Charles D. Maguire, Jr. represents a broad array of clients in a full range of corporate and securities matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions. Mr. Maguire brings a pragmatic, solution-based approach to the practice for our clients, which is essential when working on complex transactions. His overriding objective is to bring added value to client relationships. Mr. Maguire counsels companies in all aspects of their business and in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, technology, consumer products, and sports and entertainment. Mr. Maguire, a partner in Bryan Cave HRO’s Denver office, previously chaired HRO’s Corporate Department from 2000-2007 and served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2010–present
    • Listed as a "Leading Corporate/M&A Lawyer – Colorado" by Chambers USA, 2005–2008, 2016-2019
    • Listed as a "Leading Corporate/M&A Lawyer – Colorado" by Chambers USA, 2005–2008, 2016-2019
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Professional Affiliations

    • Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation – Member, Board of Directors, 2011–present
    • Volunteers of America, Colorado Branch – Member, Board of Directors, and Member Audit and Finance Committee, 2009–present
    • Young Americans Bank and Young Americans Education Foundation – Member, Board of Directors, 2010–present
    • St. Sebastian Project of Denver – Member, Board of Directors, 2010–present
    • Colorado Ocean Journey – Member, Board of Directors, 2001–2005
    • Cherry Hills Country Club – Resident Member
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
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    • St. Sebastian Project of Denver – Member, Board of Directors, 2010–present
    • Colorado Ocean Journey – Member, Board of Directors, 2001–2005
    • Cherry Hills Country Club – Resident Member
    • Texas Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
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    • Texas Bar Association
    • Colorado Bar Association
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Representative Experience

Securities Transactions

  • Represented General Moly, Inc. in connection with (a) the $80 million equity investment by Hanlong (USA) Mining Investment, Inc., associated $20 million bridge loan and commitment to make available $665 million in construction financing related to the Mt. Hope Mine and (b) the $20 million equity investment by AMER International Group Co., Ltd.
  • Represented Cimarex Energy Co. in connection with the offering of $350,000,000 7⅛% senior notes due 2017
  • Public offerings and private offerings (including PIPE transactions) of equity or debt securities for numerous clients, including: eCollege.com; Evolving Systems, Inc.; Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc.; Michael's Stores, Inc.; Sterling Software, Inc.; Kevco, Inc.; Stevens International, Inc.

Significant Merger and Acquisition Transactions

  • Represented Taqua Holdings in the $20 million (plus earn-out) sale of Taqua LLC to Sonus Networks
  • Represented Anschutz Entertainment Group in (i) the $30+ million sale of the NY/NJ MetroStars and related assets to Red Bull GmbH, (ii) the $33 million sale of DC United and related assets to MacFarlane-Chang, LLC, (iii) the sale of The Chicago Fire and related assets to Andell Holdings, (iv) the sale of a significant minority interest in the Houston Dynamo to Golden Boy Sports and Entertainment and Brener Sports and Entertainment and (v) the sale of a controlling interest in the Houston Dynamo and BBVA Compass Stadium to an affiliate of Brener Sports and Entertainment
  • Represented Basic Energy Services in the $180 million purchase of the Maverick Companies
  • Represented CSG Systems, Inc. in the $30 million acquisition of Telution, Inc. and the $45 million acquisition of Prairie Voice Services, Inc.
  • Represented Altobridge Limited in connection with the acquisition of the MNS business from ADC Telecommunications, Inc.
  • Represented The Davis Service Group Plc in the $47 million acquisition of RentX Industries, Inc. and acted as U.S. counsel in connection with £145 million disposition of HSS Hire Service Corp., Plc.
  • Represented Evolving Systems, Inc. in the $37 million acquisition of Tertio Telecoms, Ltd. and the $39 million sale of its Number Solutions Business to Neustar, Inc., as well as other acquisition and disposition transactions
  • Represented UnitedGlobalCom in the disposition of Mexican Cable television assets to Cablemás
  • Represented Graphic Packaging International Corporation in numerous acquisitions and disposition transactions
  • Represented Michael's Stores in multiple acquisition transactions, including the $100 million acquisition of Leewards Creative Crafts
  • Represented Sterling Software in connection with $185 million acquisition of Systems Center, Inc., and $75 million acquisition of Knowledgeware
  • Represented Stevens International, Inc. in multiple acquisitions and divestitures
  • Represented Kevco, Inc. in a "two-step" acquisition of Shelter Components Corporation (valued in excess of $140 million)

Significant Financing Transactions

  • Represented Las Vegas Arena Owner (a joint venture of affiliates of MGM Resorts and Anschutz Entertainment Group) in connection with the $200,000,000 financing of the T-Mobile Arena
  • Represented Anschutz Entertainment Group and its affiliates in connection with the $70,500,000 financing of BBVA Compass Stadium (senior secured loan facility, tax increment revenue zone financing, and new market tax credit financing)
  • Represented Anschutz Entertainment Group and its affiliates in connection with the €130,000,000 senior secured loan facilities from Eurohypo AG with respect to the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Germany
  • Represented Anschutz Entertainment Group and its affiliates in connection with the €55,000,000 senior secured loan facilities from Eurohypo AG with respect to the Color Line Arena
  • Represented Anschutz Entertainment Group and its affiliates in connection with the $281,000,000 and €105,000,000 senior secured term loan facilities with respect to The O2 Arena in London, England