Kate ThorneCarruthers


Atlanta + 1.404.581.8047

Kate Carruthers advises in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, a range of strategic emerging growth and technology transactions, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. Her clients range in size from Fortune 500 public companies to medical technology start-ups, and she has experience advising clients across various industries including food, consumer products, chemicals, and manufacturing.

Kate's representative matters include: Eastman Chemical Company's $1 billion cross-border carve-out divestiture of its adhesives resins business; transactions for Roper Technologies (including Roper's sale of its industrial businesses within its Measurement & Analytical Solutions segment to Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC); BioMarin Pharmaceutical's negotiation of a Cooperation Agreement and Information Sharing Agreement with activist shareholder Elliott Management; and restor3d, Inc.'s Series A Preferred Stock Offering in an aggregate capital amount of up to $50 million.


  • restor3d obtains $15 million venture debt secured term loan facilityJones Day represented restor3d, inc., a leader in 3D printed, personalized orthopedic implants, in its $15 million venture debt secured term loan facility in connection with a Series A funding.
  • Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Accratronics SealsJones Day advised Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Accratronics Seals LLC (formerly Accratronics Seals Corporation), a family-owned and operated, end-to-end machine shop which specializes in the creation of hermetically sealed connectors and parts for the aerospace, defense, and space travel industries.
  • Southern Company invests in Johnson Energy StorageJones Day advised Southern Company in its investment in Johnson Energy Storage.
  • Sonoco sells protective solutions packaging business to Black Diamond Capital Management, LLC for $80 millionJones Day advised Sonoco Products Company in the $80 million sale of Sonoco's Protective Solutions assets and business to Black Diamond Capital Management, LLC.
  • Roper Technologies subsidiary acquires ProPricerJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition by subsidiary Deltek of ProPricer, a leading proposal pricing solution for government contractors and government agencies.
  • BioMarin announces governance enhancements and value creation initiativesJones Day advised the Board of Directors of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. ("BioMarin") in connection with its entry into a Cooperation Agreement and an Information Sharing Agreement with activist shareholder Elliott Management.
  • Roper Technologies sells majority stake in industrial businesses to Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC for $2.6 billionJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. on the sale of a majority stake in its industrial businesses, including its entire Process Technologies segment and the industrial businesses within its Measurement & Analytical Solutions segment, to an affiliate of Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC, for $2.6 billion in cash and contingent consideration of up to $51 million.
  • BioCircuit Technologies issues Convertible Promissory NotesJones Day advised BioCircuit Technologies, Inc. in the issuance of $9 million aggregate principal amount of Convertible Promissory Notes.
  • Flowers Foods invests in Base CultureJones Day advised Flowers Foods, Inc. in its investment in Base Culture, a fast-growing brand offering better-for-you, gluten-free and grain-free sliced breads and baked goods.
  • Web Financial Group sells all its technology business to AllfundsJones Day represented Web Financial Group, S.A. in the sale of all its technology business to Allfunds, one of the world’s leading B2B WealthTech platforms for the fund industry.
  • Eastman sells adhesives resins business product lines for $1 billionJones Day advised Eastman Chemical Company in the $1 billion sale of its adhesives resins assets and business to Synthomer plc.
  • Roper Technologies sells TransCore to Singapore Technologies Engineering for $2.68 billionJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in the sale of TransCore Partners, LLC and TLP Holdings, LLC to an affiliate of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd. for $2.68 billion in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.
  • Roper acquires The Construction JournalJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition by subsidiary ConstructConnect, Inc., of The Construction Journal, Ltd., a leading provider of project data and market intelligence in the construction industry.
  • Roper Technologies acquires AgencyZoomJones Day advised Roper Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition by subsidiary Vertafore of AgencyZoom™, a cloud-based sales automation platform for insurance agents.
  • Milliken & Company acquires Encapsys, LLCJones Day advised Milliken & Company in its acquisition of Encapsys, LLC, a world leader in microencapsulation delivery systems for the building, construction, paper, bedding and personal care industries.
  • Gray Television acquires Third Rail StudiosJones Day advised Gray Television, Inc. in the acquisition of Third Rail Studios in Doraville, Georgia, a movie and television production facility, from The Integral Group.
  • Axion BioSystems completes sale of company to Summa EquityJones Day advised Axion BioSystems, Inc., a leading provider of MEA and impedance technology for single-cell analysis, in its sale of the company to Summa Equity.
  • Delaware North sells Jumer’s Casino & Hotel to Bally's for $120 millionJones Day advised Delaware North, a global hospitality and entertainment company with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, lodging, gaming and specialty retail industries, in the sale of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Illinois, to Bally's Corporation for $120 million in cash.
  • Flowers Foods acquires Koffee Kup BakeryJones Day advised Flower Foods, Inc. in the acquisition of Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires SCRAM Systems®Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company LMG Holdings, Inc. of Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. dba SCRAM Systems®, a leading provider of technology-enabled monitoring solutions and groundbreaking offender management software for state and local judicial systems and corrections departments.