Managing Director & Chief Legal Officer
From the initial stages to diligence, negotiation, documentation and post-closing integration, Taylor leads all of the transactions at Permanent Equity. In addition, Taylor oversees and assists Permanent Equity’s portfolio companies with all of their day-to-day legal needs, and also provides support with respect to Permanent Equity’s deal generation efforts. Prior to arriving at Permanent Equity, Taylor spent over 12 years in private law practice as a corporate attorney, during which time, Taylor gained extensive experience representing both private and public companies in mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions. As both an associate and equity partner, Taylor represented buyers and sellers in industries including consumer products and retail, building products, long-term care, defense, manufacturing, and information technology. In addition to his mergers and acquisitions work, Taylor also provided counseling and guidance related to securities, commercial transactions, finance, and general corporate and business counseling. Taylor received his undergraduate degree from Truman State University, his law degree from Indiana University, and is licensed to practice law in both Missouri and Illinois.