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Wyatt Deal

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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Virginia, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Health Care
  • Energy

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital
  • Health Care and Life Sciences
  • Health Care Transactions and Corporate ...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Company-NEW_HOLD
  • Private Equity
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance
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Profile

Wyatt’s practice focuses on private equity, venture capital and other alternative investment transactions.

Wyatt represents private equity sponsors, private investment funds and their portfolio companies in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and minority investments. He also frequently represents venture capital investors and emerging companies in connection with financing transactions and related matters. Wyatt’s industry experience includes real estate, technology, life sciences, consumer products, energy and manufacturing.

Relevant Experience

Ongoing representation of:

  • private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with platform and add-on acquisitions, dispositions, co-investments, rollover investments, incentive equity programs and related matters;
  • real estate private equity firms in connection with control and minority investments in real estate operating companies, programmatic joint ventures and asset-level investments;
  • sponsors and investors in connection with open end funds, evergreen holding companies and search funds;
  • institutional investors and funds of funds in connection with direct co-investments and secondaries;
  • family offices and family office-backed managers in connection with control and minority equity investments;
  • corporate venture capital investors in connection minority equity investments in emerging growth companies;
  • specialty lenders and credit funds in connection with minority equity investments, warrants and other equity-linked securities; and
  • qualified opportunity funds in connection with acquisition and development of qualified opportunity zone property

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Education
BA, University of Virginia, 2003

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate
  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital
  • Health Care and Life Sciences
  • Health Care Transactions and Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Portfolio Company-NEW_HOLD
  • Private Equity
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Real Estate, Development and Finance

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Advised CapLease, Inc. on its sale to American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. and related “go shop” sale process.
  • Advised private equity fund on its sale of a liquid tank trailer manufacturer to a strategic buyer.
  • Advised private equity fund on its platform acquisition of a thermal processing company and immediate add-on acquisition.
  • Advised asset manager on its acquisition of a hedge fund of funds sponsor.
  • Advised Chapter 11 debtor on a series of Section 363 asset sales liquidating 250+ gas stations and convenience stores.
  • Advised Fortune 100 financial institution on its formation of a joint venture with a retail property manager to redevelop and manage a suburban shopping mall.
  • Advised New York-based real estate developer on its formation of a joint venture with a NYSE-listed REIT to finance and develop a multifamily property.
  • Advised NYSE-listed Fortune 100 financial institution on its formation of a joint venture to manage distressed real estate assets.
  • Advised private REIT on its formation of a joint venture to acquire mortgage servicing rights.
  • Advised EU real estate investor on its formation of a joint venture with an EU financial institution to finance and develop four significant mixed-use projects in lower Manhattan.
  • Advised private equity fund on its formation of a joint venture with a real estate developer and EPC contractor to finance and develop a 750MW gas-fired power plant.
  • Advised NYSE-listed Fortune 100 financial institution on various minority equity investments in connection with commercial lending transactions.
  • Advised NYSE-listed Fortune 200 consumer products company on various minority equity investments in connection with its corporate venture capital program.
  • Advised commercial real estate broker on a minority equity investment in a market research provider.
  • Advised NYSE-listed hospitality REIT on various follow-on public offerings of common and preferred stock.
  • Advised private equity sponsor on its formation of a mortgage servicing rights opportunities fund.
  • Advised private equity sponsor on its formation of a middle market buyout fund.
  • Advised venture capital sponsor on its formation of several private investment funds focused on early stage biotechnology and pharmaceutical opportunities.


Professional Associations
  • Virginia Bar Association, Business Law Section Council
  • Richmond Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • The John Marshall Foundation, Junior Board

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Rising Star, Virginia Super Lawyers, 2016, 2015
  • Legal Elite, Young Lawyers, Virginia Business, 2014

Articles

  • Qualified Opportunity Zone Investments: Overview, Practical Law

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