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Roark Capital’s Youth Enrichment Brands Acquires School of Rock

Paul, Weiss advised Roark Capital Group and its portfolio company Youth Enrichment Brands (YEB), the nation’s leading youth activities platform, in YEB’s acquisition of School of Rock, a leading provider of performance-based music education for children and adults. The deal bolsters YEB’s best-in-class youth camps, sports leagues and swim instruction with School of Rock’s industry-leading music education. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team was led by corporate partners Jeffrey Marell and Sarah Stasny, and included partners Marco Masotti and Suhan Shim, and counsel Andrew Day; tax partners Matthew Jordan and Scott Sontag; executive compensation partners Lawrence Witdorchic and Andrea Wahlquist Brown; litigation partner Jacqueline Rubin; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly and Yuni Sobel.

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