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Mintz Advised Capstone Partners in Sale to Huntington

Boston, MA - Mintz served as legal advisor to Capstone Partners, an investment banking and advisory firm serving middle market companies, in its sale to Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (Nasdaq: HBAN).

Capstone focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital advisory, financial advisory and restructuring. Its primary offices are in Boston and Denver, and it has a presence in 12 other cities. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022.

"Twenty years ago, we founded Capstone Partners with the goal of building a middle market leader. Since then, we have been an innovative, growth-oriented firm, and we are excited about our future with Huntington," said John Ferrara, Capstone's founder and CEO. "Huntington is the perfect partner for Capstone, with complementary cultures focused on people and the community. Our combined capabilities will enhance Capstone's full suite of products and services to private business owners and financial sponsors. We believe this combination puts us in a strong position to pursue continued market acceleration and deliver a superior experience for our clients, employees, and partners."

The Mintz team included Kurt Steinkrauss, Gregory Fine, and Katya Daniel.

Mintz is an internationally recognized, multidisciplinary law firm with 550+ attorneys serving clients worldwide. Our Private Equity / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice includes 100+ professionals from many different legal areas who focus on executing transactions that meet our clients’ wide-ranging legal, business, and operational goals. Singled out by BTI Consulting Group as one of 32 “Deft Dealmaker” firms for 2022, Mintz develops winning transaction strategies for deals of virtually every size and type, including strategic acquisitions and divestitures, private equity platform and roll-up acquisitions and exits, spin-offs, joint ventures, asset and IP acquisitions, distressed sale transactions, complex earn-out and contingent value rights transactions, tender offers, and going private transactions and recapitalizations.


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