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Edward T. Schultz

Edward T. Schultz

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Edward Schultz is a partner in Edwards Wildman's Los Angeles Office. Ed has extensive experience representing privately-held and public companies in all areas of corporate law, securities law and corporate finance. He concentrates his practice in corporate counseling, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, debt and equity offerings, credit transactions and secured lending. Ed serves as outside general counsel for numerous companies and private equity funds, handling a broad range of corporate issues from contract drafting and negotiation to corporate governance and strategic planning. He has significant experience in advising clients on a range of legal and business issues relative to acquiring and divesting of business units. His practice spans many industries, with a particular focus on technology, consumer products, manufacturing, entertainment & media and hospitality.

Notable Experience
  • Advisor to private equity fund in connection with the acquisition and divestiture of various consumer products companies. 
  • Advisor to private equity fund in connection with debt financing transactions in the entertainment industry.
  • Advisor to publishing company in connection with sale to private equity fund.
  • Advisor to regional trucking company in connection with sale to Ryder, Inc.
  • Advisor to technology company in connection with sale to Google, Inc.
  • Advisor to sports apparel company in connection with sale to private equity fund.
  • Represented international gaming & hospitality conglomerate in connection with various acquisitions and divestitures, public and private securities offerings, credit transactions and joint ventures.
  • Represented private holding company in connection with public tender offers within the U.S. auto industry, gaming and hospitality industry and entertainment industry.

Besides Edwards Wildman Ed is an active fundraiser and supporter of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


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