Jessica F. Cooney

Associate

cooney-jessica
  • JD, Northeastern University, 2014
  • BS (Business Economics; Finance), cum laude, Lehigh University, 2010

Qualifications

  • New York, 2015
  • Massachusetts, 2014

Jessica F. Cooney

Associate

Jessica Cooney is an associate in the private equity group. Jessica focuses on representing public and private strategic clients as well as private equity clients in a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, minority investments, venture financings, preferred equity investments, PIPEs, co-investments, securities offerings, dispositions and general corporate and governance matters.

Experience

  • Represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of Vantage Specialty Chemicals, a leading provider of sustainable, naturally derived ingredients focused on personal care.
  • Represented Bain Capital and its portfolio company Navicure in a strategic transaction to unite with ZirMed, with the combined company to provide hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory services organizations with a comprehensive suite of medical claims management, patient payment and data analytics solutions. 
  • Represented Kohlberg & Company and its portfolio company MarketCast in the acquisition of Fizziology LLC, a social insights and analytics company in the media and entertainment space.
  • Represented publicly-held Surgery Partners, Inc., a healthcare services company, in its acquisition of National Surgical Healthcare, an owner and operator of surgical facilities in partnership with local physicians, and its related issuance of new preferred stock to Bain Capital and a $370 million senior unsecured notes offering.
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital and its portfolio company, packaged ice producer and distributor Arctic Glacier, in the sale of Arctic Glacier to Carlyle Global Partners.
  • Represented Bain Capital and its portfolio company SquareTrade, a consumer protection plan provider, in the sale of SquareTrade to The Allstate Corporation.
  • Represented Kohlberg & Company in its acquisition of MarketCast, a provider of market research services and data analytics.
  • Represented publicly-held Symmetry Surgical, Inc. in its sale to RoundTable Healthcare Partners.
  • Represented publicly-held Surgery Partners, Inc., a healthcare services company, in its $400 million senior unsecured notes offering.
  • Represented publicly-held Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. in its $75 million follow-on equity offering.
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital and portfolio company Surgery Partners, Inc., a healthcare services company, in connection with Surgery Partners’ underwritten initial public offering.
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of Universal Fiber Systems, a producer of solution-dyed synthetic filament-based fibers.