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

Weil is advising 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 is expected to close in the second half of 2022, subject to customary closing conditions.

The Weil team advising Main Event Entertainment, Inc. is led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner James R. Griffin and includes Mergers & Acquisitions associates Nathaniel Moore, Austin Freeman, Patrick Hosch, Yoon Hoo Lee (Not Yet Admitted in Texas) and Taylor Farr. The team also includes 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; Environmental counsel Thomas Goslin; Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Radhika Tahiliani; Real Estate attorney Leslie Smith; Antitrust partners John Scribner, Vadim Brusser and Brianne Kucerik; Antitrust associates Jarui Wang and Nicole Payne; Employment Litigation partner Nicholas Pappas; and Employment Litigation associate Paulina Cohen.