Recent engagement – $10+ million business acquisition

Deal summary: Zeppos Rautiola’s ability to work with investors can be critical in helping middle-market business owners to cash out of their businesses. In this recent matter, we helped the owners to not only successfully sell their business but also to settle existing real estate financing. How ZR helped: Our client was a long-time owner of a commercial dealership, which also had liability for a real estate lease. ZR brought in a business...

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Cecily Ginger joins Zeppos Rautiola as Associate

Cecily M. Ginger, J.D. has joined the firm as an Associate practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Business & Corporate Transactions. Cecily Ginger began her legal career working for a reputable business law and estate planning firm where she gained valuable experience in a range of matters. She has strategized with business owners on business entity formation to maximize asset protection, and to secure favorable tax treatment of the...

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Recent Engagement: $10+ million commercial real estate workout

Deal Summary: The potential for commercial real estate loan default is a stark reality to many government entities and business owners. Risk factors such as low vacancy rates, imprecise valuations and negative cash flow all put a strain on owners, especially those are over-leveraged. It is this scenario that caused a multiple-property holder to engage Zeppos Rautiola recently in a $10+ million loan workout. How ZR helped: When the loan was...

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Recent Engagement: Sale of company to a New York-headquartered, national firm

Deal summary: Zeppos Rautiola regularly helps clients in the sale of their companies, often as an exit strategy for retirement.  In this recent matter, we assisted in the sale of a retirement and benefits plan company to a New York-headquartered, national firm. How ZR helped: Our client had grown over the years through a previous merger and ownership involved in-house management as well as outside investors. Top management personnel were within...

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Recent engagement: Sale of $10mm financing portfolio

Deal summary: Zeppos Rautiola has significant expertise in mergers and acquisitions. A recent matter involved the sale of a financing portfolio, valued at nearly $10 million, to a New York private equity firm. How ZR helped: ZR has acted as outside General Counsel for this client, which provides financing services for small business transactions, for many years. A buyer approached our client with an interest in purchasin…g a portfolio of...

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Recent engagement news: $3.2 million real estate transaction

Deal summary: Zeppos Rautiola is often engaged to assist in major real estate transactions.  A recent matter involved a $3.2 million acquisition of a 12,000 s.f. commercial real estate building for the new headquarters of a national merchant processor. How ZR helped: This deal was consummated in only 4 days, involving intense deadlines and highly detailed proceedings, while meeting the very stringent requirements of the New York-based hedge...

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