Carol GlendenningCarol Glendenning Clark Hill
Carol Glendenning counsels and advises clients, primarily private and public companies and their boards of directors and owners on a wide spectrum of corporate and securities law matters. These matters include mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, entity formation, securities offerings, venture capital, corporate governance issues, federal and state securities law reporting requirements, officers' and directors' fiduciary duties, corporate compliance and internal investigations, poison pills, and other anti-takeover defenses. In connection with business combinations and joint ventures, she advises clients on antitrust matters relating to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.
She represents both public and private companies at all stages of development. Her experience extends to a variety of industries, including energy and energy services, construction materials, manufacturing, healthcare, transportation/logistics, technology, and financial services.
Carol advises clients that act in fiduciary roles including pension funds, non-profit organizations and financial institutions in their capacities as agents and trustees.
Carol is the former Chair (2005-2013) of Strasburger's Policy Committee, the firm's governing body.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS/PRIVATE EQUITY TRANSACTIONS
- Counseled the U.S. operations of a German holding company in making more than 30 middle-market acquisitions of building material companies and in restructuring its U.S. corporate holdings.
- Advised the private ultimate parent of a midstream energy focused master limited partnership in more than 15 acquisition or disposition transactions, including venture capital transactions and the sale of a 50% economic interest in the general partner of the MLP to a private equity fund.
- Represented a NYSE-listed offshore marine services company in a $550 million acquisition and related financing transactions.
SECURITIES LAW MATTERS
- Represented a NYSE listed energy services company in a $150 million tender offer for its outstanding public debt, a $160 million private placement of debt and its subsequent exchange for public debt.
- Advised a NASDAQ energy services company in going public through a reverse merger with a special purpose acquisition company and multiple registration statements, including exchange transactions.
- Advisor on compliance issues including SOX and Dodd-Frank regulatory matters.
- Acts as outside securities counsel for a number of companies to satisfy public company SEC and securities exchange reporting requirements.
MATTERS INVOLVING FIDUCIARIES
- Counseled numerous financial institutions as trustee for public and private debt financings and securitizations, including secured financings.
- Advised nonprofit organizations in negotiating investment advisor contracts.
- Represented a trustee of a pension plan of a Fortune 500 company in buying out of bankruptcy oil and gas interests, setting up a company to operate the assets and ultimately selling the business.
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