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ADT Acquires Defenders, Its Largest Independent Dealer

Paul, Weiss represented ADT Inc., a portfolio company of investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, Inc., in its $381 million cash-and-stock acquisition of Defenders Inc. ADT is a leading provider of security, automation and smart home solutions serving consumer and business customers in the United States; Defenders is ADT’s largest independent dealer and its only Authorized Premier Provider.

The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partners Taurie Zeitzer and Justin Rosenberg; employee benefits partner Larry Witdorchic; finance partners Brad Finkelstein and Manuel Frey; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; securities partner Tracey Zaccone; litigation partners William Clareman and Geoff Chepiga; antitrust partner Jonathan Kanter and counsel Marta Kelly; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; and real estate partner Mitchell Berg.

January 6, 2020

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