Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, one of the world’s leading law firms, advised Thomas H. Lee Partners, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, in a definitive agreement to acquire Simmons Company from Fenway Partners, a New York-based private investment firm.
The transaction values the company at $1.1 billion. Simmons Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of premium bedding products in the United States.
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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s Team
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Associates: Kelly Dybala (Corporate – Dallas); Kevin J. Sullivan and Scott S. Mazur (Corporate – Boston)