Michael P.Earley

Practice Leader Private Equity

Chicago + 1.312.269.4349

Michael Earley is co-leader of the Firm's Private Equity Practice. He advises fund sponsors, institutional investors, and investment advisors across the globe on a broad range of matters, including structuring private investment funds, portfolio investments, co-investments, and secondary transactions. His experience spans multiple asset classes, including buyout, private credit, venture capital, infrastructure, and real estate. Michael also provides strategic advice to private fund sponsors on their internal structuring, governance, and compensation matters. He also has experience working on transactions involving the sale of significant minority investments in fund management businesses for sponsors and institutional investors. Michael's work with institutional investors includes work on primary investments, co-investments, direct investments, and secondary transactions.

In the community, Michael serves as a director of the Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation and a member of board of the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund.

Expérience

  • Drive Capital forms Drive Capital Overdrive FundJones Day advised Drive Capital, LLC in the formation of venture capital funds Drive Capital Overdrive Fund I, L.P. and Drive Capital Overdrive Fund I (TE), L.P.
  • 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.
  • Concord Health Partners forms AHA Innovation Development FundJones Day represented Concord Health Partners LLC in connection with the formation of the AHA Innovation Development Fund, LP, a fund focused on investing in early-stage healthcare companies that provide products, services, and solutions to hospitals and health systems.
  • Drive Capital forms Drive Capital Fund IIIJones Day advised Drive Capital, LLC in the formation of venture capital funds, Drive Capital Fund III, L.P. and Drive Capital Fund III (TE), L.P.
  • TriGate Capital forms TriGate Property Partners Fund IIJones Day advised TriGate Capital, LLC in the formation of TriGate Property Partners Fund II, a $350 million real estate opportunity fund.
  • Sky Island Capital forms special purpose vehicle and subsequent acquisition of controlling investment in Material Sciences CorporationJones Day represented Sky Island Capital LLC in connection with the formation of a special purpose vehicle and the subsequent acquisition of a controlling investment in Material Sciences Corporation, a provider of advanced materials and specialty coated metals.
  • SITE Centers closes 10 asset joint ventureJones Day advised SITE Centers Corp. in a joint venture with two Chinese institutional investors.
  • TriGate Capital forms TriGate Property Partners Fund IIIJones Day advised TriGate Capital, LLC in connection with the formation of TriGate Property Partners Fund III, a $340 million real estate opportunity fund.
  • Interventions

    • June 7, 2012
      Jones Day Chicago 2012 MCLE University
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