Catalent’s $1.2 Billion Acquisition of Paragon Bioservices

Centerview Partners LLC is serving as exclusive financial advisor to Catalent, and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is serving as Catalent’s legal counsel. William Blair & Company is serving as financial advisor to Paragon, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Gordon Feinblatt LLC serving as Paragon’s legal counsel. UBS Investment Bank is serving as exclusive financial advisor to LGP and Latham & Watkins LLP is serving as LGP’s legal counsel.

Catalent, Inc. (NYSE: CTLT), the leading global diversified provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, and Paragon Bioservices, Inc., a leading viral vector development and manufacturing partner for gene therapies, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Catalent will acquire Paragon for $1.2 billion.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP acted as counsel to Catalent on the transaction.

The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Steven Epstein and Matthew V. Soran and included corporate partners Daniel J. Bursky and Joshua Thomas Coleman; executive compensation & ERISA partner Adam Kaminsky; intellectual property and technology partner Amir R. Ghavi; litigation partners Una A. Dean and Joshua D. Roth; real estate partner Cyril Touchard; tax partner Michael J. Alter; corporate special counsel Howard A. Fine; corporate associates Jennifer L. Beal, Adam B. Cohen, Dallas Cruz, Hana Nah, and Colum J. Weiden; environmental associates Samuel K. Dykstra and Mary Beth Phipps; executive compensation & ERISA associate Samantha Steinfeld Rozell; intellectual property and technology associates Daniel E. Stern and Marli Sussman; litigation associate Megan M. Howe; tax associate Ryan L. Conley; real estate associate Jing Jin; and corporate law clerks Aleksandr Galinskiy and Brian Klapow.

Involved fees earner: Michael Alter – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Jennifer Beal – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Daniel Bursky – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Adam Cohen – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Joshua Thomas Coleman – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Ryan Conley – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Dallas Cruz – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Una Dean – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Samuel Dykstra – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Steven Epstein – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Howard A. Fine – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Amir Ghavi – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Megan Howe – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Jing Jin – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Adam Kaminsky – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Hana Nah – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Mary Beth Phipps – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Joshua Roth – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Matthew Soran – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Samantha Steinfeld Rozell – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Daniel Stern – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Marli Sussman – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Cyril Touchard – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson; Colum Weiden – Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Law Firms: Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson;

Clients: Catalent, Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti