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Gregory B. Klein
 

Gregory B. Klein

Partner
 
1999 Avenue of the Stars – 29th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
 
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Phone: +1-310-407-7595
Fax: +1-310-407-7502
Greg Klein is a Corporate Partner in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Greg’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms, as well as public and private companies, in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, equity financings, joint ventures and other direct investments. Greg also has extensive experience representing startups and early-stage companies on debt and equity financings as well as in connection with commercial agreements and other corporate matters. 

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Work Highlights
  • Apollo Global Management in its acquisition of The Michaels Companies, Inc
  • American Construction Source, a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners and Clearlake Capital Group, in its acquisitions of Homewood Holdings and certain assets held by Weaver Contract Services, Hughes Discount Building Materials and Weaver Enterprises
  • 21st Century Oncology in its sale to GenesisCare
  • Secure Natural Resources in its sale, with MP Mine Operations, to a Fortress-sponsored SPAC
Education
  • UCLA School of Law, 1996 J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1993 B.S. and B.A.
Admissions
  • California 1996

Greg Klein is a Corporate Partner in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. Greg’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms, as well as public and private companies, in a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, equity financings, joint ventures and other direct investments. Greg also has extensive experience representing startups and early-stage companies on debt and equity financings as well as in connection with commercial agreements and other corporate matters. Recognized by Chambers USA as a “leading individual” in Corporate/M&A and noted for his “high-end legal advice coupled with strategic and business insight,” Greg builds long-term relationships with his private equity clients and advises them on all stages of their investments—from inception to realization. 

Responsive and efficient, Greg works with clients to tailor a bespoke legal and business strategy focused on achieving clients’ long-term goals, while assessing risk and maximizing efficiency. A former general counsel to Archive Inc., a business-to-business software company backed by venture capital fund Mayfield Fund, Greg has a deep understanding and first-hand knowledge of the day-to-day business issues confronting clients. 

Greg has represented a wide range of clients, including private equity funds, venture funds, hedge funds and other institutional money managers such as Apollo Global Management, Platinum Equity, Angeles Equity Partners, Genstar Capital, Beach Point Capital Management, Gallant Capital Partners, Rusheen Capital Management and Renewables Resources Group, among others. His experience spans an array of sectors, including technology, software, renewable energy, retail, media and entertainment, healthcare and hospitality, among others.

Greg’s recent transactional experience includes the representation of:

  • Apollo Global Management in its acquisition of The Michaels Companies, Inc.
  • American Construction Source, a portfolio company of Angeles Equity Partners and Clearlake Capital Group, in its acquisitions of Homewood Holdings and certain assets held by Weaver Contract Services, Hughes Discount Building Materials and Weaver Enterprises
  • 21st Century Oncology in its sale to GenesisCare
  • Secure Natural Resources in its sale, with MP Mine Operations, to a Fortress-sponsored SPAC

A recipient of numerous accolades, Greg has been named one of the “Most Influential M&A Advisors” in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The Daily Journal named him as one of California’s “Top 20 Under 40” attorneys, and he was similarly recognized by Investment Dealers’ Digest as one of the top 40 dealmakers under 40.

In addition to his commitment to his clients, Greg is also dedicated to serving his community. He has provided pro bono legal services to Bright Star Schools, a nonprofit organization that operates charter schools serving underprivileged communities in Los Angeles.

Greg received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 1996 and a B.S. and B.A. from University of Pennsylvania in 1993. He is admitted to practice in California.

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