Peter Bogdanow


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Contact Information


1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4558
F: +1.214.659.4401

Peter Bogdanow


Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4558
F: +1.214.659.4401

Peter has extensive experience assisting clients structure, finance, negotiate and execute their most complex business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, minority and control investments and capital markets transactions. He advises a variety of clients, including private equity and venture capital funds, public and private companies, family offices and other interested parties in their acquisition, investment and disposition strategies. He frequently represents private equity sponsors and related portfolio companies in partnering with other capital sources and buying and selling companies, as well as management teams and operating companies seeking to obtain private equity capital. He also acts as designated acquisition counsel for a variety of clients, from public companies to private equity funds. 

He also advises companies on corporate governance matters, periodic reporting and other requirements of the federal securities laws, the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Stock Market. In addition, Peter has advised individual investors and private equity funds on the formation of and investment in private equity funds and venture capital funds and fund managers on compliance obligations, including registration requirements under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Representative Experience

Some of Peter’s representative transactions include the following:

  • Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a leading prepaid payment network, in its acquisition of Achievers Corporation, a leading provider of employee recognition and rewards solutions, which was discussed on CNBC’s Mad Money;
  • Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company (d/b/a SensoryEffects), a leader in food and beverage ingredient systems and a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, in its sale to Balchem Corporation;
  • Progressive Waste Solutions, one of North America’s largest waste management companies, in acquisitions of various companies in the United States having an aggregate value in excess of $500 million;
  • CJ Foods, a manufacturer of premium branded pet foods and treats and a portfolio company of Trinity Hunt Partners, in its sale to J.H. Whitney & Co.;
  • Composite Engineering, Inc. (U.S. drone-maker) in its sale to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. Transaction was recognized as the Aerospace and Defense "Deal of the Year - 2012;"
  • The Composites Group, a top manufacturer of engineered composite compounds and a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, in its sale to Citadel Plastics;
  • Highlander Partners in its acquisition of Versatex Building Products, LLC (f/k/a Wolfpac Technologies, Inc.), a provider of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets;
  • vAuto, Inc. (a high-tech automotive inventory management tool and the second fastest growing software company in the country) in its sale to;
  • Trailblazer Capital, a venture capital fund, in Series A and Series B investments in a variety of emerging companies;
  • Twitchell Technical Products, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners, in its acquisition of The Quantum Group;
  • Borden Dairy Company, a dairy processor, in an equity recapitalization in which ACON Investments, L.L.C., an international private equity investment firm, became an equity holder in Borden; and
  • Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. in its acquisition of the equity of CashStar, Inc.


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