PatrickSeamens

Associate

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8137

Patrick Seamens advises clients during the initial structuring, negotiation, and formation of venture capital and private equity funds. His experience includes the structuring and formation of fund sponsors/general partners through to ongoing operational matters and transactions culminating with a fund's liquidation and dissolution.

In addition, Patrick has experience in M&A, equity financings, and corporate governance matters, focusing on domestic and cross-border M&A. He has represented public and private companies and private equity clients and their portfolio companies on buy- and sell-side mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other complex and strategic transactions of all sizes. Patrick advises clients in a variety of industries including consumer products, real estate, technology, and pharmaceuticals.

Patrick also participates in Jones Day's Vetlex pro bono initiative and is accredited to represent U.S. military veterans before the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Before joining Jones Day, Patrick was a math teacher in Nashville with Teach For America.

Experience

  • Koch Industries acquired remaining equity stake in InforJones Day advised Koch Equity Development LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on the purchase of the remaining equity stake held by Golden Gate Capital in Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry.
  • 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.
  • Educational Testing Service invests $2 million into LearnLaunch-operated, ETS-sponsored accelerator for education start-upsJones Day advised Educational Testing Service in its $2 million investment into a LearnLaunch-operated, ETS-sponsored accelerator for education start-ups.
  • Kairos Society PBC, Inc. forms Kairos Investors Fund II, L.P.Jones Day represented Kairos Society PBC, Inc. in connection with the formation and fundraising of Kairos Investors Fund II, L.P., a $100 million fund.
  • INVISTA sells Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment HoldingJones Day advised INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., in its sale of INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business to Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding.
  • Newell Brands sells Pure Fishing to Sycamore Partners for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in the sale of its Pure Fishing business to Sycamore Partners for approximately $1.3 billion in cash.
  • Kenall sold to Legrand, North and Central AmericaJones Day advised Kenall Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient, and sustainable specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings, in its sale of the Company to Legrand, North and Central America.
  • Procter & Gamble acquires consumer health business of Merck KGaAJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) in its €3.375 billion ($4.2 billion) acquisition of the worldwide consumer health business of Merck KGaA.
  • RPS Ventures I, L.P. forms fund to invest in high-growth technology opportunitiesJones Day represented RPS Ventures I, L.P. in connection with the formation of a fund to invest in high-growth technology opportunities.
  • Roper Technologies completes $1.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Roper Technologies, Inc., a diversified technology company, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.650% Senior Notes due 2023 and 4.200% Senior Notes due 2028.
  • Newell Brands sells The Waddington Group to Novolex for approximately $2.3 billionJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in its sale of The Waddington Group to Novolex Holdings, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, for approximately $2.3 billion in cash.
  • Newell Brands enters into settlement agreement with Starboard Value that ended Newell's ongoing proxy contest with StarboardJones Day advised Newell Brands Inc. in its entry into a settlement agreement with activist shareholder Starboard Value LP that ended Newell’s ongoing proxy contest with Starboard.
  • Wells Fargo provides $215 million term loan secured by 10 industrial propertiesJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $215 million term loan secured by 10 industrial properties located in six states.
  • Adecco Group acquires VetteryJones Day advised The Adecco Group, the world's leading HR solutions partner, in its acquisition of Vettery, Inc., a digital professional permanent recruitment marketplace.
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