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Experience

Geoff Long has more than 25 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.

Representative Matters

  • Sale of a pediatric emergency care center
  • Sale of an interest in a national building services company
  • 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 carpet backing and fiber mesh 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

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Governance Law), 2009-2010, 2012-2019
  • 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

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

Education & Admissions

Education

  • J.D., 1989, Baylor Law School
  • B.B.A., 1986, Baylor University

Admissions

  • Texas