Mr. Bolton has extensive experience in all areas of Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities. He is the Managing Director of Dickinson Wright’s Private Equity Practice. Mr. Bolton provides legal counsel to private equity and mezzanine firms in numerous mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, divestitures, “going private”, mezzanine finance, and other similar transactions. He is also counsel to numerous fund sponsors for fund organization, capitalization and administration.
Counsel to private equity fund to organize and capitalize portfolio acquisition entity, followed by acquisition of public component manufacturer in a "going private" transaction effectuated via a merger.
Counsel to private equity fund to organize and capitalize portfolio acquisition entity, followed by simultaneous acquisition and financing of five (5) operating entities.
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).
Outside general counsel to Active Interest Media, Inc., InterMedia Outdoors, Inc. and several other portfolio companies of private equity firms.
Counsel to numerous private equity fund sponsors for fund organization, capitalization and administration.
Counsel to private equity funds in numerous merger, acquisition, LBO, MBO, "going private", recapitalization and divestiture transactions.
Counsel to funds in numerous mezzanine finance transactions.
Counsel to Boards of Directors and committees regarding corporate finance transactions and governance issues.
Counsel to issuers and underwriters in numerous registered public offerings.
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.