Debevoise advises Aspen Marketing Services in sale to Alliance Data’s Epsilon Business

New York – April 25, 2011 – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Aspen Marketing Services in its agreement to be acquired by Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS).

Aspen Marketing Services, founded in 1986 and based outside Chicago, is the largest privately held marketing services agency in the United States, with 10 offices throughout North America. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in New York, Washington D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

The Debevoise team is led by corporate partner Kevin M. Schmidt and includes employee benefits partner Elizabeth Pagel Serebransky, tax partner Peter A. Furci, as well as corporate associates Luke T. Sternberg and BoHee Yoon, employee benefits associate Alison E. Buckley and tax associate Daniel Priest.