Olivia J. Greer

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Olivia J. Greer

Olivia Greer is counsel in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and a member of the Firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity group. Olivia participates in representing clients in connection with privacy and data security matters, as well as copyright, trademark and other intellectual property-related issues. She has also litigated numerous intellectual property-related commercial disputes.

Olivia is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US), with extensive experience counseling clients on privacy and data security issues. She has played a lead role on Weil teams advising technology companies, private equity firms and other public and private companies on privacy and data security matters in corporate transactions, and in connection with government investigations and data breaches. She regularly counsels clients regarding compliance with data privacy laws and regulations affecting various industries and jurisdictions.

Olivia has been part of the teams advising on the data privacy and cybersecurity aspects of matters that include:

  • Advent Global Technology, as lead investor, in investments in Cyware Labs, Inc. and Salt Security, Inc.;
  • Advent International Corporation in its acquisition of a 45% stake in Conservice, LLC; as lead investor in a $260 million investment in Thras.io, Inc. (n/k/a Thrasio, Inc.); QW Holding Corp. (Quala) in its acquisition of PSC; and Culligan International Company in its $6 billion sale to BDT Capital Partners, with Advent reinvesting on a minority basis;
  • Allego Holding B.V. (n/k/a Allego N.V.) (a portfolio company of Meridiam Infrastructure Partners) in its $3.14 billion business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. III, a SPAC sponsored by Spartan Acquisition Sponsor III LLC (an affiliate of Apollo Global Management);
  • American Securities in its acquisition of CS Energy LLC;
  • ATI Physical Therapy Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of Advent International) in its $2.5 billion business combination with Fortress Value Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by Fortress Investment Group;
  • Avista Public Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by Avista Acquisition LP II (an affiliate of Avista Capital Holdings), in its pending $850 million business combination with OmniAb, Inc.;
  • AxiomSL Group, Inc. in the sale of a controlling stake to Thoma Bravo by AxiomSL’s founder, TCV and certain other investors;
  • Berkshire Partners in its majority recapitalization of National Carwash Solutions Inc. (a portfolio company of AEA Investors);
  • Black Knight, Inc. in its acquisition of Optimal Blue LLC, in a transaction that implied an enterprise value of $1.8 billion;
  • Blackstone in its $300 million acquisition of a minority stake in Recurrent Ventures Inc.; its $130 million acquisition of a minority stake in PayCargo, LLC (a portfolio company of Insight Partners); its acquisitions of Aqua Finance, Inc. and Certified Collectibles Group LLC and its investment in Vectra AI, Inc.;
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in its approximately $4.8 billion acquisition of a 61.2% stake in Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.;
  • Centerbridge Partners and its portfolio company, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. (PFCCB), in the sale of PFCCB to TriArtisan Capital Partners and Paulson & Co.;
  • Churchill Capital Corp IV, a SPAC sponsored by Churchill Capital Group, in its $11.75 billion merger with Lucid Motors;
  • Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. in its $2.5 billion sale to Performance Food Group;
  • Cornell Capital in its acquisition of Advancing Eyecare;
  • CoStar Group in its $450 million acquisition of STR, Inc. and its acquisitions of Cozy Services, Ltd. and Ten-X, LLC;
  • Covetrus, Inc. in its $4 billion sale to CD&R, a holder of approximately 24% of Covetrus' outstanding common stock, and TPG;
  • CPP Investments, together with Blackstone, in the acquisition of Advarra, Inc., in a deal that implies an Advarra enterprise value of $5 billion;
  • DirecTV, LLC in its acquisition of certain assets and liabilities related to the advertising sales business segment of DirecTV;
  • Emerald Performance Materials, LLC (a portfolio company of American Securities) in its $300 million sale of CVC Thermoset Specialties;
  • EQT Infrastructure in its sale of Synagro Technologies, Inc.;
  • Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Trasimene Capital Management, LLC and led by William P. Foley II, in a $9 billion business combination with Paysafe Limited;
