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OVERVIEW

J. Scott Troeger
Partner

Elkhart

52700 Independence Court
Suite 150
Elkhart, IN 46514-8155

P 574-296-2522

F 574-296-2535

OVERVIEW

J. Scott Troeger
Partner

Elkhart

52700 Independence Court
Suite 150
Elkhart, IN 46514-8155

P 574-296-2522

F 574-296-2535

Scott Troeger has more than 35 years of experience in counselling and representing businesses. Clients appreciate that Scott listens intently to their goals and the unique challenges they face, cares about giving them what they need to succeed, and offers practical advice and actionable paths to problem-solving.

OVERVIEW

Scott Troeger has more than 35 years of experience in counselling and representing businesses. Clients appreciate that Scott listens intently to their goals and the unique challenges they face, cares about giving them what they need to succeed, and offers practical advice and actionable paths to problem-solving.

Scott's practice includes assisting a wide array of businesses with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance, strategic planning, restructurings, joint ventures, commercial contracts, licensing agreements, private placements of securities, real estate transactions and other business needs. As Elkhart County, Indiana, is among the most entrepreneurial areas in the nation, with an active M&A environment that attracts foreign investment, many of Scott’s clients include entrepreneurs, emerging and fast-growth companies, as well as the foreign and domestic investors who fund them.

In addition, Scott has represented various foreign companies in connection with their acquisitions and divestiture strategies and other business-related legal requirements throughout the United States, including companies based in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland. Scott also provides legal advice to financial institutions on commercial and real estate transactions, and assists healthcare entities with governance, transactional and other legal matters.

Scott served as the managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg's Elkhart, Indiana, office and has served as a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Professional and Community Involvement

Board member, Beacon Health System

Honors

The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2020

EXPERIENCE
  • Represented entrepreneurial Recreational Vehicle manufacturer from start up through assistance with sale to publicly traded strategic acquirer for $500,000,000.
  • Assisted multi-generational closely held Recreational Vehicle manufacturer in sale to publicly traded strategic buyer for $580,000,000.
  • Assisted with the sale of five other leading manufacturers in the RV, cargo trailer and truck cap industries, involving transaction value in excess of $232,000,000.
  • Assist with series of eight bolt-on acquistions with transaction value of approximately $52,000,000 for equity fund portfolio company engaged in the golf car business.
  • Assisted Swedish owner of largest U.S. brass musical instrument manufacturer with sale to publicly traded acquirer.
  • Represented a leading Swedish consumer product manufacturing group in series of acquisitions with transaction value exceeding $140,000,000 and restructuring its U.S. entities along functional lines. Among other things, Barnes & Thornburg was engaged to handle the acquisition of a U.S. corporation, which involved the simultaneous acquisition of Italian and U.K. companies as well. Since the dominant aspect of the transaction involved the U.S. component, Barnes & Thornburg was selected to supervise the transaction, including the supervision of U.K. and Italian counsel. 
  • Represented a UK building products company traded on the London Stock Exchange in restructuring its US subsidiaries, including a series of acquisitions and dispositions with transaction value exceeding $130,000,000, and reorganizing entity structures to achieve tax and operational efficiencies; and then in connection with the disposition of the North American subsidiaries.
  • Represented hospital in connection with an affiliation with hospital in adjacent county to create a new hospital system governed by a new parent company. This affiliation resulted in a new healthcare system with over a billion dollars in total assets.
  • Represented innovative developer and manufacturer of cellphone charging cases and related devices.
  • Represented century old industry leader in firefighting and fire protection equipment in sale to private strategic acquirer.
  • Represented leading outdoor furniture manufacturer in sale to private equity fund.
  • Represented high end converter of pickup trucks in sale to publicly traded strategic acquirer in $66,000,000 transaction.
  • Represented German entity in acquisition of privately held automotive industry U.S. tool and die company.
  • Represented publicly traded manufactured housing company through its merger with an equity fund owned industry peer company.
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