Goldman Sachs’ Acquisition Of Capital Vision Services

Simpson Thacher represented Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division in connection with the committed debt financing for its proposed acquisition of Capital Vision Services LP. Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Capital Vision Services, LP on the transaction.

Goldman’s West Street Capital Partners VII aquired the company from Altas Partners and Caisse de Depot et Placement de Quebec. The deal is worth about $2.7 billion including debt.

Capital Vision Services is a portfolio company of Altas Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

The Simpson Thacher team included Jennifer Hobbs (Picture), Adam Moss and Stacie Friedman (Banking and Credit).

The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners Michael Weisser and Andrew Arons, debt finance partners Ashley Gregory and Kathryn Keves Leonard, and tax partners Jared Rusman and Vincent Thorn.

Involved fees earner: Andrew Arons – Kirkland & Ellis; Ashley Gregory – Kirkland & Ellis; Kathryn Keves Leonard – Kirkland & Ellis; Jared Rusman – Kirkland & Ellis; Vincent Thorn – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Weisser – Kirkland & Ellis; Stacie Friedman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Hobbs – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Adam Moss – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Capital Vision Services; Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti