David Y. Sartorio

David Y. Sartorio

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (612) 225-2793

Primary Office

Minneapolis
33 South Sixth Street
Suite 4750
Minneapolis, MN 55402

David Y. Sartorio

Partner

David Y. Sartorio

David Sartorio focuses his practice on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, control and non-control investments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. David has experience advising companies ranging from private start-up and growth companies to large public companies across diverse industry sectors, including energy and renewable energy, agricultural technology, video gaming and life sciences, as well as private equity and venture capital firms. David also handles general corporate and start-up legal issues.

Beyond his legal practice, David has been a lecturer on "Life Cycle of an M&A Deal" at the University of North Carolina School of Law and a lecturing fellow on "Early-Stage Financing: The Emergence of Crowdfunding" at Duke University School of Law.

Experience

Select representations in transactions include:

  • A leading salty snack brand/company in its sale to a multinational company and one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world with a total transaction value of $900 million.
  • An enterprise software development firm in the sale of all of its equity to a technology management and consulting firm. The transaction included a pre-closing tax-free corporate reorganization and a total transaction value of $150 million.
  • A seller of meat and protein products throughout the United States in its sale to a private equity firm with a total transaction value of $45 million.
  • A regional transportation company in its equity sale to a national transportation and logistics company that is publicly traded with a total transaction value of $200 million.
  • A fintech company in its sale to a federal credit union for cash and equity with a total transaction value of $15 million.
  • A transportation services company in connection with its acquisition of a 40-percent stake in a packaging business with a total transaction value of $15 million.

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Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Rising Star list, North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2016 to 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

​North Carolina Bar Association

 

Education

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2010

B.A., Davidson College, 2006

Bar Admissions

North Carolina
Not Admitted in Minnesota

Firm Involvement

Technology Committee

David Sartorio focuses his practice on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions, control and non-control investments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. David has experience advising companies ranging from private start-up and growth companies to large public companies across diverse industry sectors, including energy and renewable energy, agricultural technology, video gaming and life sciences, as well as private equity and venture capital firms. David also handles general corporate and start-up legal issues.

Beyond his legal practice, David has been a lecturer on "Life Cycle of an M&A Deal" at the University of North Carolina School of Law and a lecturing fellow on "Early-Stage Financing: The Emergence of Crowdfunding" at Duke University School of Law.