Michael P. Gieger is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg's Indianapolis office and is a member of the Corporate Department.
Michael concentrates his practice on complex corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, commercial contracts and related general corporate matters. Additionally, he regularly counsels businesses and investors in investing and capital raising activities, including fund formations and re-capitalizations, private equity investments, secondary sale transactions, private placements, and equity capital raises.
Michael regularly represents public and private companies in various merger, acquisition and divestitures transactions both on the buy-side and the sell-side. He has represented investors in a wide array of private equity investments, including private equity funds, direct equity co-investments and equity tag-along investments; represented a private equity sponsor in the re-capitalization and conversion of a closed-end real estate fund into an open-end fund; and represented a private equity platform in the acquisition of stand-alone businesses. Michael has also represented sellers in the marketing and sale of various asset portfolios including a portfolio of more than 150 direct equity co-investments across four continents valued at more than $500 million and a portfolio of more than $350 million in private equity fund interests.