RECENT CASES & DEALS
Blank Rome Represents U.S. OCG in Purchase of Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Boston
September 7, 2017
Mike Margolis, Michael Carl Cohen, Jason S. Kim, Mitesh Patel
Blank Rome LLP represented 50 Ferncroft (Boston) Esong LLC, a member of the U.S. OCG family of companies, in connection with its $32 million purchase of the 363-room Hilton DoubleTree Boston North Shore Hotel located in Danvers, MA. The Firm also represented 50 Ferncroft (Boston) Esong LLC with respect to the $26.9 million CMBS loan to fund the purchase and the PIP costs.
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Blank Rome Represents Symphony Health Solutions Corporation in Its Sale to PRA Health Sciences, Inc.
September 7, 2017
Linsey B. Bozzelli, Gary R. Goldenberg, Inna Zaltsman
Blank Rome represented Symphony Health Solutions Corporation, a provider of data, analytics and consulting solutions to the life sciences market, in its sale to PRA Health Sciences, Inc., a leading clinical research organization. The purchase price includes an upfront payment of $530 million, plus potential for a substantial earn out.
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Blank Rome Represents Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC in Merger with Allied Beverage Group LLC
September 2017
Malcolm I. Ross, Patrick T. McCloskey, Megan C. Filoon, Courtney B. Schrenko, Mary Ann Knoeckel, Joseph T. Gulant, et al.
Blank Rome successfully represented Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC in the merger of its wholly owned subsidiary, R&R Marketing LLC, with Allied Beverage Group LLC, New Jersey’s largest spirits and wine wholesaler. The transaction, which closed on August 31, 2017, will bring in total annual revenues of nearly $1.2 billion for the merged companies, and a 60-percent market share.
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Blank Rome’s Deborah Greenspan Appointed Special Master in Cohen v. Islamic Republic of Iran; Victims Awarded Nearly $209M Judgment
September 2017
Deborah Greenspan
Blank Rome Partner Deborah Greenspan was appointed as Special Master by U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to determine the appropriate amount of damages to be awarded to 11 plaintiffs in connection with injuries sustained in a suicide bombing Hamas attack in Jerusalem. In July 2017, Judge Cooper awarded the victims a near $209M judgment.
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Blank Rome Secures Early Dismissal for Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation in Delaware Court of Chancery
August 29, 2017
Larry R. (Buzz) Wood, David A. Dorey, Adam V. Orlacchio, Craig N. Haring, Frederick D. Lipman, Lawrence Finkelstein, et al.
Blank Rome successfully represented the former board of directors of Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation in obtaining a dismissal with prejudice of a putative shareholder class action suit brought against them in Delaware’s Court of Chancery relating to their sale/merger transaction.
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Blank Rome Represents Delaware Eye Institute, P.A., in a Sale to Eye Care Services Partners Holdings LLC
August 15, 2017
Barry H. Genkin, William E. Gramlich, Cory G. Jacobs, Mary Ann Knoeckel, Patrick A. O'Reilly, Rachel A. Packer
Blank Rome represented Delaware Eye Institute, P.A., a private equity firm of Harvest Partners, and three affiliated entities in a sale to Eye Care Services Partners Holdings LLC (“ESP”), as its affiliates. The private equity firm of Harvest Partners owns a controlling interest in ESP.
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Blank Rome Represents Washington Prime Group, L.P. in its Offering of Unsecured Notes
August 7, 2017
Kathleen A. Cunningham, Robert J. Mittman
Blank Rome represented Washington Prime Group, L.P. in its offering of $750 million 5.950% notes due 2024.
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Blank Rome Secures Precedential Opinion on Personal Jurisdiction in Dutch Run-Mays Draft V. Wolf Block
July 2017
Stephen M. Orlofsky, Adrienne C. Rogove, Ethan M. Simon, Leslie D. Corwin
A Blank Rome appellate litigation team successfully represented WolfBlock LLP in securing a precedential opinion on personal jurisdiction in the New Jersey Appellate Division in Dutch Run-Mays Draft V. Wolf Block, in June 2017.
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Blank Rome Represents Access Commercial Capital, LLC in Sale of Assets to United Leasing, Inc.
May 23, 2017
Brandon R. Einstein, Peter Schnur
Blank Rome represented Access Commercial Capital, LLC in the sale of assets to United Leasing, Inc.
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Blank Rome Represents Paddy Power Betfair plc in Acquisition of StarStreet, Inc.
May 9, 2017
Megan C. Filoon, Dennis M.P. Ehling, Jonathan A. Clark, Peter Schnur, Brandon R. Einstein
Blank Rome represented Paddy Power Betfair plc in its acquisition of StarStreet, Inc., an early stage, U.S. based daily fantasy sports operator, pursuant to a Merger Agreement.
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