|J.D., 1998, University of Colorado School of Law|
|B.A., 1990, Tufts University|
American Bar Association
Colorado Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Tom has developed a successful international corporate transactional practice representing public companies and large private equity firms in complex mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings.
He has negotiated over $8 billion worth of transactions in the real estate, resort and hospitality, media, oil and gas, banking, high tech and telecommunications industries. He has guided his clients through public-private and public-public mergers, stock and asset purchases, and stock swaps. Tom's has negotiated both domestic and cross-border transactions, most recently completing the largest real estate transaction in Mexico's history for a US based private equity fund and limited partners based in Asia.
He also advises boards of public companies in connection with their fiduciary duties under Colorado and Delaware law in connection with mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, conflicts of interest and other complex transactions.
His securities practice includes assisting public companies prepare federal and state securities filings, helping public and private companies raise capital through private placements, and counseling corporate and individual clients on securities law violations. He also counsels clients on the securities laws applicable to private equity fund formation and the sale of condominium-hotel units and non-equity club interests.
|Represented Mexico Retail Properties and MRP Group, LP in the largest ever real estate transaction in Mexico's history consisting of the sale of 49 commercial properties and the sale of MRP Group's property management platform for an aggregate purchase price of approximately US $2.0 Billion to FIBRA Uno, the first and largest real estate investment trust in Mexico.|
|Represented Gaiam, Inc. in a carve out sale transaction in which it sold its non-Gaiam branded entertainment media distribution business to Cinedigm Inc. for $51.5 million.|
|Represented Gaiam Americas, Inc. in its $13.4 million acquisition of VE Newco, LLC, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group Distribution Corp.|
|Assisted Vail Resorts subsidiary Mountain News Corporation to acquire Skiinfo.com, Europe's leading snow-sports web site. Mountain News intends to combine the operations of Skiinfo.com with the operations of OnTheSnow.com, the industry leading snow-sports website currently operated by Mountain News. The combined digital operation will reach 23 million annual unique visitors, operating in 14 languages and 20 nations, the company said. In addition to operating its own websites, the operation will supply snow reports to some 1,500 other websites and media companies.|
|Provided ERISA and employment advice in connection with Vail Resorts, Inc.'s $63 million acquisition of Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort in California.|
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