Debevoise Advises The Carlyle Group on Award Winning Information Technology Transaction

21 November 2018

Debevoise & Plimpton advised The Carlyle Group in a transaction recognized by The M&A Advisor as the “Information Technology Deal of the Year (over $100MM).” The M&A Advisor Awards showcase the leading transactions, firms and individuals of 2018, celebrating those whose activities set the standard for M&A transactions.

This year, The M&A Advisor selected global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group on its strategic minority investment in DiscoverOrg, the leading global sales and marketing intelligence platform, as a transaction that represented “the highest levels of achievement.” Announced in March, a team of Debevoise lawyers across an array of practices advised The Carlyle Group on this award-winning transaction. The Debevoise team was led by partners Paul S. Bird and Jennifer L. Chu and included partners Peter A. Furci, Henry Lebowitz and Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky and associates Katherine M. Arango, Joe Binder, Tigist Kassahun, Jose Angel Lamarque III, Lunar Mai and Nicholas C. Scholten.

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