Avryl Klich

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Avryl Klich

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2232 | +1 215 994 2222

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Avryl A. Klich focuses her practice on corporate matters, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

Ms. Klich was previously an associate at another international law firm.

Experience

Significant Representations

  • Represented La Colombe Torrefaction, Inc., a nationwide coffee roasting company with both wholesale and retail operations, in a recapitalization and $28 million sale of a majority interest to Goode Partners, and then in a subsequent recapitalization and investment by a third-party investor.
  • Represented Alerus Financial, N.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alerus Financial Corporation, in its acquisition of Interactive Retirement Systems, LTD, who provides record keeping, consulting, and administration for 160 retirement plans and more than16,200 plan participants. With this acquisition, Alerus will serve more than 5,000 retirement plans with 278,000 plan participants in 49 states.
  • Represented Health Advocate, the nation’s leading supplier of healthcare advocacy services, in its nearly $300 million acquisition by West Corporation.
  • Represented Health Market Science, Inc., a supplier of data on health care professionals and the administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the United States, in its acquisition by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier.
  • Represented UTZ Quality Foods, LLC in the acquisition of a private label snack foods manufacturer.
  • Represented Hospital Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania d/b/a Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA) in its acquisition by merger by Highmark Inc. As part of the transaction, BCNEPA contributed $90 million to two charitable organizations and Highmark is obligated under certain circumstances to contribute another $10 million in the future. This transaction was the first transaction in nearly 20 years in which two Pennsylvania Blue Cross/Blue Shield licensees had successfully combined.
  • Represented Clark Capital Management Group, Inc. in connection with the sale of a large portion of its investment advisory business to AssetMark, Inc. The asset purchase agreement was negotiated in a compressed time frame and involved complicated issues relating to separating the portion of the business being sold from that being retained.
  • Represented NSM Insurance Group, LLC in the sale of certain assets of E.L.M. Insurance Brokers Inc. and the Pat Moore Insurance Services division of Care Providers Insurance Services, LLC to Pro Access L.L.C., an affiliate of AssuredPartners, Inc.
  • Represented NSM Insurance Group, LLC in the asset acquisition of the classic car and related insurance business of Heacock Insurance Group, Inc., based out of Lakeland, Fla.
  • Represented two apparel manufacturers with domestic and Central American operations in their sale to an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, LLC which is forming an apparel supply chain company in connection with a strategic partnership with Nike.
  • Represented La Colombe Torrefaction, Inc., a nationwide coffee roasting company with both wholesale and retail operations, in connection with a significant senior credit transaction.
  • Represented Pilot Air Freight Corp., a private air freight logistics, package forwarding, and delivery company, in connection with the sale of a controlling interest in the company to ATL Partners and British Columbia Investment Management Corp. The transaction required a complex reorganization of Pilot and its subsidiaries.
  • Represented a German developer and manufacturer of professional unmanned aerial drones and related software systems in the sale of all of its capital stock to Intel Corporation.
  • Represented Spell Capital Partners, LLC in its acquisition of Viking Plastics, a leading manufacturer of tight-tolerance proprietary and custom injection molded products and assemblies for the automotive, HVAC, and industrial markets.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2008, cum laude
  • The University of Chicago, J.D., 2013
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey