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Joseph J. Valane

Joe Valane is an associate in the Business and Finance Department. His broad-based corporate practice includes mergers and acquisitions (representing both buyers and sellers), corporate financing and restructuring, business formation and growth issues, commercial contracts, and general corporate counseling.

Joe has extensive experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions, having successfully closed more than 100 asset- and stock-based transactions in the last 5 years.  Additionally, Joe counsels many newly formed and middle market companies across a wide variety of industries with respect to their transactional and day-to-day operational needs.

Joe has also developed a sophisticated knowledge of equity finance and investment structuring.  In the first quarter of 2017, Joe served as lead fund counsel for a large telecommunications infrastructure company in three separate fundraisings totaling over $1.2 billion of committed equity capital, and he also represented a management group in securing a $250 million investment from a large private equity fund.

Joe is currently the Co-Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Joseph J. Valane

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4119
jvalane@kleinbard.com

Education

New York University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
Editor, Journal of International Law & Politics

George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)

Professional Highlights

Memberships

Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association – Business Law Section

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Joe was a corporate and securities associate in the Philadelphia office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Representative Matters

  • Represented communications infrastructure investment company in initial and secondary fundraising rounds totaling over $2 billion of committed equity capital.
  • Represented growing technology company in all aspects of its business, including add-on acquisitions, entity reorganization, debt financing, venture funding and product compliance.
  • Represented large private equity fund in acquisitions and dispositions with combined transaction values over $8 billion.
  • Represented large public commercial security company in several $100+ million acquisitions.
  • Represented public healthcare products company in its commercial contract negotiations with key suppliers.
  • Represented a private equity-backed portfolio company in several acquisitions of veterinary hospitals located on the east coast.

Joseph J. Valane

Associate
Business and Finance Department
267.443.4119
jvalane@kleinbard.com

Joe Valane is an associate in the Business and Finance Department. His broad-based corporate practice includes mergers and acquisitions (representing both buyers and sellers), corporate financing and restructuring, business formation and growth issues, commercial contracts, and general corporate counseling.

Joe has extensive experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions, having successfully closed more than 100 asset- and stock-based transactions in the last 5 years.  Additionally, Joe counsels many newly formed and middle market companies across a wide variety of industries with respect to their transactional and day-to-day operational needs.

Joe has also developed a sophisticated knowledge of equity finance and investment structuring.  In the first quarter of 2017, Joe served as lead fund counsel for a large telecommunications infrastructure company in three separate fundraisings totaling over $1.2 billion of committed equity capital, and he also represented a management group in securing a $250 million investment from a large private equity fund.

Joe is currently the Co-Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Representative Matters

  • Represented communications infrastructure investment company in initial and secondary fundraising rounds totaling over $2 billion of committed equity capital.
  • Represented growing technology company in all aspects of its business, including add-on acquisitions, entity reorganization, debt financing, venture funding and product compliance.
  • Represented large private equity fund in acquisitions and dispositions with combined transaction values over $8 billion.
  • Represented large public commercial security company in several $100+ million acquisitions.
  • Represented public healthcare products company in its commercial contract negotiations with key suppliers.
  • Represented a private equity-backed portfolio company in several acquisitions of veterinary hospitals located on the east coast.

Education

New York University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
Editor, Journal of International Law & Politics

George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)

Admissions

New York
Pennsylvania

Professional Highlights

Memberships

Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Philadelphia Bar Association – Business Law Section

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Kleinbard, Joe was a corporate and securities associate in the Philadelphia office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.