Kevin Jerome Madden

Of Counsel | Boston


Ethos Capital in its majority control acquisition of Donuts, Inc. Named a Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 Deal of the Year.

Honey Birdette, the fast-growing, luxury lingerie and lifestyle brand, and its sellers, in the USD333 million sale to PLBY Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLBY), a leading pleasure and leisure lifestyle company and owner of Playboy.

American Healthcare Investors on the anticipated acquisition of its business by Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, a healthcare-focused real estate investment trust.

LIVEKINDLY Collective, a collection of heritage and startup brands on track to become one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies, on the commercial and intellectual property aspects of its establishment, together with RCL Foods, of a plant-based joint venture, LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa.

Boston-based NorthBridge Partners on the final close of NB Partners Fund III, LP. NorthBridge launched Fund III in March 2020, together with Park Madison Partners, a New York-based capital and advisory firm focused on the global real estate alternative investments industry.

Greenlane Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLN), a global house of brands and one of the largest sellers of premium cannabis accessories, child-resistant packaging, and specialty vaporization products, in its agreement to merge with KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: KSHB).

Freedom 3 Capital and ASG Grocers in ASG's acquisition of a grocery distributor and F3's related equity investment.

Phesi, a data-driven provider of AI-powered clinical development analytics products and solutions for biopharmaceutical companies, in securing a $10 million investment from Sensyne Health (LSE: SENS), a clinical AI technology company, as part of an exclusive strategic collaboration.

Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd. in connection with a joint venture with Bayer to create Unfold Bio, Inc., a new venture to focus on innovation in vegetable varieties with the goal of lifting the vertical farming space to the next level of quality, efficiency and sustainability. We also assisted Temasek in the initial Series A financing and negotiation of a licensing agreement between Bayer and Unfold Bio.

Abry Partners, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, in connection with the sale of its portfolio company, Music Reports Inc., to MidOcean Partners, a New York-based alternative middle market private equity asset manager.

Legal 500 US 2022

Ranked Practice: M&A / Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts

Mergers & Acquisitions 2022

Deal of the Year, Team Member