MIAMI (July 16, 2008) — McDermott Will & Emery represented H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C. in the acquisition by its affiliate of DynaSteel Corporation, a certified engineering and specialty steel fabrication business servicing the power generation and industrial sectors.
The McDermott acquisition team was led by Harris Siskind and Jacqueline Hodes, with assistance from Webb Millsaps, Gregg Fierman, Daniel Zucker, Susan Cooke and Jonathan Boyles.
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.
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $7.5 billion of equity capital under management. Based in Miami, and with offices in Atlanta, Boston, and San Francisco in the U.S., as well as affiliate offices in London, Hamburg and Paris in Europe, H.I.G. specializes in providing capital to small and medium-sized companies with attractive growth potential. H.I.G. invests in management-led buyouts and recapitalizations of profitable and well managed manufacturing or service businesses. H.I.G. also has extensive experience with financial restructurings and operational turnarounds. Since its founding, H.I.G. invested in and managed more than 200 companies worldwide. The firm's current portfolio includes companies with combined revenues in excess of $7 billion. For more information, please refer to the H.I.G. website at www.higcapital.com.