Earley, Michael P.

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Updated: 01/08/2014

Overview

Michael Earley's practice focuses on the representation of U.S. and non-U.S. based private investment funds, including buyout funds, venture capital funds, debt funds, infrastructure funds, and real estate funds. He assists fund sponsors with the formation, operation, and investment of their funds throughout their full life cycle. Michael also counsels investment firms on a wide variety of matters involving private funds, including internal economic arrangements for private fund...

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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Private Equity
  • Fund Structuring & Fund Services
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Buyouts
  • Venture Capital & Private Investment
  • Energy
  • Energy / Utilities
  • Energy Finance
  • Energy Transactions
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Capital Markets

Representative Cases

  • Aqua Bounty completes IPO of £74 million of Common Stock on AIM and Regulation S offering , (2009)
  • AquaBounty completes placement and related spin-out of research and development division to Tethys Ocean , (2012)
  • AquaBounty completes subscription of new Common Shares by Linnaeus Capital Partners , (2010)
  • Atlas Energy completes $600 million private placement of Common and Class D Units and acquires DTE Gas & Oil , (2009)
  • Atlas Pipeline completes $1.3 billion sale of Common units in PIPEs offering , (2009)
  • Atlas Pipeline Partners acquires $1.85 billion Anadarko interests in Chaney Dell and Midkiff/Benedum Systems , (2009)
  • Babcock & Brown Direct Investment Fund forms $1 billion global fund , (2009)
  • Baird Venture Partners invests in Coalfire Systems
  • Baird Venture Partners invests in StartWire
  • Capmark Financial Group forms Capmark UK Realty Partners , (2009)
  • Clearlight Cream sells Medicia Corporation , (2009)
  • Contrarian Capital Management forms Contrarian Distressed Real Estate Debt Fund II, L.P. and Contrarian Distressed Real Estate Debt Fund II Offshore, L.P. , (2012)
  • CTS issues $60 million of Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes in a Rule 144A Offering
  • E.ON U.S. Capital Corp. completes tender offer for $273.8 million of outstanding Medium Term Notes
  • EMCORE issues $100 million of Common Stocks and Warrants in a PIPE private placement , (2009)
  • ePals acquires Carus Publishing , (2011)
  • FleetPride acquires Heavy Vehicle Parts
  • FleetPride acquires Midway Truck Parts
  • GIC invests in Bronco Midstream Holdings
  • Institutional investor restructures $300 million hotel fund , (2010)
  • KeyBanc acts as placement agent in PIPE private placement of $14 million of Common Stock by Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. , (2009)
  • KeyBanc acts as placement agent in PIPE private placement of $40 million of Common Stock by Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. , (2009)
  • KeyBanc completes $18.7 million public offering of Common Stock by Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation , (2009)
  • KeyBanc completes $30.3 million public offering of Common Stock by Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation , (2009)
  • KeyBanc completes a PIPE private placement of common stock by BPI Industries Inc.
  • KeyBanc completes a PIPE private placement of common stock by Westside Energy Corporation
  • KeyBanc completes a PIPE private placement of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants by Minrad International, Inc. , (2009)
  • KeyBanc completes a public offering of $50 million of Common Stock by Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation
  • Loewen Group issues $200 million of Senior Notes in a Rule 144A offering and purchases $320.8 million of High-Yield Notes in tender offer
  • Meyer Bergman forms €310 million pan-European retail real estate opportunity fund
  • Meyer Bergman forms joint venture with Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan to purchase shopping centers in Czech Republic
  • Meyer Bergman forms Meyer Bergman European Retail Partners II , (2012)
  • Meyer Bergman purchases Burlington Arcade, the U.K.'s oldest shopping mall, along with Thor Equities , (2010)
  • National real estate company completes a Rule 144A offering for $524 million of 12.60% Senior Subordinated Zero Coupon Bonds , (2009)
  • National real estate company completes a Rule 144A offering for $758 million of 9.70% Senior Subordinated Zero Coupon Bonds , (2009)
  • Northern States Power completes a public offering of $250 million of 5.25% First Mortgage Bonds
  • Northern States Power completes a public offering of $500 million of 5.25% First Mortgage Bonds , (2009)
  • Northern States Power completes public offering of $350 million of 6.20% First Mortgage Bonds , (2009)
  • OGE Energy issues $100 million of 5.00% Senior Notes in public offering to finance the redemption of its Trust Originated Preferred Securities
  • OGE Energy subsidiary, Enogex, issues $250 million of Senior Notes in Rule 144A offering , (2009)
  • Oklahoma Gas and Electric completes public offering of $140 million of 6.50% Senior Notes
  • Oppenheimer, KeyBanc and Maxim complete $37 million of Common Stock in public offering by Minrad International, Inc.
  • Parallel portfolio company Moosejaw Mountaineering and Backcountry Travel completes additional recapitalization
  • Public Service Company of Colorado completes public offering of $350 million of 6.25% First Mortgage Bonds , (2009)
  • Resolution forms Resolution Real Estate Fund III, L.P.
  • Resolution obtains €80 million credit facility for acquisition of funds
  • Riverside acquires Sunless , (2011)
  • Riverside forms Riverside Europe Fund IV
  • Riverside sells The Hudson-Sharp Machine Company to Thiele Technologies
  • RLJ Development forms RLJ Lodging Fund II, L.P.
  • RLJ Development forms RLJ Real Estate Fund III
  • RockWood Equity acquires certain assets of Minco Technology Labs , (2010)
  • TriGate Capital forms TriGate Property Partners Fund II , (2012)
  • Xcel Energy completes $350 million exchange offer of Senior Notes for new Senior Notes , (2009)

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2003
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame, 1997
    B.A.

Office Information

Address

77 West WackerChicago, IL 60601- 1692

Fax

  • (312) 782-8585

Email

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