Frederic (Fred) L. Levenson is the co-head of the Firm’s Private Equity Practice Group. He provides legal counsel to clients on a broad range of corporate counseling and sophisticated domestic and international transactions. He focuses primarily on private equity (leveraged buyouts), domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, venture capital investments and financings, private and public offerings of equity and debt securities, restructurings, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and real estate acquisitions and financings. Fred is a practice area leader for the Healthcare Private Equity practice.
Fred advises public and private companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, management groups, senior and subordinated lenders, real estate investment funds, and intermediaries in sophisticated, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, financings, divestitures and going private transactions. He also represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, secondary offerings and debt offerings.
Fred draws on his experience with clients in a variety of industries and with diverse financial requirements to offer practical and creative advice. He has represented private equity firms, financial institutions, investment banks, start-ups, and Fortune 500 companies. Fred’s industry experience includes health care, energy, manufacturing, services, retail, internet and technology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, transportation, marketing, staffing, consumer electronics, and real estate.
- Represented private equity firm Nautic Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Harrington Industrial Plastics, LLC, a leading US-based distributor of industrial plastic piping products
- The Best Lawyers in America, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Corporate Law, 2020 and 2022 to 2023
- The Legal 500 United States 2017 to 2022
- Chambers USA 2012 to 2022
University of Miami School of Law, JD, 1993
University of Miami School of Business, MBA, 1990
Tulane University, BSM, 1988