Geoff Allen Long

Consulting Counsel
Long, Geoffrey A.

Overview

Geoff Long is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office. Mr. Long has more than 25 years of buy and sell-side transactional experience, with an emphasis on mergers, divestitures and acquisitions, business entity structuring, corporate governance, commercial transactions, as well as general legal matters for a variety of private and publicly traded companies across various sectors, including manufacturing, medical devices, health information technology, petrochemicals, oil and gas, entertainment and construction.

Representative Experience

  • Advised on the sale of a pediatric emergency care center
  • Advised on the sale of an interest in a national building services company
  • Advised on the equity financing for an early stage energy technology company
  • Advised on the equity financing for an early stage medical device company
  • Advised on the restructuring of an early stage medical device company in connection with a grant award
  • Advised on the sale of more than 200 retail fuel facilities to various buyers
  • Advised on the $180 million acquisition of the leading international manufacturer of patient lifts, slings and other patient mobility technology
  • Advised on the spin-off of a death care industry leader from a medical technology company
  • Advised on the reorganization of a commercial construction and real estate acquisition and development company
  • Advised on the merger between leading fiber and textile manufacturers
  • Advised on the purchase of 37 different entities comprising a roofing supply company, with each entity owned by separate individual shareholders
  • Advised on the acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a carpet backing and fiber mesh manufacturer and a related like-kind exchange
  • Advised on the $83 million stock acquisition of a non-invasive airway clearance systems manufacturer
  • Advised on the sale of assets by a financial services company in connection with the $264 million stock sale of the company
  • Advised on the acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of a textile manufacturer and certain other related international entities and assets
  • Advised on the sale of a marketing company
  • Advised on the sale of more than 25 separate subsidiaries engaged in the commercial or residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) or plumbing business to separate buyers
  • Advised on the purchase of the assets related to a flexible and specialty packaging business and related entities
  • Advised on the acquisition of the assets of the flexible packaging division of a paper and packaging products manufacturer
  • Advised on the $3.2 billion merger to form a facilities and business services company
  • Advised on the formation and structure of a start-up entertainment facility development and event promotion company and private placement
  • Advised on the spin-off of a core analogue X-ray film and diagnostic imaging business
  • Advised on the purchase of a half dozen separate entities engaged in the commercial or residential HVAC or plumbing business
  • Advised on the purchase of the assets related to a medical imaging business, including negotiation of a $75 million plus International Technology Services Agreement
  • Advised on the acquisition of the assets of the worldwide X-ray film business
  • Advised on the acquisition of the outstanding capital stock of an animal food product manufacturer
  • Advised on the sale of the equity of a Houston-based medical device company
  • Advised on the sale of substantially all of the equity and related entities of a business involved in the surface modification of plastics
  • Advised on the purchase of the assets of an environmental remediation business
  • Advised on the purchase of a driving safety school
  • Advised on the sale of equity of a wholesale electric business

Credentials

Education
  • Baylor Law School, J.D.
  • Baylor University, B.B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Memberships
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Houston Downtown Alliance, Board of Directors, Chairman
  • Harris County Municipal Utility District (MUD) 275, Board of Directors, Chairman
  • Baylor University Alumni Association, Member of the Board
  • British-American Business Council (BABC), President, Board of Directors
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in Americaguide, Corporate Governance Law, 2009-2010, 2012-2022
  • Community Service Award, Houston Downtown Alliance, 2010
  • Friends of Children Professional Services Award, Boys and Girls Country, Inc., 2008
  • Go Forward Award, Houston Downtown Alliance, 2004

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