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Latham & Watkins Advises Parsons Corporation in Acquisition of BlackHorse Solutions

June 10, 2021
A multidisciplinary deal team is advising the disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets.

Parsons Corporation (NYSE:PSN) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BlackHorse Solutions, Inc. in an accretive deal valued at US$203 million. Founded in 2018, BlackHorse expands Parsons’ customer base and brings differentiated best-in-class capabilities in cyber, digital operations, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and full-spectrum operations.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Parsons Corporation in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Chicago partner Bradley Faris and Century City partner David Zaheer, with associates Brianna Dollinger, Ariel Gershoig, and Molly Wolfe. Advice was also provided on corporate matters by Century City partner Steven Stokdyk; on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partner Andrea Ramezan-Jackson, with associate Christopher Ohlgart; on benefits and compensation matters by San Diego partner Holly Bauer, with associate Tara McCarney; on intellectual property matters by Los Angeles partner Ghaith Mahmood, with associate Natasha Phillips; on antitrust matters by Bay Area partner Joshua Holian and Washington, D.C. counsel Patrick English; on regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Eric Volkman and Washington, D.C. counsel Dean Baxtresser; on environmental matters by Los Angeles counsel Aron Potash, with associate Cody Kermanian; on real estate matters by Los Angeles partner Kim Boras; on insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with associate Harrison White; and on data privacy matters by Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires.