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KPS to Acquire TaylorMade From adidas

Paul, Weiss is representing KPS Capital Partners, LP in its $425 million acquisition of golf equipment designer and manufacturer TaylorMade Golf Company from adidas AG. Roughly half of the sum will be paid in cash, with the remainder a combination of secured note and contingent considerations. TaylorMade’s well-known golf brands include TaylorMade, Adams and Ashworth. Completion of the transaction is expected later in 2017.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Angelo Bonvino and Monica Thurmond and counsel Lindsey Wiersma; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; tax partner David Mayo; real estate partner Peter Fisch; litigation partners Allan Arffa and Aidan Synnott and counsel Peter Jaffe; bankruptcy partner Jeffrey Saferstein; employee benefits counsel Reuven Falik; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; environmental counsel William O’Brien; and international trade counsel Richard Elliott.

May 10, 2017

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