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Wellspring Completes Sale of Checkers & Rally’s

Paul, Weiss client Wellspring Capital Management completed the sale of its portfolio company, Checkers & Rally's Restaurants Inc. (Checkers), to private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners. The terms of the deal were not publicly disclosed. Checkers is one of the largest fast food chains in the United States, with approximately 800 drive-in restaurants and locations in more than 25 states.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino, James Schwab and Raphael Russo, counsel Joel Karansky and Sarah Mudho; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; tax partner Brad Okun; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

March 10, 2014

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