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Robert H. Friedman

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J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, 1983

  • Research Editor, Rutgers Law Review, 1982 – 1983

M.Ed., Temple University, 1976

A.B., Rutgers University, 1974

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  • New York, 1984
  • New Jersey, 1984
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Robert H. Friedman's practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and general business counseling.

Bob has extensive experience representing public and private issuers of debt and equity securities, purchasers and sellers involved in mergers, stock and asset transactions and investment funds in their formation, capital raising and investment transactions. He also is highly skilled in representing investment banks in their role as underwriters in public offerings, placement agents in private placements and advisors in merger and acquisition transactions.

Bob’s experience also includes counseling corporate clients in corporate planning and structuring activities, corporate governance matters, contract negotiations, dealings with stock exchanges and public company compliance matters.

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American Bar Association (Member, Business Law Section)

  • Represented GlobalOptions Group, Inc. in its merger with Walker Digital, LLC, which will do business as PatentProperties, Inc. In connection with the merger, the company also completed an $11.6 million PIPE offering of common stock and warrants.
  • Represented Randa Accessories Leather Goods in the acquisition of Swank, Inc., a public company, and the concurrent acquisition financing through JP Morgan Chase during 2012.
  • Represented the equity investors in the acquisition of 113 KFC franchises out of bankruptcy during 2012.
  • Represented Scerene Healthcare, Inc. in multiple rounds of venture financing through Aisling Capital through 2012.
  • Represented GlobalOptions Group, Inc. in separate self-tender offers for 7.5 million shares of its common stock during 2010 and 2011.
  • Represented Empire Resorts, Inc. in a registered rights offering to its stockholders during 2011.
  • Represented GlobalOptions Group, Inc. in the separate asset and stock sales of its four operating units during 2010 and 2011.
  • Represented Rodman & Renshaw as underwriter in the filing of a registration statement for the public offering of common stock for Castlerock Security Holdings, Inc. during 2010. 
  • Represented Empire Resorts in a bridge financing with its largest stockholder, Kien Huat Realty, during 2010.
  • Represented Xinhua Finance Ltd. in the sale of its four operating subsidiaries culminating in 2009.
  • Represented Everlast Worldwide Inc. in its merger with Brands Holding Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sports Direct International plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange.

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