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Aéropostale Consortium Finalizes Acquisition

Paul, Weiss client Simon Property Group, together with its consortium members General Growth Property and Authentic Brands Group announced that they had finalized the acquisition of the global trend-focused apparel and accessories brand, Aéropostale. Simon Property and General Growth Property are two of the largest retail real estate companies in the world, and Authentic Brands is the owner of a global portfolio of fashion, sports and entertainment brands.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Edward Ackerman, Bruce Gutenplan, Kenneth Schneider, Ellen Ching and Robert Schumer; bankruptcy partner Brian Hermann; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; litigation partner Aidan Synnott; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Reuven Falik; tax partner Jeffrey Samuels; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

September 15, 2016

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