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Client News

Redbox to Go Public via Merger With SPAC Seaport Global

Paul, Weiss is advising Redbox, a leading multiplatform destination for new-release movies and entertainment, in its combination with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company.

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QAD to Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo in $2 Billion Take-Private Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising QAD Inc.’s Special Committee in the $2 billion all-cash sale of QAD to private equity firm Thoma Bravo.

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Client News

Apollo Funds to Acquire Verizon Media in $5 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management in their $5 billion acquisition of Verizon Media, which includes iconic brands such as Yahoo and AOL.

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Firm News

Paul, Weiss Adds Private Equity M&A Partner in Northern California

Austin Pollet, a leading private equity lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate department.

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Client News

KPS Capital to Sell DexKo to Brookfield Business Partners for $3.4 Billion

Paul, Weiss is advising KPS Capital Partners, LP and its portfolio company DexKo Global Inc. in the sale of DexKo to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. for $3.4 billion.

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Client News

Apollo and Athene to Merge in $11 Billion Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising Apollo on the following transaction: Apollo (NYSE: APO) and Athene (NYSE: ATH) have entered into a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction.

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Awards & Recognition

Taurie Zeitzer Named Among “Top Women in Dealmaking” by The Deal

Corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer was recognized as one of the “Top Women in Dealmaking” by The Deal in the Q4 2020 edition of The Dealmaker Quarterly.

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Client News

D1 Capital Leads $130 Million Funding Round in Multiverse

Paul, Weiss represented D1 Capital Partners in a $130 million Series C funding round in tech startup Multiverse.

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Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Securly

Paul, Weiss is advising Golden Gate Capital in its acquisition of Securly from the company’s shareholders, which include Defy Partners, Owl Ventures and Securly co-founder Vinay Mahadik.

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Awards & Recognition

Law360 Recognizes Four Paul, Weiss Practice Groups Among the Year’s Best

Paul, Weiss won four Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognitions for the firm’s achievements in 2020 in the Capital Markets, Fund Formation, Private Equity and Securities categories.

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Client News

General Atlantic Participates in Mollie’s $800 Million Funding Round

Paul, Weiss advised General Atlantic in its Series C investment in Mollie, one of the fastest-growing payment service providers (PSPs) in Europe.

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Publications

Senate Approves $310 Billion in Additional Funding for the Paycheck Protection Program

The Senate has passed the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act” to provide up to $484 billion in additional funding for COVID-19 relief programs, including $310 billion for the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), with $60 billion reserved for smaller, local lenders.

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Paul, Weiss Named Private Equity Law Firm of the Year by The Deal

Paul, Weiss was recognized by The Deal in three categories in the 2018 Deal Awards.

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