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Edward F. Amer

Edward F. Amer

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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    • Boston Tel +1 617 239 0413 | Fax +1 866 955 8601
    Ed Amer represents private equity and venture capital firms, investors and private companies in a broad range of business and financing transactions. His practice focuses primarily on private equity acquisitions and dispositions, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, start-up company counseling and general corporate representation. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Ed worked as a lighting technician in the motion picture industry.
    • Represented Ampersand Capital Partners in its investments in Blue Sky Biotech, a contract research organization; Modified Polymer Components, a manufacturer of polymer components for medical device OEMs; and ATS Labs, an antimicrobial testing services business.

    • Represented Magellan Biosciences in the sale of its microbiology testing products division, TREK Diagnostic Systems, to Thermo Fischer Scientific.

    • Represented a syndicate of investors, including Novartis Venture Fund and Venture Investors, in its investment in Euthymics Bioscience, a company developing novel medicines for major depressive disorder and ADHD.

    • Represented IBT Laboratories in its merger with ViraCor Laboratories, forming in ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, a leading specialty diagnostics testing lab.

    • Represented a syndicate of investors, including MPM Capital and Oxford Bioscience Partners, in its investment in Radius Health.

    • Represented Ampersand Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences in the acquisition of a controlling interest in CRI Worldwide, a leading provider of clinical research services to the pharmaceutical industry.

    • Represented Novartis Venture Fund in its investment in drug development company Tokai Pharmaceuticals.

    • Represented MPM Capital and New Enterprise Associates in their investment in Rhythm, a biotechnology company developing peptide therapeutics for metabolic diseases.

    • Represented Open Ratings, a venture-backed on-line supply chain management company, in its acquisition by Dun & Bradstreet.

    • Represented Ampersand Capital Partners in the leveraged buyout of K-TEK Corp., a leading global manufacturer of state-of-the-art level instrumentation for liquid and bulk solids detection.

    • Represented K-TEK Corp. in its sale to ABB, the global power and automation technology group.

    • General counsel to Ampersand Capital Partners.

    • General counsel to Boston Heart Diagnostics Corporation.

    • General counsel to Castlewood Surgical, Inc.

    • General counsel to EnVivo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    • General counsel to GnuBIO Inc.

    • General counsel to Magellan Biosciences, Inc.

    • General counsel to ViraCor-IBT Laboratories, Inc.

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