Vedder Price

Guy E. Snyder

Shareholder

Guy E. Snyder joined Vedder Price in 1996 as a Shareholder and is a member of the firm’s Corporate practice area.

He concentrates his practice in the areas of business, corporate and securities law. He works extensively in mergers and acquisitions, financings, including senior debt, mezzanine debt and private equity, as well as general business matters. Mr. Snyder acts as outside general counsel to a variety of middle-market and upper middle-market companies including several foreign-based multi-national companies operating in the U.S. and abroad.

Mr. Snyder is a member of the Board of Trustees of the John G. Shedd Aquarium and serves on the Board of Directors of ecoAmerica. He is also active in numerous other business and social organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth, The Economic Club of Chicago and the Chicago Chapter of The Entrepreneurship Institute.

Mr. Snyder speaks widely on corporate topics, including presentations at The Entrepreneurship Institute’s annual President’s Forum and the Association for Corporate Growth. He has also been retained to provide expert witness testimony on corporate securities issues. Mr. Snyder was selected for inclusion in 2005 and 2007, and from 2010 to 2017 in Illinois Super Lawyers. Mr. Snyder received an "AV Preeminent" Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, the Legal 500 United States guide recommends Mr. Snyder in the M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A – Middle-Market (Sub-$500M) category. He has also been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2017 as a Leading Lawyer in Closely & Privately Held Business, Corporate Finance and Publicly Held Corporations.

Guy E. Snyder

Shareholder

Experience

  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the acquisition of thinkThin, LLC by Glanbia, Inc.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the acquisition of Isopure by Glanbia, Inc.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the sale of Westex, Inc. to Milliken & Company.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the sale of Tooling Technology by Cognitive Capital Partners.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the acquisition of Prospect Molding by Cognitive Capital Partners.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the acquisition of Tower Engineering Professionals by Cognitive Capital Partners.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the sale of Blue Hawaiian Helicopters to Air Methods Corporation.
  • Led Vedder Price's M&A team which represented HCI Equity Partners in its acquisition of Tuthill Drive Systems.
  • Advised Tronox Inc.'s Board of Directors in emergence from Chapter 11, including all aspects of the successful reorganization of its capital structure and related transactions.
  • Led Vedder Price's M&A Team which represented Optimum Nutrition, Inc. in its sale to Glanbia, Inc.
  • Led Vedder Price's M&A team which represented Royal Numico N.V. in the sale of Rexall Sundown, Inc. to NBTY, Inc.
  • Led Vedder Price's M&A team which represented Royal Numico N.V. in the sale of General Nutrition Companies, Inc. to Apollo Management, L.P.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the acquisition of Amazing Grass by Glanbia Inc.
  • Led Vedder Price’s M&A team in the sale of Groot Industries, Inc.

Guy E. Snyder

Shareholder

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • Certified Public Accountant, 1978
  • Marquette University, B.S., 1976

Guy E. Snyder

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1979

Affiliations

  • Member, Board of Trustees, John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • Member, The Economic Club of Chicago
  • Member, Board of Directors, ecoAmerica
  • Member, Board of Directors, Chicago Chapter of The Entrepreneurship Institute
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth

Guy E. Snyder

Shareholder