Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • B.A., Wake Forest University, 1988
  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, 1991
  • Texas, 1992
  • North Carolina, 2002
  • Mezzanine Finance
  • Private Equity
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

John S. Chinuntdet

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John Chinuntdet co-heads the firm’s Investment Team and offers extensive experience in private equity and mezzanine finance.

  • He primarily represents financial institutions, institutional investors, hedge funds, business development companies, private equity groups and sponsors in their buy-out, investment and finance transactions. 
  • He also represents companies in their merger and acquisition transactions, including representing stockholders in the sales of their companies. 

Representative Transactions

  • Represented institutional investor as the selling controlling equity holder in the leveraged recapitalization of TriplePoint Capital valued at approximately $1,000,000,000.
  • Represented business development company and its affiliates in connection with their investments in senior secured unitranche debt and preferred stock of Momentum Telecom to support its merger with IBBS.
  • Represented business development company in connection with the management-led buyout of EarthColor, Inc., a commercial printer, in a transaction valued at approximately $210,000,000.
  • Represented institutional investor in its investment in senior secured term notes, senior preferred units and common units issued by Delstaff, LLC in connection with a buyout of Westaff, Inc. sponsored by H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C.
  • Represented founder in the formation of a debt and equity fund and capitalization of such fund by several large institutional investors.
  • Represented institutional investor in its investment in senior secured revolving loans of, and equity issued by, Gemino Healthcare in connection with a leveraged recapitalization of such company.
  • Represented fundless sponsor group in the leveraged recapitalizations and subsequent sales of several portfolio companies. 
  • Purchase by institutional investor of senior subordinated notes of OSI Group, LLC as part of an $850,000,000 leveraged recapitalization of such company.
  • Purchase by institutional investor of senior secured notes of the Los Angeles Dodgers and its affiliates as part of a $455,000,000 leveraged acquisition.
  • Represented numerous SBICs in their investment and lending activities.

Of Note

  • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2011-2021; Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2011-2021; Banking and Finance Law, 2020-2021
  • Campaign Co-Chair, Wake Will! – Charlotte, NC
  • Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel (ACIC)
  • Reconnect Sponsor, Green Beret Foundation 
  • Past President, Association for Corporate Growth – Carolinas Chapter
  • Past Member, Wake Forest University Alumni Council
  • Past Trustee, The Chi Psi Educational Trust, Inc.
  • Life Member, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
  • Lifetime Associate Member, Pope and Young Club
  • Grey Ghost Sponsor, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association