WHITNEY REPRESENTS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES IN CORPORATE FINANCE TRANSACTIONS.
Whitney is a Partner in the Corporate Governance and Compliance Law group. He has represented public and private enterprises in corporate finance transactions, including: public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities; bank credit financings; structured financings and other capital markets transactions; and venture capital financings. He has represented issuers and underwriters in several large and complex securities transactions, and has represented both banks and borrowers in large and highly structured borrowings. His representations extend from pre-inception planning through structuring and execution and he has worked on several novel and market-leading transactions.
Whitney also represents clients in all aspects of mergers and acquisition transactions, including representing both acquirer and targets in public mergers and private acquisitions; representing independent directors and sponsors in going private transactions, leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings and joint ventures. He has assisted M&A clients in every stage of transaction planning and strategy through execution, including structured auctions, negotiated acquisitions and asset purchase transactions.
Whitney has represented clients engaged in a broad spectrum of industries, including energy, engineering services, health care, pharmaceuticals, high-technology manufacturing, telecommunications, investment trusts, financial services, institutional and private equity investors, software and construction. He also has extensive experience counseling clients, including boards of directors, special committees and audit committees, in corporate governance and compliance matters, compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, federal and state securities laws and stock exchange rules.
- Represented the independent directors of the general partner of TransMontaigne Partners L.P. in connection with several acquisitions of refined petroleum product terminal and transportation assets for approximately $370-million and related financing transactions. (2007)
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