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Kenneth R. Wiggins
Kenneth R. Wiggins
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Represented The Comvest Group in the sale of Velocity Express, a provider of customized, same-day regional delivery solutions.
Published Works & Lectures
VCExperts, Co-Author, "Purchase Price Adjustments: How True is Your True-Up?" March 18, 2013
Pipeline's The Deal, Co-Author, "Judgment Call: So True," March 18, 2013
Professional Memberships & Activities
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), South Florida, Young Professionals Committee, Member
Take Stock in Children, Mentor

Kenneth R. Wiggins

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
New York
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