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Latham & Watkins Advises Winsight in Acquisition by Informa

May 19, 2023
Firm represented the B2B information provider in the foodservice and allied retail industries in cross-border transaction.

Winsight, LLC, a leading B2B information provider in the foodservice and allied retail industries, has announced that it is to combine with London-based Informa PLC (LSE: INF.L), a publicly traded, global events, digital products and academic services firm. Informa acquired Winsight from HPS Investment Partners and the combination with Informa's existing B2B foodservice portfolio establishes a category-leading B2B business.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented Winsight and HPS Investment Partners in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Washington, D.C. partners Paul Sheridan and Cory Tull, with associates Brad Guest, Brad Johnson, and Gabe Marx. Advice was also provided on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner David Della Rocca, with associates Ashlie Lawton and Joe Denker; on tax matters by Washington, D.C. partner Andrea Ramezan-Jackson, with associate Christina McLeod; on intellectual property matters by Washington, D.C. counsel Kieran Dickinson, with associate Maria Adebayo; on regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partners Les Carnegie and Damara Chambers, with associate Ragad Alfaraidy; and on antitrust matters by New York partner Katherine Rocco and Washington, D.C. counsel Peter Todaro.