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Argos Wityu's Investment in Wibit SportsKing & Wood Mallesons and Fried Frank advised on the deal
STG Partners' Acquisition of AFS TechnologiesBarclays acted as financial advisor and Paul Hastings LLP acted as legal advisor to STG. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP acted as legal advisor to TSL.
WorleyParsons' $3.3 Billion Acquisition of Jacobs Energy, Chemicals, and Resources BusinessPerella Weinberg Partners LP is serving as financial advisor to Jacobs, and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is serving as legal counsel. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz also served as legal advisor to Jacobs. Centerview Partners provided financial advice to the company.
Vestar Capital Partners' Investment in IRIKirkland & Ellis served as legal counsel to Vestar. Evercore, Morgan Stanley, and Jefferies acted as financial advisor and Fried Frank served as legal counsel to New Mountain and IRI. Jefferies Financial Group, Nomura Securities and Ares Management provided committed financing for the transaction.
WeddingWire's $933 Million Combination with XO Group, Inc.Allen & Company LLC is serving as financial advisor to XO Group. Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz is serving as legal advisor to XO Group. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, is serving as financial advisor to WeddingWire and Jefferies LLC and RBC Capital Markets are serving as financial advisors to the Permira Funds. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobsen LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati are serving as legal advisors to the Permira Funds and WeddingWire. Additionally, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., UBS AG, Stamford Branch, Jefferies Finance LLC and RBC Capital Markets have provided debt financing commitments as part of the transaction.
Yellow Wood Partners' Acquisition of WP-Paris HoldingsFried Frank acted as counsel to Yellow Wood Partners, LLC in its acquisition of WP-Paris Holdings Corp.
Novelis, Inc.'s $2.6 Billion Acquisition of Aleris CorporationNovelis' financial advisor is Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, and its legal advisor is Latham & Watkins LLP. Aleris' financial advisor is Moelis & Co., and its legal advisor is Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Additionally, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. advised the Aleris Board on certain matters.
ThreeSixty Group's Acquisition of Vornado AirFried Frank acted as counsel to ThreeSixty Group, a portfolio company of AEA Investors, in its acquisition of Vornado Air.
Adobe's $1.68 Billion Acquisition of Magento CommerceHogan Lovells advised Adobe in the company’s recently announced acquisition of Magento Commerce, a market-leading commerce platform.
VIAVI Solutions Inc's $455 Million Acquisition of Test and Measurement business of Cobham plcQatalyst Partners is acting as exclusive financial advisor to VIAVI and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson is serving as legal counsel. Evercore is acting as exclusive financial advisor to Cobham and Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC and Baker & MacKenzie LLP are serving as legal counsel to Cobham.
Riverstone Holdings and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division's $1.6 Billion Acquisition of Lucid Energy Group's Delaware Basin SubsidiaryFried Frank acted as counsel to Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division (MBD) in its agreement to invest across West Street Energy Partners, West Street Infrastructure Partners III, and West Street Capital Partners VII, (collectively the “West Street Investors”), together with Riverstone Holdings LLC (“Riverstone”), to purchase the equity securities of Lucid Energy Group II, LLC (“Lucid II”) in a 50:50 joint venture arrangement for approximately US$1.6 billion in cash.
Ascential's Acquisition of Clavis InsightFried Frank acted as counsel to Ascential plc (LSE: ASCL.L), a global business-to-business information company, on its acquisition of Clavis Insight for an initial cash consideration of US$119 million paid in December 2017 plus future earnout payments payable over three years. The total consideration is capped at US$219 million and a portion of the earnout is subject to the founders remaining employed by the company.
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