Fried Frank acted as counsel to U.S. Security Associates (USSA) in its acquisition by Allied Universal. USSA is a full-service safety and security solutions provider. Allied Universal's acquisition of USSA, an organization with revenues in excess of US$1.5 billion, allows Allied to further build on its position as a leading player in the security services industry. The transaction, which includes the acquisition of Andrews International, a global arm of USSA, is expected to close by late third quarter of 2018, subject to customary regulatory approvals.
The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partner Randi Lally and included corporate partners Michael T. Gershberg and F. William Reindel; antitrust and competition partner Nathaniel L. Asker; executive compensation & ERISA partner Donald P. Carleen; tax partner Michael J. Alter; litigation of counsel James J. McCullough; corporate associates Samuel A. Borland, Reon Cloete, Bram Couvreur, Erica Jaffe, Brian Sullivan, and Grant W. Tse; antitrust and competition associates Matthew E. Joseph and Aleksandr B. Livshits; executive compensation & ERISA associate Maggie A. Kornreich; litigation associate Neaha P. Raol; and tax associate Ryan L. Conley.