Daniel E.White (Dan)


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7251

Dan White practices in the areas of private equity and M&A, with a focus on representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies. He has experience in leveraged buyouts, divestitures, cross-border transactions, equity financings, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions. Dan also regularly counsels privately held companies and private equity firms and their portfolio companies on corporate governance and general business law matters. He has experience in a number of industries, including consumer goods, energy, manufacturing, insurance, and technology.

The private equity clients Dan has represented include Blue Point Capital Partners, The Carlyle Group, Cortec Group, High Road Capital Partners, Morgan Stanley Private Equity, Resilience Capital Partners, and The Riverside Company.


  • Transtar Holding Company sold to Blue Point Capital PartnersJones Day advised Transtar Holding Company, a portfolio of industry-leading automotive aftermarket and original equipment businesses with a focus on high-quality products and unmatched customer service, in the sale of majority ownership to Blue Point Capital Partners.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners invests in AWT Labels & Packing and Citation Healthcare LabelsJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in their investment in Advanced Web Technologies Holding Company, which operates as AWT Labels & Packaging and Citation Healthcare Labels, from Mason Wells, a Midwest-based private equity firm.
  • American Pacific Group acquires Fresche SolutionsJones Day advised American Pacific Group, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, in its acquisition with Northstar Capital of Fresche Solutions, a leading provider of digital transformation and application modernization solutions.
  • EarthBaby sold to DYPER Inc.Jones Day advised 5HT Inc. d/b/a EarthBaby in its merger with DYPER Inc., a rapidly growing eco-friendly diaper delivery service.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Parker Products, LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Parker Products, LLC of Creative Food Ingredients, Inc., a provider of baked food ingredients and inclusions.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires Garden WeaselJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company General Tools & Instruments of Garden Weasel, a specialized lawn and garden tools provider.
  • 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.
  • IFIC Surety Group sold to IAT Insurance GroupJones Day advised IFIC Surety Group, Inc. in its acquisition by IAT Insurance Group.
  • Blue Point Capital recapitalizes Next Level ApparelJones Day advised Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the recapitalization of YS Garments, LLC (d/b/a Next Level Apparel).
  • Group of investors in Ring Inc. sells to Amazon.com, Inc.Jones Day represented a group of investors in Ring Inc., a global home security company which manufactures a range of home security products that incorporate outdoor motion based cameras and doorbells, in connection with the sale of Ring to Amazon.com, Inc., a tech giant and the largest internet retailer in the world.
  • High Road Capital acquires Nolan Power GroupJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Nolan Power Group, LLC, a premier provider of stationary power reliability solutions.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Comar Holding CompanyJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition and related financing of Comar Holding Company, LLC.
  • Riverside simultaneously acquires four businesses to create Netwatch Global GroupJones Day advised The Riverside Company on the simultaneous acquisition of four businesses resulting in the formation of the Netwatch Global Group.
  • American Greetings sells majority interest in company to Clayton, Dubilier & RiceJones Day advised American Greetings Corporation in its sale of a 60 percent ownership stake to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
  • The Carlyle Group sells Signode Industrial Group Holdings to Crown Holdings, Inc. for $4 billionJones Day advised The Carlyle Group and its affiliates in connection with the sale of Signode Industrial Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd., a leading global provider of transit packaging systems and solutions, to Crown Holdings, Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods, for an aggregate purchase price of up to $4 billion.
  • Calgon Carbon acquired by Kuraray for $1.3 billionJones Day advised Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) in its $1.3 billion all-cash acquisition by Kuraray Co., Ltd. (TSE:3405).
  • Cortec Group portfolio company acquires CBI ConsultingJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Vidaris, a consulting firm specializing in building envelope, sustainability, energy efficiency, and code advisory, of CBI Consulting, LLC, an architectural design and structural engineering firm.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires PacTool InternationalJones Day represented High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and related financing by portfolio company General Tools & Instruments, a designer, developer, and distributor of precision specialty hand tools and handheld test instruments, of PacTool International, a designer and manufacturer of siding tools and gauges, specialty hand tools, cutting tools, and blades.
  • Mr. Beams sold to Ring Inc.Jones Day represented Wireless Environment, LLC d.b.a. Mr. Beams, an innovator of LED lighting technology in off-grid lighting applications, in connection with its sale to Ring Inc., a leader in home automation and security.
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