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Mergers & Acquisitions 'The Year in Review' 2014

May 15, 2015

The Corporate Practice Group of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. would like to thank our clients for another strong year of transactions in 2014. Our broad experience, expertise, creativity and efficiency have kept our transactional practice strong, diverse and growing year after year, adding to our reputation as skilled dealmakers. We look forward to another exciting year for our clients in 2015 and will continue to work hard to provide them with outstanding results.

So what is Godfrey & Kahn's deal in 2014, anyway?

  • 57 transactions having an aggregate value of $3 billion
    • 35 M&A transactions for a combined purchase price of $1.7 billion
    • Four portfolio sales of loans and other debt obligations for an aggregate value of $581 million
    • 18 debt and equity financing and recapitalization transactions with an aggregate value of $696 million
  • ​We represented 47 clients in a variety of transactions, including public companies, private companies, private equity firms and underwriters
  • The transactions involved a variety of industries, including:
    • Banking/Financial Services
    • Biotechnology
    • Business Support Services
    • Distribution
    • eCommerce
    • Education
    • Energy
    • Health Care
    • Information Technology
    • Investment Management
    • Life Sciences
    • Manufacturing
    • Recreation/Hospitality
    • Scrap/Recycling
    • Technology
    • Transportation

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you with your next transaction, please contact any of our Corporate Team Leaders: Brett Koeller at 414.287.9445 or, C.J. Wauters at 414.287.9663 or, or Mark Witt at 414.287.9249 or

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