Kevin Jerome Madden

Of Counsel | Boston | (617) 648-4741
(617) 648-4741

Kevin J. Madden is of counsel in the firm’s Boston office.

Mr. Madden advises private equity sponsors and public and private company clients on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth and venture investments, and divestitures.

He represents clients operating in a range of industries including technology, life sciences, health care, food, and manufacturing.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Madden practiced in the Boston office of another international law firm, where he advised private equity sponsors and public and private companies on corporate and transactional matters.

  • Represented 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. 
  • Represented the equity holders of N2 Biomedical, a provider of coating and surface treatment for medical and dental applications, in its sale to Ampersand Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm.
  • Represented Palo Alto Networks, an internet and software security company, in its acquisition of Zingbox, an IoT cybersecurity company.
  • Represented Ethos Capital on its acquisition of Public Interest Registry (PIR), a nonprofit generic top-level domain registry that operates multiple domains, including one of the world’s largest (.ORG), and all of its assets from the Internet Society. (Terminated)
  • Represented Klein Tools, manufacturer of professional grade tools and related equipment for tradespeople, in its acquisition of Ergodyne, maker of safety work gear, from its parent company Tenacious Holdings. 
  • Represented an individual seller in his sale of Gerawan Farming, a family peach farming business, to Wawona Packing Co., a fruit and packing company that is backed by Paine Schwartz, a private equity firm.
  • Represented the equity holders of Brahmin, the maker of high quality leather accessories, in its sale to Markel Corporation.
  • Represented Seajoy Seafood Corporation, one of the largest vertically integrated shrimp farming businesses in Central and South America, in its sale to Cooke Aquaculture.
  • Represented a Boston-based private equity firm and its portfolio companies in buy-side (including leveraged buy-outs) and sell-side mergers, stock and asset sales transactions, including cross-border transactions, valued between $15 million to $950 million.
  • Advised a Boston-based private equity firm in connection with the disposition of a California-based royalty business.
  • Advised a New York-based private equity firm in connection with two acquisitions in the food manufacturing and services business.
  • Advised a national homecare nursing company in connection with its sale.
  • Represented searchers in the formation of search funds and fundraising, acquisitions, and ongoing corporate matters.
  • Represented a data analytics company in its sale to a clinical trial SaaS company.
  • Advised an online backup services company in a strategic transaction.
  • Represented an internet and healthcare company in its sale to a global health services company.
  • Represented a long-term care pharmacy in its sale to a strategic acquirer.
  • Represented a dermatology practice in its sale to a portfolio company of a U.S.-based private equity fund.
  • Advised a privately held manufacturing and tool company in connection with several strategic transactions and operations.
  • Represented a major cloud computing company in the acquisition of companies in various countries, valued between $5 million and $500 million.
  • Worked as part of a team representing a test instrument manufacturer in a public merger valued at $291 million.
  • Advised a national bank in the sale of its wholly-owned insurance subsidiary in an auction process.
  • Represented venture-backed technology companies in a variety of preferred equity financings.
  • Advised a large institutional investor in more than 10 late stage/pre-IPO preferred equity financings.
  • Represented private equity sponsors and portfolio companies in minority and growth equity investments.
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