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Weil Advised Atos in its $3.57B Acquisition of Syntel

Weil advised Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, in its $3.57 billion acquisition of Syntel, a leading global provider of integrated information technology and knowledge process services. The combined company will allow Atos to deliver a unique portfolio for end-to-end digital transformation to customers and will significantly accelerate Atos’ development in North America. Both companies’ Boards of Directors have unanimously approved the transaction. The transaction closed on October 26th 2018.

The Weil team advising Atos was led by M&A partner Jackie Cohen and included M&A associates Dov Kogen, Vernell Moreland (Not Yet Admitted in New York), Alex Bauer, Mario Carroll and Nour Bargach (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale; Structured Finance & Derivatives partner Ariel Kronman; Public Company Advisory Group Co-Head Howard Dicker and partner Catherine Dixon; Technology & IP Transactions partner Jeffrey Osterman; Tax partner Chayim Neubort; Executive Compensation & Benefits Co-Chair Paul Wessel; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management Co-Head Randi Singer; International Arbitration & Trade partner Ted Posner; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Banking & Finance associate Dylan Scher; Structured Finance & Derivatives associate Connie Kuang; Technology & IP Transactions associates Edric Itchon, Alexa Rozell and Stephanie Onyekwere; Tax associate Mor Agam; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Craig Olshan and Akansha Mishra; Real Estate associates Melissa Meyrowitz and Cody Lipton; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management associates Elisabeth Sperle and Eliza Cotter; Regulatory associates Timothy Welch and Nathan Cunningham; Employment Litigation associate Jonathan Gartner; and Complex Commercial Litigation associate An Tran.

The Paris team was led by Senior Partner Claude Serra and included Banking & Finance partner Olivier Jauffret; and Banking & Finance associates Cristina Marin and Aladin Zeghbib.