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Buchalter

Rajnish Puri

Rajnish Puri

Shareholder

Expertise

  • Corporate Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Buchalter
California, U.S.A.

Profile

Rajnish Puri is a Shareholder in Buchalter’s Corporate Practice Group in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Puri represents companies and individuals in various transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, joint ventures, private placements of equity and debt securities, and other business transactions, with an emphasis in private, middle market, and emerging growth companies. Mr. Puri also advises companies on due diligence activities, evaluation of target entities, corporate governance, preparation and maintenance of corporate records, executive employment arrangements, shareholder issues and routine business activities. His clients include corporations, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and family-owned businesses in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, bio-agriculture, digital media, entertainment, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and wealth management industries.

Prior to joining Buchalter, Mr. Puri has practiced corporate finance at an international law firm and boutique firms, advising publicly owned and privately held businesses in M&A, financings and general corporate matters.

Community & Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles, Executive Committee Business Law Section, Member and Membership Chair
  • Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum, Pasadena, Executive Committee, Member
  • Innovate Pasadena, Pasadena, Board of Directors, Member

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Southwestern Law School
  • Institute of Rural Management Anand
  • University of Delhi
Areas of Practice

Corporate Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Sales and Acquisitions of Businesses

  • Represented Autonomiq, Inc. in its acquisition by Sauce Labs, Inc., pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger. Autonomiq, with operations in both San Jose, CA and India, is a developer and provider of an autonomous software-testing platform.  Sauce Labs, is a cloud hosted, web and mobile application testing company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
  • Represented MYT Home Health Care, Inc. and its shareholders in its sale to South Bay Home Health Care, LLC. MYT, based in Torrance, CA is engaged in the business of the sale and services of medical supply products, rehab mobility equipment and durable medical equipment.
  • Represented Cylynt Group DAC, an Ireland-based software security company, in its acquisition of California-based Quatrewave, LLC.
  • Represented California-based Fastener Innovation Technology, Inc. and its shareholders in its sale to UK-based Avantus Aerospace. Fastener Innovation Technology, Inc. is an engineering fastener company supplying high quality fasteners to the aerospace and electronics industries.
  • Represented California Screw Products Corp. a California-based manufacturer of unique, high-strength fasteners for commercial and military aerospace applications, in its sale to Avantus Aerospace.
  • A family-owned corporation in the aerospace manufacturing business, in its sale of assets to a public company for $150 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the furniture manufacturing business, and its shareholders, in the sale of the outstanding securities in the company to a private equity group, in a transaction valued at $84 million
  • A private equity group in its acquisition of a school supplies company, in a transaction valued at $75 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the imaging business, in its sale to a private equity group for $31 million
  • A privately-owned corporation formed under the laws of India and engaged in the information technology business, and its shareholders, in the $29 million sale of its outstanding securities to a European enterprise
  • A privately-owned corporation in the HVAC business, in its sale of assets to a strategic partner for $28 million
  • A privately-owned corporation, in its $28 million acquisition of the shares held by its minority shareholder
  • Members of a privately-owned limited liability company in the insurance services industry, in the sale of their membership interests to an international insurance group for $20 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the insurance services industry, in its sale of assets to a U.S.-based insurance group for $5 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the accessories manufacturing business, in its acquisition of the assets of a subsidiary of a public company, for $5 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the manufacturing of security cards business, in its $3 million sale of assets to a private equity group
  • A privately-owned company in the software development business, in the $3 million sale of its assets to a public company
  • A privately-owned corporation in the publishing business, in multiple asset acquisition transactions ranging between $2-5 million
  • A privately-owned software developer, in the sale of all of its outstanding voting capital stock to a public company
  • A privately-owned digital media company, in its investment in a US-based video games business, for $7 million
  • A China-based family business office in its convertible note investment in a US-based pet care industry, for $5 million
  • A China-based pharmaceuticals company, in its acquisition of US real property, for $15 million
  • A private equity firm, in its California representation in an acquisition of candies’ business, for $73 million
  • A privately-owned digital media company, in its acquisition of a video-game developer, for $40 million

Private Placements of Equity and Debt Securities

  • A privately-owned corporation, in the sale of its preferred equity to private equity groups for $12 million
  • A privately-owned corporation in the apparel manufacturing business, in its debt restructuring and acquisition of the shares held by the minority shareholder, for a transaction value of $10 million
  • CalPERS, in its investments in various limited partnerships, ranging between $20-35 million
  • GE Capital, in its late-round investments in various start-ups and emerging growth companies, ranging between $5-10 million
  • A privately-owned bio-agriculture business, in its capital raise of $37 Million and debt financing of $10 Million
  • Several entrepreneurs and small-sized companies in sale and purchase transactions ranging from $500,000 to $1.5 million

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