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William J. Ching

William J. Ching

Partner

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

Billy leads the Nelson Mullins Private Equity Practice Group, where he counsels companies and their owners, private equity funds, and venture capital funds in a wide array of, buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, equity financings, and complex corporate matters.

Billy takes personal pride in counseling hardworking business owners as they navigate the complexities of selling their...

Billy leads the Nelson Mullins Private Equity Practice Group, where he counsels companies and their owners, private equity funds, and venture capital funds in a wide array of, buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, equity financings, and complex corporate matters.

Billy takes personal pride in counseling hardworking business owners as they navigate the complexities of selling their life’s work. He is trusted by fund clients and their portfolio companies to advise them on platform and add-on acquisitions and exit transactions. Billy has led transactions in numerous industries including business services, SAAS, software, healthcare technology, HVAC, distribution, manufacturing, food and beverage, IT consulting and many more.

Billy is an avid tennis player, investor, UNC basketball fan, and he enjoys the TV show "Billions." A personal highlight came in 1986, when Billy scored a basket on Michael Jordan. Billy would be happy to tell you the story in person!

William J. Ching

life’s work. He is trusted by fund clients and their portfolio companies to advise them on platform and add-on acquisitions and exit transactions. Billy has led transactions in numerous industries including business services, SAAS, software, healthcare technology, HVAC, distribution, manufacturing, food and beverage, IT consulting and many more.

Billy is an avid tennis player, investor, UNC basketball fan, and he enjoys the TV show "Billions." A personal highlight came in 1986, when Billy scored a basket on Michael Jordan. Billy would be happy to tell you the story in person!

Billy leads the Nelson Mullins Private Equity Practice Group, where he counsels companies and their owners, private equity funds, and venture capital funds in a wide array of, buy-side and sell-side M&A transactions, equity financings, and complex corporate matters.

Billy takes personal pride in counseling hardworking business owners as they navigate the complexities of selling their... life’s work. He is trusted by fund clients and their portfolio companies to advise them on platform and add-on acquisitions and exit transactions. Billy has led transactions in numerous industries including business services, SAAS, software, healthcare technology, HVAC, distribution, manufacturing, food and beverage, IT consulting and many more.

Billy is an avid tennis player, investor, UNC basketball fan, and he enjoys the TV show "Billions." A personal highlight came in 1986, when Billy scored a basket on Michael Jordan. Billy would be happy to tell you the story in person!

Experience

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Experience

  • Provides strategic counsel in connection with:
    • The acquisition and sale of founder and sponsor-owned businesses
    • Growth equity, venture capital, and mezzanine financings
    • Complex tax structuring
    • Incentive and executive compensation strategies

Private Equity/M&A Transactions

  • Sell-side representation of vegetation management business with approximate transaction value of $210 million
  • Sell-side representation of manufacturing business with approximate transaction value of $120 million
  • Growth equity investment in security business with approximate transaction value of $30 million
  • Sell-side representation of consulting business with approximate transaction value of $62 million
  • Sell-side representation of recycling business with approximate transaction value of $73 million
  • Simultaneous sell-side representation of two distinct services and renovation businesses with approximate combined transaction value of $100 million
  • Buy-side representation of pharmaceutical business with approximate transaction value of $111 million
  • Sell-side representation of appraisal-management and title business with approximate transaction value of $170 million
  • Sell-side representation of clinical oversight and care coordination business with approximate transaction value of $60 million
  • Sell-side representation of beverage and flavors business with approximate transaction value of $110 million
  • Sell-side representation of consumer-directed health care administration business with approximate transaction value of $550 million
  • Sell-side representation of provider coordination business with approximate transaction value of $85 million
  • Sell-side representation of online SaaS business with approximate transaction value of $118 million
  • Sell-side representation of two distinct construction related businesses with approximate combined transaction value of $112 million
  • Sell-side representation of HVAC business with approximate transaction value of $40 million
  • Sell-side representation of HVAC business with approximate transaction value of $60 million
  • Sell-side representation of HVAC business with approximate transaction value of $17 million
  • Sell-side representation of medical provider call center business with approximate transaction value of $35 million
  • Sell-side representation of landscaping business with approximate transaction value of $45 million
  • Sell-side representation of landscaping business with approximate transaction value of $23 million
  • Sell-side representation of multi-unit franchisee with approximate transaction value of $37 million

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