F. Walton Dumas

Associate

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  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2012; James Kent Scholar
  • BA (Math and Economics), Emory University, 2007; Richard F. Muth prize for excellence in economics

Qualifications

  • California, 2020
  • New York, 2014

F. Walton Dumas

Associate

Walton joined the firm in 2019 as an associate in the private equity transactions group, where he focuses his practice on the representation of sponsors and strategic investors in the structuring and negotiation of leveraged buyouts, cross-border transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and other direct investments. He also advises clients on corporate governance, securities law, compliance and other general corporate matters. Prior to joining the firm, Walton was an associate in the New York and London offices of a large New York law firm, where he focused primarily on public and private mergers and acquisitions and securities law matters.

Walton graduated as a James Kent Scholar from Columbia Law School and served as a law clerk to Judge Ralph K. Winter on the second circuit court of appeals.

Experience

  • GI Partners in its pending take-private of GTY Technology, a NASDAQ-listed SaaS company offering a cloud-based suite of solutions for North American state and local governments, and partial secondary sale of Daxko, a software and integrated payments provider for the health, fitness and wellness industries, to Genstar Capital.
  • Golden Gate Capital in its sale of the majority of its interest in Ensemble Health Partners, a provider of technology-enabled revenue cycle management services for health systems, to a consortium of buyers, including Berkshire Partners and Warburg Pincus.
  • Golden Gate Capital portfolio company Tidal Wave Auto Spa in its acquisition of W4 Express Wash, a provider of car wash services.
  • Baring Private Equity in its carve-out sale of Lumenis’ surgical business to Boston Scientific.
  • Silver Lake in its participation in a $2.5 billion investment round in Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car unit.
  • Silver Lake as lead investor in a $319 million Series C financing round in Vacasa, a vacation rental management platform.
  • Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, a biotechnology company specializing in gene therapies, in its $2 billion sale to Bayer, a Germany-based pharmaceutical and life sciences company.
  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2012; James Kent Scholar
  • BA (Math and Economics), Emory University, 2007; Richard F. Muth prize for excellence in economics

Qualifications

  • California, 2020
  • New York, 2014
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