Overview

Burns represented Wynnchurch Capital, a leading private equity firm, in its acquisition of Heartland Automotive Services, Inc., one of the largest franchisees in the quick-lube business and the nation’s largest operator of Jiffy Lube service centers, with approximately 523 locations in 26 states. The deal was extremely complicated, involving corporate structuring, financing, tax, real estate, environmental, insurance, and operational issues. Burns worked side by side with Wynnchurch’s management team to navigate the transaction’s many challenges and devise the solutions necessary to bring it to successful completion.

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