Private Equity/Venture Capital

Private Equity/Venture Capital

Funding the future.

As trusted advisors, we help our clients access private and institutional equity and debt capital to achieve their goals. With a practical and business-savvy approach, our team combines relevant experience in all types of financial structures with an understanding of our clients’ businesses for efficient legal services and effective solutions.

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Our areas of expertise include:

  • Capital plan development
  • Transaction structuring
  • Corporate structuring
  • Capitalization records

Recent Private Equity/Venture Capital Representative Matters

  • Represented a private company focused on midstream development, operations, and acquisitions, in the formation of a joint venture with a large credit investment platform; following the formation the Joint Venture purchased all of the membership interests and related inventory of the owner and operator of a liquefied propane gas storage distribution and marine terminal in New Hampshire and acquired a midstream facility in Rhode Island for a $30 million development.
  • Represented Houston-based Welcome Group in the contribution of its portfolio of real property to a newly-formed joint venture with New York-based Almanac Realty Investors, which committed $300 million in growth capital to the new venture.

The Welcome Group was able to move forward with negotiations with total confidence because we were represented by a firm that had been there 50 times before. Bill Boyar knew one of the principals of the New York firm that was furnishing the $300 million and his advice to us was priceless. BoyarMiller is the best.

Welcome Wilson, JrCEOWelcome Group, LLC

BoyarMiller has been our legal partner (transaction and litigation) since the inception of Sunland Capital. My historical personal friendship with Chris Hanslik has flourished over the years into a much broader professional relationship . . each based on certain core values and a foundation of high integrity. Chris is always exceptionally responsive and has guided us through numerous complex legal matters. On the transaction support side, Gus Bourgeois has worked with us on every one of our acquisitions. Gus brings to our team a powerful combination of strong legal counsel coupled with a practical business perspective . . somewhat unusual in today’s legal community.  Needless to say, we value our strong relationship with BoyarMiller quite highly.

Adam C. ZylmanSunland Capital LLC

Steve Kesten and Gary Miller have provided our firm with high quality legal and business advice for numerous complex private equity transactions. Their support and hard work has proved invaluable. We also rely on BoyarMiller as legal counsel to our management company. We moved our corporate work to BoyarMiller from a much larger international law firm. We haven’t been disappointed. The firm’s guidance has been timely, well considered and cost effective in all cases.

Matt AnsteadPartnerEnergy Ventures

Business Group Contacts

Steve Kesten

  • Shareholder, Business Group Chair
  • 832.615.4246
  • E-mail Steve

Bill Boyar

Bill Boyar

Gary Miller

  • Founding Shareholder, Business Group
  • 832.615.4238
  • E-mail Gary
Gary Miller