Ryan Hoffman represents public and private companies in the healthcare, food and beverage, government services, media and retail industries. His practice involves:
For NYSE- and Nasdaq-listed clients, Ryan assists with mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and capital markets transactions. He has participated in many notable deals including the representation of an NYSE-listed government services contractor in its $1.3 billion stock-for-stock merger with a private equity backed government services contractor and the representation of an NYSE-listed healthcare company in its $8.7 billion sale to a national health insurance company. In addition, he advises public companies on a range of issues including corporate governance and shareholder activism.
Ryan also has significant experience counseling privately held companies as well as private equity and venture capital firms on strategic corporate and business matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other complex business transactions.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of TT Capital Partners (TTCP), NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest) and Frist Cressey Ventures in its recapitalization and growth equity investment in InformedDNA, the nation’s largest provider of genetic services
Represented TVV Capital portfolio company Big 3 Precision Products, Inc., a maker of turnkey packaging solutions, in its sale to The Eastern Company (Nasdaq: EML), a publicly traded diversified manufacturer, for $81.7 million
Representation of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its $36M acquisition of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states
Representation of Groups360, a leading online marketplace for meetings, in a combined $50 million investment by global hospitability companies to enhance the GroupSync™ platform and make group travel easier for meeting planners
We represented Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its investment in Denver-based Punch Bowl Social, an award-wining experiential food and beverage concept.
Representation of Pipeline Plastics, LLC in its sale to SCF Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in oil and gas equipment and services. Pipeline Plastics is a leading manufacturer of high-performance polyethylene pipe for drinking water, irrigation, mining, gas distribution, industrial, sewer, and oil and gas applications
Represented Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) in its $1.3 billion debt refinancing
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
Represented Engility Holdings in its merger with Science Applications International Corp. in which SAIC acquired Engility in an all-stock transaction valued at $2.5 billion
Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of an outpatient autism services provider
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