Martin G. Burkett
Recognized in:Corporate Law
Law School:Columbia University School of Law
Location:Three Brickell City Centre, Suite 110098 Southeast Seventh StreetMiami, FL 33131
- Columbia University School of Law, JD, graduated 1995
- Williams College, BA, graduated 1992
- Florida, The Florida Bar
- Williams College, South Florida Alumni Association - President
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Corporate Law
- Daily Business Review, 2007, Named "Top Dealmaker of the Year"
- South Florida Legal Guide 2010, Listed as Top Up and Comer, Corporate
- South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2014, Listed for Healthcare
- South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2015, Listed for Corporate and Business
- The Legal 500 2013-2016, Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts: M&A National Middle Market
Areas of Expertise:
- Private Equity
- ACG South Florida, Panelist, "Annual Update: Investing in Health Care Businesses 2013," September 19, 2013
- ACG Florida Capital Connection Conference, Moderator, "M&A, Private Equity and Capital Markets Update," Key Biscayne, November 2011
- Akerman M&A Roundtable Series, Panelist, "M&A, Private Equity, and Capital Markets Update," Boca Raton, Jacksonville, 2012
- Akerman M&A Roundtable Series, Speaker, "Legal Perspective on the State of the M&A Markets," Miami, 2010
- Representation of Travelpro International, Inc., based in Boca Raton, Florida and a category leader in the production of premium quality luggage and brand recognition amongst the highest in the industry, in the sale of its assets to MidOcean Partners, a premier middle market private equity firm. MidOcean also acquired the assets of Travelpro International, Inc.'s sister company, Holiday Group, Inc. Together, they form the Travelpro Group, a leading marketer and supplier of luggage, assorted bags, and travel accessories sold predominantly in the United States and Canada.
- Represented Purchaser, Kilroy Capital, LLC in its acquisition of a majority of the outstanding capital stock of Iowa Northern Railway Company, LLC (INRC), a short line railway located in the Midwest that primarily serves the renewable fuels and renewable energy industries. INRC has multiple facilities in operation for transloading services.
- Representation of Simply Healthcare Plans in connection with its sale to Anthem.
- Representation of Navarro Discount Pharmacy in connection with its sale to CVS Caremark.
- Representation of Choose Digital, a digital supply chain of music, videos and e-books for loyalty programs, in its sale to Viggle.
- Representation of BPI Sports, a formulator and marketer of sport nutritional products, in an equity investment by Pine Tree Equity Partners.
- Representation of Continucare Corp., a provider of physician services, in its sale to Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc.
- Representation of Lakeview Health Systems, a substance abuse treatment facility, in sale to Trinity Hunt Partners.
- Representation of Metropolitan Health Networks in the sale of affiliated sleep centers to Medbridge Capital.
- Representation of 154th Street Medical Plaza and 54th Street Medical Plaza, full-service medical centers, in sale to CAC-Florida Medical Centers.
- Representation of Continucare Corp. in a series of sleep clinic acquisitions.
- Representation of MBF Healthcare Partners in sale of Medical Specialties Distributors, a portfolio company and distributor of durable medical equipment.
- Representation of Simply Healthcare Plans, a portfolio company of MBF Healthcare Partners, in its simultaneous acquisitions of Total Health Choice, Inc, a Medicaid health maintenance organization, and Better Health, LLC, a provider service network.
- Representation of MBF Healthcare Partners in its acquisition of OMNI Home Care, a leading provider of skilled nursing and therapy home healthcare services.
- Representation of The Comvest Group in its acquisition of Cynergy Data, Inc., a provider of credit card processing and other merchant services.
- Representation of The Comvest Group in its acquisition of Vesdia Corporation, a provider of loyalty marketing services to financial institutions, affinity groups and merchants.
- Representation of FriendFinder Networks Inc. in acquisition of Jigocity's daily deal websites, operating in North America, South America, Asia, and Australia.
- Representation of FriendFinder Networks Inc. in acquisition of Perfect Match dating website.
- Representation of RedZone Capital Partners in acquisition of Johnny Rockets restaurant chain.
- Representation of Kitson & Partners in acquisition of the Babcock Florida Company, which constituted one of the largest land transfers in the history of Florida.
- Representation of Enterprise Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, in its acquisition by ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc.
- Representation of Maplewood Partners in connection with acquisitions of Uncle Julio's and Tia's Restaurant chains.
- Representation of shareholders of Physicians Healthcare Plans and CarePlus Health Plans in divestitures valued in excess of $600 million.
- Representation of general partner of MBF Healthcare Partners in connection with fund formation and raising capital commitments in the hundreds of millions.
- Representation of Kitson & Partners in structuring joint ventures valued in the hundreds of millions.
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