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Apollo-Led Investor Group to Acquire Atlas Air in $5.2 Billion Take-Private Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and an investor group led by the Apollo funds, including investment affiliates of J.F. Lehman & Company and Hill City Capital, in their all-cash acquisition of Atlas Air Worldwide for an enterprise value of approximately $5.2 billion. Atlas Air is a leading global provider of outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2022 or first quarter 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Paul, Weiss team includes corporate partners Brian Finnegan, Gregory Ezring, Danielle Penhall, Mark Wlazlo, Tracey Zaccone and Manuel Frey, and counsel Rosita Lee, David Sobel, Lisa Koff, David Levine and Jeremy Larkins; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Sohail Itani and Kevin Colan; executive compensation partner Jarrett Hoffman; litigation partners Andrew Finch and Gregory Laufer, and counsel Hallie Goldblatt; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; real estate partner Peter Fisch;  and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly, Jared Nagley and Yuni Sobel.

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