SOURCE: King & Spalding

King & Spalding

July 05, 2011 15:36 ET

King & Spalding Advises Immucor in Its $1.97 Billion Sale to TPG Capital

NORCROSS, GA--(Marketwire - Jul 5, 2011) - King & Spalding advised Immucor, Inc., a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, in its definitive agreement to be acquired by investment funds managed by TPG Capital in a transaction with a fully diluted equity value of $1.973 billion.

Under the terms of the agreement, Immucor shareholders will receive $27.00 in cash for each share of Immucor common stock they own. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2011.

Additional details about this transaction can be found here: http://investor.immucor.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=589009.

The King & Spalding legal team involved in the transaction was led by M&A partners C. William Baxley and John D. Capers, Jr., and consisted of the following lawyers:

Mergers and Acquisitions
Justin M. King (associate, Atlanta)
Matthew S. McCoy (associate, Atlanta)
Spencer A. Stockdale (associate, Atlanta)

Securities/SEC
Alan J. Prince (partner, Atlanta)
Christopher M. Bugay (associate, Atlanta)
Adam J. Humphreys (associate, Atlanta)
Robert J. Leclerc (associate, New York)

Employee Benefits
Eleanor Banister (partner, Atlanta)

Finance
Ram Burshtine (partner, New York)

Tax
L. Wayne Pressgrove (partner, Atlanta)
Matthew R. Servies (associate, Atlanta)

Environmental
Les A. Oakes (partner, Atlanta)

Antitrust
Kevin R. Sullivan (partner, Washington)
Brian R. Meiners (associate, Washington)

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