Overview

Bryan S. Gadol is the head of the California Corporate, M&A and Private Equity practice and a partner in Holland & Knight's Orange County office. Mr. Gadol guides clients at all stages of the corporate life cycle in connection with mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, securities transactions, reorganizations and other corporate matters.

Mr. Gadol is a trusted advisor to companies, private equity funds, family offices and other investors across a wide variety of sectors, including technology, consumer products, beauty, medical device and manufacturing.

Mr. Gadol is a regular speaker and author on a variety of M&A and private equity topics.

Representative Experience

  • Represented OjO Electric Corp. in connection with the acquisition of Gotcha Mobility LLC
  • Represented Cal-State Auto Parts Inc. in connection with the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Pacific-Ocean Auto Parts Co.
  • Represented BlueSnap Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Armatic
  • Represented Galleher LLC in connection with the acquisition of Aged Timber Inc.
  • Represented CR&R Inc. in connection with the acquisition of United Pacific Waste
  • Represented Galleher LLC in connection with the acquisition of David C. Greenbaum Co. of Nevada Inc.
  • Represented Autajon Group in connection with its acquisition of Thoro Packaging
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Provista Technology Services Ltd.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Epoch Universal Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Stack Technology
  • Represented Exclusive Ventures SA in connection with the acquisition of Trigem Enterprises Inc.
  • Represented Galleher Corp. in connection with its acquisition of Vintage Hardwoods LLC
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Stratiform Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of certain business to business assets, including the TigerDirect brand, from Systemax Inc.
  • Represented CR&R Inc. in connection with its acquisition of certain assets from USA Waste of California Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Acrodex Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of select assets of En Pointe Technologies Sales Inc.
  • Represented Lehr LLC in connection with its acquisition of the EnviroGard product line from Onyx Environmental Solutions
  • Represented GuardTop LLC in connection with its acquisition of Blacklidge Emulsions Inc.
  • Represented Parco Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Olympian Machine LLC
  • Represented Digital Bros. S.p.A in connection with its acquisition of Pipeworks Inc.
  • Represented Parco Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Tactical Sealing Technologies Corp.
  • Represented CR&R Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Sickles Sanitation
  • Represented F3 Labs Inc. in connection with the acquisition of assets from Centurion Media Group Inc. (doing business as Online Business Systems)
  • Represented MMA Management LLC in connection with the acquisition of Pavia Holdings LLC (dba MMA Agents LLC)
  • Represented Allergan Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Precision Light Inc.
  • Represented investors in connection with the acquisition of Galleher Corp. from Itochu International Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. (formerly known as PC Mall Inc.) and its subsidiary Sarcom Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Data Systems Worldwide Inc.
  • Represented Synovis Life Technologies in connection with the acquisition of Pegasus Biologics Inc.

  • Represented Outlaw Inc. in its sale to Filevine Inc.
  • Represented Game Labs Inc. in its sale to Stillfront Group AB
  • Represented JWP Environmental Services Inc. (doing business as Almega Environmental Services) in a sale to Alliance Source Testing LLC
  • Represented Eminess Technologies LLC, a portfolio company of Solis Capital Partners, in connection with its sale to Microdiamant USA Inc., a U.S. affiliate of Spring Holding Ltd.
  • Represented Approved Networks LLC and U.S. Critical LLC in connection with the sale of the companies to Champion Optical Network Engineering LLC, a portfolio company of A&M Capital
  • Represented Benchmark Cosmetic Laboratories in connection with the sale of the company to Knowlton Development Corp.
  • Represented Vintage Design and Nu Wood Design in connection with the sale of the companies to Artisan Design Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group
  • Represented Cirrus Enterprises LLC (dba E.V. Roberts) in connection with the sale of the company to Graco Supply Co.
  • Represented Envy Medical Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Allergan plc
  • Represented Spectrum Dental Laboratories Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Chromium Dental II LLC
  • Represented Parco Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Datwyler Schweiz AG
  • Represented Duhig and Co. Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Ferguson Enterprises Inc.
  • Represented Certified Thermoplastics in connection with the sale of the company to Ducommun Inc.
  • Represented M.L. Kishigo Manufacturing Co. in connection with the sale of company to Bunzl plc
  • Represented Frostkeep Studios in connection with the sale of company to Snail Games USA
  • Represented Cresa Orange County in the sale of the company to Savills Studley
  • Represented Grass Advantage LLC (dba Amazing Grass) in the sale of the company to Glanbia Inc.
  • Represented Stop Aging Now in the sale of the company to Wellnext LLC
  • Represented NYX in connection with the sale of the company to L'Oreal
  • Represented C-Preme Limited LLC in connection with the sale of the company to BRG Sports Inc. (formerly known as Easton-Bell, a portfolio company of Fenway Partners)
  • Represented Andell Inc. in connection with the sale of Storage Mobility LLC to PODS Enterprises Inc.
  • Represented Twistband Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Little Giraffe, a portfolio company of Crosse Partners
  • Represented Industrial Dynamics Company Ltd. (dba Filtec), in connection with the sale of the company to SFW Capital Partners
  • Represented Teradek LLC in connection with the sale of the company to The Vitec Group plc
  • Represented Sheffield Manufacturing, a portfolio company of Medley Capital, in connection with the sale of the company to Hancock Park Associates and Next Point Capital
  • Represented Experea Healthcare LLC in connection with the sale of the company to Mi-Med Supply Company Inc.
  • Represented Oten Inc. (dba Sena Cases) in connection with the sale of the company to Targus Group International Inc., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group
  • Represented Allergan Inc. in connection with the sale of Fluoroplex assets to Aqua Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • Represented PNC Proactive Northern Container LLC, a Medley Capital company, in connection with the sale of the company to Pacific Southwest Container LLC
  • Represented Captek Softgel International Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Prairie Capital and other investors
  • Represented Silver Spur Corp. (dba Winning Labs Inc.) in connection with the sale of the company to Prairie Capital and other investors
  • Represented AnaJet Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Chicago Growth Partners
  • Represented Live On The Go Inc., in connection with the sale of the company to Kudzu Interactive Inc.
  • Represented Virtual Cosourcing Solutions in connection with the sale of the company to Barney & Barney LLC
  • Represented Vanguard Vinyl Inc. (dba Best Vinyl, a Marwit Capital company) in connection with the sale of Stallion Fence Accessories to LMT Mercer Group Inc.
  • Represented Adrienne Designs Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Renaissance Jewelry of New York Inc.
  • Represented Lucre International Corp. in connection with the sale of the company to Clayton Services Inc.
  • Represented Pasadena Billing Associates Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Abeo Management Corp., a Parthenon Capital Partners portfolio company
  • Represented HireRight Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to U.S. Investigation Services, a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company

