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Edward J. Snyder

Partner
  • Buffalo
  • 716.844.3718
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E.J. Snyder concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, general corporate matters and commercial financing. He represents:

  • Private equity funds in all aspects of leveraged buyout transactions, including portfolio company acquisitions and dispositions, senior, mezzanine, equity and seller financing, recapitalizations and portfolio company add-on acquisitions.
  • Venture capital funds in all aspects of venture financings including initial, follow-on and down round financings, preferred equity structures and equity incentive plans.
  • A broad range of clients in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and general corporate matters.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Secretary, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Young Audiences of Western New York, 2014
  • Leadership Buffalo, 2012
  • Kiwanis Club, 2011-Present

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA from 2017-2019 in the field of Corporate/M&A
  • Named to the Chambers USA “Up and Coming” List from 2017-2019
  • Recipient, 2014 ACG New York Champion's Energy Deal of the Year Award by ACG® New York and The M&A Advisor
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2019
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2015-2018
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rising Star, 2013

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Represented consortium of family offices in connection with $390 million purchase of oil and gas producing properties from BP America Production Company.
  • Represented manufacturer of standard and line pipe and oil country tubular goods in connection with $200 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented distributor of oil country tubular goods in connection with $250 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with purchase of induction heating equipment manufacturer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with acquisition of a supplier of thermal and hybrid specialty printing devices.
  • Represented pipeline construction and maintenance business in connection with $100 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented manufacturer of fluid compression systems in connection with $60 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with $46.5 million disposition of portfolio investment in aerospace industry.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with $30 million acquisition of paperboard and packaging manufacturer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with acquisition of biomass fuel manufacturer.
  • Represented materials process technology company in connection with $9 million Series D Preferred Stock financing and $5 million Series C Preferred Stock Company and multiple convertible debt offerings.
  • Represented relationship intelligence and inbox productivity software company in connection with Series C Preferred financing. 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Steps to Start a New Business,” Eyes on the Future Radio Show WHAM 1180, Greater Rochester Enterprise, January 2017

  • Moderator, “Capital Strategies and Exit Planning for Successful Businesses,” Rochester, NY, March 12, 2015

  • Panelist, “Select Issues in Indemnification in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Buffalo, NY, March 12, 2014

  • Panelist, “Select Issues in Indemnification in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Rochester, NY, September 11, 2013

  • Speaker, “LLCs: From Formation to Special Uses,” National Business Institute, Buffalo, NY, June 5, 2012

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Rochester, School of Engineering, B.S.
HSE Law
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Edward J. Snyder
Partner
esnyder@hselaw.com
tel: 716.844.3718
fax: 716.853.1617

E.J. Snyder concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, general corporate matters and commercial financing. He represents:

  • Private equity funds in all aspects of leveraged buyout transactions, including portfolio company acquisitions and dispositions, senior, mezzanine, equity and seller financing, recapitalizations and portfolio company add-on acquisitions.
  • Venture capital funds in all aspects of venture financings including initial, follow-on and down round financings, preferred equity structures and equity incentive plans.
  • A broad range of clients in mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and general corporate matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented consortium of family offices in connection with $390 million purchase of oil and gas producing properties from BP America Production Company.
  • Represented manufacturer of standard and line pipe and oil country tubular goods in connection with $200 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented distributor of oil country tubular goods in connection with $250 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with purchase of induction heating equipment manufacturer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with acquisition of a supplier of thermal and hybrid specialty printing devices.
  • Represented pipeline construction and maintenance business in connection with $100 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented manufacturer of fluid compression systems in connection with $60 million sale to private equity buyer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with $46.5 million disposition of portfolio investment in aerospace industry.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with $30 million acquisition of paperboard and packaging manufacturer.
  • Represented middle market private equity fund in connection with acquisition of biomass fuel manufacturer.
  • Represented materials process technology company in connection with $9 million Series D Preferred Stock financing and $5 million Series C Preferred Stock Company and multiple convertible debt offerings.
  • Represented relationship intelligence and inbox productivity software company in connection with Series C Preferred financing. 

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Secretary, Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Young Audiences of Western New York, 2014
  • Leadership Buffalo, 2012
  • Kiwanis Club, 2011-Present

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Chambers USA from 2017-2019 in the field of Corporate/M&A
  • Named to the Chambers USA “Up and Coming” List from 2017-2019
  • Recipient, 2014 ACG New York Champion's Energy Deal of the Year Award by ACG® New York and The M&A Advisor
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2019
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2015-2018
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rising Star, 2013

Presentations

  • Steps to Start a New Business,” Eyes on the Future Radio Show WHAM 1180, Greater Rochester Enterprise, January 2017

  • Moderator, “Capital Strategies and Exit Planning for Successful Businesses,” Rochester, NY, March 12, 2015

  • Panelist, “Select Issues in Indemnification in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Buffalo, NY, March 12, 2014

  • Panelist, “Select Issues in Indemnification in Mergers and Acquisitions,” Rochester, NY, September 11, 2013

  • Speaker, “LLCs: From Formation to Special Uses,” National Business Institute, Buffalo, NY, June 5, 2012

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Rochester, School of Engineering, B.S.

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