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John H. McTyeire

Raleigh | 919.835.4515
Fax | 919.835.4617

John McTyeire has helped clients close approximately $2 billion worth of acquisitions over the past two years. He concentrates on private equity platform and add-on transactions and strategic buyer serial acquisitions in the U.S. and Canada. Clients value John’s attention to detail and how he partners with them to drive deals forward and provide insight on the middle market in the Southeast.  

He has represented clients in a variety of complex business transactions, including the purchase and sale of private companies and public company subsidiaries and divisions, entity restructurings and recapitalizations, the formation of joint ventures, and other strategic business combinations. He also regularly assists clients with their general corporate and commercial needs, including entity formation and maintenance, as well as the drafting and negotiation of shareholders' agreements, limited liability company agreements, buy-sell agreements, consulting agreements, noncompetition agreements, confidentiality agreements, and services agreements. 

John has particular experience in transactions involving the equipment rental, manufacturing and distribution, software, telecommunications, life sciences, automotive dealership, and beverage bottling and packaging industries. 

Prior to joining Parker Poe, John clerked for two years for the Honorable Robert H. Edmunds Jr., who was then a North Carolina Supreme Court justice.

Representative Experience

Private Equity

  • Served as counsel to a private equity firm in connection with multiple platform acquisitions and add-on/bolt-on acquisitions for its portfolio companies, together with the subsequent disposition of certain of its portfolio companies.
  • Served as counsel to a private equity firm and three of its portfolio companies in connection with multiple add-on/bolt-on acquisitions.
  • Served as counsel to the management and private equity owners of a contract food services management company in connection with several add-on acquisitions to the underlying platform companies.
  • Served as counsel to a manufacturer in connection with the sale of its foam production/pouring and bedding fabrication business to a private equity-owned strategic buyer.
  • Served as counsel to a bottling and packaging company in the sale of a controlling interest via merger to a private equity sponsor through an auction process.
  • Served as counsel to a pharmaceutical company in the sale of its business to a private equity buyer.

Strategic Acquisitions & Dispositions

  • Represented the U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries of a British public company in approximately 50 acquisitions of equipment rental businesses in the U.S. and Canada over the past two and a half years.
  • Served as counsel to a NASDAQ-listed cloud software company in connection with six acquisitions of software-as-a-service companies with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $250 million.
  • Served as counsel to a physical, occupational, and speech therapy services provider with operations in more than 12 states, as well as its controlling shareholder, in its sale to a large health care system.
  • Served as counsel to a NYSE-listed energy company in the $150 million stock sale of its fiber-optic communications business.
  • Served as counsel to a NYSE-listed company in more than 10 transactions involving the acquisition of clinical and diagnostic laboratory businesses.
  • Served as counsel to a NYSE-listed company in seven transactions involving the purchase and sale of automobile dealership businesses.
  • Served as counsel to the U.S. subsidiary of a multinational corporation in the sale of its global tungsten and powders business to a foreign, strategic buyer through an auction process.
  • Served as counsel to a charitable organization in connection with its merger with another charitable organization.

Corporate Advice

  • Represented a significant nonprofit life science research entity in reorganizing its operations and modifying its tax-exempt status and subsequent disposition of assets.
  • Provided corporate governance counseling to a 501(c)(3) foundation that supports a major health care system.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law, 2024; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
  • Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite” in Corporate, 2024