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Virtu Financial to Acquire ITG in $1 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is representing high-speed trading firm Virtu Financial, Inc. in its approximately $1 billion acquisition of brokerage Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG). ITG shareholders will receive $30.30 in cash for each share, a 9 percent premium over the stock’s closing price and more than 40 percent over ITG’s average closing share price in the 30 days prior to news reports of a potential sale on October 4.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Jeffrey Marell, Thomas de la Bastide, Ellen Ching and John Kennedy and counsel Stephen Koo and Patricia Vaz de Almeida; tax partners Brian Grieve and David Mayo; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Uri Horowitz; litigation partners Andrew Gordon and Andrew Forman and counsel Peter Jaffe and Rachel Fiorill; real estate partner Salvatore Gogliormella; tax partner David Mayo; intellectual property counsel Jonathan Ashtor; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

November 6, 2018

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