Computershare’s $142.9 Million Acquisition Of Corporate Creations Enterprises


Lowenstein Sandler represented Computershare Limited in the transaction.

Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) entered into a binding agreement to acquire the business and assets of Corporate Creations Enterprises LLC, a highly regarded and growing registered agent business. The transaction was expected to close during the first calendar quarter of 2020.

This acquisition will accelerate Computershare’s registered agent growth strategy, bringing Corporate Creations’ extensive registered agent experience, as well as its national network across the United States, to Computershare’s clients. Computershare will be able to deliver an enhanced and integrated product suite and improved service proposition to clients that require U.S. registered agent and entity management services.

Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, mortgage servicing, proxy solicitation, and stakeholder communications. They also specialize in corporate trust, bankruptcy, class action and utility administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.

Corporate Creations was founded in 1993 and provides registered agent and related filing services to over 14,000 small, medium, and large U.S. corporations.

The Lowenstein deal team included Jonathan C. Wishnia (Picture), Eric Swartz, Bianka V. Barraza, Madeline Roe, Brian A. Silikovitz, Kristin V. Taylor, Julie Levinson Werner, Megan Monson, Taryn E. Cannataro, Stuart S. Yusem, Bryan Sterba, Jenna-Marie Tracy, Matthew P. Hintz, Matthew M. Oliver, Michael T. G. Long, Michael C. Townsend, and Eric Jesse.

Involved fees earner: Bianka Barraza – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Taryn Cannataro – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Matthew Hintz – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Eric Jesse – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Julie Levinson Werner – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Michael Long – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Megan Monson – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Matthew Oliver – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Madeline Roe – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Brian Silikovitz – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Bryan Sterba – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Eric Swartz – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Kristin Taylor – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Michael Townsend – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Jenna-Marie Tracy – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Jonathan Wishnia – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Stuart Yusem – Lowenstein Sandler LLP;

Law Firms: Lowenstein Sandler LLP;

Clients: Computershare;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti