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Gregory S. Fine

Member / Co-chair, Private Equity Practice

GSFine@mintz.com

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Greg Fine, Co-chair of the Private Equity Practice, is well-versed in guiding funds and companies through middle market and mega deals in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences, and energy sectors.  He focuses on representing private equity funds, family offices and their portfolio companies in complex acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings and “shared-control” deals. Greg brings a commercial, pragmatic and solutions-oriented perspective to his client’s transactions.

Prior to rejoining Mintz in 2012, Greg was an attorney at another Boston-based law firm. There, he represented private equity sponsors and publicly and privately held companies in corporate transactional matters.

Greg Fine, Co-chair of the Private Equity Practice, is well-versed in guiding funds and companies through middle market and mega deals in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences, and energy sectors.  He focuses on representing private equity funds, family offices and their portfolio companies in complex acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings and “shared-control” deals. Greg brings a commercial, pragmatic and solutions-oriented perspective to his client’s transactions.

Experience

  • Represented a fund in its $1.1 billion leveraged buyout of a construction manufacturer of bridge, drainage, earth stabilization, and stormwater solutions
  • Represented a fund in its $223 million sale of a specialized large-scale bakery to another fund
  • Represented a fund in its leveraged buyout of a global supplier of mobile audio/video accessories, installation and fabrication supplies, and OEM integration solutions
  • Represented a fund in its leveraged buyout of a manufacturer of custom engineered protective covers, truck roll-up doors, and cable/hose carriers
  • Represented a fund in its leveraged buyout of a manufacturer and fabricator of custom hose, conveyor belt, sealing/safety products with operations in the US and Canada
  • Represented a fund in its sale of a cement, ready mix concrete, aggregate, asphalt production company to a large strategic acquirer
  • Represented a health care-focused fund in its $130 million leveraged buyout of a wound company
  • Represented a large fund in its $550 million sale of a large-scale dialysis company to another private equity company
  • Represented a health care-focused private equity company in its $330 million leveraged buyout of two clinical medical laboratories
  • Represented one of Europe’s leading independent music publishers in its $250 million acquisition of a well-renowned Broadway-based administrator and promoter of entertainment copyrights as well as the rights to the songs and musicals of certain legendary Broadway songwriters
  • Represented a private equity company in its $23 million leveraged buyout of a restaurant chain
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in the $70 million leveraged buyout of a hair care company
  • Represented a portfolio company of a large private equity sponsor in the acquisition of a drug development company, with contingent consideration, based on success of the product, up to $400 million
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viewpoints

Survival of representations and warranties (“reps and warranties”) is among the staples of highly negotiated provisions in M&A purchase agreements. The length of the survival period limits the time during which claims may be brought for breaches of reps and warranties.
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News & Press

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Mintz attorneys in Boston, New York, and Washington, DC, closed four Private Equity transactions in the past month. Along with acquisitions for Charlesbank Capital Partners, DIF Capital Partners portfolio company Joink LLC, and Artemis Capital Partners, the firm represented the CEO and some managers of Salary.com in the sale of most of the company’s equity interests to Accel-KKR.
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The M&A Advisor has recognized the acquisition of Cambrooke Therapeutics by Ajinomoto Co. Inc. as “Cross Border Deal of the Year ($50 – 100M).” Mintz served as legal counsel for Cambrooke.
Mintz advised GPB Capital on its acquisition of a majority equity stake in Westwood, Massachusetts-based Prime Motor Group. The acquisition by Capstone Automotive Group, an affiliate of GPB, expands the group’s footprint throughout New England.
Mintz represented Right Networks in selling a controlling interest in the company to BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and IT services sectors. 
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Events & Speaking

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2020
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2016
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Greg Fine, Co-chair of the Private Equity Practice, is well-versed in guiding funds and companies through middle market and mega deals in the technology, manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences, and energy sectors.  He focuses on representing private equity funds, family offices and their portfolio companies in complex acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings and “shared-control” deals. Greg brings a commercial, pragmatic and solutions-oriented perspective to his client’s transactions.

Recognition & Awards

  • Senior editor of Boston College Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
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Gregory S. Fine

Member / Co-chair, Private Equity Practice

Boston