Richard A. Lowe
Partner
Fort Worth and Dallas

Rich Lowe has substantial experience in corporate and securities law, complex business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public and private company finance, venture capital, start-up companies, Regulation D, restructurings and health organizations.  Mr. Lowe is licensed in both Texas and California.  Professional memberships include the State Bar of Texas (Business and Health Law Sections), the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association (Business, Private Equity and Venture Capital, International Law and Health Law Sections), the Dallas Bar Association and Tarrant County Bar Association.  Mr. Lowe holds a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® PreeminentTM (5.0) rating, and has been named a Texas Super Lawyer (Acquisitions and Mergers) and a Top Lawyer (Acquisitions and Mergers), among others.

Practice Areas
Banking
Business Transactions
Corporations
Mergers and Acquisitions
Partnerships
Private Equity
Securities
Health Care

Examples of Experience
• $70 million merger and stock purchase of distribution company and related Mexico subsidiary

• $66.5 million stock acquisition of two energy service companies

• $4 million stock purchase of California technology company

• $91.5 million stock acquisition of Delaware company and subsidiaries and subsequent recapitalization

• $362 million stock acquisition of Delaware company and 16 subsidiaries across the United States and Canada

• $72 million stock acquisition of Canadian and Texas companies

• $4.9 million stock acquisition of Alabama company

• $1 million stock acquisition of Texas company

• $2.2 million purchase of North Carolina company

• $26 million stock acquisition of 2 Texas companies and related United Kingdom company

• $7 million stock acquisition of 2 Oklahoma companies

• $2.2 million asset sale of Florida distribution and logistical solutions company

• $7.6 million asset sale of international logistics business

• $9.5 million sale and restructure of technology/entertainment business

• $10 million secured credit facility including revolving credit and term notes

• $280 million credit restructure for Delaware and 15 U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries

• Various private offerings and related filings under Regulation D and state Blue Sky laws

• $24 million preferred stock sale of medical management company

• Representation of physician group in fundraising and organizing free standing regional cancer center

• Representation as special health counsel in sale of hospital to major health system

• Representation as special health counsel with $11 million asset sale of hospice operations

• $24.8 million purchase and reorganization of ambulatory surgery center by large third party hospital system

• $38.5 million stock sale of education company and United Kingdom subsidiary

• $5 million sale of convenience store and gasoline business

• $14.6 million sale of oil and gas service business to Russian company

• Representation of real estate agency in sale and merger of business with national real estate firm

• $7 million sale of stock of community bank and related Federal Reserve and OCC filings

• Representation of bank holding company in acquisition of community bank and related Federal Reserve and OCC filings

• Merger of subsidiary national banks

Education
University of California, Davis, School of Law (J.D., 1982)
California State University, Fullerton (B.A., 1978, with honors)

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California (1982)
State Bar of Texas (1983)

Personal Facts
Rich devotes a considerable amount of time to civic and charitable organizations.  He currently serves or has served on the Board of Directors of Fort Worth Sister Cities International, Executive Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star Foundation, Board of Directors of Camp Thurman and the Board of Regents for The Oakridge School.

Direct Dial: (817) 882-7653
Fax: (214) 889-9790
Email: rlowe@shackelfordlaw.net