Weil Advised Blackstone, Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and Ipreo in the $1.9B Sale of Ipreo to IHS Markit

Weil advised Blackstone, the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Ipreo in the $1.9 billion sale of Ipreo to IHS Markit. Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytics, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including banks, public and private companies, institutional and individual investors, as well as research, asset management and wealth management firms. The transaction closed August 6, 2018.

The Weil team that advised Blackstone, the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and Ipreo was led by Private Equity partner Christopher Machera and included Private Equity associates Benjamin Adelson, Clayton Collett and Larissa Lucas; Banking & Finance partner Andrew Colao; Capital Markets partner Michael Hickey; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Tax partner Mark Schwed; Executive Compensation & Benefits partners Michael Nissan and Amy Rubin; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; Litigation counsel Adam Safwat; Banking & Finance associate Ben Lazar; Capital Markets associate Jeffrey Cohan; Technology & IP Transactions associate Meggin Bednarczyk; Tax associates Liam Murphy and Lora Shub; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Amanda Rosenblum, John Kleinjan and Tamara Roth; Antitrust associate Scott Hazelgrove; and Regulatory associate Marc Schubert.