- Harvard Law School, J.D. cum laude
- Brown University, B.A., European History, magnacum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Laura Glynn has a unique ability to develop creative solutions to transaction logjams and to bring practical insight to complex transactions. Laura has been counsel for countless M&A transactions, on both buy-side and sell-side, and for equity financings for emerging growth companies at every stage of development and in a variety of sectors, including technology, financial services, social media, energy, timber and other natural resources, specialty chemical, health care services, manufacturing, information systems, defense, steel, mining, and consumer-facing retail.
Formerly a Partner at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston for more than 15 years, Laura advises clients at all points on the spectrum from start-ups to private equity funds to Fortune 500 companies. Laura’s clients often engage her specifically to lead the negotiation of critical business contracts and she has represented both private and public companies as well as private equity funds, strategic acquirers, institutional investors, commercial banks, non-bank lenders, private equity funds, underwriters, placement agents, and venture capital funds. Laura’s complex debt financing work has included a broad range of leverage transactions, including senior secured and unsecured bank and note financings, mezzanine subordinated debt financings with equity kickers, venture debt financings, and hybrid debt/equity investments.
Laura is recognized as an expert in limited liability company agreements and related legal issues. She also has been named one of the top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts, a New England SuperLawyer for <em data-redactor-tag=”em”>mergers & acquisitions, securities and corporate finance and banking</em>, and in <em data-redactor-tag=”em”>The Legal 500</em> for mergers and acquisitions in the Northeast United States.
Laura earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School, <em data-redactor-tag=”em”>cum laude,</em> as well as a B.A. from Brown University, <em data-redactor-tag=”em”>magna cum laude</em>.
Mergers & Acquisitions
$27 million acquisition of artificial intelligence call center business by private equity funds, including new senior secured revolving credit and new subordinated venture debt facility.
$72 million acquisition of United States based software business by Canadian software company.
Sale of digital media and online publishing company to RR Donnelly & Sons
$13 million sale of health care data analysis company to private equity fund.
$200 million sale of semiconductor company to Japanese semiconductor company.
Acquisition of collectibles business by special purpose private equity fund.
$680 million sale of global LNG company to global energy company.
$200 million sale of energy cell engineering and manufacturing company to Fortune 100 company.
$100 million acquisition of global entertainment media company by private equity fund.
Sale of data analysis company to public company.
Sale of internet real estate listing company to public company.
$27 million acquisition by Canadian public company of subsidiary of publicly traded Swedish company.
Sale of office supply distribution company to public company.
Sale of business process outsourcing company to public company.
Equity and Debt Financings
Series A venture financing for SaaS smart office business.
Venture debt financing for SaaS smart office business.
Angel-financing round for ETF oriented financial services company
Senior secured convertible debenture and warrant financing for medical device public company.
Aenior secured revolving credit and term loan with EX-IM Bank guarantee for global semiconductor equipment manufacturer.
Venture capital preferred stock financing for internet trading company.
Angel-financing round for rare metal processing company.
Angel-financing for photovoltaic grade silicon processing company.
Angel financing for online specialty retailer.
Fourth round venture capital financing for web based C2C exchange business.
Debentureand warrant financing for diversified financial services company.
Company counsel inangel financing for Vermont based artisanal cheese and gourmet cracker company.
Unsecured convertible promissory notes offering for specialty shoe company.
Subordinated note angel financing for cold pressed juice retail company.
PIPE financing for publicly traded medical device company.
$45 million secured term note financings for automotive industry public company.
$20 million subordinated notes and preferred and common stock financing for beverage company.
Series C round for on line ordering company, together with side car fund.
$40 million senior and subordinated convertible note financing for saw mill/timber company.
Timber equity investments in New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Chile, Argentina and Fiji.
Joint venture between domestic manufacturer and multinational company for the manufacture, distribution and sale of beverage products.
Counsel to global LNG company in equity investment in LNG liquefaction project in Trinidad, including negotiation of shareholders agreement with three global energy giants and affiliate of National Gas Company of Trinidad, negotiation of LNG offtake agreement, negotiation of project finance documents and negotiation of equity, project and financing documents of project expansion.
Representation of a significant high tech company in negotiation of contract for supply of critical equipment for Turkey’s wireless telecommunications system.
Project counsel for diversified global company in negotiation of key global help desk outsourcing agreement.
Investor counsel in a complex steel mini-mill project, including structuring, negotiation and documentation of equity arrangements and supply and offtake contracts.
Laura is a member of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, a former trustee of the American College of Investment Counsel and a former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association corporate counsel section. She is a Registrar of Voters in her community.
Neil H. Aronson
Lawrence H. Gennari
Laura C. Glynn
Joseph B. Ramadei
Michael J. Douglas
Elizabeth S. Davenny
Ashley O. Dubuc
Stephanie M. Weinert
Michael H. Aronson
Chief Financial Officer, Director of IT
Claudia L. Eden
Leah K. Russell
Chief Marketing Officer