Kara M.Jakubec

Staff Attorney

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Kara Jakubec concentrates her practice on private equity, assisting firms with acquisitions and divestitures and the cultivation of global portfolios. She has worked for clients in a broad range of industries, including automotive, community development, and insurance administration.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Kara worked as a consultant advising corporations and outside counsel regarding discovery, litigation, and compliance best practices. Her client list included companies in the fields of biopharmaceutical development, health care, media production, and power management.

Kara volunteers with The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and sits on the board of Secondhand Mutts. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

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  • Riverside acquires CRIO, Inc.Jones Day advised The Riverside Company in the acquisition of CRIO, Inc., a leading provider of eSource and other eClinical software for clinical trial sites, CROs and the pharmaceutical/biotech market.
  • Riverside sells Energy Exemplar to Blackstone and Vista Equity PartnersJones Day advised investment funds affiliated with Riverside's Australia Fund in connection with the sale of its Energy Exemplar platform to a newly formed acquisition vehicle jointly controlled by investment funds affiliated with Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners.
  • Riverside invests in KasewareJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its acquisition of Kaseware, a leading provider of investigation management software sold to public safety agencies and corporations.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Federal Wage and Labor Law InstituteJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company OutSolve LLC of Federal Wage and Labor Law Institute (FWLLI), a labor law compliance company that makes it easy for businesses to manage and comply with ever-changing labor law poster requirements.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Miracle MethodJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Threshold Brands of Miracle Method, the leading franchised provider of bath and kitchen refinishing services in the United States.
  • H-D Advanced Manufacturing sells Engineered Solutions Group to Timken CompanyJones Day represented H-D Advanced Manufacturing Company in connection with its sale of Engineered Solutions Group (a.k.a. Innovative Mechanical Solutions or iMECH) to The Timken Company.
  • Riverside acquires Bishops Cuts/ColorJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition of Bishops Cuts/Color (Bishops), a franchise company that is a leading provider of hair care services with more than 40 locations across the United States.
  • Riverside sells Modern Hire to HireVueJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the sale of portfolio company Modern Hire, the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring experiences and outcomes with trusted science and technology, to HireVue, a global leader in video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools.
  • Riverside acquires American Service Company (ASC) and Advanced Fire Protection Systems (AFPS)Jones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition of American Service Company (ASC) and Advanced Fire Protection Systems (AFPS), providers of fire and life safety system services to commercial property owners and building managers across eastern Massachusetts and the greater Baltimore / D.C. area, respectively.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Oval Room GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Buildout of Oval Room Group, a national commercial real estate visual media solutions company.
  • Riverside sells SureWerxJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of SureWerx, a leading North American provider of personal protective equipment, safety gear, and tool solutions, to Partners Group.
  • Riverside acquires OutSolve LLCJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the acquisition and financing of OutSolve LLC, a provider of outsourced labor and employment compliance solutions.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires BloodHubJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company InVita Healthcare Technologies of BloodHub, a leading software provider of blood and biologics supply chain automation solutions.
  • Riverside sells Xcentric Mold & EngineeringJones Day advised The Riverside Company in its sale of the business of Xcentric Mold & Engineering to Quickparts, a portfolio company of Trilantic North America.
  • Riverside sells Abracon to Genstar CapitalJones Day advised The Riverside Company in the sale of Abracon, a Texas-based global provider of passive and electromechanical timing, synchronization, power, connectivity and radio frequency solutions, to Genstar Capital.
  • Riverside acquires CORE Higher Education GroupJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition of CORE Higher Education Group, known for its leading solutions in student competency management, clinical education, and workforce readiness within the higher education industry.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Cornerstone ITJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Logically of Cornerstone IT, a highly-regarded full-service IT Managed Services Provider serving customers in the professional services, manufacturing, insurance, and construction/development industries.
  • Riverside sells WorkStrideJones Day represented The Riverside Company in the sale of WorkStride, an enterprise rewards solutions business, to Prepaid Technologies, a leading provider of prepaid payment technology solutions based in Alabama.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires Granite Garage FloorsJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Threshold Brands of Granite Garage Floors, a franchise company that provides garage floor coatings for residential and commercial customers.
  • Riverside portfolio company acquires DSG ConsultingJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with the acquisition and financing by portfolio company Corporate Visions of DSG Consulting, a tech-enabled sales consulting and training company primarily serving large enterprise B2B companies.