Samuel P. Gardiner

Samuel P. Gardiner

Partner
Salt Lake City, UT
Overview

About Sam

For over 20 years, Sam Gardiner has been a trusted advisor to his clients in a full range of transactional matters. His M&A experience includes counseling buyers or sellers in financial or strategic transactions involving private or public companies in a wide variety of industries. Sam also advises companies and investors in venture capital and other private equity financings, debt financings, registered public equity financings, PIPEs, recapitalizations, restructurings and strategic partnering transactions. In just the last decade, Sam has assisted clients in more than 100 mergers and acquisitions, financings, or similar transactions.

Clients value Sam’s counsel on corporate governance, securities regulation, executive compensation and other compliance and commercial issues. These clients range from startups and other emerging private companies to established public corporations. Sam also represents boards of directors, institutional and individual investors and lenders and entrepreneurs and investment banks.

Expand to Read More + See Less -
Experience

Experience

Selected representative transactions:

  • Represented Profire Energy, Inc. in its underwritten secondary offering of common stock in which shareholders sold shares for over $28M.
  • Represented Cottonwood Title Agency, Inc. in its acquisition of Founders Title Company.
  • Represented RiskRecon Inc. in various equity financing transactions.
  • Represented Firefly Automatix, Inc. in various equity financing transactions and other transactional matters.
  • Represented Advanced Comfort Technologies, Inc. (dba Intellibed) on various transactional matters.
  • Represented CHG Healthcare Services, Inc. in its acquisition of Global Medical Staffing, Inc.
  • Represented CARE Schools in their sale to Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC.
  • Represented Amedica Corporation in various public and private securities transactions and debt restructurings.
  • Represented Profire Energy, Inc. in an $18,000,000 public offering of common shares.
  • Represented Track Utilities, LLC in its sale to CIVC Partners.
  • Represented KEB Enterprises, L.P. in the purchase of a controlling interest in Alpine Air Express, Inc.
  • Represented Agri-Service, Inc. (ESOP owned) in its sale of assets to The Terteling Acquisition Company, LLC.
  • Represented Profire Energy, Inc. in a PIPE financing transaction and related secondary offering.
  • Represented Global Learning U, Inc. (dba Knod) in various equity financings.
  • Represented Braven LC in the sale of its membership interests to Incipio Technologies, Inc.
  • Represented Franklin Covey Co. in its acquisition of the assets of NinetyFive 5 LLC.
  • Represented Fusion Imaging, Inc. in the sale of its assets to Vomela Specialty Company.
  • Represented Sorenson Capital Partners L.P. in its partnering transaction with inMoment.
  • Represented Franklin Covey Co. in the sale of its consumer services business unit to a platform company of Peterson Partners L.P.
  • Represented Specialized Health Products International, Inc. in its cash merger with C.R. Bard, Inc.
  • Represented Mity Enterprises, Inc. in its “go private” leveraged buyout by Sorenson Capital Partners L.P. and Peterson Partners L.P.
Expand to Read More + See Less -
Honors

Honors & Activities

  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Utah) by Chambers USA (currently: Corporate/M&A), 2006-2018
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® (Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law), 2010-2016, 2018-2019
  • Included in Utah Business Legal Elite (Corporate Law & Transactions), listed since 2006
  • Listed among Mountain States Super Lawyers® (Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions), 2018
  • Member, Utah State Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Chapter, Association of Corporate Growth
  • Member, Board of Directors, Northfront Entrepreneur Alliance
  • Member, Board of Directors, Family Connection Center
Expand to Read More + See Less -
Insights & Presentations

Insights & Presentations

  • “What Every Entrepreneur Should Know about Forming and Growing a Life Sciences Company" (co-presenter), BioUtah Entrepreneur Bootcamp, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2017
  • “Secrets to Financing Your Business” (panel participant), Venturecapital.org Discussion Series, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2016
  • “Selling the Company,” ESOP Symposium, The National Center for Employee Ownership, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 2014
  • “Practical Problems and Solutions for Document Retention, Management and Destruction Programs,” Association of Corporate Counsel Breakfast Briefing, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 2013



Related News & Publications


Expand to Read More + See Less -
×
Saved Pages

Use the arrows to arrange content.  Download pages as a .pdf file or share links via email..

{{ item.Title }} {{ item.AttorneyPosition }}, {{ item.AttorneyLocation }} , C. {{ item.AttorneyCell }} , P. {{ item.AttorneyPhone }} , F. {{ item.AttorneyFax }} {{ item.TypeText }} Remove
You have no pages saved
            {{ state | json }}