Education

J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.S., Colorado State University

Awards

Dennis Cassell

Biography

Dennis Cassell has extensive experience assisting a broad spectrum of both domestic and international clients with complex business transactions. His practice focuses primarily on negotiated mergers and acquisitions, business divestitures and the restructuring of business organizations in both public and private transactions. Dennis is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Selected Client Representations

Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the assets of Keywell L.L.C.

CD Listening Bar, Inc. d/b/a/ Super D in its purchase of the shares of Alliance Entertainment Holdings Corporation.

Allegiance Crane & Equipment, LLC in its acquisition of the assets of USA Mobile Crane, LLC.

Frigelar Comercio e Distribuicao S/A, a Brazilian entity, in its inbound acquisition of the assets of Jovan Corporation d/b/a Johnstone Supply.

Prophet Equity L.P. in its bankruptcy acquisition of the assets of Gulfstream Crane, LLC.

Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the stock of Ace Asphalt of Arizona, Inc.

Altec Lansing LLC in its Australian acquisition of the assets of Avega Systems, Inc.

Altec Lansing LLC in its bankruptcy acquisition of the assets of Vestalife, LLC.

Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the Altec Lansing division of Plantronics, Inc.

Trilogy, Inc. in its acquisition by tender offer of Versata, Inc., a publicly held computer software company.

Trilogy, Inc. in its acquisition of Artemis International Solutions, Inc., a publicly held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Textance, Inc., a privately held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Gensym Corporation, a publicly held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Clear Technology, a privately held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Evolutionary Technologies International, Inc., a privately held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Tenfold Corporation, a publicly held computer software company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Nuvo Network Management, Inc., a publicly held Canadian computer services company.

Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Ecora Software Corporation, a privately held computer software company.

Consolidated Restaurant Companies, Inc., a restaurant holding company owning El Chico, Cantina Laredo, III Forks, Sliver Fox, Cool River Café, Good Eats and Lucky’s in the reorganization of its ownership structure and related financing transactions.

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions and Committee on Corporate Governance)
  • Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Office

Ph (214) 706-4200
Fx (214) 706-4242
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201
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