Robert R. Levine, II

Ronald R. Levine, II

Partner

Ron Levine brings 30 years of experience to his practice in corporate finance, private equity and merger and acquisition transactions. His clients include public and private companies across a range of industries, including private equity, technology, business services, energy, restaurant/retail, food, and manufacturing. His practice focuses on public and private M&A transactions, private equity, securities and capital markets, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Levine serves as counsel in debt and equity offerings for domestic and foreign companies and represents numerous major private equity funds in investment and merger and acquisition transactions, as well as a number of asset managers and hedge funds.

Mr. Levine also represents public companies and their boards of directors on securities disclosure and compliance issues, technology transfer, executive compensation, and general corporate counseling.

Mr. Levine is actively involved in community affairs, including serving as a member of the Board of Directors of Rocky Mountain PBS and the Board of Trustees of the Cornell Football Association. He recently was named to the University Council of Cornell University.

Experience

  • Endeavour Capital in its investment in Equality Health.
  • Founder of Icon Eye Care in the sale of the company to Cortec.
  • Endeavour Capital in the sale of its investment in Barrett Jackson Auction Company.
  • Industrial Income Advisors in connection with the sale of Industrial Income Trust.
  • Black Creek Group in connection with its MIRA Group joint venture with Ivanhoe-Cambridge.
  • Endeavour Capital in its investment in Grand Canyon University.

Perspectives

Addressing Ethical Issues in Transactional Due Diligence
Air Quality Issues Affecting Oil, Gas, and Mining Development and Operations, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, Denver, CO
Significant 2017 Decisions Affecting Private M&A: Part 2
Commercial Contracts Law360, Delaware Law360, Mergers & Acquisitions Law360, Private Equity Law360, Securities Law360
Significant 2017 Decisions Affecting Private Company M&A
Newsletter
Significant 2017 Decisions Affecting Private M&A: Part 1
Commercial Contracts Law360, Delaware Law360, Mergers & Acquisitions Law360, Private Equity Law360, Securities Law360
Annual Denver Perspectives Conference
KPMG, Denver, CO
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Recognition

Chambers USA
Corporate/M&A (Colorado) (2004-2018)
Best Lawyers
"Denver Lawyer of the Year" – Venture Capital Law (2016, 2018)
"Denver Lawyer of the Year" – Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (2015, 2017)
"Denver Lawyer of the Year" – Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2011)

Currently listed in six categories: Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; and Venture Capital Law (2005-2018)
5280 – Denver's Mile High Magazine
Top Lawyers for M&A (2015-2017)
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Harvard University, 1987, cum laude
  • BS, Cornell University, 1984
Admissions
  • Colorado
  • New York
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