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Brett Schroeder is an associate in King & Spalding's Corporate, Finance and Investments group in Chicago.  Brett has extensive experience representing clients in significant corporate transactions, including domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, spin-offs, carve-outs, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic investments.  As an associate in King & Spalding’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices, Brett advises public and privately-held companies, private equity funds, boards of directors and special committees in a variety of M&A, corporate governance and general corporate and securities matters.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Brett worked as a corporate associate at Latham & Watkins in Chicago, where he advised public and privately-held companies and private equity funds - including Bass Pro Shops, Emerson Electric Co., Saputo, The Carlyle Group, One Equity Partners, The Catalyst Capital Group, Triton Partners, DNS Capital and The Pritzker Organization - on a variety of acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalization transactions.  Brett has also worked at The Kraft Heinz Company, where he reported directly to the general counsel and deputy general counsel and assisted Kraft Heinz in a number of domestic and international transactions, including global cave-outs, acquisitions and other strategic partnerships and investments.  Additionally, during his time at Kraft Heinz, Brett assisted in the closing of multiple venture capital transactions for Kraft Heinz's corporate investment fund, Evolv Ventures.

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J.D., Duke University School of Law

B.A., Psychology, Duke University, magna cum laude, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Illinois

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Represented Bass Pro Shops in numerous corporate transactions, including its pending $800 million acquisition of Sportsman’s Warehouse and its $5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated.

Represented The Vincit Group, a leading provider of food safety and pathogen control services for the protein industry, in its investment by Harvest Capital Partners.

Represented a privately held biotechnology company in connection with an investment and share repurchase/tender offer transaction involving over $500 million in transaction value.

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Represented Bass Pro Shops in numerous corporate transactions, including its pending $800 million acquisition of Sportsman’s Warehouse and its $5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated.

Represented The Vincit Group, a leading provider of food safety and pathogen control services for the protein industry, in its investment by Harvest Capital Partners.

Represented a privately held biotechnology company in connection with an investment and share repurchase/tender offer transaction involving over $500 million in transaction value.

Represented a global logistics company in connection with structuring and formation of joint venture in India

Represented portfolio companies of Roark Capital Group in multiple acquisition transactions, including their acquisitions of Automotive Training Institute, Fix Auto USA and Auto Center Auto Body.

Represented Macquarie Capital in multiple venture capital investment transactions.

Represented DE Shaw & Co. and its FinTech portfolio company in a private equity investment by a private equity fund into such portfolio company.

Represented Aaron's Holdings Company, Inc. in the spin-off of its Aaron's Business segment.

Represented The Carlyle Group in multiple acquisitions and divestitures, including (i) its acquisition of ZeroChaos and (ii) its $1.2 billion sale of its Sullair businesses to Hitachi, Ltd.

Represented Capella Education in its $1.9 billion acquisition of Strayer Education.

Represented Emerson Electric Co. in its $1.2 billion sale of its Leroy-Somer Electric Power Generation, Leroy-Somer Motors & Drives and Control Techniques businesses to Nidec Corporation.

Represented One Equity Partners in multiple acquisitions, including its acquisition of a majority stake in MediaKind, a media processing, delivery and TV platform.

Represented DNS Capital and The Pritzker Organization in multiple acquisitions, including their acquisition of KBP Foods, the largest KFC franchisee in the United States.

Represented Saputo in multiple acquisitions, including its acquisitions of (i) Montchevre, a Wisconsin-based goat cheese manufacturer and (ii) F&A Dairy Products, a dairy process in New Mexico.

Represented Delphi Automotive, a manufacturer of vehicle components, in the spin-off of its Powertrain Systems Segment.

Represented SRS Acquiom in its sale of a majority stake in the company to Lovell Minnick Partners

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Represented Bass Pro Shops in numerous corporate transactions, including its pending $800 million acquisition of Sportsman’s Warehouse and its $5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated.

Represented The Vincit Group, a leading provider of food safety and pathogen control services for the protein industry, in its investment by Harvest Capital Partners.

Represented a privately held biotechnology company in connection with an investment and share repurchase/tender offer transaction involving over $500 million in transaction value.

See more
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Matters

Represented Bass Pro Shops in numerous corporate transactions, including its pending $800 million acquisition of Sportsman’s Warehouse and its $5.5 billion acquisition of Cabela’s Incorporated.

Represented The Vincit Group, a leading provider of food safety and pathogen control services for the protein industry, in its investment by Harvest Capital Partners.

Represented a privately held biotechnology company in connection with an investment and share repurchase/tender offer transaction involving over $500 million in transaction value.

Represented a global logistics company in connection with structuring and formation of joint venture in India

Represented portfolio companies of Roark Capital Group in multiple acquisition transactions, including their acquisitions of Automotive Training Institute, Fix Auto USA and Auto Center Auto Body.

Represented Macquarie Capital in multiple venture capital investment transactions.

Represented DE Shaw & Co. and its FinTech portfolio company in a private equity investment by a private equity fund into such portfolio company.

Represented Aaron's Holdings Company, Inc. in the spin-off of its Aaron's Business segment.

Represented The Carlyle Group in multiple acquisitions and divestitures, including (i) its acquisition of ZeroChaos and (ii) its $1.2 billion sale of its Sullair businesses to Hitachi, Ltd.

Represented Capella Education in its $1.9 billion acquisition of Strayer Education.

Represented Emerson Electric Co. in its $1.2 billion sale of its Leroy-Somer Electric Power Generation, Leroy-Somer Motors & Drives and Control Techniques businesses to Nidec Corporation.

Represented One Equity Partners in multiple acquisitions, including its acquisition of a majority stake in MediaKind, a media processing, delivery and TV platform.

Represented DNS Capital and The Pritzker Organization in multiple acquisitions, including their acquisition of KBP Foods, the largest KFC franchisee in the United States.

Represented Saputo in multiple acquisitions, including its acquisitions of (i) Montchevre, a Wisconsin-based goat cheese manufacturer and (ii) F&A Dairy Products, a dairy process in New Mexico.

Represented Delphi Automotive, a manufacturer of vehicle components, in the spin-off of its Powertrain Systems Segment.

Represented SRS Acquiom in its sale of a majority stake in the company to Lovell Minnick Partners

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Article · Source: The CLS Blue Sky Blog

February 19, 2021
King & Spalding Discusses Takeaways from GameStop

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Credentials

J.D., Duke University School of Law

B.A., Psychology, Duke University, magna cum laude, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Illinois