John J.Mitzel

Associate

Minneapolis + 1.612.217.8920

John Mitzel represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies in transactional matters. He has experience in mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions. He also advises private equity firms and their portfolio companies on corporate governance and general business law matters.

Prior to attending law school, John earned a master's degree in applied economics and worked as a data analyst.

Experiencia

  • Range Media Partners secures minority investment from Liberty Global, Wildcat Capital, and Playground ProductionsJones Day advised Range Media Partners in its minority investment from Liberty Global, Wildcat Capital, and Playground Productions.
  • Radial Equity portfolio company acquires American Chrome CompanyJones Day advised Radial Equity Partners portfolio company Multi Parts in the acquisition and financing of American Chrome Company (ACC), a key supplier to OEMs and tier supplies in the heavy-duty truck and trailer markets, providing both aftermarket and products parts and accessories.
  • Frank Calandra, Inc. and Calandra Group receive investment from FalconPointJones Day advised the equityholders of Frank Calandra, Inc. (FCI) and Calandra Group, LLC (CG) in connection with a more than $250 million minority investment by FalconPoint Partners II, LP.
  • Cortec Group sells Chauvet & Sons to Court Square Capital PartnersJones Day advised Cortec Group in the sale of its Chauvet & Sons platform to Court Square Capital Partners.
  • Riverside sells Baker Hill to Flexpoint FordJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Baker Hill, a provider of cloud-based, end-to-end loan origination, risk management, and analytics software, to Flexpoint Ford.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires ASL Print FXJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging Inc. (AWT) of ASL Print FX (ASL), a leading manufacturer of innovative print solutions to beverage, consumer packaged goods, envelope, and promotional markets across North America.
  • Cortec Group portfolio company acquires LynTecJones Day represented Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Chauvet & Sons, LLC of LynTec, a leading global supplier of electrical power solutions for lighting, video, and audio systems.
  • Cortec Group portfolio company acquires RCI Metalworks LLCJones Day represented Cortec Group's portfolio company Enthusiast Auto Holdings, LLC in the acquisition and financing of RCI Metalworks LLC ("RCI Off Road" or "RCI"), a leading banner for off road enthusiasts looking to take their vehicles to the next level in off road performance.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires EduthingsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company iCEV of Eduthings, a software solutions provider for Career and Technical Education (CTE) administrators, teachers, and students to track outcomes and monitor overall program effectiveness.
  • Hileman Group sells Company to Global PrairieJones Day advised Hileman Group, a fast-growing marketing technology firm serving leading healthcare, life sciences, higher education, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, and FinTech organizations, in the sale of the Company to Global Prairie, a 100% employee-owned international marketing consultancy.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Jupiter Life Science Consulting (Jupiter)Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Jupiter Life Science Consulting (Jupiter), a leading provider of commercial and market access strategies for global pharma, biotech, and medical device companies with its primary focus in rare disease, hematology/oncology, metabolic, and neurology therapeutic areas.
  • Riverside sells Parker ProductsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of Parker Food Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of specialty value-added ingredients for large multi-national and emerging food and beverage brands, to a portfolio company of InvestIndustrial.
  • RIA Advisory receives strategic investment by Avance Investment ManagementJones Day advised RIA Advisory in the strategic investment by Avance Investment Management.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Actando SAJones Day advised The Riverside Company as U.S. counsel in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Red Nucleus of Actando SA, a global learning organization that provides technology-enabled learning solutions to life sciences commercial teams that advance critical skills and capabilities across marketing, omnichannel, sales, key account management, and market access.
  • Direct lender provides $100 million term loan facility to designer and developer of enterprise softwareJones Day advised a direct lender, as administrative agent, collateral agent, and sole lead arranger, in connection with a $80 million senior secured term loan facility and $20 million senior secured delayed draw term loan facility provided to a designer and developer of enterprise software, the proceeds of which were used, in part, to finance the acquisition of a data technology provider.
  • ABB acquires controlling interest in InCharge EnergyJones Day advised ABB Ltd. in the acquisition of a controlling interest in InCharge Energy from existing shareholders.
  • American Pacific Group acquires Gym Launch and Prestige LabsJones Day advised American Pacific Group, a San-Francisco Bay Area-based private equity firm, in the acquisition of Gym Launch, a provider of coaching programs and business training materials to help gym owners increase revenue and improve profitability, and Prestige Labs, a provider of premium fitness and health supplements.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Omega PackagingJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Comar of Omega Packaging, a manufacturer of injection and blow molded products serving the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, sports nutrition, and skin care markets.
  • Dorilton Capital portfolio company acquires A&A TransferJones Day represented Dorilton Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company MEI Rigging & Crating, LLC of A&A Transfer, LLC, a leading full-service industrial rigging, storage, and hauling company in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
  • Dorilton Capital acquires Homestead HospiceJones Day represented Dorilton Capital in the acquisition by portfolio company Traditions Health, LLC, a national hospice and home health provider, of Roswell, Georgia, based Homestead Hospice, a multi-state provider of hospice services.