  • Genstar Capital in its acquisitions of Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. and Truck-Lite Company LLC (n/k/a Clarience Technologies, LLC); together with TA Associates, in the acquisition of Orion Advisor Solutions and the simultaneous acquisition of Brinker Capital; and its sale of Infinite Electronics, Inc.;
  • GHK Capital Partners in its acquisition of ITS Logistics, Inc.;
  • Goldman Sachs in its acquisition of Restaurant Technologies, Inc.; its pending acquisition of NextCapital Group, Inc.; and its $325 million investment in iSpot.tv;
  • Gores Holdings IV, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, in its $16.1 billion business combination with United Wholesale Mortgage, LLC (UWM);
  • Gores Holdings VI, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by The Gores Group, in its $2.9 billion business combination with Matterport, Inc.;
  • Gores Metropoulos, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of The Gores Group and Metropoulos & Co., in its $3.4 billion merger with Luminar Technologies, Inc.;
  • Gores Metropoulos II, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by Gores Metropoulos Sponsor II LLC (an affiliate of The Gores Group and Dean Metropoulos), in its $1.925 billion business combination with Sonder Holdings;
  • GovSpend and GovQuote (a portfolio company of Thompson Street Capital Partners and Endicott Growth Equity Partners) in its acquisition of Fedmine, LLC;
  • GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, in its $2.6 billion business combination with Mirion Technologies, Inc. (at the time, a portfolio company of Charterhouse Capital Partners);
  • Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc in its $960 million acquisition of Antares Pharma, Inc.;
  • Hayfin Capital Management in, together with EW Healthcare Partners, a $100 million convertible preferred equity investment in MiMedx Group, Inc. and Hayfin, as lender, in the concurrent provision of $75 million term facilities for MiMedx;
  • Healthcare Merger Corp., a SPAC sponsored principally by Shulman Ventures and MTS Health Partners, in its merger with SOC Telemed in a transaction that implies an initial enterprise value of $720 million;
  • Inhabit IQ (a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs, Insight Partners, GSV and PSG) in its acquisition of ResMan, LLC;
  • J.C. Flowers in its acquisition of a majority stake in iLendingDIRECT;
  • Kainos Capital in its acquisition of good2grow LLC;
  • Leafly Holdings, Inc. in its business combination with Merida Merger Corp. I, a SPAC sponsored by Merida Capital Holdings;
  • Lee Equity Partners in its investment agreement with McLarens;
  • L’Oréal USA in its acquisition of Thayers Natural Remedies;
  • Magellan Health, Inc. in its $2.2 billion merger with Centene Corporation and its $850 million sale of Magellan Complete Care to Molina Healthcare, Inc.;
  • Marquee Raine Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Raine Group LLC and Marquee Sports Holdings SPAC I, LLC, in its $1.2 billion business combination with Enjoy Technology, Inc.;
  • MGM Resorts International in its pending $450 million sale of the operations of Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi to CNE (a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses);
  • Micron Technology, Inc. in the sale of its Lehi, UT fab for $900 million in cash;
  • Northleaf Capital, together with Liberty Hall, in the formation of Liberty Hall Capital NL Partners, L.P. and in such fund's single asset acquisition of Accurus Aerospace Corporation;
  • Oak Hill Capital and its portfolio company EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) in the merger of EPIC and JenCap Holdings, LLC (a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group);
  • OMERS in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Premise Health Holding Corp. and Oxford Properties Group as an investor in the $1.6 billion capital raise for Lineage Logistics;
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP) in its participation in an investment in Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and OTPP and TA Associates in the sale of a majority stake in Flexera Software LLC to Thoma Bravo, with OTPP and TA retaining minority stakes;
  • Poppulo (a portfolio company of Susquehanna Growth Equity) in its merger with Four Winds Interactive (a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners);
  • Providence Equity Partners and PSG, as part of a consortium led by CVC Capital Partners and that also included Ridgemont Equity Partners, in the business combination of GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc. with Worldwide Express, Inc.;
  • Providence Equity Partners in its acquisition of GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc. and a majority stake in n2y, LLC;
