Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
In this highly technical area, our group is widely known for their inventive and practical approach to solving problems and resolving business issues. Our team provides advice in connection with high-profile, multi-billion dollar M&A transactions, public proxy statements, compensation arrangements and ERISA fiduciary matters for investment funds and plan fiduciaries.
KPS Capital to Sell Attachments Division of International Equipment Solutions to Stanley Black & Decker
Paul, Weiss is representing International Equipment Solutions, LLC (IES), a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in the sale of its attachments division to Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for $690 million.
Paul, Weiss represented General Atlantic and CLEAResult, the country’s leading provider of energy efficiency solutions for utility companies, in the acquisition of CLEAResult by TPG Growth and The Rise Fund.
Paul, Weiss is representing Focus Brands Inc., a portfolio company of Roark Capital Group, in its approximately $200 million all-cash acquisition of smoothie and juice chain Jamba, Inc.
Paul, Weiss represented ADP, a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management solutions, in its acquisition of Celergo, a leading provider of global payroll management services.
Paul, Weiss represented John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) in its acquisition of a 35 percent equity stake in Phoenix Tower International from funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities.
Paul, Weiss is representing Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, LP, in its $615 million sale to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, a Finland-based global leader in fiber-based materials.
Paul, Weiss represented leading dermatology company Epiphany Dermatology in its acquisition of Arizona-based Arrowhead Dermatology, Inc.
Paul, Weiss represented Impact Group, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners and a leading sales and marketing agency, in its acquisition of independent food brokerage company Co-Sales.
Paul, Weiss advised General Atlantic in leading a $50 million Series E funding of SigFig, a San Francisco-based financial technology company for banks, advisors and consumers.
Perry Ellis International has agreed to be acquired by George Feldenkreis, Perry Ellis’ founder and a member of the company’s board of directors, in a transaction valued at $437 million.