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David Kolodny is a partner in Ice Miller’s Business Services Group. With more than 30 years of experience, David works on sophisticated M&A, finance and general corporate matters, including cross border transactional matters, in a cost-effective manner.

For more than a decade, David served as the primary outside counsel to a leading global manufacturer of medical devices and other health care products and represented that company in numerous U.S. and cross border asset and stock acquisitions, sales, financings, interest rate swaps and contract negotiations.

David has represented companies in a wide variety of industries including medical products manufacturers, fire sprinkler manufacturers, beverage distributors, automobile lessors, dairy processors, staffing companies, real estate developers, investors, hedge funds and financial services companies. He has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, secured transactions, international matters and serving as outside general counsel to privately held companies.

He earned his juris doctor from New York University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree with honors from Johns Hopkins University.
 

David enjoys playing and watching a wide variety of sporting events and suffers as a long-time Knicks and Mets fan and looks forward to better days ahead. He also seeks inspiration from sports figures who demonstrate courage and keep fighting when they are knocked down or confronted with challenges. David lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

Reported and Representative Cases
  • Represented a leading global manufacturer of medical devices in connection with a leveraged buyout involving a major private equity fund.
  • Represented a global manufacturer and distributor of medical devices in more than a dozen acquisition transactions and the financing of those acquisitions, including acquisitions of targets with a substantial presence in the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Australia and other jurisdictions.
  • Represented an NYSE-listed global company in connection with acquisition transactions involving companies engaged in consumer goods businesses in the U.S. and various foreign jurisdictions.
  • Represented a global fire sprinkler manufacturer in connection with a private equity common stock financing, numerous senior secured financings and various general corporate matters.
  • Represented beverage distributors in stock and asset sale and purchase transactions, financings, derivatives transactions and various general corporate matters.
  • Represented companies involved in computer training, point of purchase display and industrial packaging businesses in asset and stock dispositions.
  • Represented numerous staffing companies in connection with asset and stock sales, financing and factoring transactions and various general corporate matters.
  • Represented numerous investment managers selling substantially all of their contract rights and other assets and in general corporate matters.
  • Represented numerous automobile lessors in connection with portfolio purchases and sales, financings and general corporate matters. Served as outside general counsel to numerous automobile lessors.
  • Represented a dairy processor in obtaining and restructuring term loan financing from a financial institution and subordinated term loan and working capital financing from a supplier as well as various general corporate matters. Served as outside general counsel to said dairy processor.
  • Represented numerous asset based lenders and borrowers in connection with inventory and accounts receivables financings.
  • Represented numerous borrowers in cash flow secured loan transactions.
  • Represented a major international bank’s investment funds whose primary assets are senior secured loans, as a borrower, in connection with syndicated and single lender loan transactions.
  • Represented hedge funds and other investment funds in syndicated and single lender secured loan transactions, total return swap transactions and other ISDA negotiations, prime brokerage and futures account agreements, repurchase agreements and securities loan documentation.
  • Represented an investment fund in financings to fund insurance premium payments where the financing repayment obligations were secured by a security interest in life insurance policy interests.
  • Represented mezzanine borrowers and lenders in various real estate financings.
  • Represented investors providing preferred equity in various real estate ventures.
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