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, 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 El-Com Systems and its affiliates in connection with the sale of the companies to Aptiv (NYSE: APTV)
  • Assisted Swyft Filings and certain affiliates in connection with a recapitalization with Grey Lion Capital
  • Represented Street Media Group LLC in its acquisition of The Laker/Lutz News from Manatee Media
  • Represented Ellipse Global, a portfolio company of Alpine Pacific Capital, in the sale of the company to GardaWorld
  • Represented NextCar Holding Company (NXCR) in the acquisition of the Autonomy brand and intellectual property (IP) brand library from Micro Focus
  • Represented Endeavour Capital in connection with the platform acquisition of Forrest Machining Inc.
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners in connection with the platform acquisition of Premier Auto Supplies LLC and its affiliates
  • Represented Lugano Diamonds and Jewelry in connection with its sale to Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI)
  • Represented Systima Technologies Inc. in its sale to Karman Missile & Space Systems, a portfolio company of Trive Capital Management LLC
  • Represented Outlaw Inc. in its sale to Filevine Inc.
  • Represented Game Labs Inc. in its sale to Stillfront Group AB (OTC: STLFF)
  • Represented Street Media Group LLC in connection with the acquisition of The Village Voice
  • 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 Pacific Carpets in connection with the sale of the company to Artisan Design Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group
  • Represented OjO Electric Corp. in connection with the acquisition of Gotcha Mobility LLC
  • Represented Compass Sales Solutions in its sale to Commerce Intermediate Holdings LLC
  • Represented Elite Gourmet in the acquisition of HyperChiller Assets
  • Represented Incident Catering Services Inc. in the sale of GFP Enterprises
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners LLC in connection with the platform investment in User Research International 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 Benchmark Cosmetic Laboratories in connection with the sale of the company to Knowlton Development Corp. (KDC)
  • Represented BlueSnap Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Armatic
  • Represented OjO Electric Corp. in connection with its public offering and reverse takeover of Canadian-listed company Arcturus Ventures
  • 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 Galleher LLC in connection with the acquisition of Aged Timber Inc.
  • Represented Envy Medical Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN)
  • Represented Dindot Medical Concierge Systems Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Hoag Clinic
  • Represented CR&R Inc. in connection with the acquisition of United Pacific Waste
  • Represented Spectrum Dental Laboratories Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Chromium Dental II LLC
  • Represented Galleher LLC in connection with the acquisition of David C. Greenbaum Co. of Nevada and Aged Timber Inc.
  • Represented Parco Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Datwyler Schweiz AG
  • Represented Compass Sales Solutions in connection with the platform investment by Eden Capital
  • Represented Duhig and Co. Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Ferguson Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: FERG)
  • Represented Certified Thermoplastics in connection with the sale of the company to Ducommun Inc. (NYSE: DCO)
  • Represented StoneCreek Capital in connection with the platform investment in ACCESS DMC, ACCESS Companies LLC and ACCESS Destination Services 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 HCT Packaging Inc. in connection with its debt recapitalization
  • Represented Galleher Corp. in connection with a platform investment by Quad-C Management Inc.
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Stack Technology
  • Represented M.L. Kishigo Manufacturing Co. in connection with the sale of company to Bunzl plc
  • Represented Exclusive Ventures SA in connection with the acquisition of Trigem Enterprises Inc.
  • Represented Frostkeep Studios in connection with the sale of company to Snail Games USA
  • Represented Galleher in connection with its acquisition of Vintage Hardwoods LLC
  • Represented Cresa Orange County in the sale of the company to Savills Studley (LON: SVS)
  • Represented Grass Advantage LLC (dba Amazing Grass) in the sale of the company to Glanbia Inc. (LON: GLB)
  • Represented PCM Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Stratiform Inc.
  • Represented Stop Aging Now in the sale of the company to Wellnext LLC
  • Represented PCM Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI) 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. (NASDAQ: PCMI) in connection with its acquisition of Acrodex Inc.
  • Represented Virtium LLC in connection with a platform investment by L Squared Capital Partners
  • Represented PCM Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI) in connection with its acquisition of select assets of En Pointe Technologies Sales Inc.
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners II LP in connection with its platform investment in Lindora LLC
  • Represented Lehr LLC in connection with its acquisition of the EnviroGard product line from Onyx Environmental Solutions
  • Represented Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in M.L. Kishigo Manufacturing Co.
  • Represented GuardTop LLC in connection with its acquisition of Blacklidge Emulsions Inc.
  • Represented BNI Enterprises in connection with its recapitalization with Pioneer Equity Partners and its affiliates
  • 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 Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in Lehr Inc.
  • 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 CR&R Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Sickles Sanitation
  • 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 Solis Capital Partners in connection with its platform investment in Horizon Telecommunication Corp.
  • Represented Teradek LLC in connection with the sale of the company to The Vitec Group plc (LON: VTC)
  • 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 F3 Labs Inc. in connection with the acquisition of assets from Centurion Media Group Inc. (doing business as Online Business Systems)
  • 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. (NYSE: AGN) in connection with the sale of Fluoroplex assets to Aqua Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • Represented MMA Management LLC in connection with the acquisition of Pavia Holdings LLC (dba MMA Agents LLC)
  • Represented Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) in connection with the acquisition of Precision Light Inc.
  • 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 investors in connection with the acquisition of Galleher Corp. from Itochu International Inc.
  • Represented Virtual Cosourcing Solutions in connection with the sale of the company to Barney & Barney LLC
  • Represented Winspire Inc. in connection with the spinoff from The Gavel Group
  • 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 PCM Inc., formerly known as PC Mall Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI), and its subsidiary Sarcom Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Data Systems Worldwide Inc.
  • Represented Adrienne Designs Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Renaissance Jewelry of New York Inc.
  • Represented Synovis Life Technologies in connection with the acquisition of Pegasus Biologics 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 Proactive Packaging & Display in connection with its reorganization with Medley Capital
  • Represented NYX in connection with its recapitalization

  • 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 Live On The Go Inc. in connection with its Series A-1, Series A and Series B financing
  • Represented Versant Ventures in connection with the Series D Preferred Stock financing of CodeRyte

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
  • Private Equity Expert of the Year in California, Global Law Experts & Global Advisory Experts Annual Awards, 2022
  • OC 500, Orange County Business Journal, Legal, 2021
  • The Legal 500 United States, Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014
  • California Super Lawyers magazine, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2013-2016
  • Rising Star, California Super Lawyers magazine, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2010-2012

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