Geoffrey A. Long

Geoffrey A. Long

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Counsel

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    811 Main Street
    Suite 2500
    Houston, TX 77002-6129 USA
    713.653.8884
    832.397.8192
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Geoff Long has more than 20 years of buy and sell-side transactional experience, with an emphasis on mergers, divestitures, and acquisitions; business entity structuring; corporate governance; commercial transactions; and general legal matters for a variety of private and publicly traded companies across various sectors, including manufacturing, medical devices, health information technology, petrochemicals, oil and gas, entertainment, and construction.

Experience

  • Equity financing for early stage energy technology company

  • Equity financing for early stage medical device company

  • Restructure of early stage medical device company in connection with grant award

  • Sale of more than 200 retail fuel facilities to various buyers

  • $180 million acquisition of the leading international manufacturer of patient lifts, slings, and other patient mobility technology

  • Spin-off of a death care industry leader from a medical technology company

  • Reorganization of a commercial construction and real estate acquisition and development company

  • Merger between leading fiber and textile manufacturers

  • Purchase of 37 different entities comprising a roofing supply company, with each entity owned by separate individual shareholders

  • Acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a concrete manufacturer and a related like-kind exchange

  • $83 million stock acquisition of a non-invasive airway clearance systems manufacturer

  • Sale of assets by a financial services company in connection with the $264 million stock sale of the company

  • Acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a textile manufacturer and certain other related international entities and assets

  • Sale of a marketing company

  • Sale of more than 25 separate subsidiaries engaged in the commercial or residential hvac or plumbing business to separate buyers

  • Purchase of the assets related to a flexible and specialty packaging business and related entities

  • Acquisition of the assets of the flexible packaging division of a paper and packaging products manufacturer

  • $3.2 billion merger to form a facilities and business services company

  • Formation and structure of a start-up entertainment facility development and event promotion company and private placement

  • Spin-off of a core analogue x-ray film and diagnostic imaging business

  • Purchase of a half dozen separate entities engaged in the commercial or residential hvac or plumbing business

  • Purchase of the assets related to a medical imaging business, including negotiation of a $75 million plus International Technology Services Agreement

  • Acquisition of the assets of the worldwide x-ray film business

  • Acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of an animal food product manufacturer

  • Sale of the equity of a Houston-based medical device company

  • Sale of substantially all of the equity and related entities of a business involved in the surface modification of plastics

  • Purchase of the assets of an environmental remediation business

  • Purchase of a driving safety school 

  • Sale of equity of wholesale electric business

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Governance Law); 2009-2010, 2012-2018

  • Community Service Award, Houston Downtown Alliance; 2010

  • Friends of Children "Professional Services Award," Boys and Girls Country, Inc.; 2008

  • Go Forward Award, Houston Downtown Alliance; 2004

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Member, Houston Bar Association

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

  • Member of Board of Directors of Houston Downtown Alliance, Past Chairman

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, MUD 275

  • Past Member of the Board, Baylor University Alumni Association

  • Past President and Past Member of the Board of Directors, British American Business Council