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Rackspace Acquires Datapipe

Paul, Weiss is representing Rackspace Hosting, Inc., a portfolio company of funds managed by Apollo Global Management, LLC affiliates, in its acquisition of Datapipe Parent, Inc. Both Rackspace and Datapipe are leading cloud server management companies. The transaction is the largest ever for Rackspace. It is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.


The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer and counsel David Beller and Matthew Goldstein; financing partners Gregory Ezring, Brian Janson and Mark Wlazlo; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; intellectual property counsel Jonathan Ashtor; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; FCPA and trade compliance counsel Peter Jaffe; and corporate partner Greg Liu.

September 11, 2017

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