Penn Foster’s Acquisition of Ashworth College

Ropes & Gray represented Penn Foster on the deal Penn Foster, which partners with leading employers to attract, develop, and retain talent for middle-skill jobs, executed its acquisition of Ashworth College, an accredited online institution offering degree and certificate programs in fast-growing fields, as well as high school diplomas. The combination of the two institutions […]

BV Investment Partners’ Acquisition of Intelliteach

Ropes & Gray advised BV Investment Partners on the deal BV Investment Partners executed its acquisition of Intelliteach, a leading global provider of tech enabled business process outsourcing solutions for law and accounting firms, from Dominus Capital, L.P. The transaction was announced on Feb. 6 and terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Intelliteach, […]

AbleTo, Inc.’s Acquisition of Joyable

Goodwin advised AbleTo, Inc. on the deal AbleTo, Inc., a leading provider of virtual behavioral health care proven to improve clinical outcomes and lower health care costs, executed its acquisition of Joyable, an app-based digital therapy innovator. The acquisition strengthens AbleTo’s high-quality virtual behavioral health care with a digital platform that delivers clinically-based therapies supported […]

Red Wolf Natural Resources’ Partnership with Pearl Energy Investments

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to the Red Wolf management team. Thompson & Knight LLP served as legal counsel to Pearl. Red Wolf Natural Resources, LLC (“Red Wolf”), a newly formed upstream oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today that it has partnered with Pearl Energy Investments (“Pearl”), a private […]

Yuhan Corporation’s Licensing and Collaboration Agreement with Gilead Sciences

Sidley represented Yuhan Corporation in its licensing and collaboration agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to co-develop novel therapeutic candidates for the treatment of patients with advanced fibrosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a chronic and progressive liver disease characterized by fat accumulation and inflammation in the liver, which can lead to scarring, or fibrosis, that […]

Formation of Waterfield Midstream

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. on the deal Funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. have formed Waterfield Midstream, a full-cycle provider of water management services, including water gathering, treatment, recycling and disposal, to provide solutions to producers in the Permian Basin. Waterfield is Blackstone’s water midstream platform in the Permian […]

CACI International’s $750 Million Acquisition of LGS Innovations

Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Crowell & Moring LLP served as legal counsel and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill Lynch) served as financial advisor to LGS Innovations. Madison Dearborn Partners and CoVant Management have signed a definitive agreement to sell LGS Innovations, a leading provider of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and […]

Luminate Capital Partners’ Investment in AutoQuotes

Kirkland & Ellis represented Luminate Capital Partners on the deal AutoQuotes, the leading technology company for the foodservice equipment and supplies (FES) industry, has received a strategic growth investment from Luminate Capital Partners, a private equity firm investing in software and software-enabled services businesses in the middle-market, to support continued growth and market leadership for […]

Engaged Capital’s Agreement with Benchmark Electronics

Olshan advised Engaged Capital on the negotiation Engaged Capital entered into a cooperation agreement with Benchmark Electronics pursuant to which Glenn W. Welling, the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Engaged Capital, was given the option to join the Benchmark’s Board until fifteen days before the advance notice deadline for Benchmark’s 2020 annual meeting as […]

Luby’s Successful Proxy Contest against Bandera Partners

Sidley represented Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE: LUB) in its successful proxy contest defense against activist hedge fund Bandera Partners. The shareholders of Luby’s voted to support the election of all nine director candidates of the Luby’s board and against the election of the four Bandera nominees. Luby’s, Inc. owns and operates cafeteria-style restaurants under the name […]