Debevoise Advises The Carlyle Group on Its Acquisition of Crestview Partners’ Outstanding Interest in NEP Group

28 August 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising The Carlyle Group on its agreement to acquire Crestview Partners’ remaining shareholding in NEP, a worldwide outsourced technical production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music and corporate events.

Carlyle initially invested in NEP alongside Crestview and Management in June 2016 and, following this transaction, will hold a majority interest in NEP.

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $210 billion of assets under management across 335 investment vehicles as of June 30, 2018.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Jonathan E. Levitsky and includes partners Gary M. Friedman and Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky and associates Emily F. Huang, Rosemary Chandler, Carolina de Barros, Ben Lee Friedman, Simone S. Hicks and John R. Love.

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