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Weil Advised Main Event Entertainment, Inc. in its $835M Sale to Dave & Buster’s, Inc.

Weil advised Main Event Entertainment, Inc., a family entertainment concept with 50 locations in the U.S., in its $835 million sale to Dave & Buster’s, Inc., an owner and operator of entertainment and dining venues. The transaction closed on June 29, 2022.

The Weil team that advised Main Event Entertainment, Inc. was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James R. Griffin and included Mergers & Acquisitions associates Nathaniel Moore and Patrick Hosch. The team also included Banking & Finance partner Vynessa Nemunaitis; Banking & Finance counsel Brendan Conley; Tax partner Graham Magill; Tax counsel Blake Bitter; Tax associate Grant Solomon; Technology & IP Transactions partner Karen Ballack; Technology & IP Transactions counsel Luis Gonzalez; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates David Merck and Amy Montoya; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Radhika Tahiliani; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Antitrust partners John Scribner, and Brianne Kucerik; Antitrust associates Jarui Wang and Nicole Payne; and Employment Litigation associate Paulina Cohen.