Clients turn to Marc for insightful analysis and sophisticated solutions. He considers the big picture but always with attention to client-specific details.
Marc advises on a wide range of domestic and international business transactions, including private corporate purchases and sales, mergers, and real estate and operating company joint ventures. He represents borrowers and lenders of mortgage and mezzanine real property loans as well as asset-based loans in facilities of all sizes. For more than 20 years, clients have trusted Marc for his practical advice on shareholder arrangements and alternative (non-corporate) entity agreements, licensing and other general commercial matters. He regularly serves as outside “in-house” counsel for clients negotiating key business contracts, and he acts for employers and executives negotiating compensation arrangements.
New Look Vision Group
Acting for New Look Vision Group in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Miami-based Coco Lunette Holding, LLC, which carries on business principally under the Edward Beiner banner, a retailer known for its unique and original designer eyewear, with a strong presence in key premium markets across 12 locations in Florida.
Lead counsel for the largest investor in the Wharf District development (Phase II) project in Washington, D.C., in connection with a US$847-million construction loan, the largest private construction loan in the history of Washington, D.C.
Lead counsel for the largest investor in the Wharf District development (Phase I) project in Washington, D.C., in connection with a US$800-million refinanced construction loan, one of the largest single-asset loans in the history of Washington, D.C.
Power Energy Corporation
Acted for Power Energy Corporation in its acquisition of Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, a leading U.S. solar developer and asset manager, from management and Virgo Investment Group.
Acted for Explorance in its acquisition, as well as the financing of the acquisition, from Gartner, Inc., of Metrics That Matter, a leading provider of learning and development data and analytics solutions for the corporate market.
Acted for PSP Investments in its strategic initiatives with Pattern Energy Group Inc., including (i) the acquisition of a 9.9% interest in Pattern Energy; (ii) the joint venture between PSP and Pattern Energy to co-invest in various renewable projects; (iii) the joint acquisition with Pattern Energy of a 51% and 49% interest, respectively, in the 179 MW Meikle wind project in British Columbia and the 143 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind project in Québec; and (iv) the acquisition of 49% of the Class B interests held by Pattern in the Panhandle 2 wind project in Texas.
Acted for PSP Investments as a member in a consortium that purchased Vantage Data Centers, a leading provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications, from Silver Lake. Other members of the consortium included Digital Bridge Holdings LLC and TIAA Investments.
A.M.G. Medical Inc.
Acted for A.M.G . Medical Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of home healthcare and medical professional products, in connection with the sale of its DME brand portfolio of mobility and bathroom safety products to a subsidiary of Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare.
Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in connection with the negotiation and establishment of a $675-million credit facility for the acquisition of gas compression assets.
Northleaf Mid-Market Infrastructure Partners
Acted for Northleaf Mid-Market Infrastructure Partners in connection with a series of subordinated loans made available to the consortium on the Colorado US 36 Express Lanes Project. The subordinated debt proceeds complement a US$60-million TIFIA loan from the U.S. Department of Transportation; a US$20-million tax-exempt private activity bond ("PABs") issue; US$2 million in net construction revenues; and a US$41-million capital contribution from the State of Colorado.