Nathaniel T. Goldfinger

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Nate Goldfinger focuses his growing practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and debt finance, and he has experience advising clients on a range of general corporate matters. He also has experience assisting companies and private equity firms in completing public and private deals and financing transactions. Nate has played key roles in managing due diligence and the closing process in deals across industries. He possesses a great interest in the internal functions of businesses, placing high value on client needs and discovering efficient solutions.

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Corporate and M&A
  • Acted as lead associate representing a publicly traded professional services company in its acquisition of a payroll services company, including managing due diligence, drafting ancillary purchase documents and preparing disclosure schedules.
Debt Finance
  • Assisted in the representation of a publicly traded insurance industry service provider in its senior secured $30 million revolving credit facility and $250 million term loan facility by a private investment firm, including drafting the legal opinion and negotiating the financing agreement. 
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Experience

Corporate and M&A
  • Acted as lead associate representing a publicly traded professional services company in its acquisition of a payroll services company, including managing due diligence, drafting ancillary purchase documents and preparing disclosure schedules.
  • Conducted due diligence, prepared ancillary purchase documents and oversaw the closing process for the acquisition of a leading provider of education data and analytics solutions by a middle-market private equity firm. Later served as lead associate in the add-on acquisition of a competing education research and advisory services company by the acquired portfolio company, and provided extended post-acquisition general corporate counseling to the portfolio company.
  • Assisted in the representation of a New York Stock Exchange-listed manufacturer of advanced aerospace components in multiple acquisitions in the commercial aerospace and defense industries.
  • Assisted in the representation of a Fortune 50 healthcare services company in multiple completed and proposed acquisitions.
  • Prepared the due diligence report and drafted ancillary transaction documents for the add-on acquisition of an infrastructure asset management business by the portfolio company of a middle-market private equity firm.
  • Handled a complex legal entity rationalization project for a national specialty healthcare services provider.
  • Drafted and negotiated high-value master supply agreements for a U.S. steel manufacturer.

Debt Finance
  • Assisted in the representation of a publicly traded insurance industry service provider in its senior secured $30 million revolving credit facility and $250 million term loan facility by a private investment firm, including drafting the legal opinion and negotiating the financing agreement. 
  • Assisted in the representation of a private outdoor power equipment manufacturer in its $550 million unsecured revolving loan commitment and $75 million and €25 million debt private placement.
  • Represented a private equity firm in the leveraged buyout of a lower-middle-market trade show company. Provided drafting and negotiation support for the senior and mezzanine debt facilities, prepared disclosure schedules and assisted with the closing process.
  • Represented a major regional development company in the tax-advantaged development of a mixed-use industrial and office space. Assisted with due diligence and drafting and negotiating the construction loan, direct loan and related ancillary documents.

Recognitions and Memberships

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2015
  • B.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2010