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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:

Arcapita

BlueMountain Capital Management

Brookfield Asset Management

Eagle Merchant Partners

Highland Capital Management

Level 5 Capital Partners

Northlane Capital Partners

Red Dog Equity

Roark Capital

Full Bio

Credentials

J.D., Boston University, summa cum laude

M.B.A., Boston College

B.S., Eastern Nazarene College

Georgia

State Bar of Georgia

Matters

December 30, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on the sale of Planet Fitness studio franchises to American Securities.

December 26, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Waste Harmonics, a leading provider of waste and recycling management solutions.

December 19, 2019

Advised Brookfield Infrastructure Group and Public Sector Pension Investment on their sale of Wind Energy Transmission Texas to Axiom Infrastructure.

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December 30, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on the sale of Planet Fitness studio franchises to American Securities.

December 26, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Waste Harmonics, a leading provider of waste and recycling management solutions.

December 19, 2019

Advised Brookfield Infrastructure Group and Public Sector Pension Investment on their sale of Wind Energy Transmission Texas to Axiom Infrastructure.

November 27, 2019

Advised Level 5 Capital on its sale of Corepower Yoga studio franchises to TSG Consumer Partners.

November 4, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on its sale of Chicken Salad Chick to Brentwood Associates.

August 30, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Icon Investment Holdings, a manufacturer, servicer and installer of commercial signage.

July 8, 2019

Advised BlueMountain Capital Management in connection with the sale of AdaptHealth Holdings to DFB Healthcare Acquisitions Corp. (NASDAQ: DFBH), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Deerfield Management.

June 19, 2019

Advised Level 5 Capital Partners on its acquisition of Orangetheory Fitness studio franchises from affiliates of Michigan OT Partnership.

April 11, 2019

Advised Brookfield Principal Credit ("BPC") on a transaction which resulted in BPC acquiring 85% of the limited partnership interests of Cardone Industries, a leading aftermarket auto parts manufacturer of new and remanufactured auto parts.

March 15, 2019

Advised Northlane Capital Partners on its sale of Science Care to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

February 27, 2019

Advised BlueMountain Capital Management in connection with its investment in common equity and subordinated debt of AdaptHealth Holdings.

January 28, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Coastal Sign and Wayfinding, Inc., a manufacturer, servicer and installer of commercial signage.

October 16, 2018

Advised Red Dog Equity on its acquisition of Mammoth Holdings, a car wash operator in the Southeast.

July 11, 2018

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on its acquisition of The Recreational Group, a market-leading designer, manufacturer and installer of premier surfacing solutions that promote a healthy, active lifestyle.

December 22, 2017

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of MC Sign, one of the largest providers of signage, lighting and electrical solutions throughout the United States and Canada.

April 1, 2016

Advised Northlane Capital Partners on its acquisition of Science Care Holdings.

December 1, 2015

Advised American Capital Equity on its acquisition of BrandMuscle Holdings, a leading local and channel marketing integrator.

February 9, 2015

Advised XPO Logistics on its acquisition of UX Specialized Logistics (Urban Express), a provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce companies.

Matters

December 30, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on the sale of Planet Fitness studio franchises to American Securities.

December 26, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Waste Harmonics, a leading provider of waste and recycling management solutions.

December 19, 2019

Advised Brookfield Infrastructure Group and Public Sector Pension Investment on their sale of Wind Energy Transmission Texas to Axiom Infrastructure.

See more
Icon close

Close

Matters

December 30, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on the sale of Planet Fitness studio franchises to American Securities.

December 26, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Waste Harmonics, a leading provider of waste and recycling management solutions.

December 19, 2019

Advised Brookfield Infrastructure Group and Public Sector Pension Investment on their sale of Wind Energy Transmission Texas to Axiom Infrastructure.

November 27, 2019

Advised Level 5 Capital on its sale of Corepower Yoga studio franchises to TSG Consumer Partners.

November 4, 2019

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on its sale of Chicken Salad Chick to Brentwood Associates.

August 30, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Icon Investment Holdings, a manufacturer, servicer and installer of commercial signage.

July 8, 2019

Advised BlueMountain Capital Management in connection with the sale of AdaptHealth Holdings to DFB Healthcare Acquisitions Corp. (NASDAQ: DFBH), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Deerfield Management.

June 19, 2019

Advised Level 5 Capital Partners on its acquisition of Orangetheory Fitness studio franchises from affiliates of Michigan OT Partnership.

April 11, 2019

Advised Brookfield Principal Credit ("BPC") on a transaction which resulted in BPC acquiring 85% of the limited partnership interests of Cardone Industries, a leading aftermarket auto parts manufacturer of new and remanufactured auto parts.

March 15, 2019

Advised Northlane Capital Partners on its sale of Science Care to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

February 27, 2019

Advised BlueMountain Capital Management in connection with its investment in common equity and subordinated debt of AdaptHealth Holdings.

January 28, 2019

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of Coastal Sign and Wayfinding, Inc., a manufacturer, servicer and installer of commercial signage.

October 16, 2018

Advised Red Dog Equity on its acquisition of Mammoth Holdings, a car wash operator in the Southeast.

July 11, 2018

Advised Eagle Merchant Partners on its acquisition of The Recreational Group, a market-leading designer, manufacturer and installer of premier surfacing solutions that promote a healthy, active lifestyle.

December 22, 2017

Advised Arcapita on its acquisition of MC Sign, one of the largest providers of signage, lighting and electrical solutions throughout the United States and Canada.

April 1, 2016

Advised Northlane Capital Partners on its acquisition of Science Care Holdings.

December 1, 2015

Advised American Capital Equity on its acquisition of BrandMuscle Holdings, a leading local and channel marketing integrator.

February 9, 2015

Advised XPO Logistics on its acquisition of UX Specialized Logistics (Urban Express), a provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce companies.

Credentials

J.D., Boston University, summa cum laude

M.B.A., Boston College

B.S., Eastern Nazarene College

Georgia

State Bar of Georgia