John J. Koeppel Speaks at iGlobal Forum’s 14th Independent Sponsors Summit
January 27, 2023 | Press Releases
NEW YORK, NY – John J. Koeppel, partner and private equity leader at Lippes Mathias, spoke at iGlobal Forum’s 14th Independent Sponsors Summit, which was held in Miami from February 2-3. Over 200-plus attendees representing leading sponsors and capital providers were in attendance. At the summit, John led a roundtable discussion titled “Why Pay Now, When You Can Pay Later: Earnouts, Seller Notes and Rollover Equity.”
John is a partner and the team leader of the firm’s private equity practice. He is a corporate lawyer who has successfully structured, negotiated and closed over 250 transactions in the past two decades, which typically involve mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and investments, and various private equity transactions (including co-investments, venture financings and cross-border deals). He also works with clients on reviewing / structuring their Qualified Opportunity Zone and Qualified Small Business Stock investments.
John acts as counsel to a number of leading funds, independent sponsors, middle market companies, institutional investors, and high net worth investors focused on buy-out, growth, venture, real estate, intellectual property, energy, debt, fund-of-funds, co-investments, secondaries and other strategies. He also often acts as US counsel to non-US clients on their US private equity and investment fund transactions. He also serves as a director for several private equity-backed companies.
On the M&A / private equity transactions side, John has advised on deals from $5 million to $250 million+ in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, consumer goods, food, distribution, business services, cleantech and medical / health care.
He is a frequent speaker at a number of leading private equity and M&A events. John and his team take a pro-active and practical approach to helping clients make connections and successfully navigating the various legal challenges in any private equity transaction. Prior to joining Lippes, he was a partner in the private equity and investment funds group of an AmLaw 100 firm.
About the iGlobal Forum's 14th Independent Sponsors Summit
The iGlobal Forum's 14th Independent Sponsors Summit brings together senior-level capital providers and leading independent sponsors by combining high-level networking and one-to-one meetings. Alongside in-depth content, attendees can pick up the best strategies from industry experts, make valuable connections and improve their odds in generating successful deals.
About Lippes Mathias LLP
Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with nearly 170 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, Long Island, and New York, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.
Year after year, Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.
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