Ray represents private equity and hedge funds, and counsels corporations, in merger and acquisition transactions, financings and related matters.

Mr. Baltz is a senior partner in King & Spalding’s Corporate, Finance and Investment Group and the former head of the Global Corporate Department.  Mr. Baltz has extensive experience representing private equity and hedge funds in a wide variety of matters. Mr. Baltz has handled private equity buyouts totaling over $15 billion since 2016.  Mr. Baltz is an adept business lawyer who is especially skilled at structuring private equity acquisitions and investments involving middle-market companies and executing leveraged buyouts on behalf of institutional buy-side clients.  Mr. Baltz also is a member of the Southeast chapter of the Business Executives for National Security (BENS), and a former member of the Boards of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters and Buckhead Baseball.  

Key Clients:


BlueMountain Capital Management

Brookfield Asset Management

Eagle Merchant Partners

Highland Capital Management

Level 5 Capital Partners

Northlane Capital Partners

Red Dog Equity

Roark Capital

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J.D., Boston University, summa cum laude

M.B.A., Boston College

B.S., Eastern Nazarene College


State Bar of Georgia