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Chelsea T. Wood

Biography
Chelsea Wood represents public and private businesses in a wide variety of corporate and securities matters. Ms. Wood’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic alliances and controlled auctions. In addition, Ms. Wood regularly advises clients in matters involving entity formation and structure, U.S. securities law compliance and disclosure, and general corporate governance. Ms. Wood has experience in a broad range of industries, including technology, media, healthcare, energy, manufacturing, aerospace, financial services, consumer products and entertainment, among others.
Experience and highlights
  • Assisted in the representation of a political subdivision in its sale of a portfolio of cell phone towers and related business to a strategic buyer
  • Assisted in the representation of New Birmingham, Inc. in its $225 million sale to U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE) and its related spin-off of its iron ore business and certain other assets
  • Assisted in the representation of American Beacon Advisors, Inc. (a portfolio company of TPG Capital and Pharos Capital Group) in its sale to Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management
  • Assisted in the representation of a manufacturer of drilling machinery in the $65 million sale of its business to a strategic competitor
  • Assisted in the representation of Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ) in connection with its acquisition by an affiliate of National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc. for a total equity value of approximately $76 million
  • Assisted in the representation of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ) in connection with its acquisition of the assets of Genares Worldwide Reservation Services, Ltd
  • Assisted in the representation of Preferred Pump & Equipment, L.P. in the acquisition and sale of multiple water well drilling and pump distribution businesses throughout the United States
  • Assisted in the representation of a software company in connection with its $60 million sale to a strategic competitor
Affiliations and honors

AFFILIATIONS

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • Central Area Council of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Board Member

HONORS

  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2018
  • Top Attorney in less than five years in practice in Corporate Finance/Mergers and Acquisitions, 360 West magazine, 2017-2018
  • Top Attorney under five years in practice, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2013-2017
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • The University of Texas, B.A., cum laude, 2009
         Kappa Kappa Gamma
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 2012
Chelsea Wood elected to Board Position on the Central Area Council Board of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce