Tamer Tullgren

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 201-2432

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Cross Border
  • Business Counseling
  • Fund Formation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Small Business Investment Companies
  • Venture Capital
University University of Illinois, B.S., 2002
Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2005
Admitted2005, Illinois


Shedd Aquarium, Auxiliary Board
Chicago Clean Energy Alliance

BornJune 26, 1980

Tamer represents companies and private equity and venture capital funds in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing transactions, commercial contracts, and day-to-day corporate matters. He also routinely counsels private equity, venture capital and mezzanine funds and limited partners on matters relating to fund and capital formation, securities law matters and investment activities. Tamer's practice includes advising funds in connection with becoming licensed as Small Business Investment Companies (SBIC) and with respect to regulatory matters following licensure. In addition to corporate law, Tamer has worked in investment banking, where he focused on the alternative energy and cleantech sectors.
•Represented a venture capital-backed provider of payment management software and services in its sale to a publicly traded global provider of payment systems

•Represented a private equity firm in the leveraged acquisition of a packaging systems distributor

•Represented two venture capital funds in their growth equity investments in a provider of regenerative wound healing solutions

•Represented a hospital equipment management company in equity capital raising transactions

•Represented numerous private equity, venture capital, and mezzanine funds, including Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs), in all stages of development, including drafting fund formation, partnership and private offering documents, advising on securities law matters and negotiating revolving line of credit facilities

•Represented a state pension system in several investments in private equity, venture capital, real estate and hedge funds

•Represented a large healthcare system in the sale of its hospitalist business to a public company

•Represented an investment fund in a credit facility to finance a private equity fund's acquisition of a manufacturer of equipment used in the energy industry

•Represented a medical products company in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions

•Represented a cleantech-focused biotechnology company in equity and debt financings with venture capital investors and in general corporate matters

Besides Edwards Wildman

Tamer serves on the Auxiliary Board of the Shedd Aquarium, which is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world. Tamer is currently co-chair of the conservation and education committee of the Auxiliary Board.


NCAB Group acquisition of printed circuit board (PCB) operations of M-Wave International, LLC

This was the second such acquisition for which we assisted NCAB. The world's largest outsourced-supplier of PCBs, NCAB is a Swedish technology company having 13 global locations in North America, Europe, and Asia, including China.

Ohio Medical Corporation Refinancing

We represented Ohio Medical Corporation in the November 2011 refinancing of a large credit facility.

ISD Corporation Sale of Parent Company Stock

Our lawyers represented ISD Corporation in the sale of the stock of its parent company by its venture capital and private equity to Florida-based ACI Worldwide.

Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: March 2014 Pooling Results in Lower SBIC Debenture Rate
March 21, 2014
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: SBA Modifies Procedures for the Prepayment of SBIC Pooled Debentures
July 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: The SBA Issues Updated TechNote 4: Reporting Portfolio Valuations
July 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Pricing for SBIC Debentures Remains Near All-Time Low
March 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - SBA Issues SBIC TechNote 17 Concerning the Determination of Common Control of Two or SBICs
February 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - SBA Notifies of Changes in the SBIC Leverage Draw Application Schedule for the Upcoming Holiday Season
October 2012
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Pricing for SBIC Debentures Reaches New Record Low
September 2012
SBA Policy Change Regarding Buyouts of SBICs with Outstanding Participating Securities Leverage
January 12, 2011

Edwards Wildman's John Igoe Highlighted in the Daily Business Review for His Role in TissueTech Deal
September 11, 2013
Edwards Wildman's John Igoe and Tamer Tullgren Represent VC Investors in TissueTech Deal, Reports the South Florida Business Journal
September 9, 2013
Edwards Wildman's John Igoe and Tamer Tullgren Advise VC Firms in TissueTech Deal, Reports the Miami Herald
September 6, 2013


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March 2014 Pooling Results in Lower SBIC Debenture Rate
Alan B. Roth,Tamer Tullgren, March 24, 2014
The March 2014 pooling of Small Business Investment Company (“SBIC”) debentures was priced at 3.191%. This most recent semi-annual pricing of SBIC debentures is a reduction from the September 2013 pooling, which was priced at 3.644%.
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Tamer Tullgren

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000
ChicagoIL 60606


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