Lindsay Goldberg and American Securities’ $2.405 Billion Acquisition of AECOM Management Services Business

Lindsay Goldberg and American Securities LLC acquired the Management Services business from infrastructure firm AECOM for a purchase price of $2.405 billion.

Management Services is a leading contractor to the U.S. federal government and serves various departments and agencies including the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy, as well as departments and agencies of allied governments. Cravath is representing Lindsay Goldberg and American Securities LLC in connection with the transaction.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and DBO Partners LLC served as financial advisors and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz served as legal advisor. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP served as legal advisor to American Securities and Lindsay Goldberg.

The Cravath team was led by partners David J. Perkins (Picture) and Richard Hall and included associates Valerie Sapozhnikova, Nicholas Kypriotakis, David E. Jean-Baptiste and Joseph A. Marshall on M&A matters; partner J. Leonard Teti II and associates Kiran Sheffrin and Rory M. Minnis on tax matters; partner Tatiana Lapushchik and associate Alexander E. Greenberg on financing matters; partner Jennifer S. Conway, senior attorney Nicole F. Foster and associate Jana I. Hymowitz on executive compensation and benefits matters; senior attorney Jesse M. Weiss on antitrust matters; senior attorney Annmarie M. Terraciano on environmental matters; and practice area attorneys Brian M. Budnick and Laurel R. Berkowitz on real estate matters. Brian Diliberto also worked on executive compensation and benefits matters.

Involved fees earner: Laurel Berkowitz – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Brian Budnick – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jennifer Conway – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Brian Diliberto – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Nicole Foster – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Alexander Greenberg – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Richard Hall – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jana Hymowitz – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Nicholas Kypriotakis – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Tatiana Lapushchik – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Joseph Marshall – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Rory Minnis – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Perkins – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Valerie Sapozhnikova – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Kiran Sheffrin – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Annmarie Terraciano – Cravath Swaine & Moore; J. Leonard Teti II – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jesse Weiss – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Jean-Baptiste – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: American Securities LLC; Lindsay Goldberg;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti