Shari L. Wright: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Shari L. Wright

Senior Counsel
Kansas City,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone816.983.8165

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Practice Areas

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 816.983.8165
Fax: 816.983.8080
http://www.huschblackwell.com/shari-wright/
 
University Wichita State University, B.B.A., Accounting, 1985
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1988 Kansas Law Review, Managing Editor
 
Admitted1988, Missouri
 
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The Missouri Bar

 
Biography

A member of Husch Blackwell's Food & Agribusiness team, Shari has represented American Italian Pasta, Applebee's, Green Plains Renewable Energy and others in complex mergers and acquisitions, governance, public company compliance and various general corporate matters and commercial transactions. Her experience also encompasses numerous initial public offerings, public and private acquisitions and secondary public stock offerings.

Her work on behalf of industry clients includes:

•Advising on the $2.2 billion merger of Applebee's and IHOP.

•Advising on the $1.2 billion merger of American Italian Pasta Co. and Ralcorp Holdings Inc.

•Representing Green Plains Renewable Energy in ethanol and agribusiness matters

Experience

•Assisted in preparation and negotiation of all documentation for merger of Applebee's and IHOP and American Italian Pasta and Ralcorp, including all Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings.

•Represented a Nasdaq company in the preparation of a Form S-4 proxy statement for a $100 million acquisition in the ethanol industry.

•Assisted New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq boards with corporate governance matters.

•Counseled a $3 billion merger of a public utility company.

•Assisted with a $1.2 billion merger in the telecommunications/Internet industry.

•Handled numerous restaurant chain and golf course acquisitions.

•Advised agribusiness and other clients on SEC reporting matters.

Business Insights

Business Insights

9.25.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: September 25, 2014
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9.18.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: September 18, 2014
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9.04.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: September 4, 2014
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8.28.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: August 28, 2014
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8.21.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: August 21, 2014
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8.14.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: August 14, 2014
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8.07.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: August 7, 2014
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7.31.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: July 31, 2014
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7.24.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: July 24, 2014
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7.17.14 Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: July 17, 2014
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Shari L. Wright

4801 Main Street, Suite 1000
Kansas CityMO 64112




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