Jenny Whalen-Ball practices primarily in the area of private equity, with a focus on the representation of private equity firms and investment funds. She has experience in acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and other strategic transactions across a number of industries. Jenny's experience also includes counseling closely held corporations on corporate governance and general corporate matters.
Prior to pursuing a career in law, Jenny served as an editor for an online news organization and worked in higher education communications, where she focused on social media marketing.
Adtalem Global Education acquires OnCourse Learning's financial services business for $121 million
Jones Day advised Adtalem Global Education Inc., a leading workforce solutions provider, in its acquisition of the financial services division of OnCourse Learning, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based leading provider of compliance training, licensure preparation, continuing education and professional development, for approximately $121 million in cash.
Baird Capital acquires minority stake in AEGIS Energy Risk
Jones Day represented Baird Capital in connection with its minority stake investment in AEGIS Energy Risk, the leading fintech and advisory solutions provider for energy derivatives.
Next Generation Films sold to Charter NEX Films, Inc. for $1.07 billion
Jones Day advised Next Generation Films, Inc. in its sale to Charter NEX Films, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty plastic films, for an aggregate purchase price of $1.07 billion.
Baird Capital participates in Series A financing round by ChurnZero
Jones Day represented Baird Capital in connection with its purchase of Series A Preferred Stock in a private placement by ChurnZero, a real-time customer success platform.
LendingTree acquires ValuePenguin for $105 million
Jones Day advised LendingTree, Inc. in its $105 million acquisition of Value Holding Inc., the parent company of ValuePenguin.com, a personal finance website that conducts in-depth research and analysis on a variety of topics from insurance to credit cards.
Michigan Health & Hospital Association invests $1 million in NextPlane Solutions
Jones Day represented Michigan Health & Hospital Association, a nationally recognized leader on initiatives that protect and promote quality, cost-effective, and accessible healthcare, in connection with its $1 million investment in NextPlane Solutions, LLC, a software company serving the health care industry.
- University of Michigan (J.D. cum laude 2018; Contributing Editor Michigan Law Review); Grand Valley State University (B.A. in Journalism and German magna cum laude 2010)