Taylor Morrison Home Corporation’s $2.4 Billion Acquisition Of William Lyon Homes

Paul, Weiss represented Taylor Morrison Home Corporation in its cash-and-stock acquisition of William Lyon Homes for $2.4 billion, including assumption of debt.

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation operates as a homebuilder. The Company builds single-family detached and attached homes, as well as develops lands which includes lifestyle and master planned communities. Taylor Morrison Home serves customers in the United States.

William Lyon Homes provides construction services. The Company designs and constructs residential properties. William Lyon Homes serves customers throughout the United States.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc was Taylor Morrison’s financial adviser, while Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP was its legal counsel.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC was the financial adviser to William Lyon Homes, and Latham and Watkins, LLP acted as its legal counsel.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Scott Barshay (Picture), John Kennedy, Thomas de la Bastide, Steven Williams, Lawrence Wee, Brian Janson and Manuel Frey and counsel David Epstein and Patricia Vaz de Almeida; employee benefits partner Andrew Gaines and counsel Jarrett Hoffman; litigation partners Geoffrey Chepiga and Jeannie Rhee and counsel Steven Herzog; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; tax partner David Mayo; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

Involved fees earner: Scott Barshay – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Mitchell Berg – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Geoffrey Chepiga – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Thomas de la Bastide – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Epstein – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Manuel Frey – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Andrew Gaines – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Steven Herzog – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jarrett Hoffman – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Brian Janson – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; John Kennedy – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; David Mayo – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Claudine Meredith-Goujon – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; William O’Brien – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Jeannie Rhee – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Patricia Vaz de Almeida – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Lawrence Wee – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Steven Williams – Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Law Firms: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison;

Clients: Taylor Morrison Home Corporation;