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Latham & Watkins Advises Via in Acquisition of Remix

March 10, 2021
Multidisciplinary deal team represented the technology unicorn in the transaction to create the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies.

Via, the leader in TransitTech recently valued at over US$2 billion, has announced that it has acquired Remix, the premier collaborative mapping platform for transportation planning and decision-making. The acquisition brings together world class technology solutions to fully support the transportation community in multimodal planning, scheduling, and operating on-demand and fixed route transit, paratransit, and school buses.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Via in the transaction with an M&A team led by New York partner David Beller, with Bay Area associate Andrew Basham and New York associates JC Kim and Eric Luo. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner Matthew Dewitz, with New York associate Michael Yu; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner Adam Kestenbaum, with Washington, D.C. associates Nikhil Kumar and Victoria Wolfe; on IP matters by Bay Area partner Anthony Klein, with New York associate Pelin Serpin; on data privacy and security matters by Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires, with Bay Area associate Adriana Beach; and on GDPR matters by London partner Gail Crawford, with London associate Jagveen Tyndall.