Mary E.Michel

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7009

Mary Michel represents private equity and venture capital funds in fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, divestitures, and other strategic transactions. She has worked with companies in the consumer retail, food, energy, and communications services industries. She also counsels private companies on corporate governance issues and general business law matters.

Mary has represented various private equity funds and their portfolio companies, including The Cortec Group, The Riverside Company, Baird Capital Partners, Resilience Capital Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners, and High Road Capital Partners.

Experience

  • Blue Point Capital Partners acquires Specialized Waste SystemsJones Day represented Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the add-on acquisition and related financing for its Fund IV portfolio company, TAS Environmental Services, of Specialized Waste Systems, a provider of hazardous and nonhazardous waste management, transportation, and washout services.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires Eco ChemicalJones Day represented High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company U-C Coatings of Seattle, Washington-based Eco Chemical, a leading manufacturer of water-based stains and coatings used on pressure treated wood and in the manufacturing of wood products such as fencing, decks, and exteriors.
  • Riverside forms Riverside Acceleration Capital Fund II, L.P.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the formation of Riverside Acceleration Capital Fund II, L.P.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners recapitalizes TAS Environmental ServicesJones Day represented Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the recapitalization and related financing of TAS Environmental Services, a leading regional environmental services company.
  • NMP Management Corporation forms Noro-Moseley Partners VIII, L.P.Jones Day advised NMP Management Corporation in the formation of Noro-Moseley Partners VIII, L.P., a venture capital fund ("NMP VIII").
  • OMNI Environmental Solutions acquires Force Environmental SolutionsJones Day advised OMNI Environmental Solutions, Inc., a portfolio company of One Equity Partners, in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pennsylvania-based Force Environmental Solutions, LLC, a provider of environmental equipment and transportation and disposal services to energy producers in the northeast U.S.
  • Inside Secure acquires Verimatrix for approximately $145 millionJones Day advised Inside Secure in its all cash acquisition of Verimatrix, Inc. for up to approximately $145 million in cash (including a potential earn-out).
  • YETI Holdings completes $288 million IPOJones Day represented YETI Holdings, Inc., a designer, marketer, retailer, and distributor of a variety of innovative, branded, premium outdoor products, in connection with its $288 million initial public offering of Common Stock.
  • Conagra Brands acquires Pinnacle Foods for $10.9 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Conagra Brands, Inc. in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a $10.9 billion merger.
  • Wallcovering Source Group joins Riverside's Momentum Textiles platformJones Day represented Momentum Textiles, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, in the add-on acquisition and related financing of D.L. Couch Wallcovering, Inc., TRIKES, Inc., Eykon Wallsource, Inc., and Wall Source, LLC, leading distributors of traditional and digitally printed wallcoverings, upholstery, and various other innovative surface coverings.
  • Marathon Petroleum acquires Andeavor in deal valued at $23.3 billionJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV) to create a leading U.S. refining, marketing, and midstream company.
  • Riverside sells BeneSysJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its sale of BeneSys, a provider of third-party administration (TPA) services for employee healthcare and pension benefit programs for Taft-Hartley multi-employer plans.
  • U-C Coatings acquires ContechemJones Day represented High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company U-C Coatings of Contechem Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of wood protection products for the logging, timber, lumber, woodworking, and agricultural industries.
  • Boat Holdings sells company to Polaris Industries Inc. for $805 millionJones Day advised Boat Holdings LLC, the leading manufacturer of pontoon boats in the United States, in the sale of the company to Polaris Industries Inc. in an all cash transaction valued at $805 million.
  • Fairmount Santrol and Unimin merge creating CoviaJones Day advised Fairmount Santrol in its merger with Unimin Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of SCR-Sibelco NV, in a tax-free, cash and stock transaction, creating a leader in proppant and industrial materials solutions.
  • Peabody Energy amends existing credit agreement for new term loansJones Day represented Peabody Energy Corporation, a large private-sector coal company, in connection with an amendment to its existing credit agreement.
  • Sprint completes private placement of $3.9 billion wireless spectrum-backed notesJones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with the issuance by three wholly owned special purpose subsidiaries of $3.9 billion of wireless spectrum-backed notes consisting of approximately $2.1 billion of Series 2018-1 4.738% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1 and $1.8 billion of Series 2018-1 5.152% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2, in a Rule 144A and Regulation S private placement.
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