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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.

Engagements

Inspire Brands

Acquisition of Dunkin’ Brands for $11.3 billion.

The Gores Group

Merger with UWM to take company public in largest SPAC transaction to date.

Lactalis

Acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s Natural Cheese Division.

Livongo Health

Merger with Teladoc Health valued at $18.5 billion.

NRG Energy

Acquisition of Direct Energy for $3.625 billion in cash.

NiSource

Sale of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts to Eversource Energy for $1.1B.

The Meet Group

Announced definite agreement to be acquired by ProSiebenSa.1 and General Atlantic.

Univision

Majority stake acquisition by Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight.

Providence Equity Partners

Sale of Galileo Global Education.

Xperi Corporation

Combination with TiVo.

Tiffany & Co.

Acquisition by LVMH.

FCA

Merger with Groupe PSA to create the 4th largest global automotive manufacturer.

Digital Realty Trust

Acquisition of Interxion.

LATAM Airlines

Strategic partnership with Delta in a transaction valued at $2.25 billion.

Lantheus Holdings, Inc.

Acquisition of Progenics.

Shiseido Americas

Acquisition of Drunk Elephant.

Inspire Brands

Acquisition of Jimmy John’s.

VMware

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

Carrizo Oil & Gas

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

WageWorks

Acquisition by HealthEquity for ~$2 billion.

Thomas H. Lee Partners

Acquisition of AutoStore.

Peabody

Announced Joint Venture with Arch Coal.

El Paso Electric

Acquisition by JPMorgan Infrastructure Investments Fund for $4.3 billion.

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.

SemGroup

JV with KKR and acquisition of Meritage Midstream.

JUUL

$12.8 billion minority investment from Altria Group.

Belmond

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.

Revlon

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

Samsung

Acquisition of HARMAN.