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Ted Keim is a Chicago partner in our Corporate, Finance and Investments practice. Ted’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, both in the US and globally, for a broad range of public and privately-held clients. He has a wide range of transactional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and divestitures, private equity, investment and venture capital transactions, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, and corporate governance/company representation matters.

Ted regularly represents clients across a broad spectrum of industries – healthcare and life sciences (including pharmaceuticals and medical devices), financial and technology services, industrials, automotive, aerospace and defense, chemicals, retail and hospitality.

Ted has been ranked among the top Corporate/M&A lawyers in Illinois by Chambers USA every year since 2009.

Ted is a member of the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Photography Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Advisory Board of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, and serves as an Alumni Admissions Representative for Philips Academy (Andover, MA).

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Credentials

J.D., University of Chicago Law School

M.Phil., University of Cambridge, UK

B.A., Yale University, summa cum laude

Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Matters

Represented Rousseau Research, Inc. in an IP evaluation and transfer agreement with Medline, Inc.

Represented family offices in connection with acquisition of dedicated financial, tax and consulting services firm and related management transition matters

Represented US-based dental medical device manufacturer in acquisition of 510(k) FDA approval

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Represented Rousseau Research, Inc. in an IP evaluation and transfer agreement with Medline, Inc.

Represented family offices in connection with acquisition of dedicated financial, tax and consulting services firm and related management transition matters

Represented US-based dental medical device manufacturer in acquisition of 510(k) FDA approval

Represented Paramelt/M. Argüeso in sale of business line to Freeman Manufacturing & Supply Company

Represented Baxter International in its acquisition of Claris Injectables Limited, an India-based generics injectables pharmaceutical company

Represented Wrightwood Capital, LLC in the sale of its investment platform to Ares Commercial Real Estate and related portfolio-wind down matters

Represented American Airlines in a debt and equity investment in an early-stage travel distribution platform and related governance matters 

Represented Cyberbond in its sale to H.B. Fuller & Company

Represented Fresenius Kabi USA in its purchase of Becton, Dickinson’s pre-filled syringe business

Represented Johnson Electric International Ltd. in its acquisition of Stackpole International, a manufacturer of innovative engine/transmission pumps and powder metal components to the global automotive industry, from Crestview Partners

Represented Custom Sensors & Technologies in its sale to Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

Represented Baxter/Baxalta in acquisition of the Oncaspar oncology portfolio from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals

Represented Carlyle Group and PAI Partners in their joint control acquisition of the Custom Sensors & Technologies business of Schneider Electric S.A.

Represented Safeway Inc. in the sale of its Canadian grocery operations to Sobeys Inc.

Represented Koch Agronomic Services in its acquisition of a specialty fertilizer business from Agrium Inc.

Represented Paramelt B.V. in various acquisition and disposition transactions

Represented Vitamin Shoppe Inc. in its acquisition of Super Supplements Inc.

Represented Koch Industries/Flint Hills Resources in various bioenergy/ethanol plant acquisitions

Represented Pritzker family business interests and Madison Dearborn Partners in the sale of TransUnion Corp. to Advent International and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners

Represented J.L. French Automotive Castings, a high-pressure die casting aluminum auto parts manufacturer, in its sale to Nemak/Alfa

Represented Walgreen Co. in its acquisition of Crescent Healthcare, an infusion pharmacy company

Represented Marmon Holdings and Pritzker Family Business interests in the sale of Marmon Holdings to Berkshire Hathaway

Represented Reliant Pharmaceuticals in its sale to GlaxoSmithKline and, prior thereto, various acquisition, disposition and fundraising transactions

Matters

Represented Rousseau Research, Inc. in an IP evaluation and transfer agreement with Medline, Inc.

Represented family offices in connection with acquisition of dedicated financial, tax and consulting services firm and related management transition matters

Represented US-based dental medical device manufacturer in acquisition of 510(k) FDA approval

See more
Icon close

Close

Matters

Represented Rousseau Research, Inc. in an IP evaluation and transfer agreement with Medline, Inc.

Represented family offices in connection with acquisition of dedicated financial, tax and consulting services firm and related management transition matters

Represented US-based dental medical device manufacturer in acquisition of 510(k) FDA approval

Represented Paramelt/M. Argüeso in sale of business line to Freeman Manufacturing & Supply Company

Represented Baxter International in its acquisition of Claris Injectables Limited, an India-based generics injectables pharmaceutical company

Represented Wrightwood Capital, LLC in the sale of its investment platform to Ares Commercial Real Estate and related portfolio-wind down matters

Represented American Airlines in a debt and equity investment in an early-stage travel distribution platform and related governance matters 

Represented Cyberbond in its sale to H.B. Fuller & Company

Represented Fresenius Kabi USA in its purchase of Becton, Dickinson’s pre-filled syringe business

Represented Johnson Electric International Ltd. in its acquisition of Stackpole International, a manufacturer of innovative engine/transmission pumps and powder metal components to the global automotive industry, from Crestview Partners

Represented Custom Sensors & Technologies in its sale to Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

Represented Baxter/Baxalta in acquisition of the Oncaspar oncology portfolio from Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals

Represented Carlyle Group and PAI Partners in their joint control acquisition of the Custom Sensors & Technologies business of Schneider Electric S.A.

Represented Safeway Inc. in the sale of its Canadian grocery operations to Sobeys Inc.

Represented Koch Agronomic Services in its acquisition of a specialty fertilizer business from Agrium Inc.

Represented Paramelt B.V. in various acquisition and disposition transactions

Represented Vitamin Shoppe Inc. in its acquisition of Super Supplements Inc.

Represented Koch Industries/Flint Hills Resources in various bioenergy/ethanol plant acquisitions

Represented Pritzker family business interests and Madison Dearborn Partners in the sale of TransUnion Corp. to Advent International and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners

Represented J.L. French Automotive Castings, a high-pressure die casting aluminum auto parts manufacturer, in its sale to Nemak/Alfa

Represented Walgreen Co. in its acquisition of Crescent Healthcare, an infusion pharmacy company

Represented Marmon Holdings and Pritzker Family Business interests in the sale of Marmon Holdings to Berkshire Hathaway

Represented Reliant Pharmaceuticals in its sale to GlaxoSmithKline and, prior thereto, various acquisition, disposition and fundraising transactions

Credentials

J.D., University of Chicago Law School

M.Phil., University of Cambridge, UK

B.A., Yale University, summa cum laude

Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois