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Corporate and Transactions

Overview

Nutter attorneys advise a broad spectrum of clients along the many milestones in a company’s life cycle, including entity formation, commercial expansion, succession planning and strategic combinations or buyouts. Our diverse client base ranges from emerging companies to family-owned and other privately-held companies to major publicly-held corporations.

Antitrust and Competition
Many of the region’s leading antitrust cases have been litigated by our experienced team of attorneys. From the landmark antitrust conspiracy cases for the film distributors to recent cases involving claims of exclusive dealing, dealer termination, multi-defendant conspiracy, and monopolization, our proven track record continues to deliver positive outcomes for our clients.

Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Workout
Our deep experience in bankruptcy, workouts, restructurings and turnarounds, combined with our expertise in commercial finance, brings a demonstrated track record of success to our clients seeking bankruptcy guidance. Our lawyers have represented both debtors and creditors, so we know the strategies commonly used on each side of the negotiating table.

Capital Markets / Securities Law
Nutter’s experienced securities attorneys, both corporate attorneys and litigators, regularly counsel private, pre-IPO, and publicly-held clients on securities laws in a broad range of industries from biotech to real estate. We have a proven track record in guiding companies through the complicated process of going public, along with advising public companies as they navigate the complex array of securities laws. We also routinely advise private companies on the securities laws that are applicable to them.

Commercial and Real Estate Finance
Our commercial and real estate finance team has been chosen by lenders, equipment lessors and borrowers to handle thousands of transactions involving collateral in 46 states and abroad. This accounts for financings worth more than $11 billion in the last decade.

Emerging Companies
With a deep understanding of the inherent risks for emerging companies, Nutter’s seasoned attorneys brings clients the highest level of confidence as they provide strategic legal counsel, contacts and expertise that lead to success. Our business and intellectual property lawyers are experienced on all sides of the complex issues that emerging companies are likely to encounter.

Employee Benefits and ERISA
Nutter has more than 40 years of experience in employee benefits law, forming a deep base of knowledge and expertise in all employment matters. Our attorneys help design and implement benefit programs efficiently and cost-effectively for a broad spectrum of clients in the operation of tax-qualified, non-qualified retirement, health and welfare plans, fringe benefits, and deferred compensation plans for employees and executives.

Executive Compensation
A wide spectrum of clients has counted on our proven and broad expertise in executive compensation to design and implement compensation and benefit programs efficiently and cost-effectively. We work with both publicly and privately held companies, tax-exempt organizations, and start-ups in a wide range of industries.

Investment Funds
We work closely with various types of pooled investment vehicles including alternative investment funds, , and their respective investment managers. Consistent with Nutter’s philosophy, the experience of our multi‐disciplinary team gives us the agility and capabilities to meet a fund’s needs thoroughly and efficiently.

Licensing
We help clients to unlock the value of their IP by understanding their business and creating revenue streams from licensing and sales. Our IP and Corporate attorneys are seasoned in handling a large volume and variety of transactions each year. From guidance on the licensing of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets to assessing the licensing potential of an invention at the outset before major expenses are incurred, we have the expertise and insight to deliver the best possible outcome.

Mergers and Acquisitions
We have significant and notable experience representing domestic and international corporations, publicly-traded and privately-held companies, private equity firms, non-profit institutions and family owned businesses in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Nonprofit and Social Impact
We provide legal counsel to clients on corporate governance; tax analysis, structuring, and reporting; fundraising; program and mission related investing, advocacy; domestic and international grant making; and planned giving. In addition, we provide insight and guidance related to the wide array of nonprofit and for-profit vehicles available for mission-driven businesses and individuals.

Privacy and Data Security
Our attorneys have an exceptional track record in a broad array of privacy and data security matters, ranging from compliance with HIPAA, GDPR, and banking regulations, to preparation for and responses to data breaches.

Private Equity
With sophisticated capabilities spanning the full spectrum of private equity, venture capital, and corporate work, our broad industry-based legal experience guides clients through all stages of the private equity life cycle, from fundraising to exit. We work closely with private equity sponsors seeking to optimize their next investment, in addition to middle market companies exploring outside capital for growth or succession planning.

Tax
Tax attorneys at Nutter provide a full range of income tax, estate tax, employee benefits, and tax dispute services to a broad array of domestic and multi-national corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals.

Venture Capital and Angel Financing
Our attorneys understand the culture of venture capital, and leverage their deep expertise to provide valuable insights to our clients on legal issues that affect them and the companies in which they invest. We stay abreast of emerging trends in the industries of our clients' companies, as well as legal and regulatory matters that affect investment evaluations and market terms.

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Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • North Shore Bank

    Nutter advised North Shore Bank in its pending merger with Beverly Bank.

  • Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.

    Nutter represented Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., the placement agents for Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ: INDB), the bank holding company of Rockland Trust Company, in connection with Independent’s private placement of $50 million of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2029.

  • Powerhouse Dynamics

    Nutter represented Powerhouse Dynamics, a software company based in Newton, MA, when it was acquired by merger by Middleby Corporation, a publicly traded commercial and residential cooking and industrial process equipment company based in Elgin, IL. Powerhouse Dynamics uses cloud-based controls and analytics to deliver enterprise-wide operational efficiency, food safety, and energy efficiency solutions to portfolios of small commercial facilities, including restaurants, convenience stores, retailers, and more.

  • Group RHI

    Nutter represented Group RHI, a rapidly growing player in the retirement services industry, in its acquisition of Pension Studio, a third party retirement plan administrator with offices in Florida and New England.

  • Veracross LLC

    Represented Veracross LLC, a provider of software and services to independent primary and secondary schools, in its majority recapitalization by BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software, and IT services sectors.

  • Group RHI

    Nutter represented Group RHI, a rapidly growing player in the retirement services industry, in its acquisition of Billings and Company, LLC, an Iowa-based recordkeeping and qualified plan administration company.

  • Lallemand USA, Inc.

    Nutter advised Lallemand USA, Inc. when it acquired Scott Laboratories Inc. (USA) and Scott Laboratories Ltd. (Canada), privately-held companies specializing in value-added products for the North American wine, craft brewing, and distilled spirits industries.

  • Lallemand USA, Inc.

    Nutter represented Lallemand USA, Inc. in its acquisition of the Hutchinson, MN yeast manufacturing operations of Ohly. 

  • Boston Biomedical Associates, LLC

    Nutter represented Boston Biomedical Associates, LLC, a full service medical device, biotech, and pharmaceutical clinical research organization (CRO), in its acquisition by Factory CRO USA Group, LLC, a global leader of specialization in medical device trials.

  • Hälsa

    Nutter advised Hälsa, a manufacturer of plant-based yogurt drinks made with a base of fermented organic whole grain oats, in a financing round led by Danone Manifesto Ventures, Inc.

  • Group RHI

    Nutter represented Group RHI, a rapidly growing player in the retirement services industry, in its acquisition of America’s 401k, LLC, a Dallas, TX-based, independent third party administrator focused on serving small businesses in offering qualified retirement plans to their employees, and Retirement Investment Administrators, LLC, a recordkeeping and qualified plan administration company also based in Dallas, TX.

  • T3 Expo, LLC

    Nutter represented T3 Expo, LLC, the general contractor for creating shareable moments™ for tradeshows and corporate events, in its recent financing with MB Capital Fund IV, LLC.

  • PeoplesBancorp, MHC

    Nutter represented PeoplesBancorp, MHC, the holding company for PeoplesBank, in the private placement of $40 million in fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2028.

  • Palisade Corporation

    Nutter represented Palisade Corporation, an Ithaca, New York-based provider of risk modeling and decision analysis software, in its recapitalization by Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, MO.

  • The Living Apothecary

    Nutter advised The Living Apothecary, a probiotic water kefir maker based in Oakland, CA, in a $1.4 million financing round led by L.A. Libations and Venice Brands. 

  • WegoWise, Inc.

    Nutter represented WegoWise, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software solutions to owners and managers of buildings to help understand, track, and improve building utility efficiency, in the sale of substantially all of its assets to AppFolio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPF), a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions in the real estate and legal markets.

  • Shawmut Corporation

    Nutter represented Shawmut Corporation, a developer of high-performance composites, in its joint venture with the automotive headliner and specialty industrial fabrics business of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC, a global provider of innovative technical fabric solutions.

  • Epoxy Technology Inc.

    Nutter advised Epoxy Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty epoxy, UV, and hybrid adhesives, in its acquisition by Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and health care business services companies.

  • Hometown Financial Group Inc.

    Nutter represented Hometown Financial Group, Inc., the bank holding company of bankESB (Easthampton, MA) and bankHometown (Oxford, MA), in connection with its acquisition of Pilgrim Bank, a Massachusetts-chartered co-operative bank headquartered in Cohasset, MA, and its bank holding company, Pilgrim Bancshares, Inc. (OTCMKTS: PLRM).

  • Coastal Heritage Bank

    Nutter represented South Shore Mutual Holding Company, the mutual holding company for Coastal Heritage Bank, a $517.1 million-asset community bank headquartered in Weymouth, MA, in its merger with Equitable Bancorp, MHC, the mutual holding company for Equitable Bank, a $332.9 million asset community bank headquartered in East Weymouth, MA.

  • Catania Oils

    Nutter counsels a leading provider of conventional, Non-GMO Project verified and organic oil in all of its legal matters. 

  • Cedar's

    Nutter is general counsel to this family-owned national Middle Eastern food manufacturer and distributor for all of its legal needs and issues.

  • DiLuigi Foods

    Nutter advises this leading provider of certified quality meats with respect to all of its legal needs.

  • Flatbread Company

    Nutter represents this restaurant chain with all of its day-to-day legal matters.

  • Ipswich Maritime Products

    Nutter provides legal counsel to this New England-based retailer of fresh and frozen seafood.

  • JSB Industries

    Nutter advises this family-owned national provider of baking products on all of its legal needs.

  • Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

    Nutter is proud to represent this restaurant chain with all of its legal needs.

  • Muffin Town

    Nutter advises this family-owned national provider of baking products on all of its legal needs.

  • MultiGrains Bakery

    Nutter serves as general counsel to this privately held, state-of-the-art baking manufacturer.

  • Tuscan Kitchen

    Nutter is general counsel to Tuscan Brands, including all of the Tuscan Kitchen and Tuscan Market locations.

  • PeoplesBancorp, MHC

    Nutter represented PeoplesBancorp, MHC, a Massachusetts mutual holding company, and the bank holding company of PeoplesBank, a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank, both of Holyoke, Massachusetts, in connection with its acquisition of First Suffield Financial, Inc., a Connecticut corporation and the bank holding company of The First National Bank of Suffield, a national bank, both of Suffield, Connecticut. The total value of the transaction was approximately $60 million.

  • MNB Bancorp

    Nutter advised MNB Bancorp, the parent company of The Milford National Bank and Trust Company, a national bank, both of Milford, Massachusetts, in its acquisition by Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: INDB). Independent is the parent company of Rockland Trust Company. The total value of the transaction was approximately $54 million.

  • Dribbble

    Nutter advised Dribbble, a social media community of artisan designers on the Internet, when it was acquired by Tiny Capital, a private equity firm.

  • Liberty Bay Credit Union

    Nutter represented Liberty Bay Credit Union in its merger with Hingham Federal Credit Union.

  • Private real estate fund

    Nutter represented a private real estate fund in the formation of a “REIT feeder structure,” consisting of a domestically controlled private real estate investment trust that is a subsidiary of a newly-formed Delaware limited partnership. The structure is intended to accommodate investments by qualified purchasers (as defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940).

  • Zagster, Inc.

    Nutter advised Zagster, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of modern, flexible bike share services, in securing $15 million in growth capital.

  • Deep River Snacks

    Nutter advised Deep River Snacks, makers of premium better-for-you snacks based in Connecticut, in its sale to Arca Continental, the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and parent company of Wise Snacks, Bokados, and Inalecsa. Nutter had been long time general counsel to Deep River Snacks, and had advised the company in its ongoing commercial dealings, intellectual property matters, and its venture capital transactions. 

  • Wandering Bear Coffee

    Nutter advised Wandering Bear Coffee, a cold brew coffee maker, in its recently completed $8 million Series A equity round of financing.

  • Lallemand USA, Inc.

    Nutter advised Lallemand USA, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the global yeast manufacturing company, in its asset acquisition of a yeast manufacturing plant and business based in North Dakota.

  • Atlas Devices

    Nutter advised Atlas Devices, LLC, a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of rapid access solutions, in its recapitalization by Anvil Capital. 

  • First Commons Bank, N.A.

    Nutter advised First Commons Bank, N.A., in its merger with Brookline Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL). The total value of the transaction was approximately $55.958 million. 

  • OSRAM

    Nutter represented OSRAM, one of the world’s leading lighting manufacturers with headquarters in Munich, Germany, in its acquisition of Digital Lumens Inc., a Boston-based company that specializes in industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

  • Commerce Bancshares Corp.

    Nutter represented Commerce Bancshares Corp. and its subsidiary, Commerce Bank & Trust Company, in its merger with Berkshire Hills Bancorp. Inc. (NYSE: BHLB), in an all-stock transaction valued at $209 million.

  • Meetinghouse Bancorp, Inc.

    Nutter represented Meetinghouse Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink: MTGB), the holding company for Meetinghouse Bank, in its merger with Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBSB), the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, in a transaction valued at approximately $17.8 million.

  • Zagster, Inc.

    Nutter advised Zagster, Inc., the leading provider of private and public-private bike sharing systems, when it raised $10 million in a Series B round of funding led by Edison Partners, a leading growth equity capital firm.

  • Wincove Private Holdings LP

    Nutter advised Wincove Private Holdings, LP, an investment holding company with offices in Boston and New York, when it led a recapitalization of Aloi Solutions, LLC.

  • Collaborative Consulting, LLC

    Nutter represented Collaborative Consulting, LLC in its acquisition by CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business processing services, through its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc.

  • LINTEC USA Holding, Inc.

    Nutter advised LINTEC USA Holding, Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based LINTEC Corporation (TYO: 7966), in its acquisition of VDI, LLC, a functional film manufacturer headquartered in Kentucky.

  • Long Term Solutions, Inc.

    Nutter advised Long Term Solutions, Inc. (LTS), a provider of in-home nursing assessments for the long-term care insurance industry, in its sale to Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM). Based in Natick, MA, LTS provides a suite of planning and support services to insurance companies, employers, and direct to individuals and families throughout the United States.

  • ESB Bancorp, MHC

    Nutter represented ESB Bancorp, MHC in its merger with Hometown Community Bancorp, MHC.

  • Fidelity Bank

    Nutter represented Fidelity Bank in its merger with Barre Savings Bank.

  • MassMutual Asset Finance - Equipment finance syndications

    Nutter represented MassMutual Asset Finance in the equipment finance syndications market from its inception in billions of dollars of acquisition.

  • Delaware North

    Nutter represented Delaware North, one of the largest privately-held global hospitality and food service companies in the world, when it expanded its portfolio of resorts into Massachusetts by acquiring the Sea Crest Beach Hotel on Cape Cod.

  • Northeast Retirement Services, Inc.

    Nutter advised Northeast Retirement Services, Inc., a leading provider of plan accounting, transfer agency, fund administration, trust and retirement plan services, in its acquisition by Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE: CBU), a transaction valued at approximately $146 million.

  • Represented one of the largest banks in the United States

    Nutter represented one of the largest banks in the United States in warehouse facilities to a dozen of the largest Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA licensed mortgage lenders and low-income housing tax credit syndicators, with total commitments in excess of $2 billion.

  • North Shore Bank

    Nutter represented North Shore Bank in its merger with Merrimac Savings Bank.

  • Madico, Inc.

    Nutter advised Madico, Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automotive, solar, safety, and security films, in its acquisition of select assets of ClearPlex Corporation, an established supplier of protection films based in Draper, Utah.

  • McCarthy Capital

    Nutter represented McCarthy Capital, a private equity investment firm, when it led a recapitalization and growth equity investment in Seven10 Storage Software, LLC to further accelerate growth.

  • Drafted, Inc.

    Nutter advised Drafted, Inc. in a $2.5 million venture financing.

  • BoardOn Track, Inc.

    Nutter advised BoardOn Track, Inc. in a $1.7 million venture financing.

  • Clintara

    Nutter advised Clintara in its sale to strategic acquirer Bracket Global, LLC.

  • Admune Therapeutics LLC

    Nutter advised Admune Therapeutics LLC in its sale to Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research.

  • Harvey Building Products, Inc.

    Nutter represented Harvey Building Products in its sale to Dunes Point Capital after a full auction process.

  • Lallemand, Inc.

    Nutter advised Lallemand USA, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of a global yeast manufacturing company, when it acquired 100% of the equity of USA Yeast Company, LLC, a yeast manufacturing plant and business based in Mississippi.

  • North Middlesex Savings Bank

    Nutter represented North Middlesex Savings Bank in its merger with Marlborough Savings Bank.

  • McCarthy Capital

    Nutter represented McCarthy Capital, a private equity investment firm, when it partnered with Bamboo Rose, a provider of the digital B2B Marketplace for retailers, to continue its expansion.

  • Netra, Inc.

    Nutter represented Netra, Inc., a leader in Visual Intelligence and Search, when it closed $1.85 million in Series Seed financing led by Launchpad Venture Group and NXT Ventures with participation from Zelkova Ventures, Mark Cuban, Berwind LLC, and other prominent angels.

  • Institution for Savings

    Nutter advised Institution for Savings in Newburyport and its Vicinity, a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank, in its acquisition of Rockport National Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: RPOR) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Rockport National Bank, a national bank, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $28.3 million.

  • CIRCOR International, Inc.

    Nutter represented CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE: CIR), a leading provider of valves and other highly engineered products for markets including oil and gas, power generation, and aerospace and defense, in its acquisition of Critical Flow Solutions (CFS) for $210 million.

  • Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc.

    Nutter represented Connecticut River Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: CORB) and its subsidiary, Connecticut River Bank, N.A., a national bank, both of Charlestown, NH, in its merger with Mascoma Mutual Financial Services Corporation and its subsidiary, Mascoma Savings Bank, in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.7 million.

  • Bank of New Hampshire

    Nutter advised Bank of New Hampshire and its parent BNH Financial, a mutual holding company, in their acquisition of Community Guaranty Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Community Guaranty Savings Bank, a New Hampshire guaranty savings bank. The combined entity has approximately $1.4 billion in assets and 23 branch offices throughout New Hampshire.

  • Adams Community Bank

    Nutter advised Adams Community Bank, a mutual savings bank based in Adams, MA, in its acquisition of The Lenox National Bank, a national bank located in Lenox, MA. 

  • Centrix Bank & Trust

    Nutter advised Centrix Bank & Trust, based in Bedford, NH, in connection with its acquisition by Eastern Bank Corporation in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $134 million.

  • North Brookfield Savings Bank

    Nutter advised North Brookfield Savings Bank, a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank, in its merger with FamilyFirst Bank, a Massachusetts-chartered co-operative bank.

  • Greenfield Cooperative Bank

    Nutter advised Greenfield Cooperative Bank, a co-operative bank based in Greenfield, MA, in its merger with The Northampton Cooperative Bank, a mutual co-operative bank based in Northampton, MA.

  • Granite Savings Bank

    Nutter advised Granite Savings Bank, a mutual savings bank based in Rockport, MA, in its merger with Cape Ann Savings Bank, a mutual savings bank based in Gloucester, MA.

  • Privately-held real estate company

    Nutter advised a privately-held real estate company in a corporate restructuring of a complex organizational structure, including admission of an additional partner and the buyout of the company’s investors in a myriad of partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporate general partners/managers

  • Alcyone LifeSciences, Inc.

    Nutter provided counsel to Alcyone LifeSciences, Inc., a medical device for treatment of neuropathological conditions, in a Series B financing, Series A-1 financing, and Series A financing.

  • GoodTwo, Inc.

    Nutter advised GoodTwo, Inc., a web-based fundraising and cause marketing tool, in a Series A Preferred Stock Financing.

  • Incentive Targeting, Inc.

    Nutter represented Incentive Targeting, Inc., a provider of marketing and incentive management tools for the grocery industry, in a Series A-2 preferred stock financing.

  • InCrowd, Inc.

    Nutter represented InCrowd, Inc., a mobile-based real-time decision support, in a series seed preferred stock financing.

  • MedicaMetrix, Inc.

    Nutter represented MedicaMetrix, Inc., a provider of medical devices for urology for better diagnosis and monitoring, in a Series A financing.

  • Mosaic Storage Systems, Inc.

    Nutter represented Mosaic Storage Systems, Inc., a cloud-based photograph back-up technology provider, in a Series A-1 financing, Series A financing, and convertible bridge note financing.

  • Powerhouse Dynamics, LLC

    Nutter represented Powerhouse Dynamics, LLC, a developer of the award-winning SiteSage enterprise energy and asset management system, in a Series B financing and Series A preferred stock financing.

  • Repsly Inc.

    Nutter secured a round of equity financing from LaunchPad Venture Group and FirstBeverage Group for Repsly Inc., a B2B mobile cloud solution provider that simplifies field activity management.

  • Thermedical, Inc.

    Nutter represented Thermedical, Inc., a provider of saline-enhanced radio frequency (SERF) ablation systems, in a Series A-2 financing and Series A-1 financing. 

  • TiE-Angels

    Nutter represented TiE-Angels, a "For Entrepreneurs By Entrepreneurs" investment group in a Series A financing.

  • TurningArt

    Nutter represented TurningArt, a Web-based art rotation service making art accessible, in a Series Seed 2 financing and Series Seed financing.

  • Zagster, Inc.

    Nutter advised Zagster, Inc., an online bikesharing program, in a seed financing angel round.

  • New Zealand private equity fund

    Nutter advised a New Zealand private equity fund on its investment in a Massachusetts-based medical device company.

  • Extreme obstacle course racing early stage company

    Nutter represented an early stage, extreme obstacle course racing company in a funding round awarded on Shark Tank.

  • Software application and development early stage company

    Nutter represented an early-stage software application and development company in a $750,000 SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) investment.

  • Guided Surgery Solutions, LLC

    Nutter advised Guided Surgery Solutions, LLC, a medical devices company, in an accelerator loan from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

  • iGetBetter, Inc.

    Nutter represented iGetBetter, Inc., a supplier of cloud-based post-acute care transition solutions, in a Series A round.

  • First liquid alternative, registered, closed-end fund organized using a manager-of-managers structure

    Nutter served as the fund and investment manager counsel.

  • New investment manager

    Nutter served as counsel on the launch of several long-short hedge funds.

  • Hedge fund manager

    Nutter served as counsel to a hedge fund manager on the launch of several new private equity funds.

  • Investment manager

    Nutter provided counsel on the reorganization of the management and ownership structure at an investment management firm.

  • Family-owned consumer packaged goods company with 100-year history and national brand reputation

    Nutter advised a family-owned consumer packaged goods company in its acquisition by a family-owned strategic buyer.

  • N2 Biomedical LLC

    Nutter represented N2 Biomedical LLC, a provider of an advanced medical device surface treatment process, in its acquisition of Spire's biomedical business.

  • Family-owned distributor

    Nutter advised a family-owned distributor on a roll-up strategy and numerous acquisitions in the same vertical space throughout the Northeast.

  • Leading automobile dealership

    Nutter represented a leading automotive dealership in the acquisition of 14 dealerships and related real estate throughout New England.

  • Nationally recognized investment banking firm specializing in the financial services sector (representing as selling agent)

    Nutter represented an investment banking firm as the selling agent in a $278 million initial public offering by a community bank headquartered in Massachusetts.

  • New York Stock Exchange–listed insurance holding company

    Nutter represented an insurance holding company in a $300 million public offering of senior debt.

  • Investment banking firm specializing in the financial services sector (representing as underwriter)

    Nutter represented an investment bank in a $60 million underwritten public offering by a New England-based, NASDAQ-listed banking company.

  • Insurance company

    Nutter represented an insurance company in a $125 million initial public offering.

  • Investment banking firm specializing in the financial services sector (representing as placement agent)

    Nutter represented an investment bank in the $38 million private placement of equity interests in a bank holding company organized as an LLC.

  • Bank holding company

    Nutter represented a bank holding company in a $20 million initial public offering.

  • Bank holding company

    Nutter represented a bank holding company in the $80 million private placement of common and preferred stock and a trust originated by subordinated capital income securities to fund an acquisition.

  • Utility company in New Hampshire

    Nutter represented a utility company based in New Hampshire in a $19 million public offering of common stock.

  • New Hampshire utility company through the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire

    Nutter represented a New Hampshire-based utility company in a $49 million public offering of tax-exempt bonds.

  • Privately-held international manufacturing company

    Nutter represented a privately-held international manufacturing company in the strategic acquisitions of several complementary, worldwide businesses. We provided the resolution of issues related to significant IP assets, which included earn out payments over time.

  • Top-rated health plan

    Nutter represented a top-rated health plan in the acquisition of a Medicaid provider of health insurance in a transaction valued at $130 million and included earn-outs.

  • Real estate promoter

    Nutter advised a real estate promoter in the formation of a real estate fund for investment in properties in the Northeast.

  • Manufacturing company

    Nutter represented a manufacturing company in a $30 million leveraged self-tender. 

  • Family-owned consulting business

    Nutter advised a family-owned consulting business on intergenerational business success planning.

  • U.S. technology company

    Nutter advised an American technology company on an international joint venture with a French manufacturer.

  • Company management

    Nutter advised on the MBO of an investment management company.

  • Major nonprofit hospital system

    Nutter acted as special counsel to the Board of Governors of a major nonprofit hospital system in connection with the sale of the system to a for-profit entity. We were independent counsel to the Board with respect to fiduciary duties and processes in evaluating and approving the proposed transaction. Nutter also provided advice with regard to officers and directors liability insurance.

  • NASDAQ-listed company

    Nutter advised a NASDAQ-listed company on simultaneous acquisitions of two businesses from its majority stockholder and that client’s subsequent acquisition of a company valued at approximately $260 million. The combined value was $1.6 billion.

  • Financial services technology company

    Nutter represented a financial services technology company in its strategic acquisition of a UK-based company.

  • Closely-held real estate investment firm

    Nutter represented a closely-held real estate investment firm in a strategic partnership with a leading national real estate development and investment firm.

  • Mutual savings bank in Massachusetts

    Nutter represented a mutual savings bank in Massachusetts in its acquisition of a national bank. The transaction was valued at approximately $28 million.

  • Community bank headquartered in Massachusetts

    Nutter represented a community bank headquartered in Massachusetts in its acquisition of a network of branches on Nantucket.

  • NASDAQ-listed community bank

    Nutter represented a NASDAQ-listed community bank based in eastern Massachusetts in its $96 million acquisition by one of the largest banks headquartered in New England.

  • One of the largest community banks in Massachusetts

    Nutter advised one of the largest community banks in Massachusetts in the $163 million acquisition of a publicly traded bank based in Boston. We also represented the client in the $170 million acquisition of a publicly traded bank in eastern Massachusetts.

  • Publicly traded mutual holding company

    Nutter represented a Massachusetts-based publicly traded mutual holding company in its acquisition by a mutual savings bank headquartered in Massachusetts.

  • Large community bank in Massachusetts

    Nutter represented a large community bank in Massachusetts in the acquisition of a publicly traded bank in southeastern Massachusetts for a combination of stock and cash. The transaction was valued at $105 million.

  • NASDAQ-listed bank holding company

    Nutter represented a NASDAQ-listed bank holding company in the $180 million acquisition by a publicly-traded regional banking company.

  • California-based bank holding company

    Nutter represented a California-based bank holding company in the acquisitions of five banks. The combined value of transactions was approximately $150 million.

  • NASDAQ-listed utility company headquartered in New Hampshire

    Nutter represented a NASDAQ-listed utility company headquartered in New Hampshire in its acquisition by a New Hampshire municipality.

  • NYSE-listed insurance holding company

    Nutter represented an NYSE-listed insurance holding company in the $80 million acquisition of a multistate insurance company and its related joint venture with a strategic partner.

  • Small and microcap companies

    Nutter served as counsel to numerous small and microcap companies on the complex issues facing the smaller public issuers.

  • Audit and other special committees of independent directors

    Nutter advised numerous committees of independent directors in internal corporate investigations.

  • Top-rated health plan

    Nutter advised a top-rated health plan on a joint venture to form a de novo health insurance company in a new jurisdiction.

  • Toner cartridge technology manufacturer

    Nutter advised a toner cartridge manufacturer on governance issues and served as ongoing counsel. We also advised the client on its sale to an industry competitor.

  • Dental health insurer

    Nutter advised a dental health insurer on corporate governance issues and the restructuring of a corporate structure.

  • Chemical manufacturing/household products company

    Nutter served as general counsel to a chemical manufacturing/household products company.

  • Boutique real estate investment fund

    Nutter advised a boutique real estate investment fund on the formation of joint ventures.

  • Precision instrument manufacturer

    Nutter acted as general counsel to a precision instrument manufacturer.

  • Event and thought leadership consultants in the payment industry

    Nutter served as general counsel to an event and thought leadership consulting company in the payment industry.

  • Canadian biotechnology company developing and commercializing innovative ocular products

    Nutter represented a Canadian biotechnology company that develops and commercializes innovative ocular products in the sale of the company’s punctal plug drug delivery system technology. We also advised on the sale of company's Visudyne® business to a pharmaceutical company in a transaction valued at $112.5 million, plus additional contingent payments.

  • Privately-held broadline distribution company

    Nutter represented a privately-held broadline distribution company in the $130 million sale of the company to a strategic buyer in a cash transaction.

  • Publicly-traded bank

    Nutter represented a publicly-traded bank in the $160 million acquisition by a publicly-traded strategic buyer in a cash transaction.

  • Private equity company

    Nutter advised a private equity company in the $210 million sale of a portfolio company in the telecommunications industry to a privately-held financial purchaser in a cash transaction. Nutter also negotiated the post-closing escrow dispute.

  • Domestic combustion systems manufacturer

    Nutter represented a domestic combustion systems manufacturer in an acquisition by a foreign strategic buyer in a cash transaction. The deal was valued at $120 million and included an earn out.



  • Software integration company; leading-edge pioneer in the “Internet of Things”

    Nutter represented a software integration company in its acquisition by a publicly-traded buyer.

  • Manufacturing division of a private equity-backed client

    Nutter represented a manufacturing division of a private-equity backed company in the $75 million stock and asset sale to a publicly-traded foreign buyer involving stock and assets over four continents and seven countries.

  • Publicly-traded client

    Nutter represented a publicly-traded company in the acquisition of a privately-held software company in a transaction valued at $350 million in common stock.

  • NASDAQ-listed publicly traded community bank

    Nutter represented a NASDAQ-listed publicly traded community bank headquartered in western Massachusetts in a merger with another publicly traded bank also headquartered in western Massachusetts in a transaction valued at $108 million.

  • Insurance holding company, NYSE-listed

    Nutter represented a NYSE-listed insurance holding company in its $2.2 billion acquisition by a holding company headquartered in Europe.

  • Publicly-traded specialty chemical company

    Nutter represented a publicly-traded specialty chemical company in the $300 million acquisition of another chemical company.

  • Specialty publishing company

    Nutter represented a specialty publishing company in its acquisition by a strategic buyer. The transaction was valued at $67 million, including $32 million cash with $35 million complex earn-out.

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