NEW YORK – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it has advised Nova Wildcat Shur-line Holdings Inc. d/b/a H2 Brands, a portfolio company of Nova Capital Management, in connection with H2 Brands’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy case and the related 363 sale process. Gordon Brothers Commercial & Industrial LLC and Nations Capital, via a joint venture, were the purchaser of Nova Shur-Line Holdings’ assets in the 363 sale.
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Nova Capital Management is a financial sponsor and a pioneer in portfolio buy-outs, specializing in acquiring multiple businesses in a single transaction.

H2 Brands was advised by a New York-based private equity team led by partners Chris Sheaffer, Anatoliy Rozental, James Tandler and Simon Kliegman and associates Lowell Bourgeois and Brent McDonough on the corporate side and a cross-office team comprised of Dallas partner Omar Alaniz, Pittsburgh partner Luke Sizemore, Wilmington partner Kurt Gwynne and Wilmington counsel Jason Angelo on the bankruptcy side.

A copy of the press release issued by SSG Capital Advisors, investment banker to H2 Brands on this transaction, can be found at