Angelo Bonvino

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Angelo Bonvino

Angelo Bonvino

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Biography

A partner in the Corporate Department, Angelo Bonvino is co-head of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice and a former member of the firm’s Management Committee. Angelo is a nationally recognized mergers and acquisitions attorney who focuses on private equity investments. He has extensive experience in advising private equity, strategic and hedge fund clients in their M&A, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, carve-out transactions, restructuring and recapitalization transactions. Angelo’s transactional work has earned him national recognition as a “Private Equity Dealmaker of the Year” by The Deal and as a leading private equity lawyer by Chambers and The Legal 500.

EXPERIENCE

Angelo's private equity and hedge fund clients include Oak Hill Capital Partners, Kohlberg & Company, Ares Management, KPS Capital Partners, MacAndrews & Forbes, The Carlyle Group, Pamplona Capital Management and Wellspring Capital Partners.

Angelo's recent experience includes representation of:

* Oak Hill Capital Partners in its:
* investment, alongside Riverside Partners, in Calero Software to finance Calero’s merger with MDSL;
* acquisition of an equity stake in Mercer Advisors from Genstar Capital and Lovell Minnick Partners;
* sale of its portfolio company, Vertex Group, to DFW Capital Partners;
* sale of its portfolio company, Accentcare, to Advent International;
* investment, alongside Pamlico Capital, in Vast Broadband;
* investment in VetCor Group Holdings Corp., alongside several other investors;
* acquisition of Safe Fleet Holdings, LLC from The Sterling Group;
* acquisition of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.;
* acquisition of Sovernet Communications;
* acquisition of Oxford Networks from Novacap and Bank Street Capital Partners;
* acquisition of FirstLight Fiber from Riverside Partners, in FirstLight's acquisitions of 186 Communications and Finger Lakes Technologies Group and in FirstLight's sale to Antin Infrastructure Partners;
* sale of Vantage Oncology, LLC, to McKesson Specialty Health;
* acquisition of Imagine! Print Solutions and in Imagine's acquisition of Midnight Oil Agency;
* acquisition of Berlin Packaging LLC from Investcorp and in Berlin Packaging's acquisitions of Bruni Glass, Diablo Valley Packaging and Vivid Packaging Inc.;
* sale of its controlling interest in the Hillman Companies, Inc. to affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC;
* investment in SmartPak Equine LLC in connection with its acquisition by Henry Schein Inc.;
* sale of Security Networks to Monitronics International; and
* acquisition of an approximately 80 percent interest in Earth Fare from Monitor Clipper Partners.

* Kohlberg & Co. in its:
* merger of its portfolio company, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, with Aimbridge Hospitality;
* acquisition of three packaging plants from Bemis Healthcare Packaging Europe;
* sale of its portfolio company, Franklin Energy Group, to Abry Partners;
* acquisition of Nelipak Corporation, Inc. from Mason Wells;
* sale of its portfolio company, e+CancerCare, to Integrated Oncology Network LLC;
* acquisition of Sabre Industries, Inc., in Sabre’s acquisition of FWT, LLC and in Sabre’s sale to The Jordan Company, L.P.;
* acquisition of Senneca Holdings, Inc. from Audax Private Equity;
* sale of Spectrum Plastics Group to affiliates of AEA Investors LP;
* acquisition of SpecialtyCare;
* sale of NBG Home to Sycamore Partners;
* acquisition by its portfolio company, Alita Care, LLC, of Bournewood Health Systems;
* sale of its portfolio company, HawkeyePedershaab, Inc., to Forsyth Capital Investors, LLC;
* acquisition of Interstate Hotels & Resorts and in Interstate’s acquisitions of the management platform of Gateway Hospitality Group and the management agreements of 82 premium-branded, select and full-service hotels, plus one restaurant, from White Lodging;
* acquisition of Meadows Behavioral Healthcare;
* acquisition of a majority stake in Sunspire Health and in Sunspire Health's acquisition of the Princeton, Texas 40-bed residential treatment operations of Caron Treatment Centers;
* sale of its portfolio company, Aurora Casket Company, to Matthews International Corporation;
* acquisition of AM Conservation Group, AM Conservation’s investments in Service Concepts and GoodCents, AM Conservation’s merger agreement with Franklin Energy and Franklin Energy’s acquisition of PlanetEcosystems, Inc.;
* acquisition of Plantation Patterns by NBG Home, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Co.;
* acquisition of PPC Industries Inc. from AEA Investors and in PPC Industries' acquisitions of Xeridiem Medical Devices and VitalMed, Inc. and its merger with Pexco LLC;
* sale of Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC to GI Partners;
* acquisition of a majority of the equity interests in Troon Golf, LLC.;
* sale of SouthernCare Holdings, Inc.;
* acquisition of Nellson Nutraceutical LLC and in Nellson's acquisition of Le Groupe Multibar Inc.;
* acquisition of Sabre Industries, Inc. and in Sabre's acquisition of FWT, LLC;
* sale of its portfolio company, Hoffmaster Group, Inc., to Metalmark Capital; and
* sale of its portfolio company, Thomas Nelson, to HarperCollins Publishers.

