Hahn, Justin M.

With a focus on M&A transactions in the middle markets and lower middle markets, Justin Hahn is known for his ability to effectively and efficiently get deals done for his clients.

As a senior associate working primarily in the health care and consumer products industries, Justin represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, private companies and public companies in connection with complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, joint ventures, minority equity investments, equity incentive arrangements and general corporate matters, including entity formation, intellectual property and labor and employment.

Justin has nearly nine years of prior experience serving in various corporate finance roles, giving him a unique advantage and perspective when working with clients and business owners, including his ability to bridge the gap between business, finance and legal. He also draws on his background to provide insight into the financial details of transactions to aid with issue spotting. 

Representative Matters
  • Represented Sonoma Brands in its Series A investment in Versed, an approachable, non-toxic, cruelty-free and vegan skin care brand with personalized regimens and real results for all.

  • Counsel to Encore Consumer Capital in its investment in 4505 Meats Inc., a chef-driven brand of premium meat snacks, selling antibiotic-free pork rinds and cracklings.

  • Counsel to Encore Consumer Capital in its investment in Tourtellot & Co., a specialty distributor of high-quality fresh produce to grocery chains and independent retailers across the Northeastern United States.

  • Counsel to Canyon Bakehouse in its $205M sale to Flower Foods, one of the largest producers of packaged bakery foods in the country. We advised on the mergers and acquisitions, employee benefits and executive compensation, labor law, intellectual property and real estate aspects of the transaction. The firm’s role in the deal highlights our multidisciplinary expertise and our footprint in the natural foods industry.

  • Counsel to ART Capital LLC in its acquisition and financing of Andersen Commercial Plumbing, LLC, a commercial plumbing business in Southern California.

  • Counsel to VetScience LLC and its Fruitables brand of natural dog treats and food supplements in its sale to Manna Pro Products, LLC .

  • Represented California Splendor and its largest stockholder, Encore Consumer Capital, in the sale of California Splendor to Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN). Based in San Diego, California, Splendor is a leading provider of frozen natural fruit ingredients.

  • Counsel to RV Management Corp. and its subsidiary, Renal Ventures Management, LLC in the sale of 100% of the issued and outstanding equity interests of Renal Ventures Management, LLC to DaVita Inc. Renal Ventures Management, LLC owned and operated approximately 40 renal dialysis clinics in the states of Texas, Iowa, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and New Jersey. The sale included a full sale process run by Raymond James, comprehensive negotiations with DaVita Inc., a detailed antitrust review process before the Federal Trade Commission, the divestiture by DaVita Inc. of several clinics (including three acquired clinics), and the spin-off of the infusion and vascular lines of business post-closing.

  • Represented the owners of Thanasi Foods, marketer of the Duke’s® and BIGS® snack brands, to Conagra Brands, one of North America’s leading branded food companies.

  • Represented EmCare, Inc. in its acquisition of Emergency Medical Services and its related entities.

  • Represented American Medical Response in its acquisition of ComTrans.

  • Counsel to Ergentus Emergency Physicians in its merger with U.S. Acute Care Solutions, a portfolio company of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.

  • Represented Mesa Foods and its largest owner, Encore Consumer Capital, in the sale of Mesa Foods, a leading producer of high quality tortillas, flatbreads and taco shells, to Teasdale Foods, a leading provider of private label and branded beans, hominy, peppers, sauces, corn products and seasoning products.

  • Represented Fertility Lab Sciences, LLC in formation of a new fertility laboratory joint venture and intellectual property licensing arrangements in San Francisco.

  • Represented Fertility Lab Sciences, LLC in formation of a new fertility laboratory joint venture and intellectual property licensing arrangements in Northern Virginia.

  • Represented Breckenridge Holding Company and Breckridge-Wynkoop in the sale of Breckenridge Brewery to Anheuser-Busch. Breckenridge joined The High End, AB InBev's stable of craft-beer brands acquired in recent years, including Goose Island Beer Co., Blue Point Beer Co. and Elysian Brewing Co. Breckenridge sells its beers in 35 states and produced approximately 70,000 barrels of beer in 2015.

  • Represented Fertility Lab Sciences, LLC in a joint venture transaction with Atlanta Center for Reprductive Medicine, LLC to form CCRM Atlanta, LLC.

  • Counsel to Pipeliner's Warehouse Inc. ("PWI") in the acquisition of PWI by Cross Country Pipeline Supply, Inc. PWI is a Houston, Texas-based provider of consumable pipeline construction supplies to the U.S. midstream market with a strong presence across the Gulf Coast.

  • Represented Emergency Physicians at Porter Hospitals in its Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among U.S Acute Care Solutions Holdings, LLC and USACS Management Group, Ltd.

  • Represented American Medical Response (AMR), a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc., in its acquisition of Community Emergency Medical Services, a medical transportation company serving Central Massachusetts

  • Represented American Medical Response (AMR), a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc., in its acquisition of Vital Emergency Medical Services, a full service, medical transportation company in the Central Massachusetts region.

  • Represented Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine, one of Colorado’s leading fertility clinics, in a growth equity investment from TA Associates.

  • Represented Encore Consumer Capital in its investment in Navitas Naturals, a pioneer of sustainably sourced, organic superfoods.

  • Represented CareGivers America in its sale to All Metro Health Care Services, a portfolio company of Nautic Partners.

  • Represented NGL Water Solutions Bakken, LLC, a subsidiary of NGL Energy Partners, in its acquisition of two salt water disposal facilities from WaterWorks Corral Creek, LLC, and Saltwater Disposal Systems, LLC. Both facilities are located in the Bakken shale play in North Dakota.

  • Counsel to Clayton Health Systems, Inc. in connection with refinancing of debt with New Mexico Finance Authority as lender, with Union County, New Mexico with respect to Union County General Hospital and continued representation of Union County General Hospital, including providing corporate enforceability opinion and 501c3 opinion.

  • Represented Naples Nephrology in its joint venture with US Renal Care.

  • Counsel to Encore Consumer Capital in its acquisition of The Lion Brewery, Inc., a full-service contract manufacturer of specialty beverages, located in Northeast Pennsylvania.

News & Events
Education
  • J.D., 2013, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • B.A., 2005, Moravian College
Admissions
  • Colorado
Recognition

ACG Leadership 20, Class of 2019

Membership

Colorado Bar Association

American Bar Association

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