Justin T.Roland

Associate

New York + 1.212.326.3839

Justin Roland represents private equity funds and public and private companies in complex transactions across a variety of industries. His practice is focused on private equity and M&A transactions, including leveraged buyouts, take privates, and equity restructurings.

Justin has represented EagleTree Capital and its portfolio companies, Koch Equity Development, Diamond S Shipping, Pegasus Capital, and Trico Group in recent significant transactions.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Justin represented Questar Corporation in its $4.4 billion sale to Dominion Resources, Piedmont Natural Gas in its $4.9 billion sale to Duke Energy, and Monumental Sports and Entertainment in connection with Laurene Powell Jobs' investment in the parent company of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. He also represented MidOcean Partners, Crestview Partners, and Quad-C Management in numerous transactions.

Experience

  • Vantage Data Centers forms $3.5 billion strategic partnership with Colony Capital to advance data center growthJones Day advised Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, on forming a strategic partnership with Colony Capital, Inc. valued at $3.5 billion to accelerate the expansion of Vantage’s best-in-class, wholesale data centers throughout North America and Europe.
  • Resilience Capital acquires 40% stake in LARJones Day advised LAR Resilience, LP, an affiliate of Resilience Capital Partners LLC, in the purchase of a 40% equity stake in Leader Auto Resources LAR, Inc.
  • KKR invests in Transphorm, Inc.Jones Day represented Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. in its recapitalization of, and investment in, Transphorm, Inc.
  • Conway MacKenzie acquired by RiveronJones Day advised Conway MacKenzie, Inc., a leading turnaround, restructuring, and operational improvement firm, in its sale to Riveron, a national business advisory firm specializing in accounting, finance, and operations.
  • 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.
  • Cortec Group acquires Enthusiast Auto HoldingsJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Ohio-based Enthusiast Auto Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries, an e-commerce distributor of automobile aftermarket and performance parts, including for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, and Volkswagen.
  • 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.
  • Northstar Travel Group acquires travAlliancemediaJones Day advised Northstar Travel Group, a company owned by funds managed by EagleTree Capital, in its acquisition of travAlliancemedia, a leading marketing services, digital media, event and information company serving the retail travel community in North America.
  • CORSAIR acquires ORIGIN PCJones Day advised CORSAIR®, a portfolio company of EagleTree Capital and manufacturer of high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, in connection with the acquisition of custom gaming PC manufacturer, ORIGIN PC.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires Invincible Boat CompanyJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Invincible Boat Company, a manufacturer of saltwater fishing boats.
  • Diamond S Shipping merges with tanker business of Capital Product Partners for $1.65 billionJones Day advised Diamond S Shipping L.P. in its $1.65 billion merger with the tanker business of Capital Product Partners (CPP).
  • Koch Equity Development invests $550 million in Getty ImagesJones Day advised Koch Equity Development, the acquisition and investment subsidiary of Koch Industries, in connection with an investment of $550 million in Getty Images.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • Trico Group acquires Performance Pumps business of UCI International HoldingsJones Day advised Trico Group Holdings, LLC in connection with its acquisition of the Performance Pumps business of UCI International Holdings.
  • Kaga Electronics acquires Fujitsu Electronics Inc.Jones Day advised Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd. in its acquisition of Fujitsu Electronics Inc.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires majority interest of Gaylord Chemical Company, LLCJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in its acquisition of a majority interest in and related financing of Gaylord Chemical Company, LLC, a specialty chemical producer.
  • EagleTree Capital sells Paris Presents to Yellow Wood PartnersJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in its sale of Paris Presents, Inc., a leading provider of branded cosmetic and bath accessories to mass merchants, drug stores, specialty beauty stores, and online retailers, to Yellow Wood Partners.
  • Nine Dragons Paper acquires Catalyst Paper Corporation for $175 millionJones Day advised Nine Dragons Paper in its $175 million acquisition of the Rumford, Maine and Biron, Wisconsin paper mills of Catalyst Paper Corporation.
  • Eni invests in Commonwealth Fusion SystemsJones Day represented Eni S.p.A. in its investment in Commonwealth Fusion Systems LLC, a spin-off from MIT that is developing superconducting magnet technology to accelerate the path to commercial fusion energy.
  • Pegasus Capital Advisors sells Pure Biofuels del Peru to Valero EnergyJones Day represented Pure Biofuels del Peru S.A.C. in its sale by Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P. to Valero Energy Corporation.
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