March 31, 2022
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is advising Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management L.P., and a private equity consortium in the $16 billion acquisition of Nielsen Holdings plc. More information about this transaction can be found in the announcement release.
The Gibson Dunn corporate team was led by partners Richard Birns and Kristen Poole and included partners Andrew Kaplan, Andrew Herman and Selina Sagayam, of counsel Robert Banerjea and Lidia Anastasio and associates Sarah Leiper-Jennings, Matthew Schwartz, Joanne Hughes, Colette McNeela and Vikram Vivek. Partner Aaron Adams and of counsel Yair Galil advised on financing and partner Andrew Fabens advised on capital markets. Partner Eric Sloan, of counsel Jennifer Sabin and associate Ryan Rott advised on US tax aspects, and partner Sandy Bhogal and associate James Chandler advised on UK tax aspects. Partner Michael Collins advised on benefits, and partners Stephanie Brooker and Adam Smith and of counsel David Ware advised on compliance matters. Partner Alex Southwell and associates Snezhana Stadnik Tapia and Clemence Pugnet advised on cybersecurity matters, and partner Daniel Angel and associate Meghan Hungate advised on IP matters. Partners Josh Lipton and Attila Borsos and of counsel Jessica Staples advised on antitrust aspects.