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Our commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for clients in a variety of industries and regions. We’ve included a small selection of matters for your convenience.
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DoubleVerify, a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading software platform for digital media measurement and analytics, in its secondary public offering of 9.2 million shares of common stock at $31.25 per share.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised DoubleVerify in its secondary public offering of 9.2 million shares of common stock by Providence VII U.S. Holdings L.P. and other stockholders at a price of $31.25 per share. For more information please read DoubleVerify’s press release. Read More>

CPPIB Credit Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for Ontario’s municipal sector employees, in separate investments totaling $900 million in Odyssey Group, a U.S. based reinsurance and insurance subsidiary of Fairfax.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. and OMERS in separate investments totaling $900 million in Odyssey Group Holdings, Inc. reflecting a 9.99% minority stake in Odyssey Group. For more information, please see the company’s press release. Read More>

Manulife, a Canadian multinational insurance company and financial services provider, in its reinsurance deal with Venerable, a provider of risk transfer solutions to variable annuity issuers, releasing approximately $2 billion in capital.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC) in its agreement with Venerable Holdings Inc. to reinsure over 75% of its legacy U.S. Variable Annuity block consisting primarily of policies with Guaranteed Minimum Withdrawal Benefits riders. The transaction releases approximately $2 billion of capital. For more information, please see the company’s press releaseRead More>

DoubleVerify, a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company and leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, in its acquisition of OpenSlate, a content-focused measurement and analytics company.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising DoubleVerify (NYSE: DV) in its acquisition of OpenSlate. For more information, please see the company’s press release. Read More>

Oaktree Capital Management as a lead investor in the $890 million recapitalization of Patriot National Bancorp, parent company of a nationally chartered bank, in its merger with American Challenger, an entity formed in 2020 to establish a new digital national bank.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. as a lead investor in the $890 million recapitalization of Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNBK) in connection with its merger with American Challenger Development Corp. The merger is intended to create a digital-first national bank offering competitive rates and a premium customer experience. For more information, please see the company’s press releaseRead More>