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Law Office: Paul J. Hanley

Paul Hanley leads our commercial enterprise transactions practice in Denver, where he assists startups, small, and mid-market agencies with business regulation making plans and transactions. Paul's company and commercial regulation exercise includes mergers and acquisitions, personal equity and debt finance, corporate and partnership structuring, business loans, asset protection, own family constrained partnerships, secured transactions, UCC foreclosures, inclusive of strict foreclosure, tax making plans, international structuring and transactions, and industrial transactions.

Paul has substantial experience with sun builders, public non-public partnership finance, international transactions, distributors, manufacturers and retailers in many…

Paul Hanley leads our business transactions practice in Denver, wherein he assists startups, small, and mid-market corporations with enterprise regulation planning and transactions. Paul's corporate and commercial regulation practice includes mergers and acquisitions, personal fairness and debt finance, company and partnership structuring, business loans, asset protection, own family restricted partnerships, secured transactions, UCC foreclosure, along with strict foreclosure, tax making plans, worldwide structuring and transactions, and industrial transactions.

Paul has widespread experience with sun developers, public non-public partnership finance, international transactions, vendors, producers and stores in lots of distinct industries, such as coverage, telecommunications, cycling, clothing, on line retail, virtual fitness, magazines, and publishing, as well as with numerous technology corporations, real estate, and software developers.


Paul has a cumulative overall of over 50 years of board and network management enjoy. He is presently on the Board of Directors of Sturm Financial Group, a financial institution holding business enterprise that owns ANB Bank, wherein he also serves on the audit committee. Paul has served at the Board of Education of the Cherry Creek School District, the Foundation for Colorado Community Colleges, the Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District, and the Board of the Cunningham Fire Protection District. Paul has been publicly elected to governmental forums seven instances, and he has over 8 years of lively revel in on audit committees of businesses with over $500 million in property. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.


In addition to fashionable company subjects, consultant transactions in latest years consist of:


•$14 million sale of strong point insurance company
•$2 million secured convertible word buy from generation enterprise
•$6 million acquisition thru UCC strict foreclosure of a distressed manufacturer
•lease line of credit score financing for car provider dependent lease software
•$10 million sale of telecommunications business enterprise
•neighborhood suggest for concessionaire in U.S. Highway 36 P3 financing
•agency of an running subsidiary in Puerto Rico
•illustration of preferred stock investor in sale of goal organization to top tier technology agency
•the acquisition of sun energy centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Hawaii
•the $250 million sale of a Denver-based totally pharmacy benefit control agency
•exceptional mag distribution agreement with a countrywide retailer
•acquisition of a South Korean software program developer with establishment of overseas operating subsidiary
•an $18 million credit facility for a gasoline shipping commercial enterprise
•a a success proxy combat regarding litigation that resulted in a takeover
•a $25 million blended term loan and line of credit facility for a healthcare organisation
•an acquisitive Section 351 transaction of a group of franchise eating places
•private debt and equity capitalization of an environmental cleanup business enterprise
•a $30 million private equity minority recapitalization
•an $18 million sale of an online biking store regarding artificial constrained stock gadgets
•an $8 million sale of a Denver-based totally online fulfillment business
•secured subordinated debt financing of a Colorado actual property development
•UCC strict foreclosures of oil and gas drilling assets
•the purchase and subsequent sale of a placer gold mine and water rights
•UCC sale of stock and membership pursuits and protection of priority protection interest


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS


Seeking Seed Capital from Colorado Angel Investors; offers a completely general assessment of the prison parameters for the ones entrepreneurs in search of seed capital for a begin-up commercial enterprise from angel traders positioned in Colorado the usage of widespread advertising and marketing or solicitation.
Limited Liability Companies in Colorado; describes the law governing restricted legal responsibility companies inside the State of Colorado.
Executive Compensation Tax Issues; a quick precis of some of the tax laws regarding reasonable repayment, golden parachute payments, and limitations on reimbursement deductions.
Federal Income Tax Classification of Governmental Entities and Affiliates; provides a top level view of the federal income tax policies and rules affecting governmental entities.
Successor Liability Under Colorado Law; summarizes applicable Colorado law regarding the legal responsibility of a customer of considerably all the belongings of a enterprise for liabilities bobbing up out of the previous owner's business operations, which include feasible transferee legal responsibility for unpaid federal and nation earnings taxes of the vendor.


DISTINCTIONS


• Popular Lawyer


Publications


April 1, 2013


UCC Article nine Amendments Colorado Executive Summary Outline


This is an executive summary define of the modifications to Article 9 of the UCC.


Experience


UCC Strict Foreclosure


Our consumer held over $1 million in secured debt, however it turned into subordinated to numerous million dollars of senior secured debt that become in default. The senior lender had started out a replevin motion to repossess the debtor's commercial enterprise collateral.


Hanley Leads Successful Proxy Fight


Paul Hanley led a crew of Spencer Fane attorneys, which includes Ron Fano, Lisa Mayers, and Emily Taylor, in a successful 8-month lengthy proxy combat that resulted in a change of control of the Board of Directors of a Colorado organization founded in California.


