Mariaâ€™s practice is focused on mergers, acquisitions, venture capital/private equity investments, and corporate compliance and governance. Specifically, Maria has experience representing corporate, private equity and venture capital clients in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as assisting with the purchase, sale and ongoing representation of portfolio companies.
EducationJ.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2013;
LL.B., Centro Universitario de Brasilia (UniCEUB), 2009
Significant AccomplishmentsCorporate Strategic M&A
Represented Williamson-Dickie Holding Company, a private company specializing in the manufacture of work apparel, on its $820 million sale and merger into a subsidiary of VF Corporation, a publicly traded company.
Represented Ericsson Inc. in its acquisition of Placecast, a leading enterprise-grade platform for data management and display advertising based out of California.
Represented Cook Children's Health Care System in its acquisition of Child Study Center.
Represented CHRISTUS Health in its acquisition of Good Shepherd Health System, Inc.
Represented All-Tex Pipe & Supply, Inc., a Texas-based PVF distributor, in its acquisition by Hajoca Corporation.
Represented Trive Capital in the sale of AGM Automotive, LLC, a trim, lighting and electronics supplier based out of Michigan, to Flextronics International USA, Inc.
Represented Teakwood Capital in its acquisition of iiPay, a leading cloud-based payroll services company based out of the United Kingdom.
Represented Trive Capital in the purchase of metal finishing companies in California, Washington, Georgia, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
Represented Clarus Glassboards LLC, a leading designer and manufacturer of branded glass markerboards and architectural glass systems, in its sale to Bertram Capital.
Venture Capital and Emerging Company
Represented an industry provider of innovative 3-D technology solutions to orthodontic care in convertible note financing rounds.
Represented a venture capital client in leading a Series B funding round of a developer and manufacturer of distributed energy management systems.
Represented a prominent fund in its co-investment into a specialized food retailer in Brazil.
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