Bruce Engler is the head of the firm's mergers & acquisitions practice.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Bruce has represented buyers, sellers and institutional investors in many different types of public and private M&A transactions. He has been lead counsel representing strategic and private equity clients in scores of significant M&A transactions with aggregate deal values totaling billions of dollars. In 2014, Chambers USA ranked Bruce as one of the top three Corporate/M&A attorneys in Minnesota. In recent years, Chambers USA has described Bruce as "one of Minnesota's preeminent M&A lawyers," "the 'cream of the crop' among M&A lawyers," "pragmatic and reasonable" and "a very business-oriented lawyer who focuses on the deal." Bruce has been quoted frequently in the media on M&A topics.
Private Equity M&A
For more than 30 years, Bruce has represented private equity investors in the purchase, sale, refinancing and restructuring of their portfolio companies. Bruce has accumulated extensive experience dealing with the many complex structuring, financing, securities and tax issues that arise in these portfolio company transactions.
General Corporate Representation
In addition to his transactional work for clients, Bruce is general corporate counsel for many companies. In that capacity, Bruce works with clients to address their full range of legal needs.