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Latham & Watkins Advises Ares Management Corporation in Acquisition of Crescent Point Capital

July 25, 2023
Cross-border deal team represents the global alternative asset manager in transaction bringing complementary investment capabilities to Ares Asia.

Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) (Ares) has announced that Ares has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Crescent Point Capital (CPC), a leading Asia-focused private equity firm with approximately US$3.8 billion of assets under management, as of March 31, 2023.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Ares in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Bay Area partner Eric Schwartzman, New York partner James Gorton, Los Angeles partner Julian Kleindorfer, and Century City associate Daniel Glavin, with associates Steve Herlin and Tim Plummer. Advice was also provided on tax matters by Century City partner Pardis Zomorodi, with associate Eric Song; on investment funds matters by New York partner John Kelley, with associate Michael Arnold; on investment funds regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Jamie Lynn Walter, with associates Mike Hart-Slattery and Brian Thompson; on insurance matters by Los Angeles partner Drew Levin, with associate Harrison White; on benefits and compensation matters by New York partner Jennifer Pepin, with associate Madeline Hong; on intellectual property matters by Bay Area partner Tony Klein and Bay Area counsel Arielle Singh, with associate Fiona Gillan; on data privacy matters by Bay Area partner Robert Blamires, with associates Kathryn Parsons-Reponte and Bianca Lee; on ESG matters by New York partner Betty Huber, with associate Karmpreet Grewal; on sanctions matters by associates Elizabeth Annis and Eric Green; on anti-bribery and anti-corruption matters by Bay Area partner Scott Joiner, with associates Christopher D’Agostino and Michelle Wadolowski; on antitrust matters by New York partner Katherine Rocco, Paris partner Adrien Giraud, Hamburg counsel Jana Dammann de Chapto, and Brussels counsel Phillip Studt, with associates Carla Palma, and Louis Bouyala; on Singapore corporate law matters by Singapore partner Farhana Sharmeen, with associates Tommy Tan, Gen Huong Tan, and Jonathan Wah; and on China corporate law matters by Hong Kong partner Frank Sun, with associates Jason Zhao and Yujie Zhang.