Robert R. Stead is a partner in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Mr. Stead focuses his practice on corporate acquisition and financing transactions and related corporate and partnership tax matters. Applying his deep tax background and education, Mr. Stead represents buyers and sellers in merger, acquisition and disposition transactions. He also advises start-up companies as well as established businesses interested in pursuing capital sources from the private equity market. His experience includes raising capital for a number of diverse enterprises, including oil and gas exploration ventures, a medical device development company, and software developers in the medical and internet security arenas. Mr. Stead has also served as general counsel to a multi-billion dollar foodservice distribution business with operations in the United States and Canada. He is also the co-chair of the Agriculture and Food Practice Group.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Robert R. Stead