CHICAGO, IL—Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Theodore H. Cominos Jr. has joined the firm’s M&A and Private Capital teams in the Chicago office as partner. Mr. Cominos is the sixth partner to join the firm in Chicago and the third M&A partner added there since the office opened in May 2019. Additionally, Cristina Audran-Proca has joined Eversheds Sutherland in the Paris office as counsel.
Mr. Cominos, who joins from Faegre Drinker, advises domestic and international clients on complex M&A, private equity, venture capital, corporate commercial, commercial real estate and debt-finance transactions. He has more than 20 years of experience as lead counsel on mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and dispositions, restructurings, joint-venture, co-investment, strategic collaboration, profit-participating and licensing/royalty arrangements. His clients include public and private companies, private equity funds, venture funds, seed and angel investors on all stages of private investment.
Ms. Audran-Proca, also joining from Faegre Drinker, advises clients on private equity, venture capital and other cross-border M&A and corporate transactions in Europe and beyond. She has over fifteen years of experience advising private investment funds of all sizes, consortia of funds, management teams, entrepreneurs seeking venture or private equity backing, and corporates on various international transactions and projects, across a multitude of sectors and jurisdictions.
Together, they have over 15 years of cross-border transactional collaboration as a team, across a wide array of geographies, sectors and industries.