Autokiniton Global Group’s $900 Million Acquisition Of Tower International

Simpson Thacher represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial advisor to Tower International, Inc. (NYSE: TOWR) in connection with its announced acquisition by Autokiniton Global Group (“AGG”), a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, for $31 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $900 million. Tower International is a leading manufacturer of […]

UGI’s $1.275B Acquisition of Columbia Midstream Group

Credit Suisse is serving as UGI’s financial advisor and Latham & Watkins LLP is serving as legal counsel. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to TC Energy in connection with the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary Columbia Midstream Group, LLC. UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) announced that its subsidiary, UGI Energy Services, LLC, […]

Pacific Century Group’s Acquisition Of AmTrust Mobile Solutions

Paul, Weiss represented AmTrust Financial Services in the sale of AmTrust Mobile Solutions Singapore Pte. Ltd. to Crystal Atlas Limited, a subsidiary of Pacific Century Group. AmTrust Mobile Solutions Pte. is a Singapore-based third-party administrator of protection plans and extended warranties for mobile phones in Malaysia, Indonesia, India and the Philippines. Pacific Century Group Holdings […]

Blackstone’s $1.2 Billion Acquisition Of Seattle Office Buildings

Simpson Thacher represented Blackstone in the approximately $1.2 billion acquisition of two major office towers in Seattle from Ivanhoe Cambridge and its partners, and the financings related thereto. Wells Fargo provided the financing for Blackstone’s purchase of the Wells Fargo Center, at 999 Third Avenue, and Deutsche Bank and US Bank combined to provide the […]

RoundTable Healthcare Partners’ Formation Of Equity Fund V

Davis Polk advised RoundTable Healthcare Partners in connection with the formation of, and the sale of limited partner interests in, its fifth private equity fund complex, consisting of RoundTable Healthcare Partners V, L.P. and RoundTable Healthcare Investors V, L.P. (together, “Equity Fund V”), which raised an aggregate of $700 million in capital commitments. Equity Fund […]

Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund’s $2.2 Billion Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented The Carlyle Group in connection with the formation of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund (“CGI”), a $2.2 billion fund that will invest globally in infrastructure assets and related businesses. Carlyle Infrastructure Fund, L.P. specializes in investments in public and private infrastructure projects and businesses. The fund seeks to invest in public and […]

WM Partners’ Acquisition of Ultima Health Products

Akerman LLP served as legal advisor for WM Partners. Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP served as legal advisor for Ultima. HPH II Investments Master Fund, LP together with its related entities (“HPH II”), a private equity fund managed by WM Partners, acquired Ultima Health Products, Inc. (“Ultima”), a provider of sugar-free electrolyte hydration products based […]

Volkswagen’s $2.6 Billion Investment in Argo AI

Covington advised Argo AI, LLC in the transaction. Argo AI, LLC is a technology platform company that is working with leading automakers to deliver a fully integrated self-driving system. Volkswagen will be making a $2.6 billion investment, becoming Argo AI’s second investor and building upon a $1 billion investment from Ford Motor Company. The Volkswagen […]

Corporacion Habanos SA Empresa Cubana del Tabaco v Kretek International Inc

Greenberg Traurig and Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman advised on the case ???Kretek International, Inc., America’s largest importer, marketer, and distributor of specialty tobacco products, announced that the United States Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board denied motions made by two Cuban state tobacco companies to dismiss Kretek’s claims for cancellation of 10 […]