Hellman & Friedman’s Investment in SimpliSafe


Simpson Thacher is representing Hellman & Friedman in connection with entering into a definitive agreement to invest in SimpliSafe.

The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018, subject to the waiting period under the HSR Act and other customary closing conditions. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SimpliSafe’s award-winning security system and pioneering business model have propelled SimpliSafe to become one of the country’s largest and fastest growing home security providers, now protecting over two million Americans. SimpliSafe combines thoughtfully designed technology with industry-leading professional monitoring and verification – all at fair and honest prices with no long-term contracts.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Rich Capelouto (Picture), Atif Azher, Alexis Orenstein, Andy Roy and Christopher Sun (M&A); David Rubinsky, Joo Hyun Lee and Jason Fixelle (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Brian Steinhardt (Credit); Marcela Robledo and Marissa Lambert (Intellectual Property); and Katharine Moir and Jacqueline Clinton (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Richard Capelouto – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Atif Azher – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Alexis Orenstein – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Roy – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Christopher Sun – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; David Rubinsky – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joo Hyun Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jason Fixelle – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brian Steinhardt – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marcela Robledo – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marissa Lambert – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jacqueline Clinton – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Hellman & Friedman;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti