December 14, 2020
Weil is advising QuickChek Corporation, the operator of more than 150 convenience market stores predominantly in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area that offer on-the-go food service and one-stop shopping for snacks, coffee and other beverages, in its pending $645 million sale to Murphy USA, a retailer of gasoline and convenience merchandise with nearly 1,500 sites located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast and Midwest United States. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.
The Weil team that is advising QuickChek is led by Mergers & Acquisitions Head Michael Lubowitz and Mergers & Acquisitions partner Jackie Cohen and includes Mergers & Acquisitions associates Hayden Guthrie, Dov Kogen, William Rosemberg, Shane Safer and Dylan Sherwyn (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also includes Tax partner Graham Magill; Tax associates Jake Meninga and Hector Beason; Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Tricia Walsh and Courtnii Lamar (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Banking & Finance partner Danek Freeman; Banking & Finance associate Jeremy Jenkins; Capital Markets partner Heather Emmel; Technology & IP Transactions partner Charan Sandhu; Technology & IP Transactions counsel Caroline Geiger; Technology & IP Transactions associate Phillip Grudzina; Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Management associate Robert Brown; Real Estate partner Beatriz Azcuy; Real Estate associates Shira Barron and Leah Fayssoux; Environmental Head Annemargaret Connolly; Environmental counsel Matthew Morton; Antitrust partner John Scribner; Antitrust counsel Vadim Brusser (elected partner effective January 1, 2021) and Alexis Brown-Reilly; Antitrust associate Dan Nobil; and Employment associate Thomas McCarthy.