Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) in its $4.7 billion acquisition of Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of cloud-based, industry-specific Enterprise Resource Planning software to industrial-focused sectors. For more information, please see the company’s press release.
Since inception, CD&R, a private investment firm, has managed the investment of $30 billion in 90 businesses representing a broad range of industries with an aggregate transaction value of approximately $140 billion. Epicor, a leader in Enterprise Resource Planning for medium-sized businesses, serves as a trusted partner for thousands of companies worldwide across key industries such as manufacturing, distribution, and retail.
The Debevoise team is led by M&A partners Kevin Schmidt and Christopher Anthony and includes M&A associates Katherine Durnan, Shlomo Fischer, Sean Foley and Milan Udawatta, finance partner Scott Selinger and associates Jongmin Char and Brett Novick, tax partner Michael Bolotin and associate Lena Smith, benefits partner Franklin Mitchell and associates David Deutsch and Wendy Widman, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz and associate Melody Godbolt, investment management partner Jason Auerbach and associates Carly Hill and Yana Mereminksy and antitrust partner Timothy McIver, counsel Kyra Bromley and associate Anne-Mette Heemsoth.