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Mergers and Acquisitions

Advising on the largest, most complex transactions globally.

Consistently ranked at the top of M&A communications firms in the U.S. and globally, SVC advises clients on a range of equity and debt transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, hostile offers and defenses. Our role encompasses strategic counsel and message development, media relations, crafting communications materials, creating transaction websites and announcement advertising, developing and implementing digital and social media strategies, and coordinating announcement logistics. Post announcement, we assist clients throughout the integration and approval process to track messaging and communicate effectively to all critical constituencies.


Inspire Brands

Acquisition of Jimmy John’s.


Acquisitions of Pivotal and Carbon Black for a total enterprise value of $4.8 billion.

Providence Equity Partners

Sale of OEConnection to Genstar Capital.

Carrizo Oil & Gas

Acquisition by Callon Petroleum in a transaction valued at $3.2 billion.


Acquisition by HealthEquity for ~$2 billion.

Thomas H. Lee Partners

Acquisition of AutoStore.


Announced Joint Venture with Arch Coal.

El Paso Electric

Acquisition by JPMorgan Infrastructure Investments Fund for $4.3 billion.


Sale of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion to Great Hill Partners.

Hudson Pacific Properties

Acquisition of Bentall Centre.

Gap Inc.

Announcement of plan to separate into two independent publicly traded companies.

CCMP Capital

Acquisition of integrated facility management services company BGIS.

Oaktree Capital Management

Brookfield acquisition of a majority stake in Oaktree.

Ant Financial

Acquisition of WorldFirst.


JV with KKR and acquisition of Meritage Midstream.


$12.8 billion minority investment from Altria Group.


Agreement to be acquired by LVMH for approximately $3.2 billion.

L3 Technologies

Merger with Harris Corporation for approximately $34 billion.

Sprint and T-Mobile

Merger valued at approximately $146 billion.


Acquisition of Elizabeth Arden creating a "One in Beauty" brand.


Acquisition of HARMAN.