Doug Leary counsels publicly traded and privately held companies in corporate and transactional matters, including stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, consolidations, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, recapitalizations, debt and equity financings, and general corporate and contract matters. Doug also represents clients in structuring LLCs, partnerships, investment funds and other complex financial arrangements, including stable value ”wrap“ contracts for stable value providers and fund sponsors.
Doug has more than 20 years of experience advising clients in connection with the purchase or sale of companies in a range of industries, including insurance (stock and reinsurance transactions), investment management (institutional, retail, BDC and CDO and CLO collateral management), broker-dealer, energy (nuclear, solar, electric and energy trading), equipment leasing, communications (television, radio and newspaper), consumer products and publishing.
In addition, during the recent banking crisis Doug was extensively involved in the U.S. government's efforts to provide financial assistance, in the form of loss-sharing on a $309 billion pool of troubled assets, to one of the nation's largest banks. Doug also helped develop a sale transaction structure designed to assist banks in removing troubled assets from their balance sheets.
Sutherland advises major financial services company in sale of its retail broker-dealer operations.
Sutherland represents British Nuclear Fuels in the sale of BNG America LLC to EnergySolutions.
Sutherland advises Patriot Capital on merger with Prospect Capital.