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15 April 2024

Sheppard Mullin Continues Private Equity Team Expansion With Partner Michael Wilson

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Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with over 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the US, the firm’s clients include more than half of the Fortune 100.
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Wilson has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice group.
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Wilson is the Fourth Transactional Partner to Join Chicago Office in 2024

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is pleased to announce that Michael Wilson has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice group. Based in the Chicago office, Wilson is a highly regarded corporate transactional lawyer representing a variety of private equity and venture capital funds, particularly in the healthcare, technology and renewable energy industries. Hejoins from Locke Lord where he wasco-chair of the Corporate and Transactional Department and led the Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Section of the firm's Private Equity & Venture Capital practice group.

Wilson handles mergers and acquisitions, debt finance transactions, venture capital transactions and general corporate matters for private equity funds and venture capital funds, startups and entrepreneurs, banks and non-bank lenders, and other public and private businesses. He has significant private equity experience, including with small business investment companies (SBICs), representing funds and limited partners in portfolio investments, limited partner investments, fund formation and SBIC licensing.

"Mike represents an impressive roster of funds across key sectors," said Luca Salvi, chair of Sheppard Mullin. "Corporate, private equity, healthcare and renewable energy are areas we are intentionally growing, and Mike's practice mix and expertise align with our strategic direction. We see great opportunity for our clients and his clients, and we are excited that he is now a member of our firm and team."

Wilson has led clients through numerous, complex transactions, including:

  • Represented Chicago Pacific Founders as lead investor in a $90 Million PIPE offering by P3 Health Partners
  • Represented Prospect Partners in its investment in affiliated companies Fontanesi & Kann and Architectural Building Components
  • Represented Rapid Genomics in its acquisition by LGC Biosearch Technologies
  • Represented VIX, Inc. in its acquisition by Univision

"Mike is the fourth top-tier transactional partner we have attracted this year," said Jeralin Cardoso, co-leader of the firm's Corporate practice. "As we continue to expand our corporate, private equity and tax capabilities coast to coast, Mike adds even more strength to our seasoned bench. We are pleased to bring him on board."

Recent transactions led by Sheppard Mullin's private equity and healthcare teams include representing the selling group, led by Off Road Capital Partners, in the sale of one of Los Angeles' most famous attractions, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, to SC Holdings; leading VillageMD through its $8.9 billion merger with Summit Health-CityMD, which was awarded M&A Deal of the Year by bothPE HubandGlobal M&A Network; advising Arlington Capital Partners in the sale of Octo to IBM for $1.2 billion; and leading Corbel Capital Partners in its investment in Premier Plastic Surgery Partners, creating the nation's first-ever platform for plastic and facial plastic surgeons, which was awarded "Private Equity Deal of the Year" byGlobal M&A Network.

Wilson received his B.S.,summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona and his J.D.,magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law.

PRESS RELEASE
15 April 2024

Sheppard Mullin Continues Private Equity Team Expansion With Partner Michael Wilson

United States
Contributor
Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with over 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the US, the firm’s clients include more than half of the Fortune 100.
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