Bradley’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group has built a national reputation for strong, successful representation of middle-market private equity and mezzanine funds in all phases of the investment cycle. Clients rely on our legal counsel with regard to fund formation, platform acquisitions, add-on acquisitions, financings, dividend recapitalizations, and exit transactions. We routinely assist clients with sales to strategic buyers, sponsor-to-sponsor transactions, and capital markets transactions.

As one of the largest and most experienced law firms in the southeast, our corporate attorneys provide fund clients particular benefits, such as:

  • Deal sourcing opportunities that grow out of the firm’s extensive connections in the region
  • Substantial experience with middle-market and lower middle-market companies, particularly family-owned businesses
  • Attractive rate structures and attorney staffing models, which are sensible and tailored to the needs of each client

In addition to M&A work for middle-market private equity and mezzanine funds, Bradley provides day-to-day counsel to dozens of private equity portfolio companies, including those of numerous mega-funds. This representation brings together a team of attorneys from the firm’s various practice areas, including litigation, intellectual property, governmental affairs, environmental, real estate, banking and lending, labor and employment, and employee benefits and executive compensation.

Among our clients are portfolio companies owned by:

  • TPG
  • KKR
  • Apollo Global Management
  • Quilvest
  • Jemison Investment Company
  • G. Scott Capital Partners
  • Harbert Private Equity
  • EBSCO Capital
  • Harbert Mezzanine Partners
  • Capital Alignment Partners
  • Resolute Capital Partners
  • Pharos Capital Group

While we have completed private equity transactions in numerous industries, we have significant experience with – and are often engaged to assist with acquisitions and other transactions involving – companies engaged in:

  • Industrial/manufacturing
  • Healthcare and healthcare IT
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Construction
  • Financial services