Fried Frank acted as counsel to BakerCorp International Holdings, Inc., in the US$715 million cash acquisition of BakerCorp by United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). BakerCorp is a leading multinational provider of tank, pump, filtration, and trench shoring rental solutions for a broad range of industrial and construction applications. United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018.
The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Robert C. Schwenkel and Brian T. Mangino and included corporate partners Joshua Thomas Coleman, Randi Lally, and J. Christian Nahr; antitrust and competition partner Nathaniel L. Asker; executive compensation & ERISA partner Adam Kaminsky; intellectual property and technology partner Amir R. Ghavi; tax partner Alan S. Kaden; corporate special counsel Bret T. Chrisope and Michael Schneider; corporate real estate special counsel Jessica H. Mayes; corporate associates Kendra Clark, Roxanne Lepore, P. Ryan Messier, Arielle Matza, Michael K. Piacentini, and Ezra Schneck; antitrust and competition associate Aleksandr B. Livshits; environmental associates Samuel K. Dykstra and Mary Beth Phipps; executive compensation & ERISA associate Samantha Steinfeld Rozell;
intellectual property and technology associate Alana Berrocal Rodriguez; tax associate Shane C. Hoffmann; and corporate law clerk Camila Acchiardo Vallejo.