Sidley client General Datatech, L.P.’s sale to H.I.G. Capital has been named “Deal of the Year” in the large deals category at D CEO’s 2022 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards. The annual awards program honors individual achievements and notable transactions that closed in the prior year.
General Datatech is a leading multi-vendor IT solutions provider serving blue chip enterprises and government agencies across the globe. The company partners with leading OEMs and IT industry thought leaders all over the globe to digitally transform customers’ organizations.
The Sidley team was led by Bill Howell (M&A and Private Equity), and included Jamil S. Bata, Jack Zeringue, and J.D. Swancoat (M&A and Private Equity); Karen Kazmerzak and Jamie M. Sadler (Antitrust/Competition); Margaret H. Allen (Commercial Litigation and Disputes); Thomas D. Cunningham (Consumer Class Actions, ERISA and Insurance Litigation); Eric M. Winwood, and Marian Fielding (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Banks Bruce and Kendra Smith (Global Finance); Stephen W. McInerney (Privacy and Cybersecurity); Elizabeth K. McCloy, Aviva Yakren, Samuel S. Goldstein, and Matt Wholey (Real Estate); Tara M. Lancaster and Andrei A. Pinchuk (Tax); and E. Kyle Barnett (Technology and IP Transactions).