Richard G. Pierson

Illustrative Matters

Client Description
American Tack & Hardware Co., Inc. Venture capital investment by Heritage Partners.
Apicore LLC Sale of API developer and manufacturer.
Asset Alliance Corporation Acquisition of Trust Advisors LLC.
Avnet, Inc. Acquisitions of Hall-Mark Electronics Corp., the Computer Solutions division of JBA Holdings plc, and Kent Electronics Corporation; divestiture of Channel Master division.
Bank Pekao SA Sale of Pekao Trading Corporation to U.S. Money Express Co.
Bowater Incorporated Sales of Maine timberlands to affiliates of J.D. Irving, Limited and McDonald Investment Company, Inc.
Bowater Incorporated Sale of Great Northern Paper, Inc. to Inexcon Maine, Inc.
Bowater Incorporated Acquisition of the Newsprint South, Inc. paper mill in Grenada, Mississippi from GE Capital Structured Finance Group and shareholders.
Bowater Incorporated Sale of timberlands in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee to an affiliate of Wachovia Timberland Investment Management Group.
Bowater Incorporated Sale of timberlands in North Carolina and South Carolina to affiliates of John Hancock Life Insurance Company.
Calhoun Newsprint Company, Inc. Sale of North Carolina and South Carolina timberlands to American Timberland II, LLC and TIAA Timberlands II, LLC.
Canadian Plumbing Supply Company Sale of U.S. division.
CIDCO Incorporated Venture capital investment by Summit Partners; Initial Public Offering lead-underwritten by Alex. Brown & Sons Incorporated; convertible debt issuance to an affiliate of Forstmann Little & Co.
Continental Can Company Sale of company to affiliate of Suiza Foods; antitrust matters.
Corepharma LLC Sale of generic pharmaceutical manufacturer.
Cultor Ltd. Acquisition of Food Science Group of Pfizer Inc.
Danisco USA Inc. Acquisition of Genencor International Inc.; acquisition of Agtech Products, Inc.
Delany Capital Management Corp. Leveraged buy-outs of Brevel Motors, Eastern Air Devices, H.H. Smith, Howard Industries, National Teltronics and Wall-Able Manufacturing.
DMI Holdings, Inc. Acquisition of the assets of Arkansas General Industries, Inc.
ElectroCraft Inc. Acquisition of Hansen Corporation; Acquisition of Automotion, Inc.; Acquisition of E-Motion GmbH.
ElectroCraft Inc. Acquisition of Electric Indicator Company, Inc.
Elinco, Inc. Sale of assets to Schulze Mfg., LLC.
Finnish Food Additives Company Acquisition of U.S. food additives company.
Franco Apparel Group Inc. Private equity investment by Parthenon Capital.
Fusion Telecommunications
International Inc.
Acquisitions of Siesta Telecom, Inc. and International Communications Group, Inc.
Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Acquisition of assets of Invamed, Inc.
H.H. Smith, Inc. Acquisition of assets of Howard Industries, Inc.
Howard Motors, Inc. Sale of assets to Motores McMillan S.A. de C.V.
Israeli Computer Training Company Acquisition of U.S. computer company.
Israeli Software Company Intellectual property matters.
JavaNet, Inc. Sale of New England regional Internet service provider to RCN Corporation.
MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. Initial Public Offering of securities; acquisition of assets of Integratrak, Inc.
MID-Ship Marine, Inc. Joint venture with Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals and formation of MID-Ship Group LLC
Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. Initial Public Offering of securities.
Pall Corporation Acquisitions of Filtron Technology Corporation and the Medical Plastics Division of Bayer Corporation.
Playtex Products, Inc. Acquisitions of Binky-Griptight, Inc., Carewell Industries, Inc; antitrust matters.
Sea Containers Ltd. GE SeaCo joint venture formation with General Electric Capital Corporation creating the world's largest marine cargo container fleet; antitrust matters.
Stille AB Acquisition of Beta Medical Products, Inc.
Synerx Pharma LLC Development, manufacturing, licensing and distribution agreements for generic pharmaceutical company; sale of company.
U.K. Labeling Company Acquisition of U.S. label supply company.
United Business Media plc Acquisition of Strategic Marketing Corporation; antitrust matters; sale of Visual Communications Group stock photography business to Getty Images Inc.
U.S. Clothing Design and Manufacturing Company Representation in all aspects of business; intellectual property matters.
U.S. Computer Gaming Company Sale of company to U.S. public gaming company.
U.S. Cosmetics Company Acquisition of sun care products company.
U.S. Electrical Components Company Sale of company; antitrust matters.
U.S. Fabric and Dye Company Sale of company to U.S. fabrics company.
U.S. Filtration Company Acquisitions of U.S. specialty filter company, division of a German company, and German/Swiss/Italian/Japanese/Indian/Korean businesses; antitrust matters
U.S. Generic Pharmaceutical Developer and Manufacturer Negotiation and drafting of wide-range of corporate and joint-venture agreements, employment agreements, licensing agreements.
U.S. Health Services Company Intellectual property matters.
U.S. Marketing Company Sale to U.S. public computer marketing company.
U.S. Medical Education Company Representation in development of educational conferences and joint-ventures.
U.S. Pipe and Valve Manufacturer Acquisition of U.S. Pipe Manufacturer.
U.S. Real Estate Agency Intellectual property licensing matters.
U.S. Real Estate Development Company Negotiation and drafting of bank loan documentation, joint-development agreements and real estate management agreements.
U.S. Travel Agency Intellectual property matters.
U.S. Web Design Company Acquisition of U.S. web design company; private placement of securities.
Water Equipment Services, Inc. Venture capital investment by Holding Capital Group; acquisition of DeLoach Industries.


  • B.S., 1988 Boston College (magna cum laude, Finance and Marketing)
  • J.D., 1991 New York University School of Law

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