DataBank, Ltd.’s acquisition of network neutral data center facilities in both Cleveland and Pittsburgh from 365 Data Centers

Jones Day has advised DataBank, Ltd., a Digital Bridge portfolio company, in its acquisition of network neutral data center facilities in both Cleveland and Pittsburgh from 365 Data Centers. The acquisition provides DataBank with key interconnection assets in both markets and further accelerates the company’s national expansion strategy. Both markets were identified by DataBank as […]

Bain Capital’s acquisition of Daymon Worldwide Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis is representing Bain Capital Private Equity in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Daymon Worldwide Inc., from existing shareholders. Daymon Worldwide is a global leader of retail services whose expertise ranges from private brand development to strategy & branding, sourcing & logistics, retail merchandising services and consumer experience marketing. […]

Blackstone’s $2.3 billion strategic partnership with Sanchez Energy Corp.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Blackstone (NYSE:BX) on its strategic 50/50 partnership with Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE:SN) to acquire, with funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners L.P., Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE:APC) working interest in approximately 318,000 gross acres in the Western Eagle Ford for approximately $2.3 billion. Kirkland also represented Sanchez Energy and Blackstone on […]

Arendal’s $175 Million Debt Restructuring

Paul Hastings, Margáin, Montemayor, Rojas & Nuñez Abogados, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, have advised on the transaction Arendal, S. de R.L. de C.V., a Mexican engineering, procurement and construction company, completed the out-of-court restructuring of $175 million of its debt. The restructuring included a $103 million exchange offer […]

Tecnoglass Inc.’s $220 Million Notes Offering

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero Du & Uría and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP have advised on the transaction Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. and Morgan Stanley acted as underwriters. Tecnoglass, Inc. manufactures and sells architectural glass, windows and related products. The Company offers its […]

L Catterton’s acquisition of Leslie’s Holdings, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in the world, on its agreement to acquire Leslie’s Holdings, Inc. (“Leslie’s”), the world’s largest retailer and online marketer of swimming pool and spa supplies and services. An affiliate of GIC, a leading global investment firm and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, will […]

Ridgemont Equity Partners’ Acquisition and Merger to form Worldwide Express Global Logistics

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Ridgemont Equity Partners, which announced today it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Worldwide Express from affiliates of Quad-C Management. As part of the transaction, Ridgemont will merge its portfolio company, Unishippers Global Logistics, with Worldwide Express to form a new entity called Worldwide Express Global Logistics. The combination […]

Cable One, Inc.’s $375 Million Acquisition of NewWave Communications

Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR LLC, which announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell NewWave Communications to Cable One, Inc. (NYSE: CABO) for $735 million in cash. Headquartered in Sikeston, Missouri, NewWave is a cable operator providing high-speed data, video and voice services to residential and […]

The Signature Group’s acquisition of Gabaldon Mortuary

The Signature Group announced that it has acquired Gabaldon Mortuary from the Gabaldon family. Founded in 1952, Gabaldon Mortuary is a premier funeral service provider in Southwest Albuquerque, serving over 270 families annually. The Signature Group provides independent owners the opportunity to join a company founded by two individuals with proven track records and whose […]

Hidronormandia S.A. secures $78 Million Loan

Andrews Kurth Kenyon and Pérez Bustamante & Ponce have advised on the transaction Inter-American Investment Corporation (“IIC”), Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (“FMO”), as senior lenders, and Canadian Climate Fund For The Private Sector In The Americas (“C2F”, as a subordinated lender, and together with IIC and FMO, the “Lenders”), closed on a US$78 million […]

Parker Hannifin’s acquisition of Helac Corporation

Jones Day has advised Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, in its acquisition of Helac Corporation. Helac specializes in the design and manufacture of helical rotary actuators, known for their tremendous torque output, compact dimensions, exceptional load bearing capability and rugged, reliable performance. Helac also manufactures a line of attachments […]

Riverside Company’s selling of Polar Windows of Canada, Ltd.

Jones Day and SSG Capital Advisors, LLC advised Polar Windows of Canada, Ltd., a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, in the sale of substantially all of its outstanding stock to a consortium of management, Henry & Wallace, LLC and Morris Capital Management, LLC. Polar manufactures and sells premium window and door systems designed to […]