Debevoise Advises CD&R in Its Investment in Paradigm and Whitcraft and the Merger of the Two Companies

30 November 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) in its investment, together with Greenbriar Equity Group, in Paradigm Precision and Whitcraft Group and the merger of the two companies. For more information, please see the company’s press release.

Paradigm Precision is the premier global independent provider of precision machining, fabrications, and complex assemblies primarily for gas turbine engines in addition to offering exceptional high temperature investment castings. Whitcraft is a manufacturer of precision formed, machined, and fabricated flight-critical aerospace components for both commercial and defense engines, with a complementary set of capability, customer and platform exposures.

The Debevoise team is led by M&A partners Christopher Anthony, Paul Bird and Spencer Gilbert and includes counsel Keith Slattery, associates Richard Hughes, Katrina Mari Kaczynski, Jennifer Lang and Dominique Trudelle, law clerks Peter Jake Hraniotis, Dillon Roach and Keith Stackhouse and corporate staff attorney Angel Shah, finance partners Brett Novick and Scott Selinger, associate Matthew Sacco and law clerks Lachlan Conroy, Shefit Koboci, Mitchell Neuberger and Kristen Scully, benefits partner Jonathan Lewis, counsel Kathleen Emberger, associate Sandy De Sousa and law clerk Julia Adams, tax partner Michael Bolotin, associate Robert Nelson-Sullivan and law clerk Sophie Mirzaian, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz, associate Paisley Piasecki and law clerk Clara Geffroy, antitrust partners Ted Hassi and Timothy McIver and associates Kayleigh Anderson and Anne-Mette Heemsoth, environmental counsel Stuart Hammer and associate Harry Zirlin, data strategy and security counsel Johanna Skrzypczyk and associate Michael Roberts, and litigation counsel Erich Grosz and Tricia Sherno and associate Michael Geraltowski.