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Mitchell S. Presser

Partner | New York
Distinguishes himself with expertise in private equity. Especially food and agricultural investing. Legal 500 US 2016


Aqua Capital, an agriculture-focused private equity investor based in Brazil, in its acquisition of Novus Ag, a portfolio company of Tillridge Global Agribusiness Partners.

Examinetics in an inaugural investment by Coalesce Capital, a private equity firm focused on business service

Tinicum and its portfolio company TSL Engineered Products in the sale of Advantek, a leading provider of highly engineered carrier tape and associated protective packaging products, to Cornell Capital.

Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I (Nasdaq: ANZUU) in its merger with Envoy Medical Corporation, a leader in producing and designing hearing implants.

AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: AGFS), a Philadelphia-based provider of technologies and services to extend the shelf life of fresh produce, in its go-private buyout deal with sustainable food chain investing firm Paine Schwartz Partners.

Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, in connection with its new platform investment in Registrar Corp., a leading provider of supply chain compliance software and services to domestic and foreign food & beverage, medical device, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic customers.

Silver Crest Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: SLCR), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in connection with its US$1.4 billion business combination with TH International Limited (Tims China), a master franchisee and operator of Tim Hortons coffee shops in China.

Sky Harbour LLC, a developer of private aviation infrastructure focused on building, leasing, and managing business aviation hangars, in its business combination agreement with Yellowstone Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: YSAC, YSACU, and YSACW), a publicly traded SPAC sponsored by Boston Omaha Corporation (NASDAQ:BOMN). The combined company will have an implied pro forma equity market value of approximately $777 million at closing.

Verisem BV, an integrated global seed production company, and Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, in connection with the agreement to sell Verisem to Syngenta’s vegetable seeds business, part of Syngenta Group, a global leader in agricultural science and innovation headquartered in Switzerland.

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.

Individual recommended for M&A / Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Large Deals ($1BN+)

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