David Harper, Jr. assists public and private companies across a broad range of industries with commercial finance and real estate transactions. David’s national practice involves:
David often works closely with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, involving finance and real estate issues.
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Kentucky Bar Association
Representation of J. Knipper and Company, Inc. – one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end pharmaceutical samples management services and a Court Square portfolio company – and its affiliates, including KnippeRx, in its acquisition of Eagle Pharmacy – a Florida-based full-service, direct-to-patient (DTP) pharmacy. This strategic transaction for KnippeRx will expand the company’s pharmacy programs, scale and automation capabilities.
Representation of MSouth Equity Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle market management buyouts, in its acquisition of iBenefit Communication, a benefit communication, engagement, and enrollment services company
We represented a private equity firm in providing acquisition financing to a franchisee to acquire the operations and related real estate assets of 16 franchise restaurants.
Representation of CRH Healthcare, LLC, a quality- and patient-focused operator of urgent care centers, in its acquisition of a membership interest in a Maryland joint venture with Calvert Health System that owns and operates urgent care clinics in the Baltimore area
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
Represented New Mountain Capital in over $282 million worth of real estate transactions, primarily sale-leasebacks
Represented a small business investment company (SBIC) in subordinate term loan and preferred equity co-investment to fund a sponsor-backed strategic’s acquisition of a toy company
Represented a private equity firm in making a mezzanine loan and preferred equity co-investment to fund a strategic’s acquisition of 97 franchise restaurants
Representation of Sterling Card Solutions, a producer of gift cards, hotel key cards, identification cards, phone cards, and other products, in its sale to Acuity Capital Partners
Represented Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) in its $1.3 billion debt refinancing
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Banking and Finance Law (2021)
Phi Beta Kappa
Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law — Executive Operations Editor
Moot Court Board — Ethics Chair
CALI Award in Torts
Best Oral Advocate, Appellee
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc. Torts Award