Brandon Eckford is an associate who focuses on general corporate and securities law matters.

Brandon represents public and private companies in a range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, financing transactions, and general business law matters. Brandon assists a wide variety of public and private clients in industries including energy, healthcare, manufacturing, e-commerce, real estate, private investment funds, gaming and software. Brandon also assists companies with securities matters and filings, as well as compliance and corporate governance matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Sobel Westex, a Colombia-based business group, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Baltic Linen, a New York corporation. The transaction also included the refinancing of Sobel Westex’s credit facility to provide for acquisition financing.
  • Represented Linx S.A., a management software solutions provider, on their $16 million acquisition of Synthesis Group, a software developer and consultancy company.
  • Represented Rotunda Capital Partners LLC in its investment in StreetShares Inc., a leading provider of small business loans and government contract financing for businesses owned by members of the military and veterans’ community.

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  • Represented a private equity firm in its strategic investment in a manufacturer of bingo games, point-of-sale systems, hall management systems, hand held electronic gaming devices, and multi-progressive jackpot solution.
  • Represented Aveanna Healthcare, the largest pediatric home health care company in the nation, in the acquisition of Premier Healthcare Services, LLC, a leading provider of pediatric services to patients in California, with additional operations in Colorado and Texas.
  • Represented one of the nation's largest gastroenterology practices in a sale transaction with ongoing practice agreements with a leading metropolitan hospital.
  • Represented a private equity firm specializing in healthcare investments in the purchase of three healthcare software companies.
  • Represented a mobile edge computing products and services provider in its $7 million Series A financing.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest ophthalmology practices in a sale transaction.
  • Represented Grupo Rotoplas A.B. de C.V. (BMV:Agua) in its acquisition of Plasticwatertanks.com Inc., P-M.com Inc. and Nautical Outfitters Corp., the leading water storage tanks e-commerce platform in the United States of America, for 588 million Mexican Pesos.
  • Represented McKinley Paper Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grupo Bio Pappel S.A.B. de C.V., Mexico’s largest paper company (“Bio Pappel”), in connection with the acquisition of a paper mill and certain related assets from Nippon Paper Industries USA.
  • Represented Orora Limited (ASX: ORA), an Australian print and lithography company, in the acquisition of The Register Print Group, a U.S. full service provider of point of purchase (POP) retail display and other advertising solutions to blue-chip retailers and brand owners in the U.S.
  • Represented Hard Rock International in its joint venture with a wholly-owned subsidiary of investor Carl Icahn to purchase Atlantic City's former Taj Mahal. Hard Rock International is the majority owner of the rebranded Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in partnership with the Morris and Jingoli families.
  • Represented CNH Industrial Capital in three separate asset-backed notes financings.
  • Represented Stratio Technologies, Inc. in its €13 million Series B financing.

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2016

    B.B.A., University of Miami, 2013
    magna cum laude with General Honors, Ronald A. Hammond Scholar

Admissions

  • Florida