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Helmut Brugman is an experienced corporate attorney whom clients rely on when they need practical solutions to their legal problems. 

Helmut’s M&A practice is focused on the middle market where he works closely with private equity sponsors, strategic acquirers and closely held businesses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and recapitalizations.  He also advises clients as their general counsel to provide timely and pragmatic solutions to their everyday legal and business needs.

Prior to joining Koley Jessen, Helmut worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Experience

Experience

  • JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) in the acquisition of Avure Technologies, Inc.
  • Clearview Capital, LLC in the sale of QC Supply, LLC to Charlesbank Capital Partners
  • JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) in the acquisition of assets of Cooling & Applied Technology, Inc.
  • H-Card, LLC (HAP-X), an automated payment management solutions provider,  in its sale to Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX)
  • Tenex Capital Management in acquisition of Unirac, Inc. from Hilti Solar North America, Inc.
  • Xact Data Discovery, a Clearview Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of Orange Legal Technologies and Orange Document Services
  • Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB) in the sale of Cabela’s Outdoor Adventures, Inc.
  • McCarthy Capital Corporation in the sale of Benaissance, LLC to WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX)
  • JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) in the acquisition of A&B Process Systems Corp.
  • Healthy Food Ingredients, LLC in the acquisition of assets of Suntava, Inc.
  • McCarthy Capital Fund V, L.P. in its investment in United Country Real Estate, LLC
  • JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) in the acquisition of assets of Wolf-tec, Inc.
  • McCarthy Capital Fund V, L.P. in its investment in DSCI, LLC
  • Healthy Food Ingredients, LLC in the acquisition of Hesco LLC
  • Environmental Solutions Group in the acquisition of The Curotto-Can, Inc.
  • Recapitalization of QC Supply, LLC by Clearview Capital, LLC
  • Horizon Holdings, LLC and Healthy Food Ingredients, LLC in the recapitalization of SK Food International
  • Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc. in sale of assets to Perrigo, Inc.
  • Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) in the sale of Heil Trailer International to American Industrial Partners
  • McCarthy Capital Fund V, L.P. in its investment in Environmental Planning Group, LLC

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Honors & Affiliations

Community & Professional

Nebraska and Omaha Bar Associations
Project Harmony Service League, Board of Directors

Education

J.D., Creighton University (magna cum laude)

  • Certificate of Concentration: Business Law
  • Lead Articles Editor, Creighton Law Review
  • Moot Court Board

B.S.B.A., Saint Louis University (summa cum laude)

  • Accounting & Finance

Admissions

  • State of Nebraska
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