Ling W. Kong

Representative Matters

Representation of PT Networks in Sale to Athletico

Represented PT Networks, a premier provider of physical therapy, occupational health, and onsite corporate health services, in its sale to Athletico Physical Therapy, a portfolio company of funds affiliated with BDT Capital Partners, LLC, through an auction process conducted by Jefferies. G&S, in collaboration with key trusted advisors and industry experts, helped Pivot attain significant operational and financial improvements, while the company continued to provide top-notch patient care despite challenges faced throughout the pandemic.

ThreatWarrior: Guiding a Team of Entrepreneurs and Active Investors to Early Success

Goulston & Storrs Case Study: Threat Warrior

ThreatWarrior is an emerging cybersecurity company that is growing rapidly. Committed to defending all organizations against evolving cyberattacks, ThreatWarrior’s goals were extensive, including creating a corporate and equity framework, facilitating the integration of an incoming professional management team and a small group of entrepreneurial founders, preparing the company to secure financing, and re-launching a new website and updated messaging campaign. This accelerated growth plan presented a myriad of key challenges to overcome.

$8.5 Million Seed Funding Round in Sports Technology

Representation of a West Coast sports and fan engagement technology company in its $8.5 million seed funding round.

$92 Million Family Office Sale

Representation of a family office in its $92 million sale of a basket of limited partnership interests in leading private equity funds to leading global secondary investor.

$970 Million National Student Housing Company Sale

Representation of a national student housing company in its staged sale to a public real estate investment trust (REIT) in a transaction with a total enterprise value of $970 million.

Acquisition of a Leading Global Golf Equipment Company

Representation of a global sports apparel and footwear company and a Korean private equity firm in the $1.2 billion acquisition of a leading global golf equipment company.

Acquisitions by Specialty Chemicals Company

Representation of a leading specialty chemicals company in its $3.8 billion acquisition of a worldwide specialty additives business and $640 million acquisition of a worldwide hydrogen peroxide business.

Brewing Company Acquisition

Representation of an American entrepreneur in the acquisition of a storied American brewing company.

Colombian Manufacturer $243 Million Business Combination

Representation of a privately held Colombian architectural glass and window manufacturer in its $243 million business combination with a special purpose acquisition company.

European Life Sciences Acquisitions, Disposals and Joint Ventures

Representation of a European life sciences company in various acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures including the $725 million acquisition of a pharmaceutical container business, $131 million sale of its worldwide laboratory equipment business to a leading scientific glass manufacturer, and a worldwide joint venture for life sciences products and the sale of its worldwide pharmaceutical glass tubing operations to and joint venture with a major US based glass and materials science company.

German Electric Utility Worldwide Joint Venture

Representation of a German electric utility and utility services company in the establishment of a worldwide joint venture with an engineering services company.

New York-based Venture Capital Firm and Startup Studio

Representation of a New York-based venture capital firm and startup studio in investments in various consumer products companies. 

Private Investment in Commercial Fusion Energy startup company.

Representation of Boston-based private investment firm in its investment in a commercial fusion energy startup company. 

South African IT Services Company Acquisition

Representation of a South African information technology (IT) services company in its acquisition of a US advanced IT solutions company and a US telepresence and videoconferencing company.

US Alternative Energy Investments

Representation of a global financial institution group on US alternative energy investments, including wind, residential, commercial and industrial solar systems.

$15 Million Equity Investment in Clinical AI

Representation of a leading provider of clinical artificial intelligence software for the early, efficient detection of lung disease, in a $15 million equity investment.