AtLast Fulfillment Inc. Aquired by using Newgistics


Spencer Fane & Grimshaw Partner legal professional Paul Hanely represented AtLast within the transaction.


Board Leadership and Community Service


Paul Hanley has a cumulative general of over 50 years of board and community management provider. Paul has been publicly elected to governmental boards seven instances. He has over 8 years of lively enjoy on audit committees of companies with over $500 million in property.


Mergers and Acquisitions


Paul Hanley, together with other company attorneys at Spencer Fane, represents customers in all forms of acquisition and sale transactions consisting of purchases or sales of property or stock, mergers, tax-free reorganizations, and leveraged buyouts. Paul additionally handles recapitalizations and restructurings, which includes spin-offs, divestitures, and different techniques for maximizing fee. Paul frequently assists clients in non-brokered strategic acquisitions.


Private Equity and Debt Finance


Private equity capital, assignment capital, and personal placements from angel and different approved investors are vital sources of capital.


Family Limited Partner lawyerships


Family confined partnerships (now and again referred to as FLPs) are restrained partnerships that are mainly used to transfer wealth among contributors of the same family. They are absolutely legal and are used to reduce the level of taxation, however they'll not be used to steer clear of taxes. Family constrained partnerships have several benefits.

Paul J. Hanley, Attorney at Law (Partner lawyer at Spencer Fane LLP)

Practise Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Securities Regulation and Compliance
  • Commercial Lending
  • Entertainment, Licensing and Copyrights
  • Executive Compensation
  • Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Privately-Held Businesses
  • International
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet Technology/Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Law Firm Position

Partner lawyer

Admission Info

Admitted in 1985, Colorado

Start on the Faculty of Law
University of California Hastings College of the Law

Class of 1985
J.D.

University Attended

University of Colorado at Boulder
Class of 1980
B.A.
Bachelors of Music

Associations & Memberships

MEMBERSHIPS

•Director, Sturm Financial Group, Inc., bank preserving agency for ANB Bank


Member, Audit Committee, 2013 —
•Director, Colorado Community Colleges System Foundation, 2008 —
•National Association of Corporate Directors, 2014 —
•Director, Cunningham Fire Protection District, 2012 to 2014
•Colorado Secretary of State Business Advisory Committee Member, 2007 to 2008
•Director, Board of Education, Cherry Creek School District, 1999 to 2007 (time period restricted)
•Chairman, Audit Committee, 2003 to 2007
•Director, Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District, 2000-present (Chair)
•Director, Cherry Creek Schools Foundation, 2004-2006
•Director, Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Rocky Mountain Expeditionary School of Learning, 1999-2002
•Colorado Bar Association Subcommittee on Revisions to Article 8 of the Uniform Commercial Code, 1995-1996.

Representative Transactions
Recent consultant merger and acquisition transactions in which Paul become the lead illustration:•$14 million sale of strong point coverage company•$6 million acquisition through UCC strict foreclosures of a distressed producer•$10 million sale of telecommunications agency•illustration of preferred stock investor in sale of target organization to top tier technology company•the acquisition of nine sun electricity centers in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Hawaii•the $250 million sale of a Denver-based totally pharmacy gain management company•acquisition of a South Korean software developer with establishment of overseas working subsidiary•an acquisitive Section 351 transaction of a collection of franchise restaurants•an $18 million sale of an online cycling retailer regarding synthetic limited stock gadgets•an $eight million sale of a Denver-based on-line success business•the acquisition and next sale of an operating placer gold mine and water rights
Representative Cases
In addition to widespread corporate matters, consultant transactions in recent years include:$14 million sale of specialty coverage organization$2 million secured convertible word purchase from generation corporation$6 million acquisition via UCC strict foreclosure of a distressed manufacturerlease line of credit financing for car supplier established hire software$10 million sale of telecommunications companylocal suggest for concessionaire in U.S. Highway 36 P3 financingorganization of an operating subsidiary in Puerto Ricorepresentation of desired stock investor in sale of goal organisation to pinnacle tier era companythe acquisition of sun energy facilities in Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, and Hawaiithe $250 million sale of a Denver-based pharmacy benefit management companyexclusive mag distribution agreement with a countrywide retaileracquisition of a South Korean software program developer with established order of foreign working subsidiaryan $18 million credit facility for a gasoline transport businessa a hit proxy fight regarding litigation that resulted in a takeovera $25 million combined term mortgage and line of credit facility for a healthcare companyan acquisitive Section 351 transaction of a group of franchise restaurantsprivate debt and fairness capitalization of an environmental cleanup companya $30 million non-public fairness minority recapitalizationan $18 million sale of a web cycling store involving artificial confined inventory unitsan $8 million sale of a Denver-based on-line fulfillment businesssecured subordinated debt financing of a Colorado actual property developmentUCC strict foreclosures of oil and gasoline drilling assetsthe buy and subsequent sale of a placer gold mine and water rightsUCC sale of stock and membership pastimes and protection of priority protection interest.

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Denver, CO  80203
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