Debevoise Advises Atlas Merchant Capital in its Investment in South Street Securities

30 June 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Atlas Merchant Capital LLC in its preferred stock investment in South Street Securities Holdings Inc.

Atlas Merchant Capital LLC was founded in 2013 to participate in compelling market opportunities in the financial services sector. Based in New York, Atlas was founded by Bob Diamond and David Schamis, who together form a complementary partnership with extensive operating and investing expertise across the financial services landscape.

South Street Securities Holdings Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a leading provider of U.S. Treasury and Agency repo financing to banks, broker dealers, and other capital market participants.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and included partners Jonathan F. Lewis and Peter A. Furci and Meir D. Katz, counsel Lee A. Schneider, and associate Robert A. Williams.