MIAMI (December 6, 2007) — McDermott Will & Emery represented H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. in the acquisition, by its affiliate, of Flight Options, LLC, a leading private jet aviation company that serves its customers primarily through fractional ownership programs and its JetPASS pre-paid card plan, from Raytheon Company.
The McDermott acquisition team was led by Miami partner Harris Siskind and associate Jacqueline Hodes with assistance from Daniel Zucker, David DeYoe, Daphne Trotter, Gregg Fierman, Jonathan Boyles, Stephen Miller, Sarah Brown, Andrea Hamilton and Joe Winterscheid. The McDermott financing team was led by Chicago partner Michael Boykins.
McDermott Will & Emery advises private equity clients, including buy-out funds, venture capital firms, hedge funds, real estate funds and other alternative investment vehicles, doing business principally in the U.S., European and Asian markets. Lawyers based in our U.S. and European offices have played a leading role in hundreds of private equity transactions, for both public and private companies, ranging in size from less than $100 million to more than $45 billion. McDermott's strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai provides additional private equity experience.