Joe Ruskey focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters. He represents private equity, strategic investors and public and private companies in corporate matters across a variety of industries.
Represented London-based G Square Capital, a private equity firm dedicated to pan-European healthcare focused on mid-market projects with $2 billion of assets under management, in its acquisition of a multi-national manufacturer and marketer of didactic material and devices for scientific, medical, and patient education headquartered in Germany.
Represented Golub Capital, a US-based credit asset manager with over $45 billion of capital under management, in sales of portfolio companies like a California-based LED technology and light products and solution business, and a New Orleans-based brewing company.
Represented H.I.G. Capital, a Miami-based private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $49 billion of equity capital under management with a focus on the mid cap segment of the market in bids for and acquisitions of businesses, including a national market leading provider of industrial, refractory, mechanical, and construction specialist services based in Salt Lake City and an airline repair and maintenance services provider based in Illinois.
Represented Denver-based Revelstoke Capital Partners, a private equity firm that helps build industry leading healthcare and related business service companies with $4.2 billion of assets under management, in a bid and acquisition of one of the largest leading national providers of residential and intensive outpatient eating disorder treatment programs.
Represented EVRAZ North America, a leading producer of engineered steel products and solutions for rail, energy, mining, and industrial end markets, in acquisitions of scrap metal recycling processing companies in Colorado and New Mexico.
Represented a UK-based satellite & communications business on its $7 billion cross-border sale *
Represented a Louisville-based health insurance company on a $125 million acquisition of a medical practice and certain related businesses from its founding shareholders*
Represented a portfolio company of a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investments in the media with more than $13 billion of assets under management, on an acquisition of a registry operation services business*
Represented WestCap, an early growth-orientated investment firm that specializes in the fields of e-commerce, mobile payments, and private markets with $2.3 billion of assets under management, in side-letter negotiations with certain investors to its fund
Represented a New York-based private equity firm focused on growth investing with more than $64 billion of assets under management, on transfers between investors of certain limited partnership interests within its funds*
Represented a California-based parent company of a direct-to-consumer brand of women’s plus-size apparel, in financing of an incremental $350 million seven-year First Lien Term Loan Facility while amending and extending its existing five-year Revolving Credit Facility to $150 million and another five years of term*
Represented an Oklahoma City-based natural gas company in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of the company’s prearranged plan that halved total funded debt from $2.5 billion to $1.25 billion*
Represented a Dallas-based parent company of a chain pizza-buffet style restaurant, in pre-filing negotiations before its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in a sale of the company and its $82 million in total funded debt*
Represented an Arkansas-based provider of advanced network communications in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of a plan that reduced total funded debt by more than $4 billion*
Represented a Dallas-based oil & natural gas company, in its Chapter 11 restructuring, which resulted in court confirmation of a plan that reduced its debt by more than $1.1 billion*
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