Fox Rothschild Represents Big Ass Solutions in $500M Acquisition

January 11, 2018 – Press Releases

A multidisciplinary and multi-office team of attorneys from Fox Rothschild LLP represented Big Ass Solutions, manufacturers of the high-profile brand Big Ass Fans, in a half-billion-dollar deal with Lindsay Goldberg, a private equity firm.

The Fox team, led by Daniel L. Farris, co-chair of the firm’s Technology Group spearheaded negotiations on the deal.

Big Ass Solutions is the leading manufacturer of high-volume, low-speed industrial fans, lights, and control systems. With approximately 500 patents and patent applications worldwide, as well as hundreds of trademarks, the company places an emphasis on energy efficiency for industrial, commercial and residential use under the Big Ass Fans, Haiku and Big Ass Light brands.

Big Ass Solutions, an innovative technology and manufacturing company, utilized Fox’s deep experience in various legal areas key to the deal: private equity, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, technology, tax, real estate, employee benefits and antitrust law.

Farris was assisted by Vincent A. Vietti (Corporate); Stanley Barsky (Tax); Brian G. Belisle (Employee Benefits); Pamela A. Thein (Employee Benefits); Bradley S. Rodos (Corporate); Alberta Yan (Corporate); Andrew M. Halbert (Corporate); Matthew R. Kittay (Corporate); Jeremey S. Foster (Corporate); Mary Therese O'Sullivan (Real Estate) and Kevin P. Dermody (Corporate).