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Brett R. Hanson

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Overview 

  • Represents private and public companies in mergers and acquisitions and securities offerings 

  • Advises companies and their governing bodies in securities law, including periodic and annual filings, and general corporate law matters 

 

Representative Experience 

  • Private M&A transactions for Honeywell International Inc., Ecolab Inc. and IMI plc 

  • Public company acquisitions by Tornier of OrthoHelix Surgical Designs ($135 million), by ev3 of FoxHollow Technologies, Inc. ($741 million), by BioSante of Cell Genesys, and of Virtual Radiologic Corporation by Providence Equity Partners ($294 million) 

  • Public company/corporate governance counsel to The Toro Company and Select Comfort Corporation 

  • Public securities offerings by Tornier ($70 million), BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ($50 million), ev3 Inc. ($166 million) and The Toro Company ($125 million) 

Education

University of Minnesota Law School  »  J.D.  »  cum laude 

University of St. Thomas  »  B.A.  »  Business Administration  »  cum laude  

Areas of Practice
Mergers & Acquisitions Securities General Corporate
Publications
“Five Tips for Selling Your Business,” Minnesota Business, August 2009.
Associations & Pro Bono
University of Minnesota Law School Business Law Clinic  »  Supervising Attorney
Association for Corporate Growth