Managing Director of the Private Equity Practice at Dickinson Wright PLLC. Mr. Bolton has extensive experience in all areas of corporate finance, private equity, mergers & acquisitions and securities. He has represented companies in a wide variety of transactions, including IPO and "going private" transactions, mergers, asset acquisitions or divestitures, recapitalizations, MBOs and LBOs. Mr. Bolton has also represented the sponsors of private equity and mezzanine funds in the organization of numerous private investment funds and hundreds of their portfolio investment transactions. He also routinely represents portfolio companies of PE funds as their outside general counsel.
Private Equity Transaction — Counsel to private equity fund to organize and capitalize portfolio acquisition entity, followed by simultaneous acquisition and financing of five (5) operating entities.
Private Equity Fund Transaction — Counsel to private equity fund to organize and capitalize acquisition entity, followed by acquisition and financing of numerous media and special event businesses (including publications such as Southwestern Art, Yoga Journal, Backpacker and Log Home Living, and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show).
Flortists' Transworld Delivery Association — Counsel to Florists' Transworld Delivery Association in the spin-off and divestiture of its business operations and return to its core function, a trade association.