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Kevin L. Gruben

Partner
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Kevin Gruben has a varied business practice at K&L Gates. Since joining the firm, he has been involved in a significant number of mergers and acquisitions for the firm's public and private clients. In addition, Kevin's experience includes representation of high–tech start–ups, venture capital investors, general business law, antitrust, corporate and securities law, and joint ventures.

Additional Information

  • Attended University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, 1991-92
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Rapt, Inc.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Winternals Software LP and System Internals LLC
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Vexcel Corporation
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Onfolio, Inc.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Teleo, Inc.
  • Represented Mikron Industries, Inc. in its sale to Quanex Corporation
  • Represented Valco Graphics, Inc. in its sale to Cenveo Commercial, Inc.
  • Represented DaVinci Gourmet, Ltd. in its sale to Kerry Inc.
  • Represented Big Sky Carvers in its recapitalization with RAF Industries
  • Represented Apollo Gold, Inc. in its sale to Nevoro Gold Corporation
  • Represented Convergent Technology Group, Inc. in its merger with L.E. International Ltd.
  • Represented CBeX Inc. in an exchange offering with GDS CBeX, Inc.
  • Represented digiMine, Inc. in its acquisition of CoRelation, Inc.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of Design Intelligence, Inc.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition of MongoMusic, Inc.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation and its subsidiary HomeAdvisor Technologies, Inc., in its acquisition of Tuttle Decision Systems Inc.
  • Represented Light Sciences Corporation in its reorganization from a limited liability company to a corporation
  • Represented Bidhit.com, Inc. in its acquisition of EZBid Inc.

Financings
  • Represented Cold Standard Inc. in its sale of notes and warrants
  • Represented Cold Standard Inc. in its sale of common stock
  • Represented Detto Technologies in its private placement of Series A Preferred Stock, March 2000, and Series B Preferred Stock, July 2001
  • Represented Phenogenomics Corporation it its sale of Series A Preferred Stock, February 2001
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its investment in eDevelopments.com, Inc., August 2000
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its investment in Skillset Software, Inc., July 2000
  • Represented Online Learning Network, Inc. in its private placement of Series A Preferred Stock, January 2000
  • Represented Certworld in its private placement of common stock
  • Represented Alexander Hutton Venture Partners, L.P. in various equity and bridge loan investments, including investments in RevX.com, Inc., NetUpdate, Inc., and Smarterville, Inc.

Joint Ventures
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in the formation of NEXTTIDE Inc., a Japanese joint venture with Hitachi Co., Ltd.
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in the formation of T1MSN, Corp., a joint venture with Telefonos de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.