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Katelyn Fredericks

Katelyn Fredericks

Partner

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

Katelyn Fredericks practices in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Fredericks co-chairs the Human Capital Management Industry Group. She also is a Co-Chair of the Communications Subcommittee for the Non-Equity Partners Committee. 

Katelyn Fredericks practices in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Fredericks co-chairs the Human Capital Management Industry Group. She also is a Co-Chair of the Communications Subcommittee for the Non-Equity Partners Committee. 

Katelyn Fredericks

Katelyn Fredericks practices in the areas of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Fredericks co-chairs the Human Capital Management Industry Group. She also is a Co-Chair of the Communications Subcommittee for the Non-Equity Partners Committee. 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Counseling buyers and sellers in connection with mergers, stock sales, asset sales, recapitalizations, spin-offs and similar transactions
  • Serving as outside general counsel and assisting companies with a variety of corporate transactions throughout their life cycle from formation to exit, including entity formation, capitalization issues, equity compensation, general corporate and contract matters, debt and equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions
  • Industry experience includes consumer-branded products, healthcare, construction and aggregates, technology and telecommunications, media, manufacturing and distribution, and business services

Representative Transactions

  • Human Capital Management Industry:
    • Sale of the physician staffing subsidiary of a public company to another public company
    • Divestiture of the nurse travel division of a public staffing company
    • Divesture of the allied health division of a public staffing company
    • Acquisition of a physician staffing business by a public company
    • Sale of a workforce management/staffing provider business
    • Sale of a staffing industry technology business to a private equity group, with a tax-deferred equity rollover
    • Sale of an IT staffing business offering technology staffing and consulting services
    • Recapitalization of outsourced sales training and enablement services company by private equity group
    • Acquisition of a physician staffing business by a public company
    • Acquisition of staffing/workplace solutions business by a subsidiary of a Global 500 company
    • Acquisition of accounting and finance staffing business by a subsidiary of a Global 500 company
    • Acquisition of workforce management/staffing provider by a company traded on the AIM
  • Sell-Side Engagement
    • Sale of a business, providing direct mail, digital and mobile advertising solutions to the fitness, health and wellness industries, to a private equity backed strategic buyer, with a tax-deferred equity rollover
    • Leveraged recapitalization of a building products distribution business financed by an independent sponsor, private equity groups, individual investors, a mezzanine lender and a senior lender
    • Sale of the physician staffing subsidiary of a public company to another public company
    • Sale of half ownership of a business in the hospitality software industry under a mandatory buy/sell provision
    • Sale of assets of a distressed family-owned specialty uniform manufacturer and distributor to a private-equity backed strategic buyer
    • Divestiture of the nurse travel division of a public staffing company
    • Divesture of the allied health division of a public staffing company
    • Acquisition of a physician staffing business by a public company
    • Sale of a workforce management/staffing provider business
    • Sale of a staffing industry technology business to a private equity group, with a tax-deferred equity rollover
    • Sale of an IT staffing business offering technology staffing and consulting services
    • Leveraged recapitalization of a building products distribution business financed by an independent sponsor, private equity groups, individual investors, a mezzanine lender and a senior lender
    • Sale of a real estate technology business to a public company
    • Sale of two vertically integrated agribusinesses that are Georgia's largest peach producers to a private equity group
    • Sale of application development, cloud management and IT planning service business to leading provider of cloud managed EPR services
    • Recapitalization of outsourced sales training and enablement services company by private equity group
    • Sale of pest control business to international pest control company
    • Majority recapitalization of technology solution for foodservice equipment and supplies industry to private equity group
    • Sale of manufacturer of dietary and nutrition supplements to private equity group
    • Sale of a home-based counseling business to multi-family sponsored private equity group
    • Recapitalization of national provider of revenue cycle management services by private equity firm
  • Buy-Side Engagements:
    • Acquisition of a physician staffing business by a public company
    • Acquisition of staffing/workplace solutions business by a subsidiary of a Global 500 company
    • Acquisition of accounting and finance staffing business by a subsidiary of a Global 500 company
    • Acquisition of animal pharmaceutics manufacturing and distribution sites as well as portfolio of products in a corporate divestiture by global animal health and pharmaceutical company
    • Acquisition of an oil and gas pipeline maintenance company by a private equity group
    • Acquisition of workforce management/staffing provider by a company traded on the AIM
    • Acquisition of a marine, industrial and general construction services company by a private equity group
    • Acquisition of hospitality centered leading managed network solution business by a private telecommunications company.
    • Acquisition of human and animal health firm by global animal health and pharmaceutical company
    • Acquisition of managed cloud solutions business by a private telecommunications company.
    • Acquisition of biosciences company by nutritional supplement manufacturer
    • Acquisition of vertically integrated cannabis company by a private health and wellness company
    • Acquisition of biotechnology research and development company focused on cannabis therapies by a private health and wellness company
    • Acquisition of manufacture of turnkey staircase and rail solutions by a manufacturer and supplier of custom cabinetry

Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta, Georgia

Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (2010)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Georgia Law Review
    • Law School Association Merit Scholarship
  • Vanderbilt University, BS, summa cum laude (2007)

Admissions

  • Georgia

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Recipient of the 2018 Emerging Leaders Award from the M&A Advisor
  • Participant in the High Potentials Program, a development program sponsored by the Firm's Diversity Committee and focusing on supporting women professionals in business development and leadership
  • Board Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Business & Finance Section
  • Co-Chair, Atlanta Chapter, Next Generation Manufacturing Young Professionals Group
  • Venture Atlanta Recruiting and Screening Committee (2017)
  • Nelson Mullins Diversity Steering Committee
  • Nelson Mullins Recruiting Committee
  • Professional Women’s Alliance
    • Aspiring Leaders Forum (2018)
  • Southern Capital Forum
  • 21st Century Leaders, Board Member, Executive Committee, Secretary
    • Silent Auction Chair (2014-2019)
  • Southern Shindig, Host Committee in Support of Skyland Trail (2019)
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