Mark Reuter advocates for business clients in transactions, proceedings and conflicts regulated by federal and state securities laws and stock exchange rules. A partner in the firm’s Business Representation & Transactions Group, Mark has extensive experience representing publicly traded and privately owned clients in strategic transactions, executive compensation and equity arrangements, corporate governance, reporting, internal investigations, and administrative actions. Mark advises management, boards and their committees, and other stakeholders in mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, investment grade and convertible debt offerings, tender offers, private placements, proxy solicitations, and issues arising under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and state corporate law.

What Clients Say

KMK Law’s Mark Reuter is an experienced partner in helping us navigate the complexities of being a public company. We are very happy to consider him part of our team! - Angie Wirick, Chief Financial Officer, AtriCure, Inc.

Representative Work

American Financial Group in its: $285 million tender offer for National Interstate; underwritten offerings of senior and subordinated debt securities of $200 million, $150 million and $132 million;

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust in underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities of $450 million, $230 million, $185 million, and $100 million and related $125 million share repurchase by AWI; $150 million and $85 million block trades under Rule 144;

AtriCure in its: $200 million, $90 million, $80 million and $25 million underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities; $60 million acquisition of Endoscopic Technologies; $250 million acquisition of nContact Surgical;

Bombe Asset Management in its $125 million investment in The Parking REIT and related tender offer;

Casablanca Capital in its proxy contest involving Cliffs Natural Resources;

Casey Capital in its proxy contest involving Essex Rental;

Cintas Corporation in its $350 million acquisition of Unitog through the issuance of equity securities in a merger proxy solicitation;

ERBA Diagnostics in its acquisition of the Drew Scientific businesses of Escalon Medical;

Escort Holdings in its acquisition by Falconhead Capital;

Formidable Asset Management in its investment in Altitude Acquisition Holdco SPAC;

Great American Financial Resources in its: $235 million going private transaction; $125 million underwritten offerings of trust preferred securities;

Hawaii Energy Connection, LLC and E-GEAR, LLC in the sale to Pineapple Energy, LLC SPAC in exchange for cash and securities;

Hemagen Diagnostics in its exchange offer for senior secured convertible debt securities;

Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation in its: $1.6 billion merger with Kemper Corporation; $275 million underwritten secondary offering of senior debt securities and related redemption of $210 million of senior debt securities;

Kendle International in its: $230 million merger with Avista/INC Research and related consent solicitation for $140 million of senior subordinated convertible debt securities; $215 million acquisition of clinical services businesses of Charles River Laboratories; $225 million underwritten offering of senior subordinated convertible debt securities and related hedging transactions; acquisition of DecisionLine Clinical Research;

Lenox Wealth Management in its proxy contests and unsolicited offers involving Lenox Bancorp and First Franklin Corporation;

LSI Industries in its: $90 million acquisition of JSI Holdings; $50 million acquisition of EMI Industries; $50 million underwritten secondary offering of equity securities;

Medpace Holdings in its $30 million tender offer for stock options;

Meridian Bioscience in its: $1.5 billion merger with SD Biosensor; $60 million underwritten secondary offering of equity securities; $120 million acquisition of Genepoc;

Midland Company in its: $1.3 billion merger with Munich Re; $60 million underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities; $24 million underwritten offerings of trust preferred securities;

Multi-Color Corporation in its: $2.5 billion merger with Platinum Equity (including assumption of $1.5 billion of debt); $1.3 billion acquisition of Constantia Labels and related issuance of equity securities; $355 million acquisition of York Label Group and related issuance of equity securities; $600 million and $250 million underwritten offerings of senior debt securities under Rule 144A and Regulation S;

Provident Financial Group in its: $2.1 billion merger with National City; $225 million underwritten offerings of trust preferred securities;

RX Investor Value Corp. in its proxy contest involving, Inc.;

TALP Acquisition in its $35 million acquisition of Tab Products;

WR Grace Asbestos PI Trust in its underwritten secondary offering of Sealed Air Corporation equity securities of $295 million and related share repurchase by Sealed Air; $335 million block trade under Rule 144;

A privately held trust in its sale of interests in Major League Baseball and National Football League teams.

Professional and Community Involvement

Bannockburn Global Forex, Past Member of Advisory Board

Ohio State Bar Association, Corporation Law Committee

Summit Country Day School, Past Member of Board of Trustees

Awards & Recognition

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2011-2024

Named the "Cincinnati Best Lawyers' Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year", 2016, 2023

Named the "Cincinnati Best Lawyers' Securties Regulation Lawyer of the Year", 2014, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2024

Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, 2013-2019, 2021-2023

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers, 2012-2013, 2018-2020

Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2005-2011

Named to Ohio Leading Lawyers, 2024

Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Class VII (2003), Fellow

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J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 1996, cum laude

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1992, magna cum laude

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