Sidley represented AmeriHome Mortgage Company, LLC (AmeriHome) in the sale of AmeriHome by subsidiaries of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) (Athene) and funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) (Apollo) to Western Alliance Bancorporation (Western Alliance). Founded in 2013, AmeriHome is the nation’s third-largest correspondent mortgage acquirer. Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with approximately US$455 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2020. Athene is a leading financial services company with approximately US$191.1 billion assets as of September 30, 2020.
This transaction was led by Private Equity partner Adam Weinstein, Insurance partner Perry Shwachman, M&A partner Ryan Scofield, and Private Equity partner Tony Feuerstein. The team also included M&A associates Josh Barkow, Jocelyne Kelly, Boris Kessler, Parker Kolodka, Daniel Pruze, and Robert Uhl; Insurance partner Jeremy Watson; Global Finance partner R.J. Carlson; Technology and IP Transactions partner Jennifer Coplan and counsel Lauren Grau; Employee Benefits partner Lauren Gallagher and associate Karim Pirani; Tax partners Peter Edgerton, Rachel Kleinberg, and Tracy Williams and associates Tyler Replogle and John Wilson; and Labor, Employment and Immigration partner Teresa Reuter.