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David Gail Recognized for M&A Deal of the Year at 2019 Texas Lawbook and ACC-DFW Corporate Counsel Awards

Private Equity partner David Gail earned 2019 M&A Deal of the Year recognition from The Texas Lawbook and the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Dallas-Fort Worth chapter for advising Aimbridge Hospitality Holdings, LLC in its early 2019 sale to Advent International.

The award was presented to Mr. Gail, along with Greg Moundas, the executive vice president and general counsel of Aimbridge Hospitality, at the annual DFW Corporate Counsel Awards.

The deal involved the sale of Aimbridge, a portfolio company of Lee Equity Partners and General Atlantic and at the time North America’s largest independent hotel firm, to Boston-based Advent, one of the largest global private equity investors.

The Texas Lawbook is an electronic publication focusing on lawyers who represent businesses in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters in Texas.

The Association of Corporate Counsel is a global legal association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations, and other organizations through information, education, networking, and advocacy.