Mergers & Acquisitions
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Our M&A lawyers are among the most experienced and effective in the world. We represent many of the world's largest publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as leading private equity firms, financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on their most important mergers, acquisitions and takeover transactions.
PulteGroup to Acquire Homebuilding Assets From John Wieland Homes
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- December 16, 2015
PulteGroup, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire certain homebuilding assets of Paul, Weiss client John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, one of the country's premier builders of move-up and luxury homes. As part of the transaction, PulteGroup expects to acquire approximately 7,400 controlled lots and 280 homes in backlog. The purchase price of the transaction, which is expected to close by the first quarter of 2016, is approximately $430 million to $450 million, subject to any final post-closing adjustments.
The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Edward Ackerman and Jeffrey Marell; environmental counsel William O'Brien; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; intellectual property partner elect Claudine Meredith-Goujon; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; real estate partner Peter Fisch; and tax partner David Sicular.