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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.
Moody’s $278 Million Acquisition of ReisFried Frank acted as counsel to Reis, Inc. in its US$278 million merger with Moody's Corporation (Moody's).
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.
LegalZoom's $500 Million Secondary InvestmentFried Frank acted as counsel to Permira Advisers in the US$500 million secondary investment in its portfolio company, LegalZoom, led by Francisco Partners and GPI Capital. LegalZoom is the leading provider of legal solutions for small businesses and families.
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.
Allied Universal's Acquisition of U.S. Security Associates (USSA)Financial advisors to Allied Universal for the transaction included Barclays, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Moelis, Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP provided legal counsel to Allied Universal. Financial advisors to U.S. Security Associates included Goldman Sachs and KeyBank. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provided legal counsel to U.S. Security Associates. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Goldman Sachs and Hearst's Acquisition of SlickdealsFried Frank advised Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division on the deal
United Rentals, Inc.'s $715 Million Acquisition of BakerCorpCenterview Partners acted as financial advisor to United Rentals, and Sullivan & Cromwell acted as legal advisor. Morgan Stanley & Co LLC acted as financial advisor to BakerCorp, and Fried Frank acted as legal advisor.
Permira Funds' $350 Million Majority Investment in WeddingWireFried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobsen LLP acted as legal advisor to the Permira funds. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati acted as legal advisor to WeddingWire
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.
Permira's Acquisition of Cisco’s Video BusinessBank of America Merrill Lynch acted as financial adviser to the Permira Funds and provided committed financing; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobsen LLP and Clifford Chance LLP acted as legal advisor to the Permira Funds. Fenwick represented Cisco in the sale.
Kirby Corporation's $419 Million Acquisition of Higman Marine, Inc.Fried Frank acted as counsel to Higman Marine, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Higman”) in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX) for approximately US$419 million in cash.
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.
W. R. Grace's $416 million Acquisition of Polyolefin Catalysts BusinessFried Frank acted as counsel to W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA), a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials, in its agreement to acquire the Polyolefin Catalysts business of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) for US$416 million.
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