* KPS Capital Partners in its:
* sale of Crenlo Cab Products, LLC to Angeles Equity Partners;
* affiliate’s acquisition of Esterline Interface Technologies group of businesses from TransDigm Group Incorporated;
* acquisition by its portfolio company, Autokiniton Global Group, of Tower International;
* sale of Chassis Brakes International Group to Hitachi Automotive Systems;
* sale of Genesis Attachments, LLC to NPK Construction Equipment, Inc.;
* acquisition of Howden from Colfax Corporation;
* acquisition of the fitness business of Brunswick Corporation, including the Life Fitness brand;
* sale of the attachments division of its portfolio company, International Equipment Solutions, to Stanley Black & Decker;
* sale of Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj;
* acquisition by its portfolio company, Autokiniton Global Group, LP, of L&W, Inc.;
* acquisition of C&D Technologies Inc. and its affiliates and in C&D's acquisition of Trojan Battery Company, LLC;
* acquisition of DexKo Global Inc. and its affiliates;
* acquisition of TaylorMade Golf Company from adidas AG;
* acquisition of WHA Holding SAS (Winoa) and its affiliates;
* sale of Anchor Glass Container Corporation to funds advised by CVC Capital Partners and BA Glass B.V.;
* sale of United Copper Industries to Southwire Company, LLC;
* sale of its portfolio company, Motor Coach Industries International, Inc., to New Flyer Industries, Inc.;
* sale of Waupaca Foundry, Inc. to Hitachi Metals, Ltd.;
* acquisition of Electrical Components International, Inc., in ECI's acquisition of Fargo Assembly Company and Whitepath Fab Tech, Inc. and in ECI’s sale to an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.;
* sale of its portfolio company, North American Breweries Holdings, to Cerveceria Costa Rica;
* acquisition by its portfolio company, International Equipment Solutions, LLC, of CWS Industries (Mfg) Corp. and Kodiak Mfg., Inc.;
* acquisition of Siac do Brasil Ltda. from SIAC S.p.A. and its affiliates;
* formation of W Foundry International, Inc. and acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca, Inc. from ThyssenKrupp Budd Company;
* sale of its portfolio company, Attends Healthcare, to Domtar Corporation; and
* acquisition of Paladin Brands Holding and Crenlo from Dover Corporation.

* Wellspring Capital Management in its:
* acquisition of SupplyOne;
* acquisition and sale of Tradesmen International, LLC;
* acquisition of Hoffmaster Group, Inc.;
* sale of ProAmpac to Pritzker Group Private Capital;
* sale of National Seating & Mobility;
* acquisition of AdvoServ;
* merger of Prolamina Corporation and Ampac Holdings, LLC and in ProAmpac's acquisition of Coating Excellence International;
* acquisition of Help At Home, Inc.;
* sale of its portfolio co

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Angelo Bonvino
Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Education
JD, magna cum laude
Class of 1996

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,400 students.Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

BBA, magna cum laude
Class of 1993

Baruch College of the City University of New York remains dedicated to being a catalyst for the social, cultural, and financial mobility of a diverse student body, reflective of its historical mission. Baruch College educates men and women for leadership roles in business, civic and cultural affairs, and academia. It offers rigorous baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs to qualified students who seek careers in business, public affairs, and the arts and sciences. Integrating professional education with the arts and sciences for undergraduates, Baruch College's faculty cultivates its students’ analytical ability, critical thinking, cultural awareness, and ethical sensibility. The College’s graduate programs focus on professional preparation that enables students to become leaders and innovators in their fields. The faculty’s contributions to knowledge reflect a commitment to teaching, research, scholarship, public policy, and artistic creativity. Through executive education, continuing studies programs, and public events, Baruch engages the larger civic and international community that includes its supportive alumni, extending the College’s visibility and nurturing its global reputation.

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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Management Committee
Current

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2013

The Cortland College Foundation was founded in 1948. It was first known as the Cortland State Teachers College Student Welfare Association, Inc. Its original purpose was to provide for the general welfare of Cortland students. Today, as it has done continuously since 1948, the Cortland College Foundation serves as the official gift-receiving agency for SUNY Cortland. The foundation is recognized as a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation by the State of New York and the Internal Revenue Service.

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2010

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation operates as a non-profit organization. It provides public awareness of diseases, recognizing key scientific discoveries, and incentivizing the work of dedicated researchers. The company was founded by Bonnie Strauss in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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2019

Senator from South Carolina

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2019

Senator at Office of the Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner

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Senator from Pennsylvania

Transactions
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KPS Capital Partners LP purchases Lufkin Industries LLC from Baker Hughes Co.

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Advent International Corp., Aimbridge Hospitality LLC purchase Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. from Kohlberg & Company LLC

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KPS Capital Partners LP purchases Howden Group Ltd. from Colfax Corporation

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
The Legal 500 United States - Leading Private Equity Lawyer
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