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CAXA Technology Co.

HortenCC represented CAXA Technology Co., Ltd., a Beijing software company, in the formation of a strategic alliance with Dassault Systèmes S.A., a large public French software company, that grants CAXA the right to distribute and localize Dassault’s computer aided design software products in China.

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Hanna Strategies

Hanna Strategies Holdings, Inc. is an engineering services firm that offers software development with centers in Shanghai, China, Atlanta, Georgia and Pune, India. HortenCC represented the company in a transaction with Autodesk, Inc., a large public California software company, pursuant to which Autodesk made a substantial equity investment in the company and received an option from the company’s founders to acquire their stock at a predetermined formula price. The engagement required a pre-acquisition restructuring of Hanna’s Atlanta and Shanghai operations. A year later, HortenCC represented the company in its sale to Autodesk under a renegotiated merger transaction.

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Masisa

HortenCC represented Masisa S.A., a large public Chilean manufacturer of value-added wood products, in the restructuring of its North American operations.

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Groupe Rians

HortenCC represented Groupe Rians S.A., a large French cheese producer, in its first US acquisition. The company purchased the brand and cheese-making operations of Laura Chenel’s Chèvre, Inc., a Sonoma, California, based company. Laura Chenel’s, which produces a fresh goat cheese that many call the best in America, almost single-handedly turned America on to goat cheese in the early 1980’s.

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Mann Bracken

HortenCC represented Mann Bracken, LLC, one of the country’s largest collections law firms, in the formation of Axiant, LLC, a joint venture debt collection business owned by the Mann Bracken partners and Accretive, LLC, a New York hedge fund. The transaction required the development of a complex legal structure to comply with the regulatory requirements to which law firms and collection agencies are subject. The transaction was a first in the legal industry in that it allowed the Mann Bracken partners to monetize their ownership interests in the law firm.

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The Phoenix Funds

HortenCC represented Phoenix Holdings, LLC, an Atlanta hedge fund management company, in the formation of several hedge funds that produce medium-term cash returns through the acquisition of portfolios of charged-off consumer credit card receivables sold at steep discounts by various originating financial institutions and third-party resellers.

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Industriaplex

HortenCC represented Industriaplex, Inc., an Atlanta integrated, diversified manufacturer and distributor of retail, commercial, industrial, and office infrastructure products and services, in a major acquisition program to acquire local distribution and service companies in the eastern part of the United States.

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IronCAD

HortenCC represented IronCAD, LLC, an Atlanta software company, in a “merger” transaction with CAXA Technology Co., Ltd., a Beijing software company, that resulted in IronCAD and CAXA becoming subsidiaries of a newly created British Virgin Islands holding company owned by the former owners of CAXA and IronCAD. The transaction required the development of a complex legal structure to minimize the impact of the US international outbound tax rules.

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DrTango

DrTango, Inc.is the leading provider of culturally-optimized Hispanic content and health management programs to the U.S. healthcare industry. HortenCC has represented the company on a variety of commercial matters, including value added reseller agreements, services agreements, e-commerce agreements, content licensing agreements and co-branding agreements with major healthcare providers, hospital corporations and media companies, including Yahoo, Univision, Terra Networks and Tenet Healthcare.

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Contact At Once!

Contact At Once!, LLC has developed a service that monitors the availability (i.e., “presence”) of online merchants and offers various communications channels between shoppers and online merchants. HortenCC assisted the company on several equity and debenture capital raises and developed its key commercial agreements.

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ICM Corporation

ICM Corporation has developed several software applications that help enable a comprehensive solution for compliance management in the life sciences industry. HortenCC developed its key commercial agreements and assisted it on a number of equity and debenture financings.

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Slingshot Products Development Group, Inc.

Slingshot Products Development Group, Inc. is a vertically integrated product development company that specializes in ideation, conceptual design, prototyping, engineering, design for manufacture, packaging, program management, and manufacturing coordination. HortenCC represented the company in a restructuring, including a spin-out of its startup business to a joint venture with DeCavi Corporation.

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IP2Biz

IP2Biz® commercializes university technologies through a unique process that reduces risk, saves time and lowers costs. HortenCC represented the company in the grant of an option to Anasys Corporation to a scanning probe microscope cantilever technology developed at the University of Illinois.

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Flexible Executives

Flexible Executives, LLC offers project based work at discounted rates through its contracted professional service providers. HortenCC represented the company in its first financing round.

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WineMiner

WineMiner, LLC assists the consumer in the selection of wines through tools on the Internet and in kiosks located in supermarkets and other retail outlets. HortenCC represented the company in its Series A preferred membership unit financing.

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Irrimax Corporation

Irrimax Corporation has developed a new wound irrigation system. HortenCC assisted the company negotiate and document a settlement with a contract manufacturer and enter into a new long-term supply agreement with Cardinal Health PTS.

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Fraud Exchange

Fraud Exchange, LLC offers case management, search, collaboration and reporting tools that allow fraud investigators to manage their case loads more efficiently and proactively. HortenCC represented the Company in negotiating and drafting an agreement for the development of its software in India.

Vumii, Inc.

Vumii, Inc. has developed several products that enhance the ability of users of surveillance security systems to observe, detect, identify and respond to security threats. HortenCC assisted the company on several debt and equity capital raises and developed its key commercial agreements.

Zenda Technologies

Zenda Technologies has developed a novel, portable, immersive platform for rapid neuropsychological testing. HortenCC represented the company in securing a license for key intellectual property owned by the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.

SK Most Construction Company

SK Most Construction Company is a large Russian construction company. HortenCC represented the company in the formation of a joint venture to construct bridges, tunnels, airports and water treatment plants in the United States.

Brachfeld Associates, LLC

HortenCC represented Brachfeld Associates, LLC, a California based collections law firms, in a restructuring of the firm and its related collection agency, Meridian Management Solutions, LLC, that sets the stage for the firm’s partners to enter into a transaction that will monetize their ownership interests in the law firm.