RECENT CASES & DEALS
Blank Rome Represents Jansy Packaging in Acquisition of Cogent Partners
February 22, 2017
Shaun Snitman, Jennifer J. Daniels, Shlomo Troodler, Jeffrey M. Rosenfeld, Dalila J. Berry
Blank Rome represented Jansy Packaging, a portfolio company of Eureka Growth Capital, a private equity firm targeting niche market leaders with up to $75 million in revenue, in its acquisition of Cogent Partners.
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Blank Rome Represents Portfolio Company of Gladstone Investment Corporation in Acquisition of Outstanding Membership Interest of Ambient Air, LLC
February 17, 2017
Emanuel Faust, Peter I. Tsoflias, Courtney Presswood, Kathy E. Herman, Donald A. Gregory, Mary Ann Knoeckel, et al.
Blank Rome LLP represented a portfolio company of Gladstone Investment Corporation in its acquisition of the outstanding membership interest of Ambient Air, LLC - the sole owner of J.R. Hobbs Co. - Atlanta, LLC.
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Blank Rome Secures Significant Settlement for General Cable and American Premier Underwriters in Case Brought by Housing Authority for the City of Los Angeles
February 2017
Dennis M.P. Ehling, Kevin J. Bruno, Lisa M. Campisi, Benjamin G. Stonelake, Ghazal Tajmiri, Kevin R. Doherty, et al.
Blank Rome's environmental litigation and insurance groups have secured a significant settlement for General Cable and American Premier Underwriters, successfully concluding a nearly six-year case brought by the Housing Authority for the City of Los Angeles over a 21-acre industrial site in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood.
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Blank Rome Successfully Represents Penncro Asssociates in WARN Act Putative Class Action Suit
January 2017
Susan L. Bickley, Joshua A. Huber
Blank Rome successfully obtained a final summary judgment on behalf of Penncro Associates, Inc. (“Penncro”), in a putative class action filed under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (“WARN Act”).
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Blank Rome Represents U.S. OCG in Purchase of Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas
February 10, 2017
Mike Margolis, Michael Carl Cohen, Jason S. Kim, John A. Adkins, Mitesh Patel
Blank Rome LLP represented 2401 Lamar (Dallas) Esong, LLC, a member of the U.S. OCG family of companies, in connection with its $46 million purchase of the 308-room Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Texas, near the AT&T Stadium.
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Blank Rome Represents Surface Preparation Technologies, LLC in Sale of 100% of Membership Interests to BSPT Acquisition, Inc.
February 10, 2017
Matthew R. Altomare, Linsey B. Bozzelli, Lisa Casey Spaniel, Jason E. Reisman, Margaret Anne Hill, Brian S. Gocial, et al.
Blank Rome represented Surface Preparation Technologies, LLC, a portfolio company of L2 Capital Partners, in its sale of 100% of its membership interests to BSPT Acquisition, Inc., a portfolio company of Branford Castle Partners, LP.
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Blank Rome Represents DRA Advisors LLC in $1.07B Acquisition of Portfolio of 184 Industrial Buildings from Cabot Properties, Inc.
January 18, 2017
Daniel J. Ivler, Martin Luskin, Samuel M. Walker, Joseph T. Gulant, Dayna C. Finkelstein, Corey Tarzik, et al.
Blank Rome successfully represented DRA Advisors LLC in its $1.07B acquisition of a 19.75M-square-foot portfolio of 184 industrial buildings located in 21 markets across the country from Boston-based private equity firm Cabot Properties, Inc.
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Blank Rome Secures Victory for DePuy Synthes, Enforcing Terms of Non-Compete Agreement against Former Sales Executive
January 13, 2017
Anthony B. Haller, Leigh Ann Buziak, Daniel S. Morris, Jared M. DeBona, Megann Elizabeth Gibson
Blank Rome’s trade secret and competition group secured a significant victory for DePuy Synthes, a subsidiary of Firm client Johnson & Johnson, by securing an injunction in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania enforcing the terms of a non-compete against a former senior sales executive, prohibiting him from taking a position with a direct competitor for a period of 18 months.
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Blank Rome Secures Significant Victory for Rafael Etzion in Decade-Long Divorce Settlement
January 12, 2017
Harris N. Cogan, Kevin R. Doherty
After nine years of litigation involving numerous appeals, Blank Rome’s litigation team secured a significant victory for Rafael Etzion, Metro Shipping and Warehousing, Inc., Metro K LLC, and Variety Accessories, Inc.
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Blank Rome Represents eFuture Holding Inc. in "Going Private” Merger with Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited and eFuture CI Limited
January 11, 2017
Barry H. Genkin, Fang Felton
Blank Rome represented eFuture Holding Inc., a leading software and solution provider and a mobile business enabler to China's retail and consumer goods industries, which completed a “going private” merger transaction with Shiji (Hong Kong) Limited and eFuture CI Limited.
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