Diploma PLC’s Acquisition Of Windy City Wire


O’Melveny & Myers LLP advised Windy City Wire Cable & Technology Products, LLC on the deal.

Windy City Wire Cable & Technology Products, LLC, a leading value-add distributor of premium quality, low voltage wire and cable, announced its sale to Diploma PLC. The transaction closed October 16, 2020.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, Windy City Wire has a suite of trademarked brands and patented products and provides the industry’s most comprehensive cable management system.

Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services.

The O’Melveny team representing Windy City was led by partner David Smith (Picture) and counsel Shawmir Naeem. O’Melveny partners Robert Blashek, Riccardo Celli, Chris Del Rosso, Andrew Dolak, Greta Lichtenbaum, Sevda Staykova, and Will Pao also advised Windy City. Additionally, the team included counsel Courtney Byrd, Aaron Cha, Karen Gillen, Sarah Hoffner, Bob Nicksin, Tom Oslovar, David Ribner, and associates Allan Gustin, Cameron Storah, Dylan Towns, and Cliff Wen.

Involved fees earner: Robert Blashek – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Courtney Byrd – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Riccardo Celli – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Aaron Cha – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Chris Del Rosso – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Andrew Dolak – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Karen Gillen – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Allan Gustin – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Sarah Hoffner – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Greta Lichtenbaum – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Shawmir Naeem – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Bob Nicksin – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Tom Oslovar – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; William Pao – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; David Ribner – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; David Smith – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Sevda Staykova – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Cameron Storah – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Dylan Towns – O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Cliff Wen – O’Melveny & Myers LLP;

Law Firms: O’Melveny & Myers LLP;

Clients: Windy City Wire Cable & Technology Products, LLC,;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti