With a focus on complex business transactions, Greg regularly works with private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, debt and equity restructurings, and divestitures. Greg has structured, negotiated and closed many transactions within a variety of industries.


  • Represented the principals of Sterling Partners in their launch of Cintana Education, a public benefit company designed to operate a global university network, bringing experience and innovations to universities worldwide
  • Represented Gemspring Capital in its acquisition of Rapid Displays, Inc., a leading provider of point-of-purchase displays
  • Represented RiverGlade Capital in the formation of its partnership with CityVet, a leading network of veterinary practices
  • Represented Sterling Partners in its sale of Q-Centrix, a provider of outsourced quality data management solutions
  • Represented Gemspring Capital in its acquisition of a franchisor operating in the non-standard auto insurance market

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  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2013 to 2017 | Leading Lawyer
  • IFLR 1000 2018 Financial and Corporate Guide US | Highly Regarded


Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1999
Washington University in St. Louis, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996


Gregory R. Metz

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