Katelyn BethkeParchman (Katie)

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4237

Katie Bethke Parchman represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in formation and governance matters, M&A transactions, and other strategic transactions. She has experience in varying deal structures, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings. Katie is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Prior to law school, Katie played professional soccer for five years in the United States, Norway, Germany, and Sweden.

Experience

  • Norwest Equity Partners invests in Thibaut, Inc.Jones Day represented Norwest Equity Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing of Thibaut, Inc.
  • Riverside acquires Whittle & Mutch, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company FlavorSum of Whittle & Mutch, Inc. (W&M), a fourth-generation, family-owned flavor house that manufactures and sells liquid flavors, emulsions, extracts, and other taste-related products primarily to beverage customers.
  • Blue Sea Capital portfolio company acquires Crews Electrical Testing, Inc.Jones Day represented Blue Sea Capital LLC in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company RESA Power, LLC, a market leader in power systems electrical testing, transformer services and life extension solutions for power distribution equipment, of substantially all of the assets of Crews Electrical Testing Inc., which specializes in predictive and preventative electrical testing services and systems analysis for switchgear, transformers, and substations.
  • Riverside acquires Fragrance Solutions CorporationJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition of Fragrance Solutions Corporation, a New Jersey-based company engaged in the business of formulating, distributing, and selling fragrances, essential oils, and aroma chemicals for household, fabric care, industrial and institutional, and personal care product applications.
  • Riverside acquires Premier Specialties, Inc.Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition of Premier Specialties, Inc., a New Jersey-based company engaged in the business of formulating, producing, manufacturing, distributing, repackaging, and reselling fragrances, flavors, cosmetic ingredients, essential oils and aroma chemicals for personal care, industrial and institutional, air care, household and laundry, and food and beverage applications.
  • ETS acquires VericantJones Day advised Educational Testing Service in its acquisition of Vericant, a provider of secure, verified in person interviews and Spoken English Evaluations worldwide.