A team led by Faegre Baker Daniels partner and M&A practice leader Bruce Engler is representing Chaska, Minn.-based medical device manufacturer Lake Region Medical in its $390 million sale to Accellent Inc., which is a portfolio company of KKR and Bain Capital. The deal is set to close within the first quarter of 2014.
The FaegreBD deal team consisted of associates Kate Sherburne, Brandon Mason, Brian Jacobson and Matt Levy, and partners Andy Ritten, Rick Duncan, Dave Vander Haar, Pete Withoff, Dan Prokott, Paul Moe, Gary Weinstein, Bill Weimer, Dan Boeglin and Page Fleeger.
The American Lawyer covered the deal in the Feb. 7 article, "Five Am Law 100 Firms Handle Three Big PE Deals." The article mentioned that the Lake Region deal was a major deal for KKR and Simpson Thacher (KKR's outside counsel) and featured a picture of the Lake Region headquarters. The article referred to Engler as "one of the top M&A lawyers in Minnesota."
The deal has also been covered in the Star Tribune and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.