Rite Aid Corporation’s $24 Billion Merger with Albertsons Companies

Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC served as lead financial advisors to Albertsons Companies and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP acted as legal advisor. Bank of America Merrill Lynch also served as financial advisor to Albertsons Companies and is providing committed financing for the proposed transaction together with Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. […]

Sol Systems’ formation of the Helios Infrastructure Fund

Bracewell LLP represented Sol Systems LLC on the transaction Sol Systems, a leading independent solar asset manager and developer (Sol), and Nationwide, a Fortune 100 financial services and property & casualty company, today launched a joint venture, Helios Infrastructure Fund (Helios). Helios’ initial objective is to acquire, develop, build, and own over 330 MW of […]

Standard Diversified Opportunities’ $2.5 Million Acquisition of Maidstone Insurance Company

Nixon Peabody represented Interboro LLC in the $2.5M sale of its personal automobile insurance subsidiary Maidstone Insurance Company (Maidstone Insurance) and its operations to Standard Diversified Opportunities Inc. (Standard Diversified). Maidstone Insurance is a personal automobile insurance company based in New York and licensed in 24 states. Through its acquisition of Maidstone Insurance, Standard Diversified […]

Togetherwork’s Acquisition of Gingr

Blank Rome represented Togetherwork Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, and a leader in group management software and payments, in its acquisition of Gingr L.L.C., the preeminent provider of management software for dog daycare boarding and grooming businesses. Togetherwork finalized the acquisition of Gingr. The company will be an operating company within […]

Applied Industrial Technologies’ $768 million Acquisition of FCX Performance, Inc.

White & Case LLP has advised FCX Performance, Inc. and its controlling investor Harvest Partners on the deal Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT) has reached a definitive agreement to acquire FCX Performance, Inc. (FCX), a leading distributor of specialty process flow control products and services based in Columbus, Ohio, for total consideration of approximately $768 million, […]

Cerberus Capital Management’s Acquisition of Cyanco Holding Corp.

Kirkland & Ellis represented Cyanco International, LLC on the deal Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. has entered into an agreement to acquire Cyanco Holding Corp. from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”). Cyanco is the largest global producer of sodium cyanide, a critical input in the gold and silver mining industry. Terms of the […]

Brookfield Public Securities Group’s Acquisition of Center Coast Capital Holdings and Certain Assets of Liberty Street Advisors and HRC

Paul Hastings LLP represented Brookfield Asset Management’s Public Securities Group in the completion of its acquisitions of Center Coast Capital Holdings, LLC, an energy infrastructure-focused, Houston-based SEC-registered investment adviser with approximately $4 billion in assets under management, and certain assets of Liberty Street Advisors, Inc. and its affiliates, HRC Fund Associates, LLC and HRC Portfolio […]

Churchill Downs Incorporated’s Modified “Dutch auction” tender offer for up to $500 million of shares of its common stock

Simpson Thacher represented J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as the dealer manager in connection with a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer by Churchill Downs Incorporated for up to $500 million of shares of its common stock. The tender offer expired on February 7, 2018 and settlement for the tender offer occurred on February 12, 2018. At […]

Rent-A-Center’s new independent director

Olshan advised Engaged Capital on the successful proxy campaign Engaged Capital reached an agreement with Rent-A-Center, Inc. pursuant to which Rent-A-Center will nominate one new independent director, to be proposed by Engaged Capital, at the 2018 annual meeting. Engaged Capital’s new director nominee will replace a current director on Rent-A-Center’s Board. Rent-A-Center also agreed to […]