Capalbo, Andrew J.

Andrew J. Capalbo

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Andrew Capalbo focuses his practice on representing middle market private equity firms and other corporate clients on a wide range of transactional matters that principally include leveraged buyouts and public and private strategic mergers and acquisitions. His practice also includes general corporate counseling, acting as outside counsel for portfolio companies of private equity clients, including with respect to corporate governance, employment and incentive equity matters.

Andrew Capalbo focuses his practice on representing middle market private equity firms and other corporate clients on a wide range of transactional matters that principally include leveraged buyouts and public and private strategic mergers and acquisitions. His practice also includes general corporate counseling, acting as outside counsel for portfolio companies of private equity clients, including with respect to corporate governance, employment and incentive equity matters.

Andrew’s experience includes the representation of:

  • Nautic Partners, LLC, in several transactions, including:
    • Acquisition of Spartech LLC, in partnership with Spartech management, from private equity owner Arsenal Capital Partners
    • Sale of its portfolio company Healthcare Payment Specialists, a leader in helping health care providers optimize Medicare reimbursement, to TransUnion Healthcare Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of TransUnion (NYSE: TRU)
    • Sale of its portfolio company Family Physicians Group, one of the largest at-risk primary care providers serving Medicare Advantage and Managed Medicaid HMO patients in Greater Orlando, Florida, to Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM)
    • Sale of its portfolio company Community Medical Group, a leading at-risk primary care provider serving over 70,000 Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Health Insurance Marketplace program patients in Miami-Dade County, Florida, to Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC)
    • Formation of Healthy Eyes Advantage through the acquisition of four distinct businesses that collectively provide purchasing services and management support to more than 10,000 optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians, creating the largest alliance of eye care professionals in the country
    • Recapitalization, in partnership with Company management, of ExactCare Pharmacy, a leading pharmacy focused on improving medication adherence for patients with chronic conditions and on multiple medications
    • Acquisition of Community Medical Group, an operator of health care centers in Florida that provide Medicaid and Medicare services, offering primary and specialist care as well as diagnostic testing and laboratory services, from private equity firm Pine Tree Equity Partners and co-investors
    • Strategic investment in its portfolio company Genoa, a QoL health care company that is the leading behavioral health specialty pharmacy company in the United States, by Advent International
    • Combination of its portfolio company QoL meds with Genoa Healthcare, creating the nation’s market-leading behavioral health specialty pharmacy company that will do business as Genoa, a QoL health care company
    • Acquisition of Custom Window Systems, a manufacturer of premium impact resistant windows, doors and porch enclosures
    • Leveraged acquisition, in partnership with management, of QoL meds, a specialty pharmacy serving the mental health community
    • Acquisition of Applied Consultants, Inc., a provider of pipeline inspection services to oil and gas pipeline infrastructure industry
  • Hastings Equity Partners in several transactions, including:
    • Sale of a majority ownership interest in its portfolio company Specialty Welding and Turnaround Services, LLC, to ORIX Capital Partners
    • Series of acquisitions that together formed Coyote Industrial Holdings, a leading provider of safety equipment rentals, safety product sales, high-angle and confined space rescue services and in-plant communication services to the industrial, refining, petrochemical, automotive, agricultural, steel and power generation industries
    • Acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Precise Pressure Control, LLC, by its portfolio company Reach Wireline, LLC
    • Acquisition of Rush Wellsite Services, LLC, by its portfolio company Reach Wireline, LLC
    • Investment in FloCap Injection Services, LLC, a leading provider of specialty chemicals and capillary tubing services to oil and gas production companies
    • Acquisition of Hybrid Tool Solutions, an oilfield service company that provides its clients with an innovative process for conducting frac plug drill outs
    • Acquisition of Cactus Fuels, a distributor of fuel and lubricants to upstream and midstream customers throughout the Permian Basin
  • RFE Investment Partners in the simultaneous acquisition and combination of Stagnito Business Information and Edgell Communications, together creating a comprehensive business-to-business information, media and marketing resource serving retailers and their supplier/distributer partners in the North American grocery, convenience, big-box retail, specialty/apparel, hospitality and pharmacy markets
  • NextEra Energy Partners LP in its announced acquisition of Meade Pipeline Co LLC, and its interest in the Central Penn Line, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.37 billion
  • Mandarinfish Holding Corp., a purchaser entity backed by family & office sponsors, in the acquisition of Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) from Providence Equity Partners
  • Sleep Experts, a mattress retailer, in its sale to a subsidiary of Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM)
  • Vendome Group, LLC, in its sale of the Healthcare Design Conference and Expo, Healthcare Design Magazine, the Environments for Aging and the Construction SuperConference to Emerald Expositions, LLC
  • Certain majority members of Yankee Metro Partners, LLC, in connection with the $2 billion three-way merger transaction involving Sidera Networks, Berkshire Partners and Lightower Fiber Networks
  • A private equity fund in connection with its formation of a fiber-based telecommunications business via cash and in-kind investments from multiple venture funds and strategic partners, and the eventual sale of the company to a foreign strategic buyer
  • A publicly traded company in connection with its acquisition of wireless system assets across six states for $235 million
  • A private equity fund’s portfolio company in multiple leveraged acquisitions of data centers
  • Columbia Capital in connection with its acquisition of Canara, Inc., a battery resale, installation, monitoring and maintenance services business serving datacenter operators and operators of other critical infrastructure
  • Lilliputian Systems, Inc., a developer of portable power products for consumer electronics, in completing a venture financing led by RUSNANO, a Russian government-owned investor in nanotechnology projects, and existing investors, such as Altira Group, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Stata Venture Partners and Atlas Venture
  • A life sciences startup in obtaining angel financing as well as an initial round of venture financing from Slater Technology Fund, Clal Biotechnology Industries and Atlas Venture
  • The U.S.-operating arm of a publicly traded French holding company in acquiring a regional electrical products and services distributor A private equity firm in its acquisition of a business that constructs and maintains pipeline and field processing infrastructures for oil and gas exploration and production companies
  • A private equity client in connection with the acquisition of a leading designer, importer and distributor of pet apparel and fashion accessories
  • A French manufacturer of a ready-to-eat therapeutic food product in the negotiation of a joint venture with a U.S.-based nonprofit organization. The joint venture was formed to perform research, development and production of various food products that will be used to prevent and treat acute malnutrition
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Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., Brown University, 2003
Bar Admissions
  • Rhode Island, 2006
  • Massachusetts, 2006