Andrew C. Cooper

Partner

202.298.1800

acooper@vnf.com

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007

Representative Transactions

  • Acquisition of the business and assets of a leading developer and supplier of branded, high-quality abrasives, diamond-cutting products, and related products
  • Financing on portfolio of well over one hundred gas stations and convenience stores
  • Multiple transactions involving alcoholic beverage distributors
  • Sale of a leading fabricator of large stainless steel process vessels
  • Acquisition of a manufacturer of spring-driven hose, cord, and cable reels
  • Acquisitions of distributors of tools, equipment, and consumables in the stone and concrete construction, remodeling, and maintenance industries
  • Acquisition of a leading designer and distributor of cabinetry and appliance parts
  • Multiple transactions involving acquisitions and divestitures of for-profit educational institutions
  • Sale of the assets of a project company maintaining ownership of a power plant development project
  • Sale of a wind energy power developer with multiple active projects
  • Negotiation of post-closing indemnification / escrow obligations of a major military manufacturer
  • Acquisition of a high-profile consumer goods manufacturer
  • Sale of a specialty automotive chemicals company
  • Sale of an automotive after-market accessories company
  • Sale of a lubrications systems and equipment provider
  • Sale of a manufacturer of high precision motion control products
  • Acquisition of a specialized courier company
  • Acquisition of an injection molding and packaging business
  • Acquisition of an international candy brand
  • Numerous real estate deals of many sizes, transactional structures, and types — including industrial, commercial, multi-family, brownfields, etc.

Representative Cases

  • New York State Electric & Gas Corp. v. FirstEnergy Corp. (N.D.N.Y. & 2d Cir.)
  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. v. UGI Utilities, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. & 2d Cir.)
  • Rochester Gas & Electric v. GPU, Inc. (W.D.N.Y.)
  • National Telephone Cooperative Ass’n v. Exxon Corp. (D.D.C.)
  • Foster v. United States (D.D.C.)
  • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. v. Atlantic Research Corp. (E.D. Va.)