Latham & Watkins Advises Carlyle in US$4.2 Billion Acquisition of ManTech

Multidisciplinary team represents Carlyle in acquisition of mission-focused technology solutions and services provider for US defense, intelligence, and federal civilian agencies.

May 16, 2022

ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq: MANT) (“ManTech” or the “Company”), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds managed by global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) in an all-cash transaction with a total enterprise value of approximately US$4.2 billion.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Carlyle in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Washington, D.C. partners Daniel Lennon and Cory Tull, with associates Mariclaire Petty, Adam Hurwitz, and Madeline Merkle. Advice was also provided on private equity finance matters by Washington, D.C. partners Jeffrey Chenard and Manu Gayatrinath, with associates Melissa Fabian and Christina Garrett; on tax matters by New York partner David Raab, with associate Lukas Kutilek; on benefits and compensation matters by Washington, D.C. partner David Della Rocca, with associates Ashlie Lawton and Grace Tang; on employment matters by Chicago partner Nineveh Alkhas, with associate Laura Waller; on government contracts matters by Washington, D.C. partner Kyle Jefcoat and Washington, D.C. counsel Dean Baxtresser, with associates Blake Page and Allen Perry; on intellectual property matters by New York partner Steven Betensky, with associate Zachary Shufro; on environmental matters by Washington, D.C. partner James Barrett, with associate James Lambert; on real estate matters by New York partner Dara Denberg, with associate Thomas Ficchi; on data privacy matters by Washington, D.C. partner Marissa Boynton, with associate Deborah Hinck; on antitrust matters by Washington, D.C. partner Marc Williamson, Brussels partner Luca Crocco, and Washington, D.C. counsel Peter Todaro; on trade controls matters by Washington, D.C. partners Les Carnegie and Damara Chambers and anti-bribery and anti-corruption matters by Washington, D.C. partner Erin Brown Jones, with associates Christopher Ting and Gustavo Ruiz.

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