Lindsay D.Murphy

Partner

Dallas + 1.214.969.4508

Lindsay Murphy advises both public and private companies on all aspects of design and operation of executive compensation and employee benefit plans. She regularly advises clients on employee benefit and executive compensation matters within the context of corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Lindsay has extensive experience advising private equity clients with day-to-day equity compensation arrangements, executive employment agreements, and leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, including transactions involving ESOPs. She regularly assists clients with PBGC and ERISA reporting and disclosure obligations and DOL, IRS, and PBGC audits and investigations of employee benefit plans. Lindsay also advises public companies regarding SEC disclosures of executive and director compensation arrangements.

Lindsay has worked on a large number of corporate mergers and acquisitions including the following recent transactions: the $18.1 billion sale of Oncor Electric to Sempra Energy; the sale of all of Mill Creek Residential Trust's outstanding shares to the Arizona State Retirement Fund; Sherwin Williams' $11.3 billion acquisition of The Valspar Corporation; Parker Hannifin's $4.3 billion acquisition of CLARCOR; Verizon's divestiture of its cloud and managed hosting service business to IBM; and various acquisitions and divestitures by The Riverside Company.

Lindsay is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and an officer for the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Section of the Dallas Bar Association.

Experience

  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Social Sentinel, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Navigate360, LLC of Social Sentinel, Inc., a Vermont company that provides SaaS-based threat alerts through monitoring social media and other communication sources.
  • Funds managed by EagleTree Capital complete $238 million IPO of Corsair GamingJones Day acted as legal counsel to funds managed by EagleTree Capital, LP in Corsair Gaming Inc.’s $238 million initial public offering, reflecting an enterprise value of approximately $1.7 billion.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires P3 Global Intel business from Anderson Software, LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Navigate360, LLC of P3 Global Intel, a developer of tip and intelligence management software which provides school administrators and law enforcement with a seamless and efficient solution to address significant health and safety concerns, from Anderson Software, LLC.
  • OVHcloud acquires EXTEN Technologies, Inc.Jones Day advised OVHcloud, a global cloud leader and the largest European cloud provider, in its acquisition of technology and certain assets of EXTEN Technologies, Inc., a U.S.-based storage software company specializing in NVMe over Fabrics.
  • Riverside sells ActivStyleJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its sale of ActivStyle, a distributor of consumable medical supplies with an emphasis on incontinence products.
  • J.F. Lehman portfolio company acquires Heneghan Wrecking CompanyJones Day advised NorthStar Group Services, Inc., a portfolio company of investment affiliates of J.F. Lehman & Company, in connection with the acquisition of Heneghan Wrecking & Excavating Co., Inc. and Patrick's Equipment Leasing, Inc., providers of complete structural and interior deconstruction, excavation, and emergency response services for commercial and industrial clients across the Midwest.
  • Telemedicine provider expands telehealth programming in response to COVID-19 public health crisisJones Day represented a telemedicine provider in their expansion of telehealth programming in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
  • Riverside acquires National FlavorsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition of National Flavors LLC, a Michigan limited liability company engaged in the business of formulating and producing artificial and natural liquid flavors, extracts, variegates and colors for frozen desserts and dairy products, baked goods, confections, processed fruits, beverages, and other product categories.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries invests $46 million into Highview PowerJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., a technology leader in industrial machinery and environmental and power technologies, in its $46 million investment into Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions.
  • J.F. Lehman acquires Integrated Global ServicesJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused exclusively on the aerospace, defense, maritime, government, and environmental sectors, in the acquisition and related financing of Integrated Global Services, Inc. ("IGS").
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires iMark MoldingJones Day represented Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company Comar Holding Company, LLC of iMark Molding, LLC ("iMark") from the original iMark founders.
  • Newell Brands sells The United States Playing Card Company to Cartamundi GroupJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of The United States Playing Card Company ("USPC") to Cartamundi Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of playing cards and board games.
  • CORSAIR® acquires SCUF Gaming®Jones Day advised CORSAIR® in connection with the acquisition and related financing of high-performance controller pioneer SCUF Gaming "SCUF®" and its extensive patent portfolio.
  • 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.
  • Riverside acquires OmniUpdate and merges with Destiny SolutionsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and related financing of OmniUpdate, the leading web content management system (CMS) provider for higher education, and subsequent merger with its portfolio company Destiny Solutions, the leading student lifecycle management solution provider for continuing education and other non-traditional higher education students.
  • Riverside sells ProSites to Rockbridge Growth EquityJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of digital marketing provider ProSites, Inc., to Rockbridge Growth Equity.
  • J.F. Lehman portfolio company acquires Wenzel Associates, Inc.Jones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sectors, in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Inc., of Wenzel Associates, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of crystal oscillators, fixed frequency systems, integrated microwave assemblies, and synthesizers for military, space, and commercial markets.
  • RIA in a Box acquires Gordian Compliance SolutionsJones Day represented RIA in a Box LLC in connection with its acquisition of Gordian Compliance Solutions, LLC, a leader in regulatory compliance services for investment advisers, broker-dealers, private fund managers, and futures professionals, based in San Francisco, California.
  • Riverside acquires Blue Moon Estate SalesJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its acquisition of Blue Moon Estate Sales, LLC, the leading estate sales franchise in the U.S.
  • J.F. Lehman acquires Lone Star Disposal, Delta Waste Services, and Tanner Road FacilityJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sectors, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Lone Star Disposal, L.P.; Delta Waste Services, L.P.; and Tanner Road Facility, L.P.
  • Additional Publications

    • August 6, 2012
      The DOL Has Spoken: What's Next for Open MEPs?, Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Daily
    • January 18, 2012
      Multiple Employer Plans — Opportunities and Challenges: Qualified Retirement Plans, Bloomberg BNA Benefit Practice Resource Center
    • Winter 2011
      The Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan: More Flexible Than You Think, The Benefits Law Journal
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