KMK enjoys a strong reputation as business savvy corporate transactional lawyers who complete transactions effectively and efficiently. For our private equity clients, both investors and companies, our tenacious approach to closing business transactions and our well-tested capabilities, which match major money-center firms, provide invaluable help at a critical time.

Our lawyers have experience with small business investment companies and with other specialized investment vehicles, such as funds that utilize federal new market tax credits and other tax credits. Our attorneys work closely with our clients to understand their goals and their objectives; and we stay focused on those considerations throughout our engagement. We also counsel our clients on modifications and strategy adjustments, as necessary, depending on the current financial climate.

For our business clients, obtaining private equity funding can often spell success or failure. And we understand the bet-the-company nature of these transactions. We work closely with companies to structure private equity transactions will help them grow and prosper.

For investors, we have the market depth and connections to provide value-add services. We also have a lean firm structure and a collaborative work environment, which allows us to staff your deal properly depending on the specific nature of the financing—and we can do it cost effectively.


  • KMK represented Cincinnati-based online estate sale startup Everything But The House when it raised the second-largest Series A round in city history from venture capital firms on both coasts. Everything But The House raised $13 million from Spark Capital in Boston and Greycroft Partners of New York and Santa Monica. KMK also represented Everything But The House in its subsequent $30 million Series B round.

  • KMK represented American Financial Group, Inc. and certain of its affiliates as lead investors in a $30 million equity investment in Assurex Health, Inc. Assurex Health is a personalized medicine company providing industry-leading treatment decision support to healthcare providers for behavioral health and chronic pain conditions.

  • KMK represented Summer Hill, Inc. in the formation of a private equity fund, Orchard Holdings LLC.

  • KMK has represented dunnhumby Ventures LLC as a lead investor in numerous domestic and international private companies that focus on analyzing data of retail consumers relative to their experience, patterns, needs, and interests.

  • KMK represented Summer Hill, Inc. in the formation of a money management/fund of funds to manage money for third parties.

  • KMK represented enosiX Inc. in its  $4.25 million Series A funding from lead investors Allos Ventures and Mutual Capital Partners Funds. enosiX is a software company with a unique Framework that enables .NET developers to create SAP-integrated mobile apps.

  • KMK represented HillStreet Capital in its mezzanine debt and equity investment in Brighton Technologies. Brighton’s android based hand-held Surface Analyst technology assesses a surface's readiness for bonding, coating, or printing.  Brighton’s clients include Boeing, Lockheed-Martin, GM, Apple, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, and more.

  • KMK represented Orchard Holdings Group, as lead investor, in a $10 million Series A round of funding in Morphick Cyber Security, the premier technology-enabled managed service that tailors cyber security solutions to their clients and enables them to morph their defenses to stay ahead of nimble and ever-changing attackers.

  • KMK represented River Cities Capital as a lead investor in its investment in PETSuites of America, Inc., as that company grew into one of the largest pet boarding facilities in the country, and its ultimate sale to National Veterinary Associates, Inc.


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