Neil M. Miller

(816) 502-4656
Associate
(816) 960-0041 Fax
Neil.Miller@KutakRock.com

Mr. Miller is a corporate associate in the firm’s Kansas City office, where he represents sellers (founders and entrepreneurs), buyers (strategic and financial), private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a broad spectrum of corporate and securities matters, including middle-market mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, business entity formation and tax planning. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Miller worked as an analyst with a boutique investment bank focused on the middle-market.

Mr. Miller's experience includes representing:

  • A software company in its sale to Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT). This deal successfully used IRC Section 338(h)(10) to benefit the parties.
  • The management team in a management buyout (MBO) from Aviva USA of Creative Marketing International Corporation, an independent insurance marketing organization. This was one of the first deals to use the new IRC Section 336(e) regulations to benefit the parties.
  • A private equity fund in a series of assets sales to strategic buyers.
  • A private equity fund established by a Native American tribe in its joint venture acquisition and operation of select Louisiana casinos. 
  • The management team in a management buyout of an independent insurance marketing organization.
  • A portfolio company of a private equity fund in the sale of the company’s Oracle™ solutions business unit to Grant Thornton LLP.
  • A private equity group in a recapitalization of a Canadian off-road equipment company.
  • A seller in an asset sale of robotic vending machines to a product development and metal fabrication company.
  • Aspen Avionics, Inc., a venture-backed avionics technology company, in a variety of strategic financings, partnerships and acquisitions including:
    • A strategic partnership with and Series D investment by the Italian agency that manages the Italian space program.
    • An acquisition of the U.S. subsidiary of an Indian software engineering company.