Patrick provides business-driven operational, transactional and compliance solutions to clients in a variety of organizational structures and industries, including private equity sponsors and platform companies, REITs and other real estate funds, financial institutions, manufacturing, life sciences, healthcare and gaming.
His client activities cover a broad range of matters such as entity selection and capital structure design, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and dispositions, co-investments and minority interest investments.
Patrick’s extensive experience in all types of capital-raising transactions, which exceeds $15 billion, includes initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary offerings and private placements, and he frequently advises issuers and their management with respect to tender offers, complex disclosure issues, governance matters, entity formation and general business issues.
In addition to his day-to-day corporate practice, Patrick has extensive experience advising sponsors on the formation and structuring of private, non-traded and public REITs, as well as other real estate investment funds and joint ventures.
Prior to joining Fredrikson & Byron, Patrick was a member of the real estate capital markets group in the Chicago office of an international law firm. He is currently licensed in Illinois and Minnesota.