Daniella C.Vespoli

Associate

Columbus + 1.614.281.3904

Daniella Vespoli represents clients in significant corporate and commercial transactions while striving to advance their ultimate business goals. Her practice focuses on the representation of public and private companies in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic transactions; corporate governance-related matters; and other corporate and commercial matters. Daniella advises clients in the health care, retail, insurance, manufacturing, utility, mining, and metals industries.

Representative matters include: Cardinal Health's acquisition of Curaspan Health Group, RightCare Solutions, and substantially all of the assets of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals; The Riverside Company’s sale of BeneSys and merger of Montage with Shaker International; L Brands' (Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works) international expansion and strategic relationships; Owens Corning's acquisition of Pittsburg Corning; Ohio Transmission Corporation's acquisition of Filter and Coating Technology, Tape Industrial Sales, Midway Industrial Supply, PK Controls, and substantially all of the assets of Pumps, Parts and Service, Inc. and Tri-Power MPT; and Patrón Spirits' worldwide distribution network for premium tequilas and other beverages. Daniella also has experience working in the treasury and cash management department at a major utility company.

Daniella is an active member of the Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee for Jones Day's Columbus Office and maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising nonprofit corporations on a range of corporate and commercial matters.

Experience

  • CoStar Group to acquire RentPath from Chapter 11 bankruptcyJones Day is advising CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces, in connection with its $588 million acquisition of RentPath from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy process.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Laron Inc.Jones Day advised Ohio Transmission in its acquisition of Laron Inc., a leading provider of mechanical and electric motor repair and engineering services in the southwestern United States.
  • Riverside invests in LMG HoldingsJones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in LMG Holdings, Inc., a provider of ignition interlock devices (IIDs) used to help prevent drunk driving.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Keller ElectricalJones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation in its acquisition of Keller Electrical, a provider of industrial electrical services, equipment, components and supplies serving the southwestern United States.
  • Shiseido acquires Drunk Elephant™ for $845 millionJones Day advised Shiseido Americas Corporation in its $845 million acquisition of Drunk Elephant™.
  • 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.
  • DataBank acquires LightBoundJones Day advised DataBank in connection with the acquisition and related financing of LightBound, an Indianapolis-based provider of colocation, Internet, voice, network, and cloud services.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Pumps, Parts and Service, Inc.Jones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation in its acquisition of Pumps, Parts and Service, Inc., an industrial pump and repair company with service locations in the Southeast United States.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Furey Filter & Pump and PSI EngineeringJones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation in its acquisition of Furey Filter & Pump and PSI Engineering.
  • Montage merges with Shaker InternationalJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the merger of portfolio company, Montage, the single solution to engage, interview, and hire better candidates with Shaker International, a leading provider of predictive talent intelligence and assessment software solutions.
  • Wabtec and GE Transportation merge in $11.1 billion transactionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in a Reverse Morris Trust merger with GE Transportation, valued at $11.1 billion.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Filter and Coating TechnologyJones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation in its acquisition of Filter and Coating Technology, Inc., a provider of equipment and filters and related consulting services to manufacturers with paint, finishing, adhesives, and coating operations.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Tape Industrial Sales, Inc.Jones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation in its acquisition of Tape Industrial Sales, Inc., a company specializing in supplying manufacturers with paint, powder and sealant/adhesive application and fluid management equipment.
  • 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.
  • Cooper Standard acquires Lauren Manufacturing and Lauren PlasticsJones Day advised Cooper Standard regarding its acquisition of Lauren Manufacturing and Lauren Plastics, extruders and molders of organic, silicone, thermoplastic and engineered polymer products with expertise in sealing solutions for industrial and specialty automotive applications.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires Crimson ElectricJones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation, a large industrial distributor and service provider, in connection with its acquisition of Crimson Electric, Inc., a leading electrical apparatus service center in the Carolinas, specializing in electro-mechanical apparatus services and repair for AC/DC motors, servo motors, pumps, gear reducers, and more.
  • Ohio Transmission acquires PK Controls, Inc.Jones Day advised Ohio Transmission Corporation, an industrial equipment service provider and distributor, in its acquisition of PK Controls, Inc., an engineering and services company that specializes in factory automation and controls.
  • Solus Alternative Asset Management and Deutsche Investment Management Americas complete recapitalization of Geo Specialty ChemicalsJones Day advised Solus Alternative Asset Management and Deutsche Investment Management Americas in connection with the recapitalization of Geo Specialty Chemicals, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for customers in the United States and internationally.
  • Greystar forms open ended core plus fund and acquires Monogram for approximately $4.4 billionJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners on a number of related transactions culminating in the acquisition of Monogram Residential Trust, Inc. (a publicly traded REIT based in Plano, Texas), an owner, operator, and developer of luxury apartment communities with a significant presence in select coastal markets, in a transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion, including the debt assumed or refinanced in connection with the transaction.
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