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William J. Ching

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
billy.ching@nelsonmullins.com

William J. Ching is a partner of the Corporate and Securities Group of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he chairs the Firm's Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group.

William J. Ching is a partner of the Corporate and Securities Group of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he chairs the Firm's Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group.

William J. Ching is a partner of the Corporate and Securities Group of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta, where he chairs the Firm's Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group.

Experience

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Experience

  • Provides strategic advice to companies, private equity funds, venture capital funds, and executive management related to 
    • Buy-side acquisition structures and strategies
    • Growth equity, venture capital, and mezzanine financings
    • Sell-side M&A transactions
    • Portfolio and growth company operational matters
    • Incentive and executive compensation strategies

Private Equity/M&A Transactions

  • Represented Private Equity Fund in $21 million acquisition of e-discovery service business
  • Represented Private Equity Fund in $5 million acquisition of niche manufacturer
  • Represented Private Equity Fund in $4 million acquisition of specialty components manufacturer
  • Represented Company and Management in $68 million sale transaction to a Private Equity Fund
  • Represented Management in connection with $105 million acquisition of service business in the automotive industry
  • Represented Growth Equity Fund in connection with $68 million exit from a SAAS Healthcare IT portfolio company
  • Represented Strategic Buyer in $6 million acquisition of classified government contracting solutions provider
  • Represented Private Equity Fund in $12 million Acquisition of services business
  • Represented Controlling Shareholder in sale of control in gaming industry
  • Represented SAAS solutions provider in $105 million growth equity recapitalization with Private Equity Fund

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, JD, cum laude (1996)
  • Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, MBA (1996)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BS, Business Administration, with distinction (1992)
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, and Phi Eta Sigma honorary societies

Admissions

  • Georgia

Practice Areas

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  • Chair of Nelson Mullins' Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Section, American Bar Association
  • Corporate Banking and Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  •  Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia Asian Pacific-American Bar Association
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