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Wiley Rein Assists Neustar in Completion of Acquisition by Golden Gate Capital

August 9, 2017

Washington, DC—Wiley Rein LLP is pleased to have assisted Neustar Inc. in the completion of the company’s acquisition by private firm Golden Gate Capital and minority investor GIC Private Ltd. The transaction, valued at $2.9 billion, including debt, is part of Neustar’s long-term strategy to improve and expand its data offerings.

Wiley Rein advised Neustar on regulatory approvals which were granted by the Federal Communications Commission. The finalization of the transaction has been covered by Communications Daily (August 7, 2017) and by Washington Business Journal (August 8, 2017), among other outlets.

The Wiley Rein Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) team representing Neustar in this matter includes partner Thomas J. Navin and associates John T. Lin and Sara M. Baxenberg.

For more than 30 years, Wiley Rein has been at the center of securing regulatory approval for the largest and most transformative TMT transactions in the United States, assisting clients in deals with a combined value of over $700 billion. In the past five years alone, the firm has represented clients in transactions valued at more than $200 billion, and comprising 17% of the total TMT industry transactions in the United States.

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