Freddie Mac and Berkadia’s First Affordable Single-Family Rental Financing Deal

Hunton & Williams LLP advised Freddie Mac and Berkadia in connection with the first affordable single family rental financing through Freddie Mac’s Multifamily Affordable Single-Family Rental for TrueLane Homes, a leading owner of single-family rental homes. The transaction, which closed on January 9, 2018, involved the financing of $11,092,000 for a ten-year, fixed-rate loan secured […]

Marlin Equity Partners’ Acquisition of Bazaarvoice Inc.

GCA Advisors, LLC is acting as exclusive financial advisor and DLA Piper LLP (US) is serving as legal advisor to Bazaarvoice. Marlin’s legal advisor is Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. Bazaarvoice, Inc. (Nasdaq:BV), a provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by entities affiliated […]

Novacap’s Acquisition of Horizon Telecom

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it is advising Novacap TMT, a leading private equity firm with approximately $2.3 billion of assets under management, in connection with its acquisition of Horizon Telcom, an Ohio-based Midwest region provider of fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services, and in connection with related acquisition financing. Novacap […]

resTORbio’s $97.8 Million Initial Public Offering

Goodwin advised resTORbio in the transaction resTORbio, Inc. (NASDAQ:TORC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for the treatment of aging-related diseases, executed its initial public offering of 6,516,667 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, which includes the exercise in full by […]

SEC Investigation of Cobalt International Energy, Inc.

Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that the staff of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) advised Baker Botts on January 29, 2018, that it has closed its investigation into the Angolan operations of firm client, Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (Cobalt) (NYSE: CIE) without recommending any enforcement action. The […]

$2.5 Billion Unsecured Bridge Facility for Xerox Corporation

Davis Polk is advising the joint lead arrangers, joint bookrunners and the administrative agent in connection with a $2.5 billion unsecured bridge facility to be provided to Xerox Corporation to finance the payment of a special dividend to Xerox’s existing shareholders. he special dividend will be paid in connection with a broader transaction pursuant to […]

American Express’ Acquisition of Mezi

O’Melveny represented Mezi in its acquisition by American Express. American Express (NYSE: AXP) has acquired Mezi, a personal travel assistant app that helps consumers plan and book trips. The Mezi app allows travelers to simply message their requests for flights, hotel or restaurant reservations, and Mezi provides recommendations and makes travel arrangements at the […]