Debevoise Advises Atlas Merchant Capital on Investment in Ascensus

20 February 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has advised Atlas Merchant Capital LLC on its investment in Ascensus, the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States.

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

The Debevoise team was led by partner Gregory V. Gooding and included partners Gary M. Friedman, Jonathan F. Lewis, Jeffrey E. Ross and Ramya S. Tiller; counsel Michael D. Devins and Judith L. Church; and associates Claire Hansen Suni, Wesley C. Moore, Zain A. Kazmi, Kevin R. Grondahl, Alexandra P. Grossman and Alison O'Keeffe.

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