Jessie Baxter is counsel in White & Case's Global M&A practice group. Jessie focuses on the representation of corporate clients, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries. She also provides general corporate and corporate governance advice.
Jessie's practice focuses on White & Case's Portfolio Company offering in New York, which provides ongoing support to financial sponsors and their portfolio companies on all aspects of their capital structures and other strategic matters.
Jessie received her BS from Boston College; and JD from the University of San Diego.
Recent matters include the representation of:
- Investcorp Inc. in its acquisition of Multivision, LLC, an IT solutions and training provider.
- Harvest Partners in its acquisition of Material Handling Services, the largest US provider of brand-independent fleet management and asset management services to retail, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare and hospitality companies.
- Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health benefits companies, in its recently terminated US$54.2 billion agreement to acquire Cigna Corporation, a combination that garnered front-page coverage for over 2 years and involved extensive coordination of a White & Case team of cross-practice lawyers in M&A, antitrust, litigation and bank finance.
- Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC), a leading global manufacturer of electric motors, mechanical and electrical motion controls and power generation products, in its US$1.44 billion acquisition of the Power Transmissions Solutions business of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR).
- Hess Corporation in the US$850 million disposition of its US East Coast and St. Lucia terminal network to Buckeye Partners; and in the sale of its business of providing fuel oil and gasoline to commercial and industrial end users to Sprague Operating Resources LLC.
- Hovensa L.L.C., a US Virgin Islands company and a joint venture formed by Hess Corp. and Petróleos de Venezuela, in the sale of substantially all of its petroleum terminalling assets pursuant to Sections 363 and 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, to a subsidiary of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.