Tony Rickert focuses his practice in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of securities, commercial transactions and the general representation of emerging businesses.
Tony serves as outside general counsel for public and private corporations, and represents private equity investors, as well as corporations and other business entities, in connection with equity and debt investments, commercial credit, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and development projects. In addition, he has developed numerous innovative corporate equities, mezzanine financings, real estate-based securities and asset-secured debt instruments to meet the capital needs of emerging businesses and their investors.
The business of many of Tony's clients depends upon robust software, data management and telecommunication systems. He has significant experience in structuring and negotiating agreements for development, licensing and sale of software; acquisition or development of computer and telecommunications hardware and systems; and the provision of SaaS, database, back-up and recovery, MSP, teleservices, fulfillment and similar services.
Tony is also engaged in a diverse transactional and general counsel practice on behalf of nonprofit and for-profit health care organizations, including hospitals, home care companies, elder care organizations, physical therapy providers and medical equipment companies. He has been actively involved in the planning and implementation of numerous corporate restructurings of health care providers, joint ventures and other strategic arrangements between hospitals and physicians, financings, significant contracts and transactions involving acquisition or disposition of substantial healthcare assets.