  • PSG in its acquisitions of Next Glass, Inc. and majority stakes in Kenect, LLC and NoFraud, LLC; its acquisition, together with Blue Star Innovation Partners, of PatientNOW; its investments in DigitalEd, Propertybase, Semarchy SAS and Stylitics Inc.; as lead investor in an investment in Sevenrooms Inc.; the sale of its controlling interest in Tribute Technology Holdings, LLC; Propertybase in its acquisition of Cross Media, LLC and sale to Lone Wolf Technologies; ShootProof, LLC in its acquisition of Collage.com, Inc. and the formation with Collage.com of Foreground; and Vehlo Holdings LP in its sale of a majority stake to a consortium led by Greater Sum Ventures, with PSG remaining a significant investor in Vehlo;
  • Rakuten USA, Inc. in its acquisition of Curbside, Inc.;
  • Redbox Entertainment Inc. in its pending sale to Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc.;
  • Sanofi in its up to $470 million acquisition of Tidal Therapeutics, Inc.;
  • SiriusXM in its acquisition of Team Coco;
  • Softbank Vision Fund in its $500 million minority investment into Cambridge Mobile Telematics, Inc., and its minority investment in GetYourGuide AG;
  • Software Luxembourg Holding S.A. in its $1.3 billion merger with and into Churchill Capital Corp II, a SPAC sponsored by the Churchill Capital Group;
  • Sumeru Equity Partners in its $300 million acquisition of beqom SA; its acquisition of SocialChorus, Inc. and SocialChorus, Inc. in its merger with Dynamic Signal Inc.;
  • Susquehanna Growth Equity in its acquisition of a majority stake in MediSpend;
  • TCV in its acquisition, via tender offer and recapitalization, of a minority stake in Sojern Inc. and, as lead investor, in a $110 million investment in Strava, Inc.;
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners in its sale of a majority stake in Juvare, LLC;
  • Thompson Street Capital Partners in its acquisition of a majority stake in SmartProcure, Inc.;
  • TimeClock Plus, LLC (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners) in its acquisition of Humanity.com Inc. (n/k/a Humanity.com LLC);
  • Topgolf International, Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners, Dundon Capital Partners and WestRiver Group) in its $2.5 billion merger of equals with Callaway Golf Company;
  • TPG in its participation as a minority investor in a $200 million financing for Trumid;
  • TPG Growth in its acquisition of a majority stake in Morrow Sodali;
  • TPG Tech Adjacencies (TTAD) as lead investor in a $300 million funding round for Age of Learning, Inc. and as a participant in a $550 million funding round for Kajabi Holdings, LLC;
  • Transaction Services Group Limited (a portfolio company of Advent International) in its acquisitions of TrueCoach, BrandBot LLC and Triib, Inc.;
  • Trebia Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of Trasimene Capital Management and Bridgeport Partners, in its $1.4 billion business combination with System1, LLC;
  • Trive Capital in its acquisitions of NCB Management Services, Inc. and Valor Healthcare Inc.;
  • TurnKey Vacation Rentals, Inc. in its merger with Vacasa LLC;
  • Vivial Media Holdings, Inc. (f/k/a Vivial Media, LLC) (a portfolio company of Blackstone Credit) in its sale to Thryv Holdings, Inc. (a publicly traded company backed by Mudrick Capital Management, Goldentree Asset Management and Paulson & Co.); and
  • Willis Towers Watson PLC in its proposed $80 billion combination with Aon PLC.

Olivia has also counseled clients on a variety of intellectual property matters (as well as related areas such as publicity rights and defamation), including with respect to online platforms’ rights and obligations under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Communications Decency Act (CDA) and related laws. In the litigation context, Olivia has served on Weil teams representing a variety of companies in matters and disputes arising in connection with the development and evolution of new technology and media, including in the e-commerce, digital music and social media sectors. She has worked on matters for AIG, eBay, HarperCollins, Hilton, Meta (f/k/a Facebook), Samsung and Sirius XM Satellite Radio, among others.

Olivia focuses extensively on pro bono projects. She has represented pro bono clients in asylum and other legal status proceedings, including under the Violence Against Women Act, and has counseled pro bono clients on various intellectual property and privacy matters. She has served on the “Counsel’s Council” of pro bono representatives for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts since 2013.

Olivia graduated cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she received the Charles Ballon Writing Award, was a Public Service and Dean’s Merit Scholar, and served as Acquisitions Editor of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal.

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