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Kenneth R. Wiggins
Kenneth R. Wiggins
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Ken Wiggins is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. He has represented public and private companies and private equity funds in a variety of corporate transactions. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, debt and equity financings, securities offerings and general corporate matters.
 
Representative Experience
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Ongoing representation of Trivest Partners, the oldest private equity firm in the Southeast, in connection with numerous M&A and finance matters, most recently including the recapitalization of North Star Seafood, Inc. by Trivest Fund V, LP, a new $415 million fund dedicated to investing in founder/family-owned businesses, and the subsequent acquisition of Florida's Finest Seafood LLC by North Star Seafood; and numerous transactions for Trivest Fund IV, including its acquisitions of Take Five Oil Change, LLC, OnePath Holdings LLC, Confiance IP Solutions Inc., and Transparent Technologies, Inc.
 
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Represented XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), one of the fastest growing providers of transportation logistics services, in connection with its $365 million acquisition of 3PD Holding, Inc., the premier provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.
 
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Ongoing representation of AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest vehicle retailer, in connection with its acquisitions and dispositions of car dealerships, most recently including several transactions that added an aggregate of more than $825 million of annual revenue.
 
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Represented HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI) in connection with its acquisition of Reinhold Industries, Inc. from funds of The Jordan Company, a leading private equity firm.
 
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Represented The Comvest Group in the sale of Velocity Express, a provider of customized, same-day regional delivery solutions.
 
Published Works & Lectures
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VCExperts, Co-Author, "Purchase Price Adjustments: How True is Your True-Up?" March 18, 2013
 
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Pipeline's The Deal, Co-Author, "Judgment Call: So True," March 18, 2013
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), South Florida, Young Professionals Committee, Member
 
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Take Stock in Children, Mentor
 

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Kenneth R. Wiggins

Practice
Corporate
Education
J.D., William & Mary School of Law, 2006; William & Mary Law Review, Order of the Coif
B.A., Florida State University, 2002; summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
Florida
New York
 
 
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