Overview

Today’s complex regulatory environment and increased scrutiny from investors and proxy advisors requires knowledgeable counsel that is highly accessible, efficient and cost-effective. At KMK, we offer clients top legal talent combined with low overhead—one of the reasons we choose to maintain a single office and leverage technology to its best advantage.

KMK is counsel to public corporations, boards of directors and investors in nearly all areas of federal and state securities law compliance, corporate governance and capital markets transactions. Our clients include companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and over- the-counter markets, including middle-market companies and Fortune 500 public corporations.

Our clients span a variety of industries, including medical device technology, diagnostics and life sciences, lighting, manufacturing, insurance, consumer products, restaurants, financial institutions, and others. Our investor clients include venture capital firms, family offices, angel and private investors and hedge funds.

Representative Clients

American Financial Group, Inc.

AtriCure, Inc.

Cintas Corporation

Fifth Third Bancorp

Hillenbrand, Inc.

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation

LSI Industries Inc.

Medpace Holdings, Inc.

Meridian Bioscience, Inc.

Meritage Hospitality Group Inc.

Multi-Color Corporation

Experience

Business Combinations

  • American Financial Group in its: $285 million tender offer for National Interstate; and $250 million acquisition of Summit Holdings Southeast Inc. and related companies from Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • AtriCure in its: $60 million acquisition of Endoscopic Technologies; and $250 million acquisition of nContact Surgical
  • Cintas Corporation in its: $2.2 billion acquisition of G&K Services, Inc.; $2.3 billion sale of Shred-it International Inc. to Stericycle, Inc.; and $130 million acquisition of Zee Medical from McKesson Corp.
  • Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation in its: $1.6 billion merger with Kemper Corporation
  • 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; and acquisition of DecisionLine Clinical Research
  • Midland Company in its: $1.3 billion merger with Munich Re
  • Multi-Color Corporation in its: $1.3 billion acquisition of Constantia Labels and related issuance of equity securities; and $355 million acquisition of York Label Group and related issuance of equity securities

 Debt Offerings

  •  American Financial Group in its: underwritten offerings of senior and subordinated debt securities aggregating in billions of dollars
  • Hemagen Diagnostics in its: exchange offer for senior secured convertible debt securities
  • Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation in its: $275 million underwritten secondary offering of senior debt securities and related redemption of $210 million of senior debt securities
  • Kendle International in its: $225 million underwritten offering of senior subordinated convertible debt securities and related hedging transactions
  • Multi-Color Corporation in its: $600 million and $250 million underwritten offerings of senior debt securities under Rule 144A and Regulation S 

Equity Offerings

  • Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust in its: underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities of $450 million, $230 million, $185 million, and $100 million and related $125 million share repurchase by AWI; and $150 million and $85 million block trades under Rule 144
  • AtriCure in its: $90 million, $80 million and $25 million underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities
  • LSI Industries in its: $50 million underwritten secondary offering of equity securities
  • Meridian Bioscience in its: $60 million underwritten secondary offering of equity securities
  • Midland Company in its: $60 million underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities; and $24 million underwritten offerings of trust preferred securities
  • 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; and $335 million block trade under Rule 144

Election Contests

  • Casablanca Capital in its: proxy contest involving Cliffs Natural Resources
  • Casey Capital in its: proxy contest involving Essex Rental
  • Lenox Wealth Management in its: proxy contests and unsolicited offers involving Lenox Bancorp and First Franklin Corporation
  • RX Investor Value Corp. in its: proxy contest involving HealthWarehouse.com, Inc.

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