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General Atlantic Completes Acquisition of a Stake in Authentic Brands

Paul, Weiss represented General Atlantic LLC in its acquisition of a minority stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, a brand development, marketing, licensing and entertainment company. In addition to other assets, Authentic Brands’ portfolio includes brands like Juicy Couture, Aeropostale and Jones New York, as well as intellectual property rights associated with Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Shaquille O’Neal. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Neil Goldman, Matthew Abbott, Dale Sarro and Amran Hussein and counsel Ji Lu and Pearl Yuan-Garg; intellectual property partners Claudine Meredith-Goujon and Chuck Googe; tax partners Patrick Karsnitz and David Mayo; litigation partner Les Fagen and counsel Darren Johnson; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder and counsel Jarrett Hoffman; real estate partner Peter Fisch; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

October 25, 2017

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