Category Archives: Mergers and Acquisitions

Government Contracts Team Serves As Specialty Counsel in $1.365 Billion M&A Deal

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On July 30, 2019, BBA Aviation plc, a market-leading provider of global aviation support and aftermarket services, announced an agreement to sell their Ontic business, a division providing high-quality, OEM-licensed parts for legacy military and aerospace platforms, to CVC Fund Vll, for $1.365 billion. Alston & Bird’s Government Contracts team served as specialty counsel to CVC, a UK-based private equity firm. Completion of the sale is expected in Q4 2019. Press about the sale can be found here.  The Alston & Bird attorneys who represented the buyer were Jeff Belkin,  Katherine [...]Read more

Jeremy Silverman and Mark Wade, Jr. Published in the National Law Journal on Key Issues for Federal Contractor M&A Transactions

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Alston & Bird partner Jeremy Silverman and associate Mark Wade, Jr. were published in the November 2018 edition of The National Law Journal. Their article, “Three Hot Topics for Federal Contractor M&A Transactions,” takes a look at certain key legal and business issues that are unique in M&A transactions involving federal government contractors. Readers interested in how small-business considerations, audit risk, and foreign ownership considerations play a role in GovCon M&A transactions would find the insight provided in the article to be particularly relevant. The article [...]Read more