Peter W. Van Euwen III

Partner

Cleveland
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Overview

Pete Van Euwen focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, financing, and securities matters. He has over 20 years’ experience advising public and private companies in all aspects of acquisition, divestment, venture capital and other strategic investment transactions across a broad range of industries, notably in the healthcare and technology sectors.

Deeply ingrained in his clients’ dealings, Pete serves as general counsel to businesses without in-house attorneys, providing advice on supply, distribution and employment agreements, and other business law and corporate governance issues. Additionally, his financing experience includes advising clients on a variety of equity and debt financing transactions, including senior and subordinated credit facilities, syndicated facilities, and equity and debt offerings. He also assists public companies with securities law matters, including annual and quarterly reports, proxy statements and tender offers.

Pete is ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Ohio Corporate/M&A.

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  • Represents a Fortune 20 healthcare services company in connection with acquisitions and divestitures, as well as in connection with venture capital investments in companies with high growth potential.
  • Represented Northfield Park Associates LLC and its member in the sale of Northfield Park Associates to MGM Growth Properties LLC for $1.06 billion.
  • Represents a multinational provider of insurance products in connection with acquisitions and divestitures.
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Experience

  • Represents a Fortune 20 healthcare services company in connection with acquisitions and divestitures, as well as in connection with venture capital investments in companies with high growth potential.
  • Represented Northfield Park Associates LLC and its member in the sale of Northfield Park Associates to MGM Growth Properties LLC for $1.06 billion.
  • Represents a multinational provider of insurance products in connection with acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Represented a pharmacy benefits manager in its acquisition of another pharmacy benefits manager for $205 million.
  • Represented a $3.5 billion pharmacy benefits management company in its acquisition by a private equity fund.
  • Represented Northfield Park Associates in connection with its formation of a joint venture with Hard Rock and the negotiation of senior and subordinated credit facilities with respect to the construction and operation of the Hard Rock Northfield Park gaming and entertainment facility.
  • Represented management of a global real estate advisory and investment firm in connection with a sale of the firm for $475 million.
  • Represented a retail store operator in connection with a $75 million minority investment by a private equity fund.
  • Represented an aerospace company in its acquisition of a NYSE-listed company through a negotiated tender offer.
  • Has represented multiple public and private companies in tender offers and consent solicitations for outstanding notes.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Chambers USA: Corporate/M&A in Ohio (2016 to 2019)
    • Band 4 (2018 to 2019), Recognized Practitioner (2016 to 2017)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Community

  • Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, Associate Board
    • Community Engagement Committee: Co-Chairperson
  • Smiles for Sophie Forever: Past Director
  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center: Former Director
  • Avon Lake Parks and Recreation Committee: Former Member

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 1998,  summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.B.A., Ohio University, 1995, summa cum laude