Nathaniel S. Gore

Founding Partner

Nathaniel S. Gore

Founding Partner

Overview

Nathaniel S. Gore has a diverse corporate and tax practice that is focused on the negotiation, structuring and planning for a broad range of complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments, joint ventures, equity incentive arrangements and other strategic alliances for public companies, venture firms, family offices and investors.  In addition, his practice includes estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented Instinet Holdings Incorporated in connection with Instinet’s purchase of BlockCross ATS, an industry leading alternative securities trading system, and related technology from State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Represented Glenmount Global Solutions, Inc. in the sale of its energy, infrastructure, and industrial projects consulting solutions business to E-Technologies Group, a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners, a private equity firm.
  • Represented HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. in its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Homestreet Bank.
  • Represented Freedom Mortgage Corporation in:
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of New York Community Bank.
    • Its acquisition of J.G. Wentworth Lending, LLC
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Continental Home Loans, Inc.
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operation of Sterling National Bank.
    • Its acquisition of the USDA mortgage loan operations of JPMorgan Chase Bank.
  • Represented CHMI Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, in its acquisition of Aurora Financial Group, Inc.
  • Represented HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. in its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Prospect Mortgage, LLC
  • Represented Execu/Search Group, Inc., a staffing and executive search firm, in connection with its sale to New Heritage Capital, a private equity firm.
  • Represented Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, a national accounting firm, in numerous acquisitions of accounting firms.
  • Represented Art Agency Partners, an art advisory firm in connection with its receipt of strategic investments and its eventual sale to Sotheby’s.
  • Represented the global consulting firms of J.S. Held LLC and Held Enloe & Associates, LLC in connection with its sale to Lovell Minnick Partners.
  • Represented Rafaella Apparel Group, Inc. a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, in connection with its sale to Perry Ellis International, Inc.
  • Represented Freedom Mortgage Company, a privately held mortgage banker, in its acquisition of the nationwide mortgage production operations of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, the wholly owned mortgage subsidiary of Irwin Financial Corporation, a NYSE-listed financial institution.
  • Represented Grubb & Ellis Company, a NYSE-listed commercial real estate service firm, in connection with its stock-for-stock merger with NNN Realty Advisors.
  • Represented GVA Williams, a privately held full service commercial real estate firm, in connection with its sale of majority interest to First Service Corporation, a Canadian public company.
  • Represented Opteum Financial Services, LLC in connection with its spin-off of certain operating assets and its sale to Bimini Mortgage Management, Inc., a NYSE publicly traded REIT.
  • Represented Cox & Company, Inc., a commercial and military aerospace manufacturer, in connection with a leveraged ESOP transaction financed by Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services Inc. pursuant to which Cox & Company became 100% owned by its employees.
  • Represented Bayerische Hypo-und Vereinsbank AG, a German banking corporation, in connection with the spin-off of its worldwide commercial real estate financial business.
  • Represented OCS Security, Inc. in its sale to Initial Security, LLC, a subsidiary of Rentokil Initial, plc, a British publicly traded company.

Admissions & Education

Education

  • Masters of Law, New York University School of Law (LLM, Taxation)
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Lehigh University, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Professional Affiliations

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Nathaniel S. Gore has a diverse corporate and tax practice that is focused on the negotiation, structuring and planning for a broad range of complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments, joint ventures, equity incentive arrangements and other strategic alliances for public companies, venture firms, family offices and investors.  In addition, his practice includes estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented Instinet Holdings Incorporated in connection with Instinet’s purchase of BlockCross ATS, an industry leading alternative securities trading system, and related technology from State Street Global Markets, LLC
  • Represented Glenmount Global Solutions, Inc. in the sale of its energy, infrastructure, and industrial projects consulting solutions business to E-Technologies Group, a portfolio company of Falfurrias Capital Partners, a private equity firm.
  • Represented HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. in its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Homestreet Bank.
  • Represented Freedom Mortgage Corporation in:
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of New York Community Bank.
    • Its acquisition of J.G. Wentworth Lending, LLC
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Continental Home Loans, Inc.
    • Its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operation of Sterling National Bank.
    • Its acquisition of the USDA mortgage loan operations of JPMorgan Chase Bank.
  • Represented CHMI Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, in its acquisition of Aurora Financial Group, Inc.
  • Represented HomeBridge Financial Services, Inc. in its acquisition of the residential mortgage banking operations of Prospect Mortgage, LLC
  • Represented Execu/Search Group, Inc., a staffing and executive search firm, in connection with its sale to New Heritage Capital, a private equity firm.
  • Represented Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, a national accounting firm, in numerous acquisitions of accounting firms.
  • Represented Art Agency Partners, an art advisory firm in connection with its receipt of strategic investments and its eventual sale to Sotheby’s.
  • Represented the global consulting firms of J.S. Held LLC and Held Enloe & Associates, LLC in connection with its sale to Lovell Minnick Partners.
  • Represented Rafaella Apparel Group, Inc. a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management, in connection with its sale to Perry Ellis International, Inc.
  • Represented Freedom Mortgage Company, a privately held mortgage banker, in its acquisition of the nationwide mortgage production operations of Irwin Mortgage Corporation, the wholly owned mortgage subsidiary of Irwin Financial Corporation, a NYSE-listed financial institution.
  • Represented Grubb & Ellis Company, a NYSE-listed commercial real estate service firm, in connection with its stock-for-stock merger with NNN Realty Advisors.
  • Represented GVA Williams, a privately held full service commercial real estate firm, in connection with its sale of majority interest to First Service Corporation, a Canadian public company.
  • Represented Opteum Financial Services, LLC in connection with its spin-off of certain operating assets and its sale to Bimini Mortgage Management, Inc., a NYSE publicly traded REIT.
  • Represented Cox & Company, Inc., a commercial and military aerospace manufacturer, in connection with a leveraged ESOP transaction financed by Merrill Lynch Business Financial Services Inc. pursuant to which Cox & Company became 100% owned by its employees.
  • Represented Bayerische Hypo-und Vereinsbank AG, a German banking corporation, in connection with the spin-off of its worldwide commercial real estate financial business.
  • Represented OCS Security, Inc. in its sale to Initial Security, LLC, a subsidiary of Rentokil Initial, plc, a British publicly traded company.

Education

  • Masters of Law, New York University School of Law (LLM, Taxation)
  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Lehigh University, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association