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Overview

Overview

Chris Moceri is co-chair of our Mergers & Acquisitions practice group. He represents a wide range of clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, including asset purchases, equity purchases, and mergers. He works with start-up and growing enterprises in structuring, negotiating, and documenting the private placement of debt and equity financings, including convertible note rounds and the sale of preferred stock. Chris also acts as outside counsel and advises on a variety of issues, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, joint ventures, employment and contractor agreements, non-compete, and equity incentives. The breadth of his experience centers on developing creative strategies for any issues or challenges that can arise during these transactions and poising his clients for success both now and for the future.

 

 

Education & Admissions

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law
    J.D., magna cum laude
    Senior managing editor of the Michigan State Law Review
  • Michigan State University
    B.A.in finance with honors

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Significant Matters

Significant Matters

Representative Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions

  • Represented the stockholders of a food service technology company in their sale of stock to a global strategic buyer
  • Represented the stockholders of an industrial and workplace ergonomics technology company in their sale of stock to a global software development firm
  • Represented stockholders of national private health insurance and third party healthcare administrator company in their sale of stock to a private hospital system
  • Represented the founder and Chief Executive Officer of a technology company in connection with the sale to a global technology design and manufacturing company
  • Represented a private equity group in connection with its acquisition of a southeast regional wholesale food distribution and restaurant supply company
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of multiple senior living facilities in western Michigan
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a southeast based chemical blending company
  • Represented strategic buyer in its acquisition of a southeast Michigan based home healthcare company
  • Represented private buyers in their acquisition of a southeast Michigan based brain injury rehabilitation center
  • Represented equity holders of a regional medical billing company in their sale of stock to a strategic buyer
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a precision aluminum casting company
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of consumable industrial tools
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a road construction company
  • Represented a physical therapy business in connection with its sale to a strategic buyer
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of an environmental engineering and consulting company
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a milling cutter business
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a manufacturer of specialty tooling
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of designer and manufacturer of cargo management accessories for automotive applications
  • Represented a dental practice in its sale to a strategic buyer
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a California based manufacturer and a national distributor of specialty food products
  • Represented a strategic buyer in its acquisition of a regional business management software company

Representative Financing Transactions

  • Represented a private merchant finance company in its offering of Series A Preferred Equity
  • Represented lead investors in their acquisition of Series A Preferred Equity in an early-stage company that develops and manufactures construction safety systems
  • Represented a digital marketing company in its offering of Series Seed Preferred Equity
  • Represented lead investors in their acquisition of Series A Preferred Equity in an early-stage company that develops and provides analytics for healthcare applications
  • Represented a retail consumer finance company in its offering of Series B Preferred Equity
  • Represented an early-stage medical device company in its offering of Series A Preferred Equity
  • Represented a healthcare analytics company in its offering of Series B Preferred Equity
  • Represented the developer of a smartphone application in its offering of Series A Preferred Equity
  • Represented an aluminum fabrication company in its offering of Series A Preferred Equity
  • Represented a designer and manufacturer of advanced polymer applications in its offering of Series A Preferred Equity

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • Oakland County Bar Association—Member
  • State Bar of Michigan—Member
  • Michigan Venture Capital Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth – Detroit Chapter

News

News

Publications

  • “The Benefits of Clinical Trial Participation for You, Your Patients and Your Practice,” TRIAD (2007)
  • “M&A Lockups: Broadly Applying the Omnicare Decision to Require Fiduciary Outs in All Merger Agreements,” Michigan State Law Review (2004)