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Nicholas J. Jones

Associate

Education

Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • magna cum laude; John W. Reed Scholar; William Davidson Scholar
  • Wayne Law Review, Assistant Editor; Moot Court Member; International Law Students Association; Student Board of Governors
Kalamazoo College, B.A.
  • Biology and Business
  • Foreign Study in Madrid, Spain

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

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Overview

Nick Jones is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Department. His practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financing transactions, government relations and regulatory, and general corporate matters.

  • Advises private equity and venture capital funds, their portfolio companies, as well as public companies
  • Assists clients with complex business transactions, including structuring and negotiating strategic and leveraged acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, recapitalizations and restructuring, as well as general corporate counseling and compliance
  • Advises clients in a wide variety of industries, including automotive, casino and gaming, consumer products, professional and financial services, manufacturing, technology, agriculture, and digital media

Experience

  • Assisted a private equity fund with the acquisition of several lumber and construction related companies across the United States
  • Assisted a client in the divestiture of a $200 million Michigan-based aerospace manufacturing company
  • Advised a venture capital fund regarding its investments in emerging technologies in Israel and the United States
  • Assisted a private equity fund in the acquisition of a Nevada-based performance automobile parts manufacturer
  • Advised a private equity fund client in the acquisition of an Ohio-based preserves and jelly producer
  • Assisted a private equity fund with the acquisition of several automobile auctions across the United States
  • Advised a public company regarding the acquisition of pharmacies across the United States
  • Assisted a private equity fund in the divesture of a $270 million automobile parts manufacturer with divisions in the United States and Mexico
  • Assisted a privately held casino with its $250 million refinancing
  • Assisted a private equity fund with its digital media portfolio company’s joint venture with a public company

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