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Bruce H. Hallett Shareholder


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Bruce Hallett’s practice is focused on corporate finance. He regularly represents publicly-held entities and private growth companies, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and federal securities regulation compliance.

Having previously practiced corporate and securities law with large firms in Chicago and Dallas, Bruce co-founded Hallett & Perrin in January 1992 with the objective of combining large law firm corporate finance experience and expertise with boutique firm client service delivery and price structure. Representative corporate finance transactions handled by Bruce’s team include the following:

  • Representation of publicly-held media company in $1.5 billion sale to publicly-held purchaser
  • Representation of publicly-held specialty retailer in $1.0 billion tender offer for shares of publicly-held competitor
  • Representation of publicly-held restaurant chain in $550 million underwritten offering of debt securities
  • Representation of family controlled specialty lubricants manufacturer in $350 million sale to strategic buyer
  • Representation of privately-owned instruments manufacturer in $360 million sale to private equity buyer

Practice Areas
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972
  • University of Michigan School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1976
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas
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Representative Experience

  • Representation of publicly-held casual dining company in connection with divestitures of three brands to private equity firm buyers
  • Representation of publicly-held specialty retailer in $1.0 billion acquisition of a publicly-held competitor
  • Representation of small business investment company in mezzanine financings of portfolio companies
  • Representation of private equity buyers in acquisition and subsequent disposition of portfolio companies
  • Representation of family-owned specialty lubricants company in $330 million sale of company
  • Representation of publicly-held media company in $1.5 billion sale of company

Distinctions & Certifications

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent, Peer Review Rated
  • Selected to Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2006-2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law) by Woodward White, Inc., 2015-2020
  • Named Best Lawyer by D Magazine 2017-2019

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Texas