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Practices

Experienced attorneys with a passion for business-who deliver results.

We’re here to solve the myriad of issues that arise in your business. We continually weigh the business benefit to you against any investment you make in our legal services – every step of the way. This practical approach delivers results and wins us loyal clients who are willing to refer us time and again.

Case Studies

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Represents DSM on $453M purchase of First Choice Food Ingredients

Hinckley Allen is pleased to report that our client, DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, acquired First Choice Ingredients, a leading supplier of dairy-based savory flavorings, for an enterprise value of $453 mi…

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Hinckley Allen Represents DSM in Acquisition of Animal Nutrition Start-up

Hinckley Allen congratulates its client DSM on its acquisition of Midori Health, the Boston-based biotechnology start-up focused on animal nutrition and human health. We were proud to support the DSM legal and business team on this transaction.Read more a…

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News & Insight

Firm News

Partner Jay Gonzalez to Serve On Boston Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

November 9, 2021

Hinckley Allen attorney Jay Gonzalez, a partner in the firm’s Public Finance group, has been named Co-Chair for the transition team of Boston Mayor-elect Michelle Wu.In this role, Jay will provide his expertise in public finance and management to help en…

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Hinckley Allen Celebrates 12 Years a “Best Law Firm”

November 4, 2021

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Hinckley Allen for the twelfth consecutive year as a "Best Law Firm," ranked nationally in six practice areas and regionally in 59 practice areas.Firms included in the 2022 “Best Law Firms…

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Publication

2022 M&A Market Forecast: Continued Growth Expected

December 1, 2021

The mergers and acquisitions market has been booming in 2021, far surpassing last year’s totals. The team at Hinckley Allen shares their insights into the 2022 deal market and beyond.What is happening in the current M&A market?The M&A environment…

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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Becomes Law, Establishes New Tax-Exempt Bond Categories for Broadband and Carbon Capture Facilities

November 15, 2021

On November 8, 2021, H.R. 3684, the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” was passed by Congress, and on November 15, 2021, President Biden signed it into law. Enacted with bipartisan support, this “hard infrastructure” legislative package autho…

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Representative Transactions

Distribution

  • Represented the Buyer in connection with the purchase of the assets of a New Jersey-based flooring distribution company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of equity interests of a privately held electrical products distribution company to a U.S.-based subsidiary of a French public company
  • Represented the Seller, a distributor of natural stone, in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm

Energy and Utilities

  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of a water business in North Carolina

Financial Services

  • Represented a regional bank in its “merger of equals” transaction that roughly doubled its size
  • Represented the Buyer in the asset acquisition of a registered investment advisor business for cash and a majority equity position in the resulting company
  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of 100% of the membership interests of a registered broker-dealer
  • Represented the Buyer in related acquisitions of an investment advisor and registered broker-dealer
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a New Hampshire chartered bank to a bank-holding company for cash and stock
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Rhode Island bank-holding company to a Massachusetts bank-holding company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Connecticut bank-holding company to a New York bank holding company, and also resolved several shareholder strike suits and settlement

Health Care Products and Services

  • Represented the Buyer in the asset purchase of a 400-bed hospital located in Blue Island, Illinois; converted hospital from nonprofit to for-profit
  • Represented a publicly held company in its acquisition of a publicly held company in the aesthetic treatment industry
  • Represented the shareholders of a national medical laboratory providing drug monitoring services to a private equity firm focused on health care transactions
  • Represented the Buyer in the acquisition of a downtown Chicago continuing-care retirement community out of bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented stalking-horse bidder in a bankruptcy acquisition under §363 of substantially all the assets of two continuing care retirement communities located in Illinois
  • Represented the Buyer in the-purchase of a dental practice and related financing
  • Represented the members of a health care company in the sale of their membership interests in a continuing-care facility
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a neurophysiological instrumentation company to a medical company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of the LLC membership interests of an electronic health record and electronic medical record software provider

Manufacturing

  • Represented the Seller in the sale of operating subsidiaries of a solid tire manufacturer and distributor, which included the sale of a Cayman Island holding company that owned a Chinese subsidiary. Buyer was a public company listed on the Swedish exchange
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of a Serbian tire manufacturing subsidiary to a Czech company and the negotiated the related off-take agreement and credit agreement amendments

Retail

  • Represented a stalking-horse bidder in a bankruptcy credit bid acquisition under §363 of substantially all the assets of a designer bath and supply company located throughout the United States
  • Represented the management/investor acquisitor of the assets of a Massachusetts-based subsidiary of a Canadian public company
  • Represented a bicycle manufacturer in the cross-border (Canada) acquisition of an apparel company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of shares of its wholly owned subsidiary. Seller held back certain assets from the sale, so structure included an asset-purchase agreement, as well as a stock-purchase agreement

Technology/Biotechnology

  • Represented the Seller in the asset sale of a market research/software company in exchange for minority-equity position in Buyer and cash consideration in the form of a promissory note
  • Represented the members of a predictive analytics software company in an equity sale to an Irish public company
  • Represented the shareholders of a leading genetic testing development company to a U.S. public company
  • Represented the Seller in the sale of three business units pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to three separate internal purchasers. Transactions involved multiple transition service agreements dealing with integrated IT and operational issues as well as bankruptcy bidding process

Auto Dealerships

  • Represented buyer (assets) of two separate auto dealerships in Fairfield County, Connecticut and related deal and floorplan financing. Represented same buyer in establishment of new Kia dealership in Tennessee and GM dealerships in Western New York and in related real property purchases and financings