Vestar Capital Partners to Invest in IRI

Vestar Capital Partners to Invest in IRI

  

Fried Frank acted as counsel to Information Resources, Inc. and New Mountain Capital in connection with the negotiation of a definitive agreement through which Vestar Capital Partners will lead a new investment in IRI. Post-transaction, New Mountain and Vestar will jointly govern IRI, which has been a New Mountain portfolio company since 2011. Terms of the agreement, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, were not disclosed.
 
The Fried Frank team was led by corporate partners Andrew J. Colosimo and Andrea Gede-Lange and included corporate partners J. Christian Nahr; antitrust and competition partners Nathaniel L. Asker and Tobias Caspary; executive compensation & ERISA partner Donald P. Carleen; litigation partners Peter L. Simmons and Steven M. Witzel; tax partner Eli Weiss; corporate special counsel Michael Schneider; executive compensation & ERISA special counsel Josh S. Gelfand; intellectual property and technology special counsel Jason L. Greenberg; litigation special counsel Nathan M. Erickson; tax special counsel Vivian Y. Ouyang; corporate associates Dallas Cruz, Robert Engelke, and Grant W. Tse; antitrust and competition associates Julie Flandrin, Aleksandr B. Livshits, and Neda Moussavi; environmental associate Mary Beth Phipps; executive compensation & ERISA associate Samantha Steinfeld Rozell; intellectual property and technology associate Daniel E. Stern; and tax associate Josh Goldstein. 

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