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Larry L. Shosid
Biography

Larry Shosid has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings (both public and private placements), general corporate representations, partnerships, international transactions, entertainment law, franchise, lending, intellectual property and various real property and energy transactions.


Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1987
  • B.B.A., with highest honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1984
Representative Matters
  • Represented an international producer of flavored beverages in the $30 million strategic acquisition of a regional bottling and distribution company in a transaction structured as a C Reorganization under the IRC.
  • Served as legal counsel to the sellers in a $45 million sale of scrap business (ferrous and non-ferrous metal, waste paper, glass and other recyclable products) to a German strategic purchaser.
  • Represented the purchaser in a leveraged buyout of a company engaged in providing document and data imaging, capture and conversion services and information protection, storage and retrieval services, principally to financing institutions, in a transaction valued in excess of $35 million.  Also represented client in financing of the transaction through the private placement of equity to venture capital firms, the establishment of senior term loan and revolving credit facilities and the sale of subordinated debentures
  • Engaged by the sellers in a $50 million sale of a pipeline to a private equity group.
  • Represented the purchaser in the acquisition of the world’s leading air filtration business, in a transaction valued in excess of $250 million.
  • Advised the purchaser in the stock acquisition of a leading company in the design, construction, and rental of complex lighting structures, in a transaction valued in excess of $25 million.
  • Represented an issuer that electronically processes medical claims in the registration and public offering of 2,000,000 shares of common stock.
  • Consulted a U.S. chemical company in a $5 million acquisition by an Austrian company.
  • Represented several well-known restaurant franchisors with international franchise programs in the Philippines and Mexico.
  • Advised an international HVAC company in the divestiture of an $80 million division, a $200 million stock sale, a $270 million senior debt term and revolving loan facility and a $250 million subordinated debenture redemption.
  • Advised a national alternative newspaper company in its acquisition of newspapers in the South and the Midwest.
  • Engaged by a clothing manufacturer in connection with the acquisition of several well-known labels for $20 million.  Engagement included representation of client in consummation of equity private placement and a $35 million senior term loan and revolving credit facility. 
  • Represented insurance company in the acquisition of 53.4 acres for the construction and development of data center.
  • Assisted a national retail chain with all real estate and corporate matters.
  • Served as legal counsel to a national restaurant chain with numerous leasehold and fee simple transactions.
  • Represented an international manufacturer of ethnic health and beauty aid products in a $20 million private placement and a subsequent $65 million sale to a $2.5 billion consumer packaged goods company.
  • Engaged by a group of television stations in a recapitalization consisting of a $25 million private placement and a $100 million term and revolving credit facility and a subsequent $200 million sale to a major group television broadcaster.
  • Represented an international beverage licensor in various matters relating to acquisition of unimproved real property and construction of corporate headquarters.
  • Retained by a national telephone service business in a roll-up of related businesses.
  • Served as legal counsel to a computer software company in its acquisition of complementary software companies and two subsequent sales of businesses to public software companies.
  • Advised a $3 billion health care company in all Texas real estate transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, development and leaseholds.
  • Served as legal counsel to a U.S. and U.K. chemical company in a $30 million sale to a $2 billion U.K. chemical company.
  • Represented a luggage manufacturing and distribution company in a $40 million sale to a private equity fund.
  • Engaged a manufacturer of products for an aircraft industry company in a $40 million sale to a private equity fund.
  • Consulted a door and entryway manufacturing company in a $20 million sale to strategic buyer.
  • Provided legal services to a U.S. oilfield construction services company in a $22 million sale to private equity company.
  • Retained by an artificial lift service company in a $37 million sale to a private equity company.
  • Engaged by a healthcare company in the development of a 1.2 million square foot campus.  The transaction received the Dallas Business Journal’s Real Estate Deal of the Year award for 2006.
  • Served as legal counsel to a Texas non-profit corporation in the $9.3 million sale of a Section 8 (HUD) apartment complex
  • Engaged by an oil and gas drilling mud company in a strategic acquisition valued at $45 million.
  • Provided legal services to a U.S. professional tax services company in the acquisitions of a U.S. and foreign tax technology company, advisory, compliance, and consulting businesses, and an unclaimed property management business.
  • Retained by an oil and gas exploration company in debt and equity financings.
Noteworthy
  • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers®, 2005 - 2013
  • AV® Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell
Activities & Memberships
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas, Corporate Law Section
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • NPower, Texas, Inc., Board Member
  • Dallas Classic Baseball League, Chairman
  • Lake Highlands Girls Classic League, Board Member
Presentations
  • 2006: Director Oversight Liability, Texas Lawyer, Vol 22, No 43
  • 2005: Buying and Growing Portfolio Companies in Today’s Environment (oral presentation)
  • 2004: Operating and Growing Private Equity Portfolio Companies (oral presentation)