Upon graduating from law school, Michael served for two years as the Executive Director of a private, nonprofit corporation doing community development work in Palau, Western Caroline Islands, U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific. After returning from Palau and practicing in a mid-size Boston law firm, Michael joined four other attorneys in founding the partnership of Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, which later became Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.
Recent matters include:
Incorporated as a start-up company and continues to serve as outside general counsel to North America's largest hazardous waste management company.
Represented a NYSE-listed company in aggregate $1.8 billion stock and bond transactions, including the sale of $800 million of senior notes in a private placement with Goldman Sachs as the lead underwriter, financing involving the simultaneous redemption and repurchase of outstanding secured notes, a subsequent registration and exchange offer for the new notes, the sale of 6.9 million shares of common stock, and the sale of an additional $600 million of senior notes under a new indenture.
Represented a NYSE-listed company in its acquisition of a Canadian, public company in exchange for $56 million of cash, $118 million in our client's common stock, and the assumption of approximately $235 million of the acquired company's debt. We also assisted this client in successfully completing an offering of $300 million of Senior Secured Notes.
Purchased from bankruptcy a $500 million environmental services business with $260 million of environmental liabilities, financed by $280 million of debt and equity.
Sale of various privately owned companies located in Utah and Colorado, ranging in value from $25 million to $120 million, each providing services to oil and natural gas production companies.
Sale of $8 million New York based market research company to national, privately held company.
Acquisition and financing of privately held specialty steel fabrication company.
Acquisition, financing, development and leasing of a 214,000 square foot research and development facility.
Acquisition, development, financing and sale of 280-unit apartment complex.