Edward F. Amer: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Edward F. Amer

Partner
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone617-239-0413

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Start-up Companies
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Compliance for Risk Management
  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
 
University Bowdoin College, B.A., 1992
 
Law SchoolBoston College Law School, J.D., 2004
 
Admitted2004, Massachusetts
 
Biography

Ed Amer represents private equity and venture capital firms, investors and private companies in a broad range of business and financing transactions. His practice focuses primarily on private equity acquisitions and dispositions, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, start-up company counseling and general corporate representation. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Ed worked as a lighting technician in the motion picture industry.

· Represented Ampersand Capital Partners in its investments in Blue Sky Biotech, a contract research organization; Modified Polymer Components, a manufacturer of polymer components for medical device OEMs; and ATS Labs, an antimicrobial testing services business.

· Represented Magellan Biosciences in the sale of its microbiology testing products division, TREK Diagnostic Systems, to Thermo Fischer Scientific.

· Represented a syndicate of investors, including Novartis Venture Fund and Venture Investors, in its investment in Euthymics Bioscience, a company developing novel medicines for major depressive disorder and ADHD.

· Represented IBT Laboratories in its merger with ViraCor Laboratories, forming in ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, a leading specialty diagnostics testing lab.

· Represented a syndicate of investors, including MPM Capital and Oxford Bioscience Partners, in its investment in Radius Health.

· Represented Ampersand Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences in the acquisition of a controlling interest in CRI Worldwide, a leading provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical industry.

· Represented Novartis Venture Fund in its investment in drug development company Tokai Pharmaceuticals.

· Represented MPM Capital and New Enterprise Associates in their investment in Rhythm, a biotechnology company developing peptide therapeutics for metabolic diseases.

· Represented Open Ratings, a venture-backed on-line supply chain management company, in its acquisition by Dun & Bradstreet.

· Represented Ampersand Capital Partners in the leveraged buyout of K-TEK Corp., a leading global manufacturer of state-of-the-art level instrumentation for liquid and bulk solids detection.

· Represented K-TEK Corp. in its sale to ABB, the global power and automation technology group.

· General counsel to Ampersand Capital Partners.

· General counsel to Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation.

· General counsel to Castlewood Surgical, Inc.

· General counsel to EnVivo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

· General counsel to GnuBIO Inc.

· General counsel to Magellan Biosciences, Inc.

· General counsel to ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, Inc.

Industries

Healthcare

Life Sciences

Technology

 
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Office Information

Edward F. Amer

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613




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