers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Carter's Fire Sprinkler Maintenance & Piping, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Performance Systems Integration of Carter's Fire Sprinkler Maintenance & Piping, Inc., a provider of fire sprinkler services including repeat inspection, testing, repair and maintenance services to commercial building owners and property managers in Oregon.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Great Lakes Fire & Safety EquipmentJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company CertaSite of Great Lakes Fire & Safety Equipment.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Network Guidance 2.0 (NG2)Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Logically of Network Guidance 2.0 (NG2), a Minneapolis, Minnesota, IT managed services provider serving businesses throughout the Midwest.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Network Support CompanyJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Logically of Network Support Company, an IT managed services provider serving local, national and international businesses across more than 35 industries in 36 states.
  • Riverside invests in UniFocusJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in UniFocus, a SaaS-based labor management solution for service industry providers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Personal Computer ResourcesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Logically, a rapidly growing provider of comprehensive outsourced IT and security services to small- and medium-sized businesses, of Personal Computer Resources, an IT managed services provider to businesses in Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Starfire Systems, Inc. and Starfire Extinguisher, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company CertaSite of Milwaukee-based Starfire Systems, Inc. and Starfire Extinguisher, Inc.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Advanced FireJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company CertaSite, LLC of Advanced Fire Company, Approved Fire Protection, and Advanced Fire and Security to form Advanced Fire, a provider of fire and life safety system inspection, monitoring, repair, and maintenance and installation services.
  • Riverside invests in Buildout, Inc.Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and financing of Buildout, Inc., a Chicago company that provides SaaS-based marketing and customer relationship management software to commercial real estate brokerages.
  • Riverside invests in Advance Fire & SafetyJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in fire protection service provider Advance Fire & Safety.
  • Foundry Commercial Partners completes recapitalization of its GP investment platformJones Day represented Foundry Commercial Partners, LLC in the recapitalization of its GP investment platform.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires IQ Technology SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Logically, a Portland, Maine-based provider of managed IT services, of IQ Technology Solutions.
  • Riverside sells CTI Holding Company to Fortive CorporationJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its sale of CTI Holding Company to Fortive Corporation.
  • Emerald Textiles acquires assets of Staheli Laundry ServicesJones Day represented Highland Avenue Capital Partners LLC in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company Emerald Textiles of the assets of Staheli Laundry Services, a Saint George, Utah-based healthcare linen service provider.
  • Riverside invests in Sullivan Data ManagementJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in Sullivan Data Management, a provider of outsourced IT services to small- and medium-sized businesses partnering with its clients to provide tailored strategic consulting and managed services.
  • Riverside acquires Champion Healthcare TechnologiesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financings of Champion Healthcare Technologies, a SaaS provider that enables hospitals to manage surgical implants throughout their life cycle.
  • Riverside invests in HemaTerra TechnologiesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of HemaTerra Technologies, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for independent and hospital-based blood collection centers and plasma collection centers.
  • Emerald Textiles acquires assets of Mediclean Linen & Laundry and 3D CleanJones Day represented Pacific Avenue Capital Partners and Highland Avenue Capital Partners in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing of the assets of Mediclean Linen & Laundry Inc. and 3D Clean, LLC, healthcare linen providers, by portfolio company Emerald Textiles.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • June 1, 2017
      Conducting Business with Financially Distressed Companies, Jones Day Chicago 2017 MCLE University
    • October 16, 2012
      Planning and Preparing for Selling a Private Company
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