  • Represented Solis Capital Partners LLC in connection with the platform investment in User Research International LLC
  • Represented OjO Electric Corp. in connection with its public offering and reverse takeover of Canadian-listed company Arcturus Ventures
  • Represented Compass Sales Solutions in connection with the platform investment by Eden Capital
  • Represented StoneCreek Capital in connection with the platform investment in ACCESS DMC, ACCESS Companies LLC and ACCESS Destination Services Inc.
  • Represented HCT Packaging Inc. in connection with its debt recapitalization
  • Represented Galleher Corp. in connection with a platform investment by Quad-C Management Inc.
  • Represented Virtium LLC in connection with a platform investment by L Squared Capital Partners
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners II LP in connection with its platform investment in Lindora LLC
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in M.L. Kishigo Manufacturing Co.
  • Represented BNI Enterprises in connection with its recapitalization with Pioneer Equity Partners and its affiliates
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in Lehr Inc.
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in Horizon Telecommunication Corp.
  • Represented PCM Inc. (formerly known as PC Mall Inc.) in connection with a corporate reorganization
  • Represented NYX, Los Angeles Inc., in connection with a recapitalization of the company
  • Represented Winspire Inc. in connection with the spinoff from The Gavel Group
  • Represented Proactive Packaging & Display Inc. and Proactive Northern Container LLC in connection with the reorganization with Medley Capital

  • Represented StoneCreek Capital and a co-investor in connection with the platform investment in ACCESS DMC, ACCESS Companies LLC and ACCESS Destination Services LLC
  • Represented U.S. Hospitality Group LLC in connection with its preferred equity financing
  • Represented Exclusive Ventures SA in connection with its investment in the Series E-1 Preferred Stock Financing of LogRhythm Inc.
  • Represented JSL Holdings XVI LLC in connection with an equity investment in Elliot Group Enterprises LLC
  • Represented Andell Inc., together with investment partners Altas Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), in an investment in Capital Vision Services
  • Represented an investor in connection with its Series A Preferred Stock financing of Love Culture Inc.
  • Represented an investor group in connection with financing of Crunchies Natural Food Company LLC
  • Represented Sunset Skateboard Co. in connection with financing
  • Represented Western Emulsions Inc., a Marwit Capital portfolio company, in connection with its Series A-1, Series A and Series B financing
  • Represented NYX, Los Angeles Inc. in connection with its Series A Preferred Stock financing
  • Represented Winspire Inc. in connection with its Series A financing
  • Represented Versant Ventures in connection with the Series D Preferred Stock financing of CodeRyte
  • Represented Live On The Go, Inc. in connection with its Series A-1, Series A and Series B financing

Credentials

Education
  • Chapman University Fowler School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., Law and Society
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Memberships
  • Association of Corporate Growth (ACG) Orange County, Board of Directors, 2014-2019
  • Gen Next, Chairman and Board of Directors, 2014-2020
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, 2015-Present
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee, 2015-Present
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 United States, Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014
  • California Super Lawyers magazine, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013-2016
  • Rising Star, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), 2012
  • Rising Star, California Super Lawyers magazine, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2010-2012

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