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J.J. Ogilby

John (“J.J.”) Ogilby concentrates his practice on corporate and transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, and general corporate governance and commercial contract matters. J.J.’s experience includes advising clients on a wide array of mergers and acquisitions and other corporate restructurings, seed and venture capital financings, public and private offerings of securities, buy and sell side due diligence, commercial contract preparation and negotiation as well as on corporate governance and compliance matters.

J.J. works with organizations at all stages of growth and transformation helping both established and emerging companies and investors develop and execute legal solutions across sectors, geographies and transaction types. Prior to joining Caldera Law, J.J. worked as a corporate associate at the Miami office of an Am Law 100 law firm.

J.J. is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the Florida Law Review. J.J. is a native of Miami and he is conversational in Spanish.

J.J.’s relevant experience includes the following matters:

  • Represented a publicly traded REIT in a strategic business transaction with another publicly traded REIT fora combined transaction value of nearly $18 billion.

  • Represented financial services company in its sale to a private equity fund for over $400 million.
  • Regularly advised the market data team of a publicly traded financial services company in its negotiation of license agreements for market data and other technology services.
  • Represented a multinational defense contractor in the sale and divestiture of its U.S.-based aerospace business.
  • Prepared suites of standard form commercial contracts, terms and conditions, and supply and services agreements on behalf of multinational technology and manufacturing companies.
  • Represented private equity fund in its $250 million acquisition of intellectual property assets and royalties located in the United States and Europe.
  • Advised private equity firm’s portfolio company in connection with a series of asset and stock acquisitions of domestic telecommunications companies.
  • Represented private equity fund in conducting diligence with respect to its acquisition of a telecommunications company valued at $800 million.
  • Represented a national franchise with an enterprise value of $550 million in its sale to a private equity fund.
  • Represented client in its minority investments in several regional registered investment advisory firms across the United States.