Steven W.Entsminger


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7024

Steven Entsminger practices in the areas of M&A and private equity. He has experience in domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and other strategic transactions. Steven also advises companies on corporate governance and general business law matters.


  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company acquires American Label TechnologiesJones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company AWT Labels & Packaging, Inc. (AWT) of American Label Technologies (ALT), a leading manufacturing and supplier of custom label, RFID, print and packaging materials.
  • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners acquires Resource Innovations, Inc.Jones Day advised Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition and financing of Resource Innovations, Inc. (RI), a leading tech-enabled services company focused on energy efficiency and sustainability.
  • Flottec sold to Nalco WaterJones Day represented Flottec, LLC, a company focused on the development of advanced flotation technology and the supply of flotation reagents and mineral processing chemicals, in connection with its sale to Nalco Company LLC, an Illinois-based supplier of water, energy and air improvement solutions and services for industrial markets and Ecolab Inc. company.
  • Timken acquires Des-CaseJones Day advised The Timken Company in the acquisition of Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for industrial lubricants.
  • GrafTech completes $450 million Senior Secured Notes offeringJones Day represented GrafTech International Ltd., a leading manufacturer of high-quality graphite electrode products essential to the production of electric arc furnace steel and other ferrous and non-ferrous metals, in connection with the Rule 144A and Regulation S offering of $450 million aggregate principal amount of 9.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2028 (the "Notes") by GrafTech Global Enterprises Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary.
  • High Road Capital portfolio company acquires DevLinks, LtdJones Day advised High Road Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company John Henry Foster Minnesota, Inc. of DevLinks, Ltd, a leading systems integrator providing full-service automation solutions to include design, integration, and installation with emphasis on the plastics industry.
  • NioCorp combines with GX Acquisition Corp. IIJones Day advised NioCorp Developments Ltd. (TSX: NB; OTCQX: NIOBF) in its business combination with GX Acquisition Corp. II (Nasdaq: GXII), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation.
  • Riverside forms Riverside Micro-Cap Fund VIJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the formation of Riverside Micro-Cap Fund VI (RMCF VI), raising $1.872 billion in investable capital, the largest in RMCF and Riverside history and more than 50% larger than its predecessor fund RMCF V.