February 04, 2015
Weil is representing Staples on antitrust and corporate and shareholder matters in connection with its $6.3 billion acquisition of Office Depot. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including antitrust regulatory approval and Office Depot shareholder approval, and is expected to close by the end of calendar year 2015.
Weil’s Antitrust team includes global head of Antitrust/Competition Steven Newborn and partner Steven Bernstein, counsel Vadim Brusser, and associates Brianne Kucerik, Megan Granger, and Rishi Satia (not yet admitted to practice). Weil’s Corporate team includes Corporate Chairman Michael Aiello and associates Frank Martire and Adam Templeton.