District of Columbia
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., with honors, 2000, Order of the Coif; Chancellors Scholar
Ohio State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1994
Mark Henry chairs the firm's Private Equity and Mergers and Acquisitions practice groups. His practice focuses on representing private equity groups and other financial investors in complex leveraged buyouts and dispositions and other investment and financing transactions. Mark has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and documenting equity and asset acquisitions and dispositions, senior secured and mezzanine debt investments, and other preferred and common equity investments, often in the context of leveraged acquisitions, and on intercreditor issues among all layers of capital structures. He also represents both public and private strategic acquirers and sellers, and advises public companies in securities offerings and on general securities matters. Mark was formerly associated with Alston & Bird in Washington, D.C.
Honors & Awards
- North Carolina Super Lawyers, North Carolina Rising Star, mergers & acquisitions, 2010
Represented a private equity group in both its acquisition and capitalization of a franchisor of automotive repair centers, involving management rollover equity and both senior secured and subordinated acquisition debt as components of the capitalization, and its subsequent disposition of its equity investment and participation in the recapitalization of the capital structure of the portfolio company.
Represented a public company in a comprehensive capital structure refinancing, including tender offers for six series of outstanding notes, Rule 144A placements of $570 million of senior notes and $115 million of convertible senior subordinated notes and replacement of its senior secured revolving credit facility.
Represented a private equity group in both its acquisition and capitalization and subsequent disposition of a manufacturer of agricultural storage tanks, involving management rollover equity and both senior secured and subordinated acquisition debt as components of the capitalization.
Represented a public company in the sale of one of its two divisions and the subsequent merger of its remaining business with an IT staffing company.
Represented a public specialty pharmaceutical company in obtaining acquisition financing, through senior syndicated credit facilities and a high yield 144A debt issuance for acquisitions of four pharmaceutical product lines.
News & Events
- April 11, 2014Charlotte Business Journal
- Closing M&A Deals in Today’s Difficult Environment Means Keeping it SimpleJune 2010Business North Carolina, Law Journal
- Certified Public Accountant
- Certified Management Accountant
- Leadership Charlotte, Class 34