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Weil Advised Morgan Stanley in $3.4 Billion Bridge Financing for Harris Corporation’s Acquisition of Exelis, Inc.

Weil advised Morgan Stanley in providing $3.4 billion of fully committed bridge financing to Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries, for its $4.75 billion acquisition of Exelis, Inc., a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense, information and services company.

The Weil team that advised Morgan Stanley was led by Banking & Finance partner Morgan Bale, Capital Markets partner Frank Adams and M&A partner Raymond Gietz, and included now-retired Tax partner William Horton; Environmental partner Annemargaret Connolly; Litigation partner Steven Tyrrell; Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser; Executive Compensation & Benefits counsel Steven Margolis; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Banking & Finance associates Heather Viets, Peter Puk and Rachel Trudeau; Capital Markets associates Jennifer Waisberg and Ashley Butler; M&A associate Dawn Kim; Litigation associates Erin Yates and Timothy Welch; and Executive Compensation & Benefits associate Brian Hamano.