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Nick Gruidl is a managing director with McGladrey’s Corporate Tax & Transactions practice. Nick has experience working with both publicly held and privately held businesses. Nick’s client service focus is in advising clients and firm personnel on corporate merger and acquisition activity; spin-offs, bankruptcy and debt restructuring, private equity transactions, consolidated group issues; analysis of net operating loss issues, and partnership taxation. Nick develops and delivers internal and external training on corporate tax and transaction related issues. Nick has authored numerous articles for the April Tax Clinic section of the AICPA The Tax Adviser publication in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Nick also serves as chair of the AICPA Corporations and Shareholders Technical Resource Panel.
Mr. Cockrell has a wide scope of expertise spanning mergers and acquisitions, senior and mezzanine lending, venture capital investments and private equity fund formation. His mergers and acquisition experience representing private equity and strategic purchasers extends across a diverse number of industries from healthcare and energy to manufacturing and agriculture. His lending experience includes advising both commercial and mezzanine lenders on a wide array of financing transactions ranging from senior asset backed lending to traditional mezzanine structures. He also has extensive experience in earlier stage investment work representing both companies and venture funds in preferred equity and other structures. Mr. Cockrell also has extensive private equity fund formation experience representing scores of private equity, venture and mezzanine funds in their formation and in advising small business investment companies (SBICs) in regulatory and licensing matters.
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Private Equity & Venture Capital
- Securities & Corporate Finance
- Commercial Lending