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Angela L. Cottrell

Partner
+1.919.466.1269
Fax +1.919.516.2039
Ms. Cottrell focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, joint ventures, and general corporate and securities law, primarily within the health care/life sciences industry. She also has extensive experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and counsel to lenders and conduit borrowers in public offerings and direct placement of tax-exempt and taxable bond offerings. Ms. Cottrell has advised large academic medical centers and universities, publicly-traded companies with global operations, as well as middle market and start-up companies with respect to mergers and acquisitions, financing strategies, regulatory issues, clinical trials, corporate governance, joint ventures, and international expansion of operations.

Professional Background

While at another firm, Ms. Cottrell served as public finance counsel for the North Carolina State Treasurer, attending House and Senate Finance Committee meetings, and assisting with drafting legislation. Prior to law school, Ms. Cottrell was a commercial credit analyst at Barnett Bank of Central Florida and a commercial lender at SunBank of Southwest Florida.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • State Treasurer’s Public Finance Advisory Council

Speaking Engagements

  • Guide to Project Development Financing in North Carolina, UNC Institute of Government, 2005
  • Project Development Financing, State Treasurer's Office, 2004

Recent Transactions

  • Public offering of $297,000,000 North Carolina Medical Care Commission Health Care Facilities Revenue Bonds (Vidant Health), Series 2015 (Counsel to the Obligated Group)
  • Public offering of $50,000,000 North Carolina Medical Care Commission Health Care Facilities Revenue Bonds (Rex Healthcare), Series 2015A (Counsel to the Obligated Group)
  • Bank direct placement of $100,000,000 North Carolina Medical Care Commission Health Care Facilities Revenue Bonds (Rex Healthcare), Series 2015B (Counsel to the Obligated Group)
  • Public offering of $134,715,000 Illinois Finance Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2014A (Centegra Health System) (Counsel to the Obligated Group)
  • Public offering of $190,425,000 Illinois Finance Authority Revenue Bonds, Series 2012 (Centegra Health System) (Counsel to the Obligated Group)
  • Served as Special Disclosure Counsel for Miami-Dade County for various airport revenue bonds and healthcare facilities revenue bonds.
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in financing transaction with a major supplier.
  • Representation of a pharmaceutical company in sale to publicly-traded company.
  • Representation of a large hospital system in multiple hospital and physician acquisitions.
  • General representation of an emerging medical device company in a financing transaction, and with respect to licensing issues and clinical trial strategies.
  • Representation of a large hospital system in public offering of tax-exempt securities.
  • Representation of a publicly traded company in connection with mergers and acquisitions.