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Nathan M. Wilda

Partner

Education

The John Marshall Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude
  • The John Marshall Law Review, Editor, 2004
University of Iowa, B.A.
  • Communications

Prior Employment

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Partner, 2006-2016

Bar Admissions

Clerkships

  • United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Law Clerk, 2004

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

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Overview

Nathan Wilda is a partner in the Private Equity practice group. He concentrates his practice on corporate transactions, counseling clients on a wide range of complex business deals, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, private equity and venture capital investments, recapitalization, private financing, executive compensation, equity incentive arrangements, and other general corporate matters. He advises clients in numerous industries, including health care, manufacturing, software, technology, energy services, professional services, and marketing.

Experience

  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of specialty chemicals.

  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of a distributor of home building products.

  • Counseled private equity firm in its acquisition of a provider of manufacturing and product solutions.

  • Advised private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of high-precision elastomer parts for the medical device and hearing technology industries.

  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of a developer and manufacturer of supplies and equipment used in the dental industry.

  • Advised private equity firm in the acquisition and subsequent disposition of a company serving the in vitro diagnostics and clinical laboratory markets.

  • Counseled private equity firm in the leveraged buyout of a provider of management and development services to dental practices.

  • Represented private equity firm in the disposition of outpatient physical therapy clinics.

  • Advised private equity firm in the sale of a developer and manufacturer of disposable barrier and food safety products.

  • Counseled private equity firm in the acquisition of a provider of anatomic pathology services.

  • Represented private equity firm in the acquisition of a manufacturer of clinical diagnostic testing.

  • Advised private equity firm in the acquisition of a distributor of generic pharmaceuticals.

  • Represented private equity firm in the acquisition of a manufacturer of designer belts.

  • Advised private equity firm in the acquisition of a restaurant chain in the Gulf Shores region.

  • Counseled private equity fund in the simultaneous acquisition of two companies providing electronic procurement solutions.

  • Advised a portfolio company of a private equity fund in the acquisition of a manufacturer of probiotic supplements.

  • Counseled a portfolio company of a private equity fund in the acquisition of the rights to a generic pharmaceutical drug.

  • Represented founders of a company providing professional and managed services relating to Salesforce.com in an auction process and